Tips on using false eyelashes

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Tips on using lashes

Choosing False Eyelashes

Concerning color, for a natural look, Blondes and light color haired gals can go with a light brown color, but all other gals should use dark brown or black. For a glamorous evening look everyone can go with black.

Natural / low density / light criss-cross lashes that a more evenly spaced gives a more fuller look, ideal for not so prominent volumn filling.
Long criss-cross / large clump lashes gives a light sexy effect on wear, they make the eyes look larger, especially if outer is longer.

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Curvy/Spikes gives a younger striking look without looking too dense.
Dense but straight lashes produces a glamorous, nostalgic feel.

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Individual lashes can be volumn filling on thin lashes or naturally striking depends on how they are tailored.

Also lashes longer in the center make the eyes look larger and open them up.

Hard backbone / black band eyelashes gives a better lift, but less comfort on wear, however they are the only choice in single eyelid people.
Invisible band / fishwire backbone eyelashes are more comfortable to wear, but easy to come off, especially in single eyelid people.

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Individual lashes gives the most natural / tailored look, but they also require a lot of experience to use. 


Gluing False Eyelashes

Before you apply, you can consider using a dark eyeliner to draw a thin line along your upper eyelid and smudge, it will conceal the band if it's a black band.

 Some prefer pencil while gel liner with brush glides easier.

lash lineCotton bud can often help to distribute the glue easily.


Remember to never put the false eyelash glue directly on your own eyelid.

Wait for the glue to become tacky before applies.

Train yourself to apply the false eyelashe band at the beginning of the natural lashes.

Eyeliners can be used to hide the color of the glue too.

Adding finishing / mascara after Application

If you want your false eyelashes to last longer, you can consider applying mascara before you apply the false lashes. However applying mascara after gluing false eyelashes will create a more natural look. Smudge the mascara on both lids before they dry

Instead of using mascara, you could apply liquid eyeliner to unifty the look.

User a lash curler on both natural and false lashes together sometimes does the trick.

Wearing False Eyelashes on the lower eyelids and eyelashes!

For a more dramatic look (stage or gothic-lolita style make-up) you can wear false lashes along the bottom of your eyes.

1. Trim the false eyelashes more than usual, fitting the lower eyelashes.

2. As before, apply glue ON the false lash lines, allow to go tacky



3. Apply to the UNDERSIDE of the lower lashes starting from inside to outside, a few millimeters from the lash bed.

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If you have blue or green eyes, adding black false bottom lashes can make your eyes appear brighter.


Other Tips


Remember that false eyelashes are best only worn now and again, as overuse can lead to irritation from glue, and even infection.


Never sleep in your false eyelashes!