How To Get Longer Lashes
Eyes may be the window to the soul, but your eyelashes? We’re pretty sure they’re the window to your sex appeal. Take Taylor Swift, the country star frequently sports a sweet, girly look, but with those bold lashes, she seems sultry too. To get Taylor’s look, try CoverGirl Lashblast 24 Hour Mascara ($8, Target.com). The big brush ensures even coverage and it’ll last you the entire day.
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For the girl who wants longer, healthier lashes and get a great look, we suggest Physicians Formula Eye Booster ($11, Physiciansformula.com). This felt-tip liquid eyeliner contains a serum that makes lashes look longer almost immediately, but improves with time too.
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Only need a temp lash boost? Revlon’s new PhotoReady 3D Volume ($9, Walgreens.com) is the product for you. This mascara has a brush that’s designed to reach every corner of your eyelashes, for a full on, eye-popping effect. The trick is to use two coats and let the first coat dry completely before you apply the second.
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Sometimes bad mascara happens to good people, and in times like those, we turn to Tweezerman Folding iLashcomb ($9.50, Tweezerman.com). It’s designed to sweep through your lashes and get rid of any clumps or sticking lashes for a much more natural look. Just be sure to clean the tool every time to ensure a clean brush every time.
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Enough with the extensions and pricey potions, if Krysten Ritter can get lush lashes without all that, so can you. According to her makeup artist, Amy Nadine, the secret to Krysten’s look is an eyelash curler. Always curl before applying mascara; Krysten uses Tarte Gifted Amazonia Clay Smart Mascara ($19, Tartecosmetics.com). This hydrating mascara repairs brittle lashes and, according to Tarte, is “clinically-proven to increase lash volume by 121 percent instantly.”
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Just because you’re not a professional makeup artist, doesn’t mean you can’t look like one. MUD Black Volumizing Mascara ($14, Shop.mudshop.com), affiliated with MUD makeup school in New York City, contains a squeezable tube to ensure there’s plenty of product lands on the wand every time. This rich color is packed with fiber, so your lashes will look healthier too.
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If you’re anything like us, you’ve dreamed of getting Brooke Shield-like lashes for who-knows-how-long. It’s no secret that the actress uses Latisse, a prescription treatment used to grow and darken eyelashes. Check in with your doctor if you think your lashes need some medical attention.
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Sometimes length isn’t the problem, what we really need is a little depth. That’s where false lashes come in. Make Up For Ever Individual Eyelashes ($16, Sephora.com) are easy to apply and make eyelashes look fuller and darker. Start the application on the outer corners of your eyes and then fill in any extras across your lash line as needed.
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