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What you need to know before you get eyelash extensions

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Most women, especially busy ones, do not always have the time to apply false lashes, curl them, and put on mascara. As a result, eyelash extensions have become increasingly popular. In fact, it has saved women a lot of time, every day, while they are doing their morning makeup routine. However, before you jump in and do anything, you certainly need to read about it first. Here are the tips that you need to know before you get eyelash extensions.

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The most common types of lash extensions

In fact, there are three types of lash extensions: mink, synthetic, and silk. Moreover, there are as well different sizes that range from 6mm to 17mm. Once you decide the size and material, the lashes are applied one at a time by using a specially formulated, semi-permanent glue that will not irritate the eye nor damage the natural lash.

If glue gets in your eyes

When they are applying it for you, your eyes will be shut the whole time. This is why, you will get no glue in your eyes. Moreover, before you start, make sure that the glue is safe, and is free from anything that may cause you an allergic reaction; of course if you are allergic to a certain material. However, it is important that you know the difference between an allergy and an infection, and if you get allergic, that will not mean that the glue is not good.

If your tears fall down

While applying those lashes, if you feel any burning or discomfort during the whole thing, and your eyes start to tear or cry, you should know that this is a huge red flag and you should immediately tell your technician that you are not feeling good about what is happening. You may need to have your technician change the glue. Getting lash extensions should be a completely pain-free experience.

Create The Perfect Smoky Eye With These steps

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You would love to master the art of a smoky eye without ending up looking like a raccoon. A makeup artist and hairstylist called Tobi Henney, once said: “It may look complicated but a creating a smokey eye can be pretty simple, all you need to remember to do is blend, blend and blend to get that shadowing effect that really nails the look.” In fact, today you will learn how to do it all by yourself. Keep on reading as we guide you through the steps for a perfect smoky eye.

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Apply a creamy concealer onto your eyelid. In fact, this works as a smooth canvas so that your eye shadow can stick to your eye lid and stay there for a long time.

Step 2:

After you are done with the concealer, apply a pressed powder over your entire eyelid in order to prevent the creasing of your eye shadow.

Carmencitta Magazine - Create The Perfect Smoky Eye With These steps 3Step 3:

Leave the powder to rest for a bit, and trace your top lash line with a black pencil moving from the inner corner to the outer. Next, use the same pencil to line your lower lashes.

Step 4:

Get your palette, and start by sweeping the lightest color across your entire lid.

Step 5:

choose the medium shade and start blending it from halfway across your eyelid. In fact, eye shadow should always be blended upward and outward into the crease of the eyelid.

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Use a fluffy blending brush in order to sweep the darkest shade into the outer corner of the eye and the crease to create a dark, intense shadow for the ultimate Smoky appeal.

Step 7:

use the darkest shade to sweep under your eye close to your bottom lash line.

Step 8:

Now it’s time to blend. For this step, you’ll need to blend your shadow and buff out harsh lines, working towards the outer corner of your eye.

Step 9:

Finally, finish the look with False Lashes to have an intense, jet black lashes.

 

How To Apply False Eye Lashes

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Most women agree that long eyelashes can make any eyes look bigger, more inviting, and fuller. In fact, not all of us have been blessed with lashes that are full, long, and big. This is why, we tend to us our false eyelashes that are the next, and only choice that we have. In fact, if you wear your eye lashes correctly, no one can ever notice! Here are the steps on how to wear and apply false eye lashes.

Size the lashes

Carmencitta MAgazine - How To Apply False Eye Lashes 2jpgPrior to gluing the lashes on your lids, you will need to make sure that they are not too wide for your eyes; this might cause them to look too tacky. All you need to do is: Hold the lash up against your eyelid, see if it is longer than the outside corner of your eye, and trim it so it can fit with your eye. Moreover, If you fin id necessary, you can shorten it on the sides.

N.B: Lashes start short on the inner corner of your eyes, and grow longer when they move towards the outer corner.

Carmencitta MAgazine - How To Apply False Eye Lashes 3Apply the lash glue

The glue should be applied to the outer seam of the eyelash strip. Try to find an applicator or glue that is strong and transparent so that the lashes stay for a longer time. Moreover, you should wait for it to dry a bit before you apply the lash strip.

Place the strip on your eyelid

Carmencitta MAgazine - How To Apply False Eye Lashes 4When placing it, try to position it as close as possible to your natural lashes. After that, when you want to bring the strip down, do it from above and not from the front; this way you will surely get as close as possible to your lash line.

Apply Mascara

Mascara is usually used with falsies to make the hairs blend together. In fact, applying mascara after the glue, will make your eyelashes look as natural as possible.

 

Makeup Tips Every Woman Should Know

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Every woman, at least sometimes, put makeup on her face. However, are the techniques you are using giving you the best results possible?  In fact, there are some tricks that you can use, if you want to benefit from the best results when you are using you concealer, foundation, mascara, and all the other stuff. Keep on reading as we guide you through some makeup tips that every woman should know.

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Concealer

Use your concealer only under your eyes to hide dark circles, a bit on the tip of your nose, and on the forehead. However, never use it as a base on your eyelids, because it will cause your eye shadow makeup to crease and not to last.

Carmencitta Magazine - Makeup Tips 3Foundation

When it comes to foundation and its coverage, if you want a bit of coverage, use your fingers in order to apply the foundation on your face. However, if you are looking for medium to full coverage, use a brush or a sponge.

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When it comes to powder application, you need to apply it on the spots that you are shiniest first. In fact, this tip helps you control the shine on your face, and leads to having a more put together look. Moreover, once you are done with the shiny spots, apply it everywhere else.

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In fact, bronzer should be applied on your neck, face, and chest, in order to even out the skin tone and make it look the same. However, make sure that you take a step back in order to insure that everything is the same color.

Blush

In fact, a lot of women do not know how to apply blush. First of all, you should smile. After that, start on the apple of the cheek, and blend the blush back directing the top of the ear, and after that, down toward the jawline.

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