Your eyelashes can be a serious game-changer for your looks. While a single coat of mascara is sufficient to take your makeup game a level up, curling them using an eyelash curler can make a huge difference to the way your lashes look. Almost every makeup-junkie practices this technique to accentuate their eyes and make them look wide, with some practice; it’s easier to get hang of this tool to curl the lashes. While an eyelash curler might look like a complicated tool to the newbies, using it isn’t as tricky as it may look. Applying mascara on curled lashes can easily take your beauty game multiple notches higher, therefore, make no mistake and use this tool the right way. To all the newbies who are new to the idea of using an eyelash curler and feels intimidated by the use of this tool, fret not; we have got your back. Using the curler for the first time can feel intimidating at first, as the fear of damaging your eyelashes eats you up, however, when you do things the right way, no damage will be caused to your lashes.
Listed below are all the steps you need to follow to ensure that you curl your lashes safely and effectively.
Get rid of residues from your lashes
First things first, before you move ahead to curling your lashes, make sure to clean them using makeup remover or micellar water. This will help to get rid of any residue, dirt, or natural oils that are sitting on your lashes. Not cleaning your lashes might make it difficult for you to curl them perfectly and this might cause some damage to your eyelashes as well. Therefore, always clean them using micellar water soaked cotton pad.
Heat your eyelash curler a bit
The next step is to heat your eyelash curler. It is more of a hack, which is followed to make sure that your lashes remain curled for a longer duration. Take your eyelash curler and heat it up a bit using your blow dryer. Now use the same eyelash curler to curl your lashes, this little trick won’t only make sure that your eyelashes get curled more easily but will help to keep them curled for good hours. Therefore, if you are heading to an event where you are required to stay for longer hours, use this trick to ensure that your eyelashes look on point all the time.
Curl your lashes
This is the most important and crucial steps out of all, make sure that you make no mistake here. When you insert your eyelashes inside the curler, make sure that you don’t apply too much force while pressing on the lashes, do it in a very gentle way to curl them. While curling your lashes, pulse the curler twice or thrice and then slightly hold it upwards for a few seconds to get a better result. Repeat this step while taking the curler down along the length of your lashes and this will make sure that they are curled to perfection.
Now that the most important part is done, you can go ahead with applying mascara of your choice. To get better results, stick to applying lengthening mascara. This will make sure that your eyes look well accentuated and wide whilst also keeping the curl intact for a longer duration. Don’t apply more than two coats of mascara or else it will create some lumps on the lashes, which will completely ruin the way they look. You can use a spare and clean mascara wand to get rid of the extra product from the lashes.