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It's almost time for me to replace my mascara. I have the worst time finding a brand that works well for me. Just about everything I've tried gives me raccoon eyes.

Who else has this problem and have you found a mascara that won't give you raccoon eyes? Suggestions?

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Asked by AlliPerry at 1:34 PM on Jan. 26, 2011 in Beauty & Style

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  • The waterproof Cover Girl in the orange tube.

    Answer by CraftingMama at 1:35 PM on Jan. 26, 2011

  • I never get raccoon eyes because i always choose waterproof. i like lash stiletto or maybelline falsies mascara. put a business card on ur lids before applying mascara. it will keep them clean.

    Answer by Bugzmomma at 1:36 PM on Jan. 26, 2011

  • I love Stiletto by Maybelline!! I LOVE IT

    Answer by Andriya at 1:47 PM on Jan. 26, 2011

  • I use Bare Minerals mascara. I've never had a problem with raccoon eyes...but most importantly I've never had eye irritation with it, which is a first.

    Answer by misses_nick at 1:48 PM on Jan. 26, 2011

  • Stiletto is a good one, and I also love Lash Blast in the orange tube that Queen Latifa advertises. Never runs!

    Answer by indyrider at 2:06 PM on Jan. 26, 2011

  • I use Mary Kay exclusively. if you need to do cleanup you can use a cotton swab

    Answer by MChildressDem at 2:10 PM on Jan. 26, 2011

  • The issue isn't that I'm messy with application. I never have to worry about that. The issue is an hour after I have applied it I wind up with more around my eyes than is left on my eyelashes.

    Comment by AlliPerry (original poster) at 2:13 PM on Jan. 26, 2011

  • use a waterproof mascara. if you use a foundation/primer around your eyes/eyelids, make sure it isn't oil-based, as the oils in those products (or even your shadows/creams) will contribute to the breaking down of the mascara..sometimes, even with waterproof!

    Answer by dullscissors at 2:16 PM on Jan. 26, 2011

  • cover girl

    Answer by LoriAnn87 at 2:41 PM on Jan. 26, 2011

  • Loreal in the gold tube or Josie Maran GOGO

    Answer by liss05 at 4:18 PM on Jan. 26, 2011

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