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Get Great Lashes – Top Tips From Elle (+DIY Mascara Recipe)

By Renee Kruger March 30, 2021 0 comments

Want great eyelashes but not sure how? Check out Elle’s top tips for great lashes (and how to keep them!) and grab your quick and easy DIY mascara recipe here.

No matter what look you’re going for, great eyelashes can seal it and really make your eyes POP!

 

Although genetics play a large part in the length of your lashes, diet and lifestyle also have their place. And even if we never really see them falling out (like our hair does), we still lose between 1 and 5 lashes per day!

 

Lash cycles vary, but are anywhere between 60 to 90 days in length, during which time new growth happens as old lashes fall out or are ripped out by harsh makeup techniques and accidents.

 

Apart from the costs involved in using fake eyelashes, the glue and effort is not worth it when there are much easier, cheaper, and less harmful ways to get great lashes – and keep them.

 

We caught up with Elle Magazine’s top tips for great lashes, and uncover the secrets from these great articles.

 

12 Things I Wish I’d Known Before Getting Eyelash Extensions

  • Semi-permanent eyelash extensions differ from temporary strip or individual lashes
  • Eyelash extensions aren’t one-size-fits-all
  • You’re going to need more lashes for longer extensions.
  • You’ll need to take a 12-hour rest after application.
  • Extensions are expensive and can become very time-consuming to maintain.
  • You don’t really need everyday eye makeup if you have extensions.
  • Applying or removing eyeliner can be tricky with extensions.
  • There’s no such thing as “effortless” daily maintenance.
  • Extensions can cause allergies and eye infections.
  • You’ll never be satisfied with your natural lashes after extensions.
  • Frequent application of eyelash extensions may cause permanent damage – but there’s no research to back this.
  • Extensions are costly and icky to apply – but get ready to become addicted to them anyway.

Continue this article here.

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7 Game-Changing Mascara Techniques You’ve Probably Never Considered Before

  • You don’t have to use the brush it came with. If you have a brush you prefer but the container is empty, use that in the tube instead (see video below for DIY mascara recipe).
  • Create thicker-looking lash lines without eyeliner.
  • Mix your mascaras for a blended look.
  • Be sure to coat the underside of your bottom lashes.
  • Create spider lashes, diagonal and other patterns.
  • Change your eye shape by changing directions.

Continue this article here.

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How To Nail The Art Of An At-Home Lash Tint

Top Tips For Newbies

Your eyelashes change as you age, and chemicals and constant makeup can damage your sensitive eyelash follicles.

 

Ingredients in false eyelashes (such as formaldehyde) can irritate your eye’s skin and cause red, itchy, swollen lids and lash lines.

 

In addition to this, applying or removing falsies incorrectly could damage and weaken your lashes even further.

 

Dermatologist Brian Zelickson, M.D., is an associate professor of dermatology at the University of Minnesota, and recommends that first-timers use an approved salon to help them get to grips with the new lashes or extensions.

 

Wash off old mascara and eye makeup with warm water and baby shampoo so there’s less chance of adding to the irritations, says Zelickson.

 

Continue this article here.

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Thick or Thin? The Eyebrows That Got Vogue Talking

Can Collagen Thicken And Strengthen Your Eyelashes?

Much like your hair, it is possible to thicken your lashes with collagen supplements.

 

Dermatologist, Dendy Engelman, M.D. recommends lash growth serums but cautions against ingredients and OTC low-quality alternatives. 

 

Look out for these ingredients in your products, and check the video below for a natural, homemade DIY mascara recipe that contains some of these ingredients, too:

  • castor oil
  • amino acids
  • rosemary
  • olive oil
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