Everything You Need to Know About False Lashes!
Fake eyelashes are instrumental in truly making your eyes pop. From full-on falsies to individual lashes, there's no better method to make you look more ravishing—and look more alert (always helpful, right?).
The main issue is that lashes can be very hard to apply, not to mention take off. To assist you with putting those falsies on like a professional, we will talk about what lashes to buy, how to put them on, and many more helpful tips.
Choosing the right shape
If you have tiny eyes and your target is to extend, look for lashes that are thicker in the outer corner, which adds lift and length. Concentrate the lashes in the middle of the eye for eyes that are wide-spaced, or have little to no crease. This will completely open up the eye. You want to use longer lash strips for deep-set eyes so that you can really lengthen your eye. Remember the lashes are an eye shape extension and the best thing about fake eyelashes is you can control the form!
Sizing your lashes
Size them to your eye if you are using a strip, and then trim them with cuticle scissors (not while it's against your eye, of course).Strips that are too long are extremely difficult to navigate.
Applying the lashes
Remember to practice—no one gets it right their first time! Squeeze a drop of the lash glue (try our eyelash glue which contains castor oil) on the back of your hand and use a cuticle stick to lightly dab on the glue to the lash. Wait for the adhesive to get tacky for about 15 seconds, then lay the strip at the outer edge of your eye, as close as possible to the lash line. Make sure your false lashes' angle is identical to your own lashes angle. Use 1-2 mascara coats to blend it in.
Follow the same rules for the adhesive when using individual lashes, and then apply one at a time starting at the outside corner. Also, if one appears to be at an awkward angle, take it off and try again. Once the glue has dried, ensure that black eyeliner is applied to conceal any visible adhesive.
Taking it off
Simply pinch the outer side of the falsies and slowly pull towards the inner corner of the eye. Simple, huh?
Storing/cleaning your lashes
You probably don't know this, but yes! — your false eyelashes can be reuse 25-30 times., depending on how you take care of them. Make sure that no oil-based cleansers are used on the lash because this will make additional uses very difficult (adhesive doesn't like to stick to an oily surface). Peel any remaining bits of glue off the lash by using a tweezer or your lash applicator and use an eye makeup remover and a Q-tip to completely scrub it off.
Go out there and show off your fantastic lashes.
Now you are ready to enter the world with freshly glued luxury eyeball visors (makes sense if you think about it). Not only that, but you'll love the way that false lashes spice up a look from zero to a doe-eyed queen, even if it took you a long time to glue it on. You'll get the hang of it and it won't take long for you to master it with enough practice.
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