The Surprising Reasons Your Mascara Keeps Flaking

Lindsey Metrus


It's a problem we're all too familiar with: We put our makeup on, finish it off with mascara, head out the door, and before we know it, we catch a glimpse of some flaked-off mascara under our eyes (or our nose, cheeks, etc.). The worst part is when you go to wipe it off with your fingers, when it will often leave an inky trail behind. The nerve, right? If you're as fed up with this cosmetic conundrum as we are, you'll be happy to know that Vogue recently shared some brilliant answers to why our mascara keeps leaving behind unwanted souvenirs. Keep scrolling to find out what they are!

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