How to Make Your Eyelashes Stay Curled

How To Make Your Lashes Stay Curled

Oh, eyelashes. Done right, they make a beautiful fluttery frame around your eyes. Done wrong, you’re a spider lady.

If you have trouble keeping your eyelashes curled, you’re not alone. Luckily, here’s an easy step-by-step for ultra long lasting curl:

  1. Heat up your eyelash curler just a bit with a hairdryer; the heat will help the curl set in your lashes. (Seriously, not too hot or you’ll burn your eyelids.) It’ll only take about 10-20 seconds to get it hot enough.
  2. Curl your lashes by clamping the curler near the base of your lashes and holding for 5 seconds or so. I don’t have to tell you not to clamp your skin in it, right?
  3. Finish with waterproof mascara; waterproof isn’t water-based, so once it dries, it’ll hold your curl better than non-waterproof mascara.

How to Make Your Eyelashes Stay CurledSome gals swear by a follow-up curl on top of the last mascara coat; however, I like to place my lashes “just so” with my mascara and I find that curling again upsets the perfect placement.

You can use these tips with fake eyelashes too; just don’t curl with them on unless you want burnt plastic stuck forever to your lashes – yikes.

The best eyelash curlers, for my money, are:

What are your favorite eyelash curling products, tips and tricks?

6 thoughts on “How To Make Your Lashes Stay Curled”

    1. It’s one of my favorite tricks – eyelashes curl much like hair, so the heat needs to set and you CAN burn yourself. 🙂 Thanks for reading!

  1. Oh I have had a problem curling my eyelashes for years….after I read your post, I tried it and it helped sooooo much! Wow! thanks for the great post and tips!

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