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National Lash Day: Mascara Trends and Techniques to Try

With National Lash Day just around the corner, it's time to celebrate the beauty and power of gorgeous lashes. Whether you're looking to enhance your natural lashes or achieve a bold and dramatic look, Lancôme has you covered. In this comprehensive guide, we're sharing our best practices and guides to help you achieve longer, thicker and more volumized lashes.

Start Using a Mascara Primer

To create flawless lashes, it's essential to start with a good mascara primer. A primer helps to nourish and strengthen your lashes while also providing a smooth base for your mascara to coat. Lancôme's mascara primer is specially formulated to boost your mascara results and help you achieve the appearance of longer, thicker lashes in no time.

How to Use a Lash and Mascara Primer

Play Around with Your Mascara Brushes and Wand

The mascara brush and wand you use can make a big difference in the final result. Each Lancôme mascara features a different size and style brush, with each giving you a different lash look. Whether you want to create a natural look or go for full-on drama, a mascara brush can have a huge influence on your lash look.

Choose the Right Mascara Brush and Wand

Try a New Mascara

National Lash Day is the perfect time to try out a new mascara. Read our guide on how to select the best mascara for you or try out our lash finder tool to find your perfect mascara in just 3 steps.

Volumizing Mascaras

Lengthening Mascaras

Experiment with Mascara Cocktailing

Mascara cocktailing, also known as mascara mixology, is the technique of layering two mascaras to create a bold and unique lash look. From Monsieur Big to Lash Idôle – who says you can’t have it all by combining lengthening and volumizing mascaras.

Learn How to Cocktail your Mascara

Use Mascara to Get the Look of False Eyelashes

Fake eyelashes give a certain drama and intensity to your makeup look which is often incomparable to natural lashes or just mascara. However – fake lashes also require a lot of time, energy and finesse to apply. With a few special techniques and the right mascara, you can recreate the look of fake lashes in just a few simple steps.

How to Get the Look of False Lashes

Get the Look of Lash Extensions at Home

Soft and fluttery, lash extensions may help to enhance your natural lashes and may save you time in the morning – but they can be costly and require a trip to the salon and lots of upkeep. If you're looking to achieve a lash extension look at home you can do so with a few simple mascara tips and our lash-lifting mascara Lash Idôle know for its instant lash lift effect.

How to Fake Lash Extensions with Mascara

Give Your Lashes Love and Care

Finally, it's important to take care of your lashes to keep them looking their best. With eyeliners, mascaras, and waterproof makeup products – all of our eye makeup can take a toll. Look at using a serum mascara and incorporating a lash serum into your skincare routine.

How to Care for Eye Lashes

Replace Your Old Mascara

Did you know your mascara should be replaced every 3-6 months? Each time you use your mascara your exposing it to air, dirt, and bacteria and that is pushed back into the tube with each use. Use National Lash Day as the time to replace your mascara. It’s the perfect time to freshen up your mascara or stock up on your favorites with our mascara kits & mascara bundles, in addition to our special offers.

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