Strip lashes are designed to fit a wide range of different eye shapes and sizes, which is why you may find that they're a little too long upon application.
Trimming your lashes down for a comfortable and accurate fit is key for a long-lasting hold and great results, and we’re here to help guide you!
This is how to measure and trim false eyelashes:
- Select the perfect eyelashes
- Hold the lash against your lash line
- Position the tip of the tweezers where you need to trim the excess band
- Trim the band where you made a mark with the tweezers
1. Select The Perfect Eyelashes
First things first, you need to select the perfect style for you. Think about your eye shape and size, and the desired lash effect you’re looking for.
2. Hold The Lash Against Your Lash Line
Using tweezers or a lash applicator, hold the lash up against your lash line. In order to make sure the lash is the correct length for your eye size, place the false eyelash exactly where your natural eyelashes begin at the inner corner of your eye, and allow the excess length to hang over the outer corner of your eye.
3. Position The Tweezers Where You Need To Trim The Excess Band
At the point where your natural lashes end, or just a little bit over, is usually the best place to trim your falsies for the proper fit. Using your applicator, pinch the strip on the outer side at the spot where you’ll be trimming the false eyelashes.
4. Trim The Band Where You Made A Mark With The Tweezers
Next, using a small pair of scissors, trim the lash where you made a mark with the tweezers.
Once you have trimmed some of the lash, hold it up to your lash line again to measure it. If necessary, continue to trim until it is the perfect length.
Now do the same with the second lash in the pair.
Things To Remember When Measuring And Trimming Your False Eyelashes
- Only cut from the outside lash edge. This is because the inner lash hairs are designed with smaller hairs and should always remain the same. This helps them blend better to your natural lash line.
- Start with small amounts. It is always best to only trim small amounts at a time as it can be easy to misjudge and end up over-trimming, making the lash too short for your eyes and ruining the look completely.
- Cut in between the hair clusters to ensure you don’t damage any of the lash hairs that you want to keep on the strip.
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