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For Kyrstin: How to make colored mascara

OK so Kyrstin asked if I made my own mascara and no I don't but that set my insane idea wheels in motion.
We all know that I love to save money.....OK I'm cheap, I admit it! :)
I thought I would share with you my beloved viewers what I came up with.
While I have not yet figured out a good recipe for mascara I did find a way to save by making my own colored mascara. Not to mention this means my biggest pet peeve is solved. Not being able to find the color I want!

Here is what you'll need:
1 tube of clear mascara/brow gel (there are lots of cheap brands)
A small funnel (I got mine from Sally in the color section)
A spoon
Eye shadow (I am using Evil Shades Abyss)


Take the brush out of the mascara and push the funnel down into the neck.


In small amounts, start adding eye shadow into the funnel and tap it to make it fall down into the tube.


Mix by squishing around the mascara wand in the tube. I do this periodically as I'm adding the eye shadow to help gauge my color.


Tada! Now you have your very own personalized colored mascara!


Sorry I could not swatch on my lashes, I'm having allergy eyes this morning. :(


  1. What a great idea! I'd never thought of that! And what is your mani? Some kind of french tiger thingy? :) Yeah, I wanna know it all.

  2. My mani is from my inspiration calendar. I posted pics on MUA NB. It's ChG L8R G8R base with stipes and swirls of every green I own! lol

  3. Yea, it pays to be your daughter....can't wait to get paid now....muahahaha

  4. Now when do I get paid for being the bestest and coolest Mommy ever??? And it better be a big paycheck! :) xoxo

  5. I'll get back to you on that...

  6. But I'm cheap in a good way and you looooooooove me! muah!

  7. Muah muah muah muah muah muah muah!
    You know Mommy kisses don't wash off!

  8. You are amazing!!! I've paid for colored mascaras and they weren't worth it. Now I can make my own! I just have to find a tiny funnel. Whenever your done having allergy eyes can you post a picture?

  9. I'm glad I could help!
    You can get the funnels at Sally and some drug stores have them.
    I will try to post one this afternoon after I finish up a tutorial.

  10. I just used a piece of paper rolled into a small cone and taped it up...


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