How to 'Root Stamp' Your Lashes


The following is a guest post from our friends at The Beauty Department.

A few months ago we started playing with this technique of “stamping” the brush three times across ONLY the roots and couldn’t believe how effective it is! Concentrating the mascara on the roots adds fullness and volume without making the lashes clumpy. To do it, you still apply mascara all the way through the lashes first, but then instead of leaving it like that, you take another mascara wand and press it against the roots then pull it away, keeping it from ever touching the tips. The result is night and day! The root stamp almost creates the illusion of liner, but when you blink or look down, there is no liner, just lots of lid, taking it one step further than tightlining.

For the complete guide to "root stamping"—and the products we use to do it—please visit



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