When pop superstar Lady Gaga walked on to the Met Gala red carpet wearing the most spidery long lashes, we knew we have entered into a new era of beauty. This season’s statement makeup is all in the eyes. Decorative lashes are à la mode this year and the bigger and bolder, the better. Pat McGrath put statement lashes on the radar by having models wear feathered versions on Valentino’s Spring 2019 Couture runway and we’ve seen numerous interpretations of the trend since. From subtle dustings of glitter to all-out phoenix rising, here’s how you can hop on the beauty trend by level of extra.
Decorative Lashes Level 1: All Dolled Up
A favourite of ‘60s icons and Asian bloggers, Doll Lashes are a great way to get that amplified lash effect without looking too bizarre. Lash styles range from delicate porcelain doll to full-on Barbie bonanza so there’s plenty of room to explore before committing to your desired length and thickness.