How to Apply Magnetic Eyelash Extensions
Even if you love lash extensions, you may not have heard of magnetic lashes. These are an alternative to other types of false lashes which can be very difficult to apply. They can still add volume and density without giving you all the hassle many false eyelashes can provide. While they will need a little practice and precision is important, they might be the best false lash option for you.
At oneHOWTO, we show you how to apply magnetic eyelash extentions. To achieve optimal results and prevent the magnetic lashes from falling off, we provide the tricks you need. These will be with or without eyeliner.
What are magnetic eyelashes?
There are various types of false lashes, some of which are disposable. They use gums and glues to adhere the false lashes to your existing lashes to create fuller extensions. Since the glue wears off, they will need reapplication every time we want to use them, causing the lashes to wear out over time. They can be made from various natural or synthetic materials.
Magnetic eyelashes are a type of false lash which use magnetic strips to make the extensions remain. The two strips are opened and moved over the lashes, then closed together to stay taught.
Apply magnetic eyelashes with tweezers
If you want to know how to place magnetic eyelashes in a simple way, it is best to use tweezers. This gives you the right action and the ability to use minute movements. However, you will also need to be careful not to hurt yourself my stabbing the tweezers into your eye. Here is how you apply magnetic eyelashes with tweezers.
- Curl your natural lashes first. To do this, you must use your eyelash curler to curl them and achieve a solid base on which the magnets that make up the magnetic eyelashes can adhere.
- Apply a thin layer of mascara on your natural lashes. Doing it on the natural eyelash is important since if you do it on the false lash, it could form lumps and spoil over time. With a thin layer of mascara, you will also better help the magnetic strips of the extension work.
- Gently apply the upper strip of the magnetic lashes. Use the tweezers to achieve a precise and delicate placement on the existing natural eyelash.
- Follow the same process to apply your lower false eyelashes. With the help of the tweezers, you should place the lower magnetic tab so that the natural tab is between the two, as if it were a sandwich.
Thanks to the tweezers you will be able to achieve a perfect fusion of the magnetic eyelashes with your natural eyelashes, making the result perfect after placement, thicker and voluminous eyelashes.
Put on magnetic eyelashes with pencil eyeliner
Pencil eyeliner can be an ally when it comes to placing your eyelash extensions correctly. Although it is often used to define the contour of your eyes, it will also help you create different aesthetic illusions after applying the magnetic eyelashes. How to apply magnetic false eyelashes with pencil eyeliner? It's very simple.
The eyeliner helps to quickly stick the magnetic eyelash on your eyelid. To use it, you just have to make the line of the eye on the natural eyelash and trace it the same thickness as the magnetic strip of the extension. Once 80% of the eyeliner has dried, you just have to place the extension with the help of tweezers, applicator or with your fingers. Thanks to the eyeliner you will achieve a brilliant result in just a few seconds.
Put on magnetic eyelashes with applicator
Most magnetic lash kits have an applicator that makes applying lash extensions much easier. This type of false lash is not used with glue, but uses the magnetic strips that adhere to the natural eyelash quickly and easily. For this reason, the applicator is usually a tool with which you will be able to stick the strips of magnet on the upper and lower eyelashes in a fast and precise way. This is the same as other false extension applicators.
If you still don't think magnetic lashes are for you, you might be able to boost what you already have. Use our tips for natural long eyelashes to see what options are available.
Put on magnetic eyelashes with magnetic eyeliner
Since magnetic eyelashes have come on the market, new additional products have been made to ensure you get the right look for you. This is the case with magnetic eyeliner which contains magnetic nanoparticles to help adhere better to your natural lashes. Its use is very simple. Simply apply the magnetic eyeliner along the lashes, as you would with regular eyeliner and apply the magnetic lashes as before.
To remove the magnetic lashes, they should be able to peel off easily. However, if you are using magnetic eyeliner, you might want to wash them with micellar water or an eye-friendly makeup remover. This way, you can best ensure you don't pull out any natural eyelashes accidentally.
For more tips and tricks, check out our article on how to make your eyelashes look longer.
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