How to Trim False Eyelashes

Step 1: Take Them Out

Take out the false eyelashes from the box carefully. You can take them out with your finger or with the help of the tweezers. Try to peel them from the box from the outer corner end where you usually have the trimming instead of the inner corner end.

Step 2: Trim the Width

Look into the mirror, bring the right/left false eyelashes close your right/left eye, and determine the width that you want. It is best to have 2-3mm longer than your eye length. When you have decided, trim off the excess part only from the outer corner end.
Tips: Trim the fake eyelashes a bit only at a time then bring them close to your eye again to see if further trimming is required.
Tips: You may have to take into consideration that you have to leave 1mm at the inner end not being applied with false eyelashes to make it more natural for the decision of the width of you false eyelashes.

Step 3: Repeat what you have done in step 2 for the other eye

It is important to repeat step 2 for the other eye instead of trimming the other false eyelashes at the same width of the previous one as there can be a very slight difference between your left and right eyes. Do not under estimate the effect that the slight difference of your eye can have on your whole make-up and looking!

Step 4: Trim the length

You can also trim the length according to your own preference. Normally, it is optional for you to trim the length or thickness, but it is true that if you trim them a bit, they look more natural on you eyes.
Tips: Never let your false eyelashes look too long and thick!


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    Aliya of Eyelash Growth

  2. Long and thick eyelashes are a woman’s unique weapon. Having long lashes does not only make you more attractive but it also effectively protects your eyes.