How to Get the Look of Lash Extensions with Mascara
Updated: 18 February 2023
Learn how to get the look of eyelash extensions at home and get a mini lash lift using Lash Idôle Lifting Mascara for the look of lifted lashes.
Eyelash extensions are one of the easiest ways to get the look of long lashes. However, getting eyelash extensions from a pro can require an investment of both time and money — and that’s not even counting the maintenance. The good news? You can easily get the look of lifted lashes and lash extensions at home with just mascara. In fact, our Lash Idôle mascara provides lashes with instant lift, length, and curl just like lash extensions and lash lifts. Here’s how.
What are lash extensions?
Lash extensions are a process where actual lash hair is glued to your real lashes, making them look longer and fuller. They can last a long time if they’re cared for properly, but the process of getting those lash extensions applied can be time-consuming and pricey. Not to mention a lot of upkeep. However, this procedure could bring risks such as infections or temporary or permanent breakage.1
What’s a lash lift?
Lash lifts can create the look of curled and lifted lashes — think of it as a perm for your lashes. Subtler than lash extensions, lash lifts are usually done by a pro in a salon, who applies the lifting formula to the lashes. These can last for weeks.
How do you make mascara look like eyelash extensions?
If you’re looking to create a lash extension effect and lash lift effect with mascara there are a few simple steps you can incorporate into your lash routine. While it may take a little longer than simply swiping a mascara wand through your lashes – the results are definitely worth it.
Step 1: Tightline with eyeliner: Tightlining your eyes (applying eyeliner in-between the lashes) can help to make the lash bed look thicker without a thick line of eyeliner.
Step 2: Curl Lashes: Curling your eyelashes can be a great basic step to give the lashes a mini lash lift.
Step 3: Apply lash primer: A mascara primer can help to intensify the effects of your mascara and add extra lift and length to the lashes. Give lashes an extra boost by first applying Cils Booster XL Eyelash Primer to maximize volume, length and curl while conditioning lashes with vitamin E and provitamin B5. The formula is also infused with micro-fibers that help further enhance the lash extension look.
Step 4: Apply a lash lifting mascara: Apply one to two coats of Lash Idôle Lash-Lifting Mascara to the lashes. With the curved side of the Lash Idôle mascara wand horizontal and facing upwards, swipe it upwards for the top lashes and downwards for bottom lashes. Layer until you get the look of lifted lashes or enough length for it to look like lash extensions.
Step 5: To enhance the natural and feathery soft look of eyelash extensions use a small lash comb or brush to separate and define your lashes. This can help add additional lift and make your mascara look like lash extensions.
Lash Idôle Lash Lifting Mascara
With Lash Idôle mascara, you instantly get a lash extension and lifted lash look at home. This lash lifting mascara formula is designed to instantly lift lashes while delivering clump-free volume and length. It creates a fanned-out fringe that’s as good for everyday wear as it is for a night out.
This lash lifting mascara relies on two things to do the trick. First, it has a lightweight gel formula that lifts the lashes and holds the curve all day. Because the mascara is formulated with film formers, it creates instantly lifted lashes that last all day.
Not only that, but as a mascara for long lashes, it also has an innovative brush with 360 micro-bristles of 90 different sizes to target and volumize every lash from root to tip, even the smallest lashes. Our unique brush enables the mascara formula to lengthen lashes without clumping or smudging to create the look of lash extensions. Finally, the weightless formula is infused with white tea extract that leaves lashes soft and supple — not crunchy — so you can add more coats easily to create extra long lashes. This key ingredient leaves lashes feathery soft, helping to further create the look of lash extensions with mascara.
If you’re looking to create the lash extension effect it’s also important to learn how to care for eyelashes — healthy lashes are the basis of any lash look.