Wednesday, August 17, 2011

Doll Lashes Big For Fall 2011: Think 'Black Spider'

The Lanvin fall 2011 runway batted long, thick fringe to the adoring crowd, as models showed off doll lashes created with tons and tons of mascara. And that dramatic fringe has made its way to the 'real world,' as a bunch of new, volumizing mascaras make their way on to store shelves.

Think black spider. Think Twiggy. Er...think Kardashian. Yep. Both top and bottom lashes get the full treatment, resulting in a doll-like set of lashes. It's an intense, spider-y look for the eyes.

All you need are 3 beauty items to achieve doll lashes:

1. Eyelash curler.
2. Volumizing black mascara.
3. Eyelash comb.

You need to curl your lashes, ladies. We've talked about this several times before. Curling makes lashes look longer and fuller, and allows your eyes to look bigger.

Next, you need a darn good mascara, one that lets you build layer upon layer. Lancome has just introduced Hypnose Doll Lashes Mascara ($25, now at Dillards, and then nationwide this September). It features a cone-shaped brush that lets you fill in all those hard-to-reach lashes. And the formula is fiber-shiny. No clumping---just wonderful jet black mascara that you can layer and layer.

3. The last step is crucial. You need to separate each layer of mascara. The Lancome Hypnose Doll Lash brush is good, but we would also advise investing in a decent, metal eyelash comb. Brush through each mascara coat again and again, on both top and bottom lashes.

Once again, it's very trendy to over-dose on the mascara. What would we do without it?

Doll lashes, here we come!

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