Should I Curl My Lashes Before or After Applying Mascara?

Want lush lashes? Grab your lash curler! For amazing lashes, you need to when and how to curl. Here’s a quick and easy guide.

It’s time to get the lashes of your dreams. For long, flirty lashes, you just need to arm yourself with a great mascara, an eyelash curler, and a bit of know-how. Here’s everything you need to know about getting the right tools for your lashes and maximising what you’ve got!


Should I Curl My Lashes Before or After Applying Mascara?


Which Eyelash Curler is Best: Heated or Regular?


Not sure if you should use a heated eyelash curler or stick with an old-fashioned crimper? If you've ever used a curling iron, you know what a difference heat can make on your hair. At the same time, it’s a bit scary getting something piping hot so close to your eye.

If you're a beauty newbie, avoid heated eyelash curlers. If you don’t know exactly what you're doing, you can damage your lashes. Just as heat styling can damage your hair, it can hurt your eyelashes too. Holding your heated eyelash curler on for too long may even cause breakage.

For amazing lashes without the heat, use the Bobbi Brown Gentle Curl Eye Lash Curler. This impressive tool is the gold standard amongst stylists and leaves your lashes healthy and amazing-looking.

On the other hand, if you've been using an eyelash curler for a while now and have steady hands, a hot curler is a great option for getting a long-lasting curl.

Ready for a heated curler? The easiest one to use is the Blinc Heated Lash Curler. Designed without the curler clamp, this lash curler is easy to use, and you’ve got no chance of creating the dreaded bent eyelashes.

 

Should I Curl My Lashes Before or After Applying Mascara?


Should You Curl Your Lashes Before or After Mascara?


Although some stylists recommend putting on mascara before curling your lashes, that’s a risky game. When your lashes are coated, they're more likely to stick to your eyelash curler and become pulled out.

On top of that, your curler will be covered in a layer of gunk. For a simple, safe, and clean fix, opt to curl your lashes before you apply mascara.


How to Curl Eyelashes


To get gorgeous lashes, start by gently clamping your eyelash curler at the base of your lashes. Pulsate the curler, and then move up your lashes and repeat. Slowly work your way to the tips by curling every millimetre of your lashes with a pulsating motion.

If you're using a heated lash curler such as the one by Blinc, just slowly comb your lashes upward. No special moves required!

Once you've curled your lashes, apply a maximising mascara. We love Lancôme Hypnôse Doll Eyes Mascara for gorgeous lashes.

 

Should I Curl My Lashes Before or After Applying Mascara?