How to Easily Apply False Eyelashes and Add Glamour

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Applying false eyelashes can instantly elevate your look and add a touch of glamour to any makeup style. Whether you’re a beginner or an experienced makeup enthusiast, learning the proper technique to apply false eyelashes. It can be tricky to remove them from the packaging without damaging them so we cover that too. In this comprehensive guide, we’ll walk you through the process step by step, ensuring a flawless application and preserving the quality of your lashes.

How to Remove False Eyelashes from the Packaging

To remove the false eyelashes from the tray, follow these steps:

  1. Position your thumb: After taking out the tray, place the pad of your thumb as close to the lash band as possible. Cover as much of the false eyelashes with your thumb to minimize the risk of damage.
  2. Gently pull the lashes: Use the pad of your thumb to softly pull the false eyelashes away from the tray. Maintain a gentle grip as you slide them away from the tray using your thumb.
  3. Lift the lashes: Once the lashes have become detached from the tray, you can use an eyelash applicator, tweezers, or your fingers to gently lift them from the tray.

By following these steps, you can safely remove the false eyelashes from the tray without causing any harm.

Here’s a video from @ElegantLashesTV that shows how you can do it…

How to Easily Apply False Eyelashes

Now that you have successfully removed the false eyelashes from their packaging, let’s move on to the application process.

Follow these steps to get beautiful lush looking eyelashes:

Step 1: Measure and Trim the Lashes
Hold the lash strip against your eyelid to determine if any excess length needs to be trimmed. Starting from the outer corner, use small scissors to trim any excess lash band carefully.

Step 2: Apply Adhesive
Squeeze a small amount of lash adhesive onto a clean surface (you can even use the eyelash box in a pinch. Use a toothpick or a cotton swab to apply a thin layer of adhesive along the entire lash band. Allow the adhesive to become tacky for about 30 seconds.

Step 3: Placement
Using tweezers or your fingers, position the false eyelash strip as close to your natural lash line as possible. Start with the center of the lash strip, then press the inner and outer corners into place.

Step 4: Secure and Blend
Once the false eyelashes are in position, gently press down along the lash band to ensure it adheres securely. Use an eyelash curler to curl both your natural lashes and the false lashes together. Apply a coat of mascara to blend the natural and false lashes seamlessly.

By following this step-by-step guide, you can confidently apply false eyelashes to add some glamour to your look. Be patient and take your time during the process to achieve the best results and easily enhance your eyes with glamorous false lashes for any occasion!

Here’s a great quick video from @SmithaDepak on how to apply false eyelashes…

FAQs about Applying False Eyelashes:

  1. Can I reuse false eyelashes?
    Yes, you can reuse false eyelashes multiple times if they are well-maintained. After each use, carefully remove any excess adhesive and clean the lashes with a gentle oil free makeup remover. Remember to clean both sides of the eyelash where the glue was placed.Store them back in their original packaging or a clean, dry container to maintain their shape. With proper care, you can get several uses out of a pair of false eyelashes.
  2. How do I ensure the false eyelashes fit my eye shape?
    To ensure the false eyelashes fit your eye shape perfectly, measure them against your natural lash line. If they are too long, trim them from the outer corner using small scissors. Additionally, consider using individual lash clusters or trimming the lash strip into smaller sections for a more customized fit.
  3. What type of adhesive should I use for false eyelashes?
    When it comes to adhesive for false eyelashes, it’s essential to choose a high-quality, latex-free
    formaldehyde and fragrance free adhesive for those of you with sensitive eyes. If there are no eye sensitivities then any eyelash glue is fine. Look for adhesive that dries clear and offers a long-lasting hold. Apply a thin layer of adhesive along the lash band, allowing it to become tacky before applying the lashes. This will ensure a secure and comfortable fit throughout the day or evening.

Practice makes perfect, so don’t hesitate to experiment and find the application technique that works best for you. Enjoy the transformative power of false eyelashes and let your eyes shine with beauty!
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