Hi, I’m Riley.

I'm a web designer based in Vermont where I run my own design studio. I am always working on several side projects, and building my husband's art brand Goons into an international empire. 

Girl Secrets: Mix & Match Mascara

mix and match mascara tubes and brushesHow many times have you purchased a new product and ended up not liking it? It doesn't happen to me often because I read reviews like a madwoman, but when it does, I hate it. I cannot waste anything, and have been known to eat the food off other people's plates so it doesn't get thrown away (crazy much?).

So when I bought a handful of mascaras on sale one day, I should have known there would be at least one that didn't work for me. That one was Maybelline Lots of Lashes. I didn't love it because the wand made my lashes too thick and clumpy, which I know some women love (if you're going for the spider eyes look, This Is The Mascara For You!). So when my favorite mascara, Maybelline The Falsies ran out, I washed the wand and stuck it in the Lots of Lashes Tube. And... now I use the mascara! It's not quite the same as The Falsies, due to the formula being a bit different, but it makes applying a mascara I don't love so much easier, and now I'm actually able to get my money's worth out of it! Mascara tubes are generally all the same width where the wand screws into the tube, which means mixing and matching options are endless!

Which two mascaras would you put together?

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