|Get the best of Oprah.com in your inbox. Sign up for our newsletters!|
Solved: The Great Mascara Mystery
Why do you open your mouth when you apply mascara?
When you widen your eyes, you create tension in a muscle connected to your jaw, says Ellen Marmur, MD, associate professor of dermatology at the Mount Sinai Medical Center. Your body's natural reaction to relieve that tension: Say "Ahhhh!"
Please note that Harpo Productions, Inc., OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network, Discovery Communications LLC and their affiliated companies and entities have no affiliation with and do not endorse those entities, projects, or websites referenced above, which are provided solely as a courtesy. You should conduct your own independent investigation before using the services of any such entities, projects, or websites. Information is provided for your reference only.