MIXING CURLS TO CREATE UNIQUE LASH SETS
One of the ways of creating an amazing lash set that your clients (and followers) will be obsessed with is mixing lash curls. There is nothing wrong with using the same curl throughout a set and indeed, sometimes it might be the best solution for a particular client. But playing around with lash curls in each set could make a huge difference and make that lash look pop! What can you achieve by mixing curls?
- Perfectly complement your client’s eye shape
- Lash sets with a pop of colour
- Beautifully lifted outer corners
- Perfect top line
- Each set will be unique for each client
We will first have a look at the most popular curls, such as C, CC and D before diving into the world of more interesting, trickier combinations. Whether you have just been trained in classic eyelash extensions, perfected your Russian Volume lashes or mastered hybrid lash extension techniques – you will find these tips useful at any stage of your career.
MIXING C, CC & D
If your client has straight lashes in the middle section, but those curlier uplifted lashes in the inner and outer corners, try using CC-curls in the middle and C-curls on those curlier corner lashes. It will give the lashes in the middle the good lift they need but won’t create that annoying over-lift in the corners.
However, if your client has lashes growing downwards in the outer corners, you can use C/CC curls through the inner-middle part, and then go in with a D curl to give the outer corners a good lift.
USING M & L CURLS
M curl lashes and L curl lashes are not as common and if you have not used them before can feel a bit intimidating. But they let you create stunning eye-catching looks and knowing how and when to use them will be amazing for your business, both in terms of happy clients and your social media!
Although M and L curls might look like specialist curls, they can be used for pretty much everyone, it just comes down to how they will blend with the natural lashes of your client and other curls used in your set.
When you use an M or L curl, it would be best to start with C curls in the inner corners. Depending on how dramatic of a look you want to create, you may swap to L or M curl early on in the lash line to create a spikier look or stay with a C curl for longer and swap into an L or M curl towards the end of the eye to give you a gorgeous eyeliner effect.
It is also a good idea to mix curls when you want toadd a pop of colour to your lash sets. Coloured lashes in a C curl can be applied to the bottom layer of your set to make it a bit more exciting and unique! Just add those coloured fans or spikes by either blending them in with the top line (use the same lengths as in your mapping) or if you want them to stand out a little more, spikes could be 2-3mm longer than the black lashes in your set.
Ultimately, the way you mix lash curls comes down to your creativity and the natural lashes of your clients. Mixing curls in your lash sets is always a good idea for creating those unique looks and enhancing the natural beauty of your clients, and there are no strict rules as to how many curls we can mix -grab yourself some mixed-length trays in a variety of curls to find out what kind of gorgeous lash looks you can create!