How To Apply The Magnetic Eyelashes
Magnetic lashes which are false lashes secured with magnets, not glue made a huge splash in the beauty scene last year. But are they really that much easier to apply?
Applying fake lashes is no easy feat. Between the messy glue and the dexterity required to find the perfect placement, it can feel near impossible to do it the right way. And that’s not even to mention the annoyance of trying to peel them off at the end of the night. In more ways than one, false eyelashes can often feel like a heck of a lot more trouble than they’re worth.
Magnetic eyelashes, a way to wear falsies without literally any of the annoyance usually associated with them. Instead of using lash glue which, in addition to being wildly messy, can also cause allergies these babies stick on your lashes with magnets. and the more you apply them the more easily they just pop on and off.”
Magnetic eyelashes essentially work by sandwiching your natural lash between two fake lashes with magnetic strips, which hold them in place the way glue normally would. While they tend to be slightly pricier than the glue or stick-on options , you can wear them, wash them, and re-wear them multiple times, so you wind up getting a whole lot more bang for your buck.
Step one:Apply Mascara
Start by curling your lashes with an eyelash curler to create a solid base for the magnets to stick to. To find the best curler for your eye shape, peep our handy guide.
Before you apply falsies, add a light coat of mascara to your natural lashes to enhance the final look. This technique also gives your falsies something to cling onto, which makes application much easier.
Step two:Apply The Top Lashes
When you get your lash kit, you’ll notice a top row and bottom row. As you may have guessed, the top row is designated for the top of your lashes, and the bottom row is designated for underneath your top lashes.
To get started, take the first top row lash and place it as close to the lash line as you can get.
Step three: Apply The Bottom Lashes
Next, you’ll take the bottom row lash and place it underneath your top lashes, as close to the lash line as you can get.
The magnet strips will connect as you do this, locking your lashes in place.
If you need to adjust, simply grab the corner of each lash strip to gently to pull to reposition. If the lashes are completely off, just gently pull them off starting from one corner of the eye and reposition.
Step four:Repeat On The Other Eye
To complete your look, just repeat steps 1-3 on the opposite eye.