When my lash techs ask me how I want them to apply the lash strips, there is only one answer, “Natural.”
Everyone wants a set of thick, long eyelashes for an eye-popping look. But who has that kind of time these days? Even extensions can take more than 2 hours to apply…when you can find the time to work in your extensions. Instead, the best way to get that movie star look is with a fake lash strip.
Unfortunately, no one seems to want to stand still long enough for me to show them how to apply the strips. They all want them applied in less than five minutes and look perfect. I’m just trying to demonstrate how easy it is!
Do you have the answers?
What should you do before putting on eyelashes?
This might be one of the more popular beauty questions women have, or at least it’s a question that has been in the top spots in my research for years.
- Do you have to finish your eye makeup before wearing eyelashes?
- Do you need to put on eyeshadow first?
- Should you use an eyeshadow primer?
- Will the eyeliner mess up your false lashes?
- What’s the best way to apply mascara and false lashes?
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Curling your lashes
There’s a lot of talk about heated eyelash curlers and many women claim that they work better than traditional eyelash curlers. So, I took the plunge and bought one. I tried my Xtreme Heated Eyelash Curler this morning and compared it to my Tweezerman lash curler.
My results: quick curls with a little lift, just as I had hoped for.
The difference between the two was slight – the Tweezerman curved my lashes more – but it wasn’t worth keeping both items around.
I think I’ll upload a before/after picture on Instagram to see if anyone else notices a difference and chooses one over the other.
Use glue as a highlighter
Be careful not to even touch the glue on your actual lash line, as it can take a few tries to get the strip to lay down on your eye perfectly.
You can also use glue as a highlighter within the inner corners of your eyes which will give them that extra pop and dimension. This look is very playful and cute for day time wear. Use an angle brush to line with the white pencil along your lash line.
Line along the outer lash line as well, extending past the end of your natural lashes.
Get creative and have fun color and liners
I’ll admit I have a thing for dramatic eye makeup.
It’s the perfect opportunity to get creative and have fun with color, placement, and liners. The key to getting these dramatic lashes without looking like a drag queen is to keep everything else very natural.
Make note of the fact that you can still see some of the false lashes on the inner-upper lash line — this should not be edited out because it creates that alternative lash effect.