Fluttering here, fluttering there, it seems like false eyelashes are everywhere! What is a short-lashed girl supposed to do? Get some falsies, of course. When I first began wearing false eyelashes, it took forever and the results were more than frustrating. Half-cocked lashes made me look a bit crazy and adding too much glue creates an uneven surface for your eye makeup application. If you're like me, you want and need a quick application that looks neat and pretty.
Before mastering falsies, gather the following items:
- False eyelashes
- Cotton-tipped swabs
- Short-bristled eye makeup brush
- Eyelash glue
- Small scissors
- Magnification mirror
Your eyes and lashes should be clean, oil-free and ready for attention. Get comfortable sitting or standing in front of a magnification mirror. Here's the easy application I promised you.
- Trim the lashes if they are too long for your eyes with the small scissors.
- Squeeze some adhesive glue, about the size of a small pea, on to the back of your hand. Let the glue get tacky by waiting one to two minutes.
- Tap the tacky glue with the short-bristled eye makeup brush.
- Sweep the glue along the upper lashline, near the base of the lashes.
- Apply the dry lash strip to the glued line on your lashes. Cut the cotton swab in half and use the blunt end to press down the lash along the lashes and lid.
- Allow the lashes to dry for one minute or more before applying liquid eyeliner.
Important tips to remember
- Start small
- Don't remove eye makeup and falsies with oil-based products
- Don't use stick on falsies
- Try using false eyelash pieces of your eyes are small
So you Mrs. Peepers.. what's your falsie secret?
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