Never underestimate the power of a thick, fluttery fringe (see: a little someone named Twiggy). To help your lashes reach their full potential (and then some), we’ve gathered seven genius tricks that involve everything from business cards to fan brushes. Trust us—your lashes are about to get a major upgrade. Keep scrolling to see all the lash-boosting hacks!
On nights (and days) when you want that extra drama, one coat of mascara simply won’t do. Instead, layer different mascaras to achieve your desired effect. For example, start by wiggling a volumizing mascara (we’re obsessed with Charlotte Tilbury’s Full Fat Lashes 5 Star Mascara, $29) at the base of your lashes to build body, then apply a lengthening mascara, like Benefit’s They’re Real! Mascara ($23), at the tips and back-side of your top lashes for length and separation. Voila!
Can’t find your lash curler? Use a spoon instead. Place a spoon at your lash line, press your lashes against the edge of it and then rotate and pull upwards. Click here for a quick visual.
If you have hooded lids, it can be hard to get the mascara at the very base of your lashes without the product getting all over your eyelid. Introducing: the business card method. Simply put the card right against your lash line, then use it to gently pull up your eyelid. Now, you can get the mascara right to the base of your lashes!
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