False eyelashes are one of those beauty products that give you a serious boost when used correctly, but can also look terrible when things go awry. "The key to false lashes anytime, whether you're backstage or at home wearing them, is to fit them to the eyes. You have to cut the band and make them shorter, otherwise they'll drag your eyes down," explains Stila key makeup artist Sarah Lucero, who created the flirty eye makeup look for Alice + Olivia's Spring 2013 show. To see her insider tricks for getting false lashes right, keep reading.
The '50s and 2013 met head on at Alice + Olivia, where the cheer of years gone by was translated . . . with a bit of a flirty twist.
The look: Periwinkle cat eyes, vintage mint nails, and a party-girl ponytail.
The inspiration: The bright-eyed, celebratory optimism of the '50s.
Who would wear it: Anyone with a flair for the vintage, especially lovers of the mid-century era.