*These lashes were gifted, however, all opinions and words are my own as always
When it comes to beauty, I’m admittedly rather lazy. I admire the beauty bloggers of Instagram but I’m just not very creative on that front and don’t have the patience to faff around with fiddley makeup tools.
My girls, on the other hand, have both mastered the art of a cut crease and often spend hours applying makeup, leaving the house looking like supermodels ‘just because’. They both have lash extensions which look great but they’re not an option for me for various reasons, including the expense and the fact that my eyes are hideously sensitive.
I also wear contact lenses so have to be very careful about what products I put near them. Even though my natural lashes are passable, when Adam and I got married, I wore Eylure lashes so that my eyes would look more defined for the photographs. They were super easy to apply, even for an absolute novice like me, and stayed put all day.
I’ve previously talked about branching more into beauty and fashion on the blog so when FalseEyelashes.co.uk got in touch to ask if they could send me some Eylure lashes to try out, I thought it might be a good opportunity to get started.
I read the simple instructions and measured the lashes against my own eye to see if they needed trimming down a bit. They didn’t so that was one less thing to have to do. Using tweezers, I applied the glue along the spine and left it to go tacky for about 30 seconds before applying against my natural lash line. Easy peasy.
My favourites were the Eylure Exaggerate No. 141 lashes. These looked a little intense in the box, described as ‘a long and wispy lash, full at the base yet light and easy on the ends’. Thankfully, once in place, they gave a fluttery look without being too dramatic and didn’t feel like I had two spiders hanging from my face.
By using rose eyeshadows (from my trusty Urban Decay Naked 3 palette), black gel eyeliner and a wine red lip, I created a slightly different look to what I’d usually wear but reckon it’d be nice for those weekends when I’m feeling fancy and actually peel myself out my PJs. What do you think?