By Grace Gavilanes
Updated Nov 04, 2014 @ 2:31 pm

Below is an excerpt from "How to Pick a Mascara Wand to Get the Eyelashes of Your Dreams," which originally appeared on POPSUGAR BEAUTY. Read the full story at

According to makeup artist and Lazy Perfection founder Jenny Patinkin, not all mascara wands are created equal. "Brushes come in lots of shapes and sizes, pick up different amounts of mascara, have bristles that are more or less densely packed, or have varying degrees of flex. The results you'll get absolutely depends on the wand." Read on for Patinkin's favorite mascaras, plus some application tips to ensure you get the lashes you want, when you want them.