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Have you ever tried false lashes or eyelash extension?
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Elizabeth_WebMD_Staff posted:
Seeing so many celebs sporting beautiful, full, long lashes makes us wonder how easy it is to achieve this look.

Have you ever tried false lashes or eyelash extensions?
How often do you wear them? Daily or for special occasions?
Do you have any tips for applying?


If you have not tried them, would you consider it? I think I may just give them a try.

Looking forward to hearing your thoughts!

Elizabeth
- Elizabeth
~Love of beauty is taste. Creation of beauty is art.~
Ralph Waldo Emerson
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girlyjess responded:
I recently purchased a pair of false lashes - but have not used them yet. I am a bit worried I will look ridiculous.
I am thinking that I will wear them on Mother's Day, as we are going out for a nice brunch. If I like how they look, I will probably wear them for nights out & special occasions only.
 
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Elizabeth_WebMD_Staff replied to girlyjess's response:
Hi girlyjess -

Checking in to see how your Mother's Day was and find out how the lashes worked.

Let us know how easy or difficult it was to wear them. Can't wait to hear your tips!

Elizabeth
- Elizabeth
~Love of beauty is taste. Creation of beauty is art.~
Ralph Waldo Emerson
 
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ImMe26 responded:
I wear them daily and have been for over a year now.

If you know what your doing, they are harmless, but it does take practice and the right adhesive.

I dont feel like myself with out them now...LOL....they come in all sizes and styles and I apply a thin layer of mascara on the lashe after I fix them in place and they look so naturally full, I just love them.

Ive seen other ladies and either they have adhesive stuck everywhere or they look obviously fake, its just not cute. Get a close to natural pair as possible and save the more dramatic paris for nights out. They truly make a difference, I dont even wear eye makeup as much, cause I dont have too.
 
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Mohiba K Tareen, MD replied to ImMe26's response:
I would just like to support what ImMe wrote. Stay natural and do not apply too much glue ladies. I have seen significant damage (some of it permanent) when patients use too much adhesive.

here is a pic on my website about Latisse (http://www.tareendermatology.com/latisse/). Mind you, I am not a paid spokesperson. Upon discussing with some of my patients, Latisse actually may be more economical then frequent use of false lashes.

I hope that helps


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