Remember this post where we introduced the G241 “Liberty Glow” glow-in-the-dark false eyelashes for Fourth of July?
Well…. It’s almost Independence Day again, and I couldn’t help donning this colorful, patriotic pair of falsies one more time. And guess what? I rediscovered an easier way to wear these big, blinged-out babies.
I’ll show you in a minute what I did to make wearing these lashes even more comfortable (and actually easier to apply), but first here’s a photo of what they look like (minus the crazy makeup and white wig I wore last year).
(Just kidding! =X)
Yes, the lashes are long (for me), and as you can see in the photo above, they reach up to just below my eyebrows. This is the length of most of our Carnival Color lashes, and now that I think of it, it’s the default length and shape for a grand majority of costume color lashes, regardless of the manufacturer. It may be helpful to know that most Halloween lashes are this length and shape.
Can you tell in the photo where I placed the false lashes? Actually, stop getting so close to my photo. Here’s a close-up:
When wearing any kind of costume eyelash or light-colored eyelash (in this case, it’s both), it’s always a good idea to make use of these 3 handy tips for wearing color/Halloween lashes. I followed tip #3 and placed my false lashes on my crease, rather than directly onto my lash line. This helps take off some of the weight of heavy costume lashes, and makes your eyes look less droopy.
I have a teeny, tiny excuse of a crease, so it’s easy for me to find where to affix my costume lashes at a perfectly comfortable distance from my real lashes so my eyelids don’t feel super heavy.
However, I realize that not everyone has a crease, and some people have large/deep creases that would make the lashes look like they’re flying off their face. If that is you, here’s your tip: follow the line of your eyeliner.
Placing the false lashes right above your eyeliner gives you a nice dark base from the liner, and because the lashes are higher up, your eyes also look more open and awake. This is especially helpful when wearing light-colored lashes, because lighter colors on your lash line will make your eyes look smaller (which is why we don’t wear white mascara).
I initially applied these lashes on my lash line (without a base lash), and wondered why my eyes looked so closed and alien-y. I didn’t feel like applying a base lash, so I just removed and reapplied the G241 “Liberty Glow” lashes to follow the line of my crease/eyeliner. The result: instant alertness and much more “awake”-looking eyes. My eyes and lashes felt so perky and alive! Lesson learned and forever remembered. I decided to share on this blog. 😉
Here’s what I mean by eyes looking smaller when light-colored false lashes are applied close to the lash line:
Okay, so now that I gave you this refresher course on how to wear big costume lashes more comfortably and beautifully, on to my favorite part! Time to turn off the lights, ‘cause these babies like to dance in the dark. 😉
Here are some awesome photos of Elegant Lashes® G241 “Liberty Glow” Glow-in-the-Dark eyelashes doing their thing and *G-L-O-W-I-N-G.*
This photo is taken in blacklight, which is why my shirt is so screaming pink. Blacklight makes glow-in-the-dark lashes look amazing, and they allow the glowing strips to luminesce much more brightly than just being in the dark.
If you’re not going to be hanging around a black light when you’re donning your glow-in-the-dark falsies, make sure you hold the eyelashes up to a bright light source before applying them to make the glowing effect last longer and be stronger. (I shouldn’t have to explain why you should not stand next to a bright light source while wearing your falsies, right? ;P)
If you want these statement-making lashes for your own Fourth of July look, click here and get them now!
(Here’s my sublte sales pitch: BUY NOW! Hahaha)
In all seriousness, though, there is still some time to get these in by the 4th of July holiday, but you’ll really have to hurry your honey buns over and get them quick – I honestly can’t guarantee you’ll get them in time if you procrastinate. *serious face*
What do you think of these falsies? Have you tried applying big lashes on your crease/eyeliner, rather than the lash line? Let me know if you learned a thing or two in this article, and “like,” tweet, or share if you enjoyed what you read/saw. 🙂