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What is in mascara?

Answer

Wiki User
03/02/2016

If your want black then carbon black as your pigment ingredient would be in black mascara. For shades of brown, iron oxide is contained in this makeup.

Some other ingredients are lanolin, eucalyptus oil, mineral oil, castor oil, linseed oil, or oil of turpentine. Even sesame oil may be in your mascara. Carnauba wax, beeswax, and paraffin, among others, would be the waxes in this cosmetic. Nylon fibers or rayon provide your eyelashes more length as well as volume. Sometimes, vitamins are added such as pro- vitamin B5. This is claimed to condition your lashes to soften it.