If you’re like us, you’re constantly looking for the latest makeup trends and looks to try. Of all of the makeup looks we’re obsessed with, the latest lash trend may just be our favorite—after all, who wouldn’t want to give their eye makeup look a boost with a bold, envy-worthy fringe? Wispy eyelashes have been on our radar for quite some time now, and they seem to be taking over the beauty world. You’ve likely seen your favorite celebrities and Instagram influencers sporting wispy lashes without even realizing that’s what they’re called! If you’re looking to give the latest lash trend a try, keep reading to find out what wispy eyelashes are and how to achieve them with mascara.
WHAT ARE WISPY LASHES?
So, what is a wispy lash? Wispy eyelashes look just as you’d expect based on their name—fine and feathery. This lash look is all about long, fluffy length. A common way to get the look is with wispy eyelash extensions or wispy false eyelashes, but it can also be achieved with mascara. You just have to make sure your mascara doesn’t clump or pack on too thick! Speaking of…
HOW TO GET WISPY LASHES
How do you get wispy lashes at home? Follow the steps below for our wispy lash mascara tutorial.
STEP #1. REMOVE EXCESS MAKEUP
Before applying mascara, it’s important to make sure your lashes are clean and free of any leftover makeup. Saturate a cotton pad with micellar water, like the L’Oréal Paris Micellar Cleansing Water Complete Cleanser Waterproof - All Skin Types, and gently wipe it across your eyes for a blank slate.
STEP #2. CURL YOUR LASHES
Using an eyelash curler, give your fringe a curl boost by clamping the curler down at the bottom, middle, and tips of your lashes. Slowly walk the curler out to get a complete curl. You’ll want to do this on bare lashes before applying any product.
STEP #3. PRIME YOUR LASHES
Wispy eyelashes are all about length, and you can help extend that length and add a bit of volume to your look with the help of a lash primer. Apply a coat of the L’Oréal Paris Voluminous Lash Primer, then take a clean spoolie and carefully run it through your lashes as if you were applying mascara. This will help separate your lashes and prep them for mascara.
STEP #4. APPLY MASCARA
When looking for a mascara formula, search for a lengthening option, as opposed to a volumizing formula. This is key for that wispy lash look! Try the L’Oréal Paris Telescopic Original Waterproof Lengthening Mascara, which enhances your lashes with intense length and works to precisely separate lashes for a clump-resistant result. Apply a few coats to your top and bottom lashes.
STEP #5. FINE-TUNE YOUR LOOK
To put the finishing touch on your wispy eyelashes, once again, take a clean spoolie and run it through your lashes to pick up excess product. If you notice your lashes are sticking together in certain areas, use a pair of tweezers to carefully separate each lash for that fine, feathery appearance.
HOW TO COMPLETE YOUR WISPY LASH LOOK
Wispy lashes are stunning all on their own but if you want to take your look to the next level, we’ve got you covered. Here’s what to do!
STEP #1. PRIME YOUR EYES
As with any eye makeup look, you’ll want to begin by applying an eye primer to your lids.
STEP #2. COLOR YOUR LIDS
Keep the focus on your wispy eyelashes and stick to a simple eyeshadow look. Swipe the L’Oréal Paris Brilliant Eyes Shimmer Liquid Eye Shadow Makeup in Diamond Drop onto your lids and blend the color into your crease for a touch of shimmer.
STEP #3. LINE YOUR EYES
To complement your feathery lashes, line your upper lash line with the L’Oréal Paris Infallible Pro-Last Waterproof, Up to 24HR Pencil Eyeliner in Charcoal Shimmer and use a small eyeshadow brush to smudge the line out for a softer look.
STEP #4. COAT YOUR LASHES
You know what to do! Use our tutorial to bring your wispy lashes to life.
Next up: Now that you know how to get a wispy lash look, check out How to Get Bold Bottom Lashes.