Eyelash curler

How to Use an Eyelash Curler

Mary Smith
By Mary Smith. Updated: March 14, 2022
How to Use an Eyelash Curler

The secret to a having a very seductive and attractive look lies in the length and shape of the eyelashes. Eye makeup is greatly affected by applying a good mascara but, above all, it looks fantastic after you use an eyelash curler. It is essential to have curly eyelashes that enhance the expressiveness of the eyes. It's a tool that we should use properly to achieve the desired effect. Do you want to know how to use an eyelash curler? It's easy! In this OneHowTo article we tell you step by step.

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Steps to follow:


Before using the curler, your eyelashes must be completely clean. Make sure they do not contain traces of mascara, makeup, lotions or any other cosmetics.

How to Use an Eyelash Curler - Step 1

Once the lashes are clean, we will use an eyelash curler. Keep in mind that you will only use the curler to curl the upper lashes. In order to have a perfect final result, you will have to curl your lashes with your eyes open.


The first step is to open the curler and place your upper lashes between the two pads of the curler. Try to make it as close to the upper eyelid as possible without touching it, because if you do so you could pinch the skin. Also make sure all the eyelashes have been placed between the two sides of the curler.

How to Use an Eyelash Curler - Step 3

When the eyelashes are in place, squeeze the curler, closing it firmly and holding it with pressure for at least 10 seconds. Then open it and you're done! Your lashes will be extra curvy and with a pronounced upward curl.


Use the eyelash curler again if you notice that it has not worked well or you want to add more curves to your eyelashes.

How to Use an Eyelash Curler - Step 5

It really is that easy! Now you know how to use the eyelash curler to beautify your eyes before applying makeup.


Once you've curled your eyelashes it is important that you continue with your eye makeup routine. You can give your eyes a natural look or make them stand out, but be aware that the makeup you use will depend on the shape of your eyes.

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  • Before using the eyelash curler check that the pads are soft and in good condition. Otherwise, it is better to replace it to avoid damaging the eyelashes.
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