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The 1 Trick For Extending the Life of Your Mascara

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Are you scraping the bottom of the barrel tube of your mascara again? If you're constantly running out of good stuff long before its expiration date, here's a quick tip for getting every little last bit of goodness outta there.
Here's how it's done.
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Then place the whole thing in a cup of hot water and let it soak for two to three minutes. The heat will loosen the clumpy, dried-up globbies from the sides of the tube.
Apply mascara like you usually do, savoring every last morsel.
Bonus: The warmed-up formula (now more liquid-y) will glide on your lashes like a dream. Tarantula eyes, no mo'.
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