Ditch chemical-filled mascaras from the stores by learning how to make colored mascara with eyeshadow at home by way of this article.
One of the easiest ways to draw attention to your eyes and create fun looks is through mascara. Mascara is a crucial component to making your eyes stand out. Mascara cannot only make your lashes darker; it also adds length and thickness. While traditionally black mascara has been used, you can now find many trendy and flirtatious looks with all kinds of colored mascara. It is increasingly becoming a statement look and is widely accepted as a new trend. Colored Mascara gives your eyelashes a bright and vibrant look. You can easily make a colored mascara at home in three simple steps. Learn how to make colored mascara with eyeshadow at home by refering to the following DIY.
How To Make Colored Mascara With Eyeshadow
- A clear mascara
- An eye shadow color of your choice (matte works best)
- A mascara spoolie/brush
- A saucer or small plate
Step 1: Take a pea-sized amount of clear mascara or lash mix onto your saucer or a small plate.
Step 2: Take an eye shadow of your choice and rub the dry brush in both directions – clockwise and anti-clockwise in a circular motion around the eyeshadow. The eyeshadow must become powdery. Now add this powdered eye shadow to the clear mascara on the same small plate.
Step 3: Mix the mixture thoroughly so that the powder particles are mixed with the gel properly. You can now use this mixture to apply on your eyelashes as a colored mascara.
Precautions While Using Colored Mascara
It is essential to keep the layers of mascara relatively thin, or it may lead to a clumpy lash. However, suppose still, the lashes get clumpy. In that case, one can use a separate spoolie to get the separation, or if a spoolie is not available, you can also use a lash comb to separate the lashes.
Is It Safe to Use Eye Shadow as Mascara?
Generally, it is safe to use eyeshadow as mascara. However, one should be careful not to use the mascara after three months from when it is first applied. Furthermore, you should refrain from using dried-up mascara. One should also see if the ingredients of the eyeshadow are safe for the eyes or not.
Natural Mascara Recipe
Natural mascaras give eyes fullness and thickness to the eyelashes. Here’s an easy-to-make recipe for Natural Mascara
- 4 tsp of aloe vera gel
- 1 tsp coconut oil
- 1 tsp shea butter
- 1½ tsp beeswax
- 1-2 capsules of activated charcoal
Step 1: Take a small saucepan, place aloe vera gel, coconut oil, Shea butter, and beeswax. Heat all the ingredients until they melt completely.
Step 2: In this melted liquid, mix the activated charcoal and remove it from the flame.
Step 3: Allow the mixture to cool a bit and place it in a plastic bag. Move all the content in one corner and cut a hole.
Step 4: Take a sterilized mascara tube and empty the ingredients of the plastic bag into it. Your natural mascara is now ready!
Benefits of Using Natural Mascara
Natural mascara helps to soften and moisturize the eyelashes. This leads to more growth of the lashes and less breakage. It also keeps the eyes healthy due to the presence of all-natural ingredients. Besides, it helps to give an illusion of long, dark, and thick eyelashes.
Commercial mascara sometimes has ingredients that might cause harm to your eyes if comes in contact. Try to use either a natural homemade mascara or always go through the ingredients while choosing one from the stores to avoid such risks.