(Closed) Fake Lashes – Did you wear them on your big day??

posted 7 years ago in Beauty
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  • Post # 32
    279 posts
    Helper bee

    I’m not planning on wearing them. I do wear falsies for special events sometimes, but I have really sensotove eyes aind they irritate my eyes on certain days. Sometimes I’m totally fine with them, and sometimes they drive me crazy. I also wear contacts, and I’m sure I will be crying that day, so I will probably skip them just to avoid another possible source of eye irritation. I have long, thick eyelashes naturally, so I think I will look fine without them and with some great mascara, although obviously it won’t be quite as dramatic of a look.


    Post # 33
    1639 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: November 2013

    They make your pictures look AWESOME! πŸ˜€ I don’t have any pro pics yet πŸ™ But! They look awesome!! Use them!! (If you don’t wear them a lot, though, be prepared for your eyes to feel weird for about 30 minutes or so lol)

    Post # 34
    28 posts
    • Wedding: October 2014

    @CarterLove:  I’m a huge fan of fake lashes- I say absolutely wear them! I get permanent extensions every month, but used fake lashes all the time before getting the permanent.  A few tips: Buy the black glue (ultimately the white dries clear, but if you’re not familier with it the black is just better). I think it’s $8 at any drug store/target. Buy lashes that have a thinner base (the line that holds all the lashes together). The thicker the base, the harder they are to shape around your eye. To put the glue on drop a glob on a piece of paper, or your hand, swipe the base of the lash through the glue, let dry for 15 seconds, and then shape to your eye, pressing gently to allow it to stick and dry. L’oreal has great lashes, but really they are all fine (as long as they have the thin base). I have a Mac Pro card and don’t think their lashes are any better than drug store-even with my discount (sorry Mac!!).

    Good luck! If you have more questions feel free to message me πŸ™‚

    Post # 35
    7547 posts
    Bumble Beekeeper
    • Wedding: January 2013

    I did. The MUA put in the little bunches instead of a strip. I don’t think I’d feel comfortable putting those little guys in if I was DIYing though. 

    Post # 36
    2949 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: May 2015

    I tried out individual eyelash extensions for our engagement shoot. While they looked amazing and were a breeze to get applied, they irritated my eyes to no end. Every time I woke up, took a shower, etc and I was really careful not to get them wet for the first 48 hours. I don’t want to be worried about my eyes burning in case I cry on my wedding day so sadly, no falsies for me. 

    Post # 37
    4650 posts
    Honey bee
    • Wedding: August 2013

    @CarterLove:  No matter how many times I practiced I could never get it to stay on comfortably… so no, I had them with me but in the end I just didn’t want to stress over it.

    Post # 38
    4474 posts
    Honey bee
    • Wedding: November 2012

    My makeup guy put a few of the individual ones on me – they were great and looked natural, but gave my eyes a bit more oomph.

    Post # 39
    708 posts
    Busy bee

    I don’t like the look of fake lashes in person, particularly, so I’ll go without.

    Touching up lashes in photos, if needed, is quick and easy for a photographer, so that’s not really a factor for me. Just wanna look like the best version of my everyday self on my wedding day.

    Post # 40
    244 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: September 2013

    @CarterLove:  I don’t wear much makeup, so fake lashes would’ve looked freaky on me πŸ™‚ Haha I didn’t want to look back at my wedding day pictures and think “WHAT THE HECK was I wearing?”

    Post # 41
    223 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: January 2014

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    @freshflowers:  Thanks! I am not sure what color that is, I’ll ask my friend who did all of my makeup and get back to you.

    Post # 42
    68 posts
    Worker bee
    • Wedding: July 2013

    @CarterLove:  Ardell Demi Whispies (I used the purple ones – they were actually electric purple and amazing! very subtle surprisingly and made my eyes pop!) πŸ™‚ and Duo Eyelash Glue – you can purchase that at Sephora πŸ™‚ best glue out there!  

    Post # 43
    10991 posts
    Sugar Beekeeper
    • Wedding: City, State

    My MUA put them on.  I think they really help make your eyes stand out in pics.

    I have very, very sensitive eyes & found them quite comfortable.

    Post # 44
    1063 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: February 2014 - Kentucky Center for the Performing Arts

    @CarterLove:  I plan on wearing them. My eyelashes are naturally curly so you cant even see them. So I need a bit a drama. Don’t know if ill be using medium length or a longer length but my nail shop does them.


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    @jessdoxy:  oh wow…your pic is gorgeous! Can’t wait to see a recap!

    Post # 45
    2777 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: May 2014

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    @MrsSkeletonKey:  I really like your makeup. It’s heavier than a ‘natural’ look…and that’s EXACTLY what I want! 


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    @CarterLove:  I will definitely wear lashes on my wedding day. To be completely honest with you,  if I knew how to do them myself,  I would wear them almost every day. 

    Post # 46
    1299 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: October 2014

    I’m not getting married until October but I am getting eyelash extensions before our engagement shoot next month and then getting fills until the big day. 

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