How To Find The Best Mascara Wand For Your Lashes

Written by Dayle PereiraOct 04, 2018
When it comes to making the right choice, we’ve already got our favorite brushes pat down. We trust the paddle brush even on bad hair days. For a flawless face, we know that the buffing brush is there for us. But did you know that there are also types of mascara brushes that are best suited for your eyelashes?

It’s true! While it isn’t considered a part of the makeup brush kit, a mascara wand is the applicator that comes along with the product. When applying mascara as a finishing touch to your eye makeup, a mascara wand can lengthen, curl or add volume to your lashes. Read on to find out the function of each of these wands so that you can pick the one that’s most suited for you…

Ball tip wand

Dense bristled wand

This mascara wand consists of straight bristles with a ball with smaller bristles on the tip. Such brushes are especially used to add a precise finish to the lashes. The ball tip is used to reach even the finest lashes in the inner corner and add definition to it.


Curved wand

Dense bristled wand

This curvaceous wand consists of varying types of bristles and is gently curved in shape, as seen in the Lakmé Eyeconic Curling Mascara. Such wands also lend a curled effect to the eyelashes which gives an added layer of definition to the eyes.


Double Helix wand

Dense bristled wand

This mascara wand is created in a dual helix shape with varying types of bristles which are generally finer. This shapely wand reaches onto the sparse areas of the lash line and is ideal to add length to short, stubby eyelashes.


Corkscrew wand

Dense bristled wand

This spiral wand has its bristles in the shape of a corkscrew, like the Lakmé Absolute Flutter Secrets Dramatic Eyes Mascara. Such a wand is used to generously coat each lash with the mascara so that your lashes look fuller and voluminous.


Tubular wand

Dense bristled wand

This mascara wand consists of straight bristles which are in a tubular shape that is slighted elongated at the center. This is the ideal mascara wand for daily wear since it uplifts your lashes in the most natural manner.


Dense bristled wand

Dense bristled wand

This kind of mascara wand is created in varying types of shapes and they consist of numerous bristles which are densely packed together. The densely bristled wand is ideal for a high drama look as it adds loads of volume to your eyelashes.

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