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Longer Lashes in 5 Minutes
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This is sort of my daily routine when it comes to lashes, and it might not show that well in pictures, but it does make a pretty big difference in real life. 
Most of it is probably similar to most other lash routines, but I’ll tell you what the main difference is.

Step 1: Begin with your eye makeup and clean lashes.
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Step 2: Curling. I like to curl once at the base, pressing lightly, then once or twice more further down the lashes for a natural-looking curl. Your lashes should go out and up. Not just UP. You’re moving and turning as you move and talk, so people are going to see your lashes from the side as well. (Over-curled lashes can look really short from the side.)
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Step 3: Mascara. I wiggle it at the roots, then pull out along the rest of the lashes. Contrary to some other people, I do all the building up while the mascara is still wet. If you try to layer and build up when the mascara has dried, you get unnatural, twig-like lashes.
Having pointed, tapered tips is key. If you over-apply or get clumps and unnatural looking tips, use a clean mascara wand to twirl them off.
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Step 4: The main trick! Look down into a mirror or lift your brow with one hand, and then carefully apply liquid liner or cake liner to the base of your lashes, where it meets the skin. This is tightlining. Be careful not to go too far in or you will hit the wet/moist part of your lid, and the liner will run or smudge. It remains only right at the rim where your lashes go into the flesh. 
Why it works: Mascara extends the tips, Tightlining extends the base. So you are extending your lashes on both ends without having to spend a lot of time layering and layering your mascara.
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The finished look: Easy, quick, effective! The best thing is, no clumps and globs so your lashes look really good up-close as well.
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[Pic source: http://www.fashionisers.com]

makeupbox:

Longer Lashes in 5 Minutes

This is sort of my daily routine when it comes to lashes, and it might not show that well in pictures, but it does make a pretty big difference in real life. 

Most of it is probably similar to most other lash routines, but I’ll tell you what the main difference is.

Step 1: Begin with your eye makeup and clean lashes.

Step 2: Curling. I like to curl once at the base, pressing lightly, then once or twice more further down the lashes for a natural-looking curl. Your lashes should go out and up. Not just UP. You’re moving and turning as you move and talk, so people are going to see your lashes from the side as well. (Over-curled lashes can look really short from the side.)

Step 3: Mascara. I wiggle it at the roots, then pull out along the rest of the lashes. Contrary to some other people, I do all the building up while the mascara is still wet. If you try to layer and build up when the mascara has dried, you get unnatural, twig-like lashes.

Having pointed, tapered tips is key. If you over-apply or get clumps and unnatural looking tips, use a clean mascara wand to twirl them off.

Step 4: The main trick! Look down into a mirror or lift your brow with one hand, and then carefully apply liquid liner or cake liner to the base of your lashes, where it meets the skin. This is tightlining. Be careful not to go too far in or you will hit the wet/moist part of your lid, and the liner will run or smudge. It remains only right at the rim where your lashes go into the flesh. 

Why it works: Mascara extends the tips, Tightlining extends the base. So you are extending your lashes on both ends without having to spend a lot of time layering and layering your mascara.

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The finished look: Easy, quick, effective! The best thing is, no clumps and globs so your lashes look really good up-close as well.

[Pic source: http://www.fashionisers.com]

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Candy Colors!
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This is a very dramatic eye shape done in very soft, pastel colors. While I’m not sure how easy it would be to wear this for the day, the overall look is at once doll-like, bohemian, and grungy at the same time.
I daresay this would be easier to carry off on those with mono-chromatic coloring (fair girls with fair hair, or darker-skinned girls with dark brown hair) as opposed to those with dramatic coloring (light skin, dark hair), but don’t let that stop you!
You might want to arm yourself with a white base like NYX Jumbo Pencil in Milk, and then apply that ALL over your lids and along your lower lash line, as this is a key thing for the look.
3 Shades used for this look: Pale lime green on the inner 1/3 of lids, metallic teal in the central portions, and then a soft luminous pink (just use a shimmery blush!) at the outer corners.
You want outward angled false lashes if you’re recreating this look.
You will need to use a black pencil along the top and bottom lashes and create a thick flick at the outer corners.
The cheeks are a barely there pink that you will need a blush slightly lighter than your skin tone to create, and for the lips, try a pale shimmery shell-pink lipstick.

[Pic source: www.fashionisers.com]

makeupbox:

Candy Colors!

This is a very dramatic eye shape done in very soft, pastel colors. While I’m not sure how easy it would be to wear this for the day, the overall look is at once doll-like, bohemian, and grungy at the same time.

I daresay this would be easier to carry off on those with mono-chromatic coloring (fair girls with fair hair, or darker-skinned girls with dark brown hair) as opposed to those with dramatic coloring (light skin, dark hair), but don’t let that stop you!

  • You might want to arm yourself with a white base like NYX Jumbo Pencil in Milk, and then apply that ALL over your lids and along your lower lash line, as this is a key thing for the look.
  • 3 Shades used for this look: Pale lime green on the inner 1/3 of lids, metallic teal in the central portions, and then a soft luminous pink (just use a shimmery blush!) at the outer corners.
  • You want outward angled false lashes if you’re recreating this look.
  • You will need to use a black pencil along the top and bottom lashes and create a thick flick at the outer corners.
The cheeks are a barely there pink that you will need a blush slightly lighter than your skin tone to create, and for the lips, try a pale shimmery shell-pink lipstick.

[Pic source: www.fashionisers.com]

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These are amazing!! If you know who designed them, let us know.

twloha:

These are amazing!! If you know who designed them, let us know.

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