Monday, September 24, 2012

How to apply false eyelashes

Makeup Monday ~ How to apply false eyelashes

As a makeup artist I get asked a lot by my clients how to apply false lashes. For most people they don't really know where to start or how to choose the right lashes for what look they are trying to achieve. I suggest purchasing a few different kinds of lashes and trying them out to find what feels best and goes well with the look you want. There are different kinds of false lashes from dramatic to everyday wear. Here is a quick tutorial on how to apply everyday false eyelashes.

You will need: Eyelashes, glue, cotton swabs, tweezers and small scissors.

Start with finishing your eye makeup, including liner, before applying the lashes. 

Measure the length of false lashes to the outside corner of the eye before attaching completely with glue.

Cut lashes at the outer edge where longest length is. 

Remeasure to make sure lashes line up where you want them.

Add glue to cotton swab.

 Apply the glue to strip of lashes. Let glue sit for a few seconds until it is sticky but no longer super wet.

 Apply the lashes using tweezers to accurately line them up with the base of natural lashes.

Apply mascara to lower and upper lashes to incorporate natural lashes. Do not apply very much mascara, you want to avoid separating false lashes and clumping. 

 I hope this has been an informative post and helps answer some of your lash questions.

1 comment:

  1. Great post! Very informative info and pics.