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How to Apply False Eyelashes

Zeynep Gul Alkan
Written by Zeynep Gul Alkan

Certainly, applying false eyelashes is more difficult than it seems. Especially, if you look like a clown when you apply lashes that look excellent and charming in package, we really estimate your disappointment. So we prepare a “How to apply false eyelashes?” guide for you. Clues for voluminous, long and most importantly natural lashes look is here.

Before start: What is your eye shape?

Firstly, I state that every false eyelashes are not ideal for every eye shape so you should first determine your eye shape, then choose ideal lashes and make use of application techniques for yours. Generally, almond-eyes known that every lashes fit but the others would need more work.

Hollow eyes: The ideal lash type is longer in length at the centre for this type of eyes that make eyebrow bone look protruding.

Downturned eyes: The corners of eyes turnes down in this type. The ideal lash fort his type is longer in the outer corners to lift your eyes.

Hooded eye: If you can not see pleat on your eyelids, your eye type is hooded so you should see lashes that thin and short.

How to apply?

Step 1: Remove the lashes from the box

how to apply false eyelashes

Hold them in the packet under your nose with the lashes facing outwards to identify the left and right lashes. To remove always peel them from outer edge, never from the inner corner.

Step 2: Measure the lashes


Rest the false eyelashes along your lash line to see if you need to trim it for your size. Your false eyelashes should end 2-4 lashes inwards from the outer corner.

Step 3: Trim the lashes to your size


If you need to trim your lashes to fit, you should do it from the outside edge but do not cut through the lashes, pull of them one by one.

Step 4: Prevent lashes to become straight


Sometimes the false eyelashes can not keep curved size when removed from the box. To prevent it wrap the lashes to your finger or a makeup brush and wait for a minute.

Step 5: Apply the glue


Do a thin layer of glue along the vein of the lash. Wait 2-3 seconds before the application. If you want long-lasting lashes apply 1-2 drop of glue along your lash line.

Step 6: Apply the lashes


Now, time to answer “How to apply false eyelashes?” question. Look down and press the lashes against your lash line in the centre, the outer edge and inner corner.

Step 7: Create some volume


If you want to create more volume on your lashes, gently push against the lashes at the edge of the inner lash line. And place them better with tweezers.

Points to Consider When Applying False Eyelashes

  • Do not stress by worrying “How to apply false eyelashes?”. You can apply lashes perfectly with true information and practicing.
  • For a voluminous and assertive look you would apply false eyelashes on the other.
  • Put a mirror under your face not to face with surprises.
  • Use oil-free makeup remover and cotton bud to remove lashes from your eyes.
  • Do not neglect to clean the lashes to use again, to do keep lashes in soapy water.
  • The more glue is dry, the more the lashes are lasting.
  • To apply easy, you would apply mascara before.

About the author

Zeynep Gul Alkan

Zeynep Gul Alkan

A Turkish lady lives in İzmir, Turkey. Architect to be, 4th grade student at Yaşar University. University representative for Mutlu Çocuklar Diyarı MU-ÇO; interests in camping and latin dances. Having education in psychology, diction, photograpy; speaks Turkish, English and German. Going on writing about various topics at

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