Let’s just admit it! It’s not just a mascara applicator, it is a magic wand. Yes, it can’t start fire or kill dementors but it can magically light up your look (and mood) by giving you fuller, gravity defying lashes in one stroke. But did you know this magic wand comes in many shapes and sizes? With so many different mascara wand types, you are bound to get a little puzzled as to which does what.

Allow us to take you through the different types of mascara wands and the purpose of each one. Take a look...

Classic comb like wand
 

Classic comb like wand

The classic comb like mascara wand is the most popular and favourite among the lash lovers. This wand lends both length and volume to the lashes making it appear fuller. The comb-like bristles ensure defined lashes. Lakmé Absolute Flutter Secrets Dramatic Eyes Mascara is one such mascara which will give you bomb lashes. The pointed end help you reach the tiniest lashes in the inner corner of the eye.

Curved wand
 

Curved wand

A curved mascara wand does exactly what it seems like. It curls the lashes and avoids clumps. If you want curly long lashes, then this is the type of wand to go for. Try Lakme Eyeconic Curling Mascara for the perfect curled lashes. Run the wand along the lashes to get curly long lashes.

Ball/ball-tip wand
 

Ball/ball-tip wand

Ball wand has the bristles on a sphere shape while ball tip has a long wand with a ball tip on the top. The main purpose of this wand is to get to the very root of the lash. It gives full coverage from root to tip and unlike the larger brushes.

Thick fibre brush wand
 

Thick fibre brush wand

Thicker the wand, the thicker the lashes! A densely bristled wand like the one in Kareena Kapoor Khan Lakmé Absolute Lash Definer - Black promises thick, fuller lashes. The fat fibre wand fills the sparse lashes and gives you doll-eyed look. Wiggle the wand to get the lashes of your dreams.

Bottom lash wand
 

Bottom lash wand

If you’re a master at getting the lower lashes coated with mascara without getting any smudges, good for you! If you’re not, this one’s designed for you. As the name suggests, bottom lash wand it a small wand with fewer bristles that ensure a smudge-free application on the lower lashes.

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