Are you obsessed with long, thick lashes? Of course, you are, but getting them isn't always easy. These tricks will get you the perfect long lashes you love.

Blend It
Blend It

Next time you open up your tube of mascara, you should bend your mascara wand so that it's perpendicular to the rest of the wand. A bent wand will allow you to have greater control. It will also help you reach those problem areas.

Double Duty
Double Duty

Did you know your mascara can double as gel eyeliner? Yep, and it's unbelievably simple! Swipe an eyeliner brush over your mascara wand and trace your upper lash line for a long-lasting gel finish.

Steady False Application
Steady False Application

If you are applying false lashes lay a handheld mirror on a table. Then prop yourself up on your elbows and lean over the mirror. This will keep your hands steady for flawless application.

Easy Removal
Easy Removal

One of the worst parts about false eyelashes is figuring out how to take them off without ripping out your natural lashes. Well, we've got you covered. Soak a cotton ball in makeup remover and place it over your eye for a few seconds to loosen the glue. Then gently and slowly pull off the fake lashes.

Comb Through
Comb Through

After each coat of mascara use a lash comb or even a toothbrush to brush and separate the tops of your eyelashes. This will give you long, full, and flirty lashes.

Spoon Trick
Spoon Trick

When you apply mascara, hold a spoon under your lashes. All of the mascara that accidentally gets in the wrong spots will simply go on the spoon. It will also protect the rest of your eye makeup.

Brush Up
Brush Up

After you apply mascara, brush your lashes with a new toothbrush. This will get rid of clumps. Just be sure to use a new toothbrush to avoid infections.

Wipe It Off
Wipe It Off

Most new bottles of mascara will come out in clumps. You don't want to directly apply that heavy coat onto your eyelashes. Instead, wipe your wand on a tissue before applying.

Wiggle Wand
Wiggle Wand

When applying mascara, don't just apply it in curls to the front hairs. Instead, wiggle your wand around horizontally so you weigh down the tip of the hairs. This will cause your lashes to straighten out and appear fuller.

Mix And Match
Mix And Match

Mix and match between regular and waterproof mascara. First, apply your regular mascara, and then apply your waterproof mascara. This will make your mascara long lasting without making it too difficult to remove at night.

Curl As You Apply
Curl As You Apply

Curl your lashes while you apply mascara. It will make them more curled and extended. This will also ensure your lashes are at their optimal length.

Heat Your Eyelash Curler
Heat Your Eyelash Curler

Before using your eyelash curler, heat it with the blowdryer. Getting it hot will make sure your curl lasts longer when you use your eyelash curler. It's like using a heat styling tool on your lashes.

Let It Soak
Let It Soak

Before applying, soak your mascara in a hot cup of water. This will make your mascara more fluid. It's also a great way to prevent clumps.

Baby Powder Trick
Baby Powder Trick

Dust baby powder over your lashes before applying mascara. This will plump up your lashes. They'll appear thicker after you apply mascara.

Coat Both Sides
Coat Both Sides

Be sure to coat both the top and bottom sides of your lashes. Many women only coat on one side. Coating on both sides will add volume to your lashes.

Rotate Curler
Rotate Curler

While you curl, rotate your eyelash curler. This will get you the longest possible lashes. Be sure to also curl before applying mascara.

Go Vertical
Go Vertical

After you apply your mascara horizontally, go vertical. Apply your mascara vertically to make your lashes look fuller. Just be cautious against clumps.

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