25/04/2016 11:50 PM AEST

This Eyelash-Curling Tutorial Answers All The Questions You've Wanted To Ask

Hey, butterfingers! This one is for you.

Using an eyelash curler is something I rarely do for two reasons: I can never find the odd-shaped beauty tool when I really need it and I always end up pinching the delicate skin on my eyelids when attempting to curl my eyelashes in a rush. If you struggle with the latter like I do, then you won't want to miss a beat while watching this video. 

According to celebrity makeup artist and author Rae Morris, one of the biggest mistakes people make when using an eyelash curler is looking up. She explains, "Look down. Never close your eyes because if you close your eyes, you might accidentally get the bottom lashes as well." 

Having the proper placement of the eyelash curler is also crucial, as Morris says this will help to make sure you don't accidentally clamp down onto skin. Once you've got a good grip on your eyelashes, curl firmly for just three seconds. 

Watch the makeup tutorial above to learn how Morris curls those hard-to-reach lashes on the corners and when you should use a heated eyelash curler versus the traditional tool.

 For more of Morris' pro tips, check out her website and new beauty book "Makeup Masterclass."

Rae Morris
"Rae Morris Makeup Masterclass" includes over 40 beautiful makeup looks with simple step-by-step instructions.
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