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Do you use mascara on your bottom lashes ? Thinking of buying Clinique bottom lash mascara

(32 Posts)
LardLizard Thu 29-Dec-16 22:50:02


SausageSoda Thu 29-Dec-16 22:52:32

No. It always goes a bit clumpy and gives me Claudia Winklemen eyes. I look much better with it on upper lashes only.

OydNeverDeclinesGin Thu 29-Dec-16 22:55:26

Always, wipe all excess off and gently run across with the wand vertical. Remove any excess with a slightly dampend cotton bud. I use the same mascara for upper and lower lashes. Think bottom lash only mascara is a rip off!

LauraPalmersBodybag Thu 29-Dec-16 22:56:12

Sali Hughes rates it..I've never been able to justify the expense but if I had the money I'd give it a try.

hazeyjane Thu 29-Dec-16 22:59:35

What is the difference between bottom lash mascara and mascara mascara?!

StealthPolarBear Thu 29-Dec-16 23:00:44

My bottom doesn't have lashes

Judydreamsofhorses Thu 29-Dec-16 23:03:50

I have used it - the Clinique - in the past. It's a really dinky wee brush, and the formula doesn't smudge. I tend to tint my lashes but if for some reason I couldn't I would definitely buy the Clinique again.

ChardonnayKnickertonSmythe Thu 29-Dec-16 23:05:31

I have it.
A waste of money.

Bluntness100 Thu 29-Dec-16 23:07:26

I don't out mascara on my lower lashes and believe in the school of thought it's quite aging , sorry,

Fresta Thu 29-Dec-16 23:14:58

My bottom lashes are completely invisible without mascara as they are light coloured and fine. It is very tricky to get it to not be clumpy. I just use my regular mascara, but apply top lashes first then bottom ones without reloading the wand so there is very little mascara on it.

Those of you who only mascara the top lashes, do you have dark lashes?

TwentyCups Thu 29-Dec-16 23:18:09

I have black eyelashes, don't bother with mascara mostly, but if I do a full face I do bottom lashes too. I've got hooded eyes, and it looks great with both.

hazeyjane Thu 29-Dec-16 23:18:44

I didn't even realise there was a question over bottom is it aging for them to be visible?

ChardonnayKnickertonSmythe Thu 29-Dec-16 23:21:39

I'm still baffled why I needed a bottom lash one, considering I never use it on the top ones.

Botanicbaby Fri 30-Dec-16 00:48:25

I use mascara on my lower lashes, they're too pale and invisible other wise.

Currently using my normal mascara to colour them but have used Clinique bottom lash mascara in the past,I love the dinky brush it goes on well too, however, I'm just too lazy to apply both types(am always in a rush). If it came in one tube with both brushes at either end I'd buy it again. smile

TheDailyWail Fri 30-Dec-16 00:52:30

Stealth 😄

MessezFaire Fri 30-Dec-16 00:57:29

Stealth you have made my night!

As a pp says I use the left over mascara on the brush after having done he top ones, no need for a special product. You do need max factor masterpiece or similar though - slimy not fuzzy brush - not a clump for miles

MessezFaire Fri 30-Dec-16 00:58:41

Also.. my bottom most definitely does have lashes - that's normal, right?

LindyHemming Fri 30-Dec-16 07:27:51

Message withdrawn at poster's request.

LordEmsworth Fri 30-Dec-16 07:30:43

I have it and use it, really like it. The difference is the size of the wand, which makes it easier to put on without being clumpy or too much.

Ulysses Fri 30-Dec-16 07:33:44

I use clear mascara for length and texture then go over it with my normal mascara. I just use the pointy end of the brush to dab on a bit for colour.

MooMinCow Fri 30-Dec-16 11:00:25

I have it and love it. I have naturally black long straight lashes, and find it particularly useful if I've used a 'nude' liner in the waterline (if my eyes are looking red or tired) A normal sized brush would leave splodges where I apply the nude liner, the Clinique brush allows me to apply right into the lower lash roots. I don't use loads of it, just enough to define the lashes at the root. I wear contacts and it doesn't irritate my eyes or smudge if they water.

Bluntness100 Fri 30-Dec-16 11:03:55

I think the wisdom is it can be aging as it can make the eyes look smaller, as it defines the edges, where as top only gives a more open look, this and it is somewhat of generational thing, and folks don't change their make up style. Personal taste really.

MangoMoon Fri 30-Dec-16 11:36:17

I just use my normal mascara for the lower lashes - no clumps or smudges.

OydNeverDeclinesGin Fri 30-Dec-16 11:36:56

I mean vertical, I run it gently along and then kind of dab with it to any lashes that are missed. I do it after upper lashes so there's very little mascara left on the wand so there are no clumps. Although I blot my mascara wand before use anyway. I suppose I have a unique technique but it works for me! Takes 10 minutes though confused

IneedAqueenMortificadoNickname Fri 30-Dec-16 11:39:16

I use my usual mascara on the bottom lashes using the excess from when I did the top.

My eyes look odd and unbalanced if I only do the top confused

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