Unfortunately, not everyone was born with thick, long eyelashes. Mascara can only do so much to enhance your own lashes. To get a wow look for your eyes try some false lashes. Using them can be a little intimidating at first. Once you get the hang of how to use them, you will be hooked.
Here are some dos and don'ts to help you apply false lashes like a pro.
1) Pick the Kind You Like
There are two kinds of false eyelashes. Either individual lash you apply one at a time or strip lashes that you apply all at once. Individual's lashes can be a bit trickier and more time consuming to apply. The strip of lashes will give you a fuller look all along your lash line. These can also be easier for novices.
2) Cut Them to Fit
The strip lashes come in one length so you will need to cut them to fit the size of your eye. Without glue on them, hold them up to your lash line. Trim fit the length of your eye with small nail scissors.
3) Use the Proper Adhesive
You may want to purchase a different kind of eyelash glue than what comes in the set. Try one that dries clear and that is strong. Apply a thin strip to the lashes, or each individual lash. Wait for about five seconds for the glue to dry. Then apply the lashes directly to your lash line on the upper eye lid. Press firmly but gently. Then apply a thin line of eyeliner above the lashes and your mascara to make them appear natural.
1) Use Old Products
Just as cosmetics you need to be sure, your products are clean and sanitary. You can reuse false eyelashes just a few times. It is also important to use glue that is not old. It becomes hard to work with and just like the lashes can gather bacteria over time.
2) Over Do Your Makeup
When wearing false lashes be sure to avoid using too much makeup. Your lashes will make your eyes the star of the show. Using too much eye shadow could give a spider or clown look. Keep the rest of your makeup natural to enhance the lashes.
3) Remove Improperly
Removing your eyelashes correctly is just as important as how you apply. Be sure to use an eye makeup remover to take them off. One with silicone will help them come off easily without damaging your natural lashes. Use a Q-Tip and start at the outer edges working your way inward. If you follow these simple dos and don'ts, you can have those jaw-dropping eyelashes that will make everyone envious.
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