The Expert Guide to Curling Your Eyelashes

Curling your lashes is one of those oft-overlooked steps that can make all the difference. It seems superfluous, sure, but once you start doing it correctly, it's hard to believe you ever neglected it. That being said, it can be intimidating. A lash curler looks kind of like a torture device, and it's not exactly self-explanatory in execution. 

With that in mind, we reached out to one of our favorite makeup artists, Kelli Bartlett, the director of makeup artistry for Glamsquad, for quick and easy steps to getting it right each time. She offered up five tips, along with product recommendations, that will help even the most novice lash curlers get through it. So without further ado, read on for how to best curl your eyelashes, and trust—you'll never forgo it again.