Byline: JEMMA KIDD
Curling your lashes fans them outwards and lifts and opens up your eyes. Looking down into a mirror, position the lash curler as close to the root as you can, squeeze and hold for a few seconds. Move a little further up the lashes and repeat. Repeat a third time to create an even curl, then follow with mascara.
To hold the curl for longer, warm your curlers for a few seconds with a hairdryer.
Illamasqua Eye Lash Curlers ([pounds sterling]18, illamasqua.com) are expertly designed for easy use.
FOR A FULLER FLUTTER
Clear or white lash primer, which you apply in the same way as mascara, acts as a thickening undercoat for fine lashes.
Apply and leave to dry before following with your favourite mascara.
Lancome Oscillation Powerboosting Lash Primer (1, [pounds sterling]25, available nationwide) nourishes and vibrates to stimulate lash growth.
If your mascara has started to get sticky, remove the excess by pulling the brush through a tissue.
BLACK OR BROWN?
Black mascara will make your lashes look sleek and defined for day, or sumptuous and velvety for evening.
Brown mascara gives a softer, natural look, which can be more flattering on older women. …