How do you find light lashes?

April 24, 2023 3 min read

How do you find light lashes?

It might sound crazy, but false lashes do actually have different weights. Some lashes are light and fluffy, whilst others can feel heavy. Does this matter? What proof should you be looking for? Read on to find out!

What to consider when looking for light lashes

The style of lashes you choose often depends on the kind of look you want to create. Natural, every day looks tend to call for light lashes, whereas for a party or a night out you might want a lash that gives you way more volume. But you don’t actually have to compromise. In fact, you can get serious volume with a lash that still feels light and fluffy.

What’s the difference between weight and volume?

Volume is about the number of individual strands that each false lash contains. High volume lashes have lots of strands, which is what makes your lash line look thick and fluffy when applied. Lower volume lashes tend to have fewer strands, with greater spacing between them. Effectively – volume is about how the lash LOOKS.

Weight, on the other hand, is about how the lash FEELS. It depends on the materials that the false lashes are made from and the way the lash is put together. So, when you put your lashes on, just ask yourself: do they sit easily at the tip of your eyelid or do they feel like they’re pulling the eyelid down?

Volume - How a lash looks | Weight - How a lash feels

Are light lashes better?

Yes! If you can get the same volume with an overall lighter feel, light lashes will be better for your natural lashes and eyelids (less tug), and also more comfortable for you to wear.

What proof should I look for?

Lots of brands claim that their lashes are ‘lightweight’ but it’s often a good idea to look for proof. One of the simplest things to do is to check what materials a lash contains. Lashes made from synthetic materials will often be lighter and softer, whereas lashes made from real animal fur (like mink) tend to be heavier, not to mention crueller.

You should also consider the way the lashes are applied. If you want your lashes to feel fluffy, light and natural, then throwing a load of heavy glue at them or weighing them down with magnets isn’t going to help.

OK, so what’s the best way to apply light lashes?

For that gorgeous fluffy feel, you want an adhesive eyeliner. Adhesive eyeliners will hold your lashes in place with nothing but their own adhesive strength - and last all day. Plus, it saves you having to apply your eyeliner separately! We’re actually so confident that you’ll love our very own LinerBond™, adhesive eyeliner, that we offer a 30-day money back guarantee.

Do light lashes create a more natural look?

They sure do! Since light lashes won’t pull down on your eyelid, your lashes will sit in their natural position.


  • Light lashes are kinder on your natural lashes and won’t pull on your eyelids
  • Light lashes tend to be made from synthetic materials - if you aren’t sure, just ask for proof
  • Light lashes should be applied with an adhesive eyeliner

If you're looking for a great place to start, both our SuperNatural and Girl Series lash collections are made from lightweight synthetic materials. So, whether you want tons of extra volume or just want to give that lash line a little boost, these are the perfect lashes for you. Want proof? Just read any of the hundreds of customer reviews on our website!

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