Mascara Tip: Using the Mascara Clump

It use to be that I would immediately brush off the clump of mascara that was at the end of my mascara wand. But my friends, I learned a mascara tip recently from my insanely talented makeup artist friend, Amy Gillespie, which will change everything you ever though about mascara clumps on your mascara wands. In fact, after reading this blog post, you might even find yourself anticipating the clump.


using the mascara clump on the mascara wand

Are you ready for this revolutionary mascara tip for that gigantic mascara clump that we usually despise? Get ready to have your minds blown.

Makeup Tip by a Pro: After you have curled your lashes, take the tip of your mascara wand that usually has a gigantic clump on it and press it into the base of your lashes. That’s right, just shuv it on in there. Confused? Follow my tutorial for clear instruction.


how to use your clump of mascara


Pretty easy right? Using this mascara tip really helps to bring depth and drama to the base of your eyelashes. Give this mascara tip a try and let me know how it works for you!

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  • Your lashes always look great! Lately I’ve been curling my lashes, then using the Enkore Mascara Shield to apply my mascara primer, then mascara. It makes it easier for me to get to the base of my lashes. I’ll try your method with the clump!

    • Ohh…I haven’t tried the Enkore Mascara Shield yet..I need to give it a try.

  • Allison @neversaydiebeauty

    So basically, it’s using the mascara to tight line?

    • Kind of. But more like just giving your lashes a tons of depth at the base.

  • Very cool! I’m sure you need a deft hand to pull this off effortlessly, but I definitely dig the concept 🙂

  • Great tips! Thanks!

  • That’s a great tip!!!

  • Lori Galbraith

    Oh I love this idea! I will definitely try this soon.

    And I love that eye shadow you’re wearing — so gorgeous with your blue green eyes!

  • erikatheicyone

    Imagine using a clump rather than getting rid of it, first.

  • Such a great tip, I’m going to try it tomorrow!

  • Seriously you have GREAT lashes and gorgeous eyes. I totally am going to try these tips.

  • What an awesome tip!

  • Your eyes are so purdy! <3

  • Anastasia

    I need to try this technique, I always feel like that extra product at the tip of my wand is getting wasted.

  • That’s interesting! I have to try that!

  • Very interesting tip. I should give it a try.

  • Cosmetic Sanctuary

    Thats so awesome!

  • cindyprimebeauty

    I’m going to try this!

  • Betzy Carmona

    This is such a helpful post !