When is comes to mascara, Asian women have special concerns.

Since most Asian eyelashes grow straight out, curling them (and sealing that curl with mascara) becomes very important to avoid dark mascara smudges beneath the eye. Makeup Artist Carmindy of TLC's What Not to Wear gives us this best tips for using mascara to get lashes that look long, lush, and completely natural.

Watch the video for all of Carmindy's pro tips, and click through the gallery for step-by-step instructions for how to put on mascara.