how to apply false eyelashes Fewer things instantly transform a look like long, luscious lashes. When mascara alone just won’t get the job done (think weddings, photo shoots and fancy soirées), we turn to what the pros use: false lashes. For such cute, little things, false lashes can be intimidating if you’re not already used to gluing them onto your eyes regularly. We asked celebrity makeup artist Gabriel Almodovar to help us eliminate the dreaded slip-n-slide and put the “1-Minute” in today’s “1-Minute Makeover.” how to apply false eyelashes tutorial Eyelash Strips “Strip lashes are hard to apply even for me, and I’ve been doing it for 12 years!” exclaims Almodovar. If they’re all you have to work with, his genius tips below will make the process as easy as possible. Individuals “Now individual lashes…they’re the best!” says Almodovar. “The trick here is to make sure that each lash is dry on the lash line before applying the one that will lay right next to it.” For foolproof lashes that look great and won't break the bank, we love e.l.f. Essential Individual False Lashes. Finally, seal the look with a gentle swipe of mascara to blend your natural and your new lashes together. We love Yves Saint Laurent Volume Effet Faux Cils (it really lives up to its name!). Photos: Thinkstock, e.l.f.

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