No two pairs of lashes are the same, just like no two sets of eyes are the same. We all have unique facial features and when it comes to lashes, there isn’t a one size fits all. The wrong lash for your eye could make or break your look, but once you’ve mastered what looks best on you, you'll be taking the cake!
When false lashes first started trending, just like a lot of other girls I was one who jumped on the bandwagon too! Applying and wearing false lashes has always been a struggle for me, whether it was due to the lash band irritating my eye or the lash loosening very quickly after application. To the point, it made me feel that lashes might not be for me. After many years of experimenting with different looks on myself and loved ones around me, I realised I was making a lot of mistakes, one of which was picking the wrong lashes...
Because most individuals are unaware of their eye shape type, they will most likely be wearing lashes that are unsuitable for their eyes, exactly like me a few years ago. But don't worry, determining your eye shape is simple. Regardless of the type of eye you have, we're sure to have a lash designed just for you.
To begin with, the most common type of eyes, hooded eyes. When the eyes are open, the eye lid and crease are hidden by skin that hangs over the socket of the eye.
If you use the wrong lashes, your hooded eyes could appear smaller and droopier, and overall unflatter your eye. Lashes that are shorter on the outer corners and longer from the centre are good for giving the eye a bigger, bolder look. I would recommend our faux mink false lashes in GC10.
Almond eyes, as the name suggests, have a similar shape to an almond. If you have almond eyes, your crease will be visible, and the top and bottom of your eyelid and iris will be in contact when your eyes are open.
Almond eyes are really adaptable and will look beautiful with any lash style, it really depends on the look you want to achieve. The choice is all yours! So, to experiment with different styles, I would recommend our Lash Bible which comes with 16 pairs of lashes. You won't be needing to buy a pair of false lashes for a long time!
Deep set eyes
To identify deep eyes, look for a smaller tucked in upper eyelid, where the white of your eye is more visible on the outer side as the eye is more nestled in. Deep set eyes also have the brow bone fairly prominent.
I would suggest shorter, denser, and volumized lashes for deep-set eyes. The style GC08 is perfect since they will compliment them the best without overpowering the overall look.
Monolid eyes as the name implies, the lid of the eye is not visible when the eyes are open. False lashes can help to enlarge and highlight monolid eyes for a more radiant appearance.
Styles with more flare and flutter for length on the outer corners to provide the illusion of an enlarged eye shape are what I would recommend, such as our faux mink lashes in Cheeky.
Down turned eyes
Downturned eyes tend to be quite open centrally, where the crease and lid are visible for the central area but the outer lid disappears into the fold of the lid.
For down turned eyes go for lashes which have emphasised outer corners, which will help lift your eyes and create a feline look. This style in Fetish is perfect for that extra flutter and length.
Up turned eyes
Up turned eyes are identified by how the lower lash line drops down and climbs back up; they also have a raised brow arch and the brow is lifted on the outer corners.
I would recommend lashes with up turned edges for a subtle lift to enhance that beautiful natural cat like shape and add length. If you have up turned the style in hourglass would be perfect for you.
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