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I've got two great trouble-shooting tips for you:
1. Make sure the formula of your mascara wears well on you. Some formulas wear better on different people. I highly recommend Tarte Lights, Camera, Splashes mascara. This long-wearing formula stays all day without flaking or smudging.
2. If you're loving the mascara you're currently using, try incorporating an undereye setting powder. I can't live without my Laura Mercier Secret Brightening Powder. Not only does this magical stuff set undereye concealer, but it also keeps mascara from running around the undereyes.
Best of Luck!!
The Benefit Ooh-La-Lift is a brightening treatment product, so it's a lot more emollient than other correctors. It sounds like the product is getting onto your lashes either before or after you apply your mascara and interfering with the wear.
Therre are a couple of things you can try:
1. Try applying your eye makeup first and letting your mascara completely dry before brightening your undereye area. Once any kind of eye cream gets on lashes, there's nothing you can do to boost the wear, so this takes care of that option.
2. Try wiping off your mascara wand with a tissue and applying thinner coats, allowing each coat to dry before adding another. If your mascara is too wet, it can smear more easily under the eye. You can also comb through your lashes afterward to remove any flakes that might fall during the day and smear.
3. Try applying the Ooh-La-Lift with a makeup brush to give you more precision and to help avoid applying too much product. Creams will spread to areas you might not want and break down your eye makeup if applied too generously.
4.Blot away excess product with a tissue after waiting a minute to let it sink in. This will remove any excess oils your skin hasn't absorbed, then set the area with your powder by pressing it into the skin with a small puff or sponge. This sets better than using a brush.
5. Try refrigerating the product. It will not only make it less likely to move, you'll have an added bonus--depuffing.
6. Take some extra time between each step to make sure the products are dry before moving on. So if you use the OLL, wait about thirty seconds to a minute before doing anything else on the eye. This will keep the product from getting onto areas you don't want.
7. run a cotton swab or clean mascara wand over bottom lashes to make sure they're clean too. That way, when you blink, you won't transfer any of the cream to your top lashes.
Hope this helps! If it doesn't, it could be your mascara or even your eye makeup remover. It happens to a lot of people, so I wouldn't rule out those possibilities. Also if you're brightening areas closer to the eye, you may be better off with something like Eye Bright, which is better for the lashline. Good luck! =)