What is the Average Eyelash Size and How to Measure It?

The average length of normal eyelashes is between 10 mm and 12 mm, but some are longer and others are shorter. To determine the size of eyelashes you want, it's a good starting point to measure one-third of the width of the eye. Eyelash extensions come in lengths from 5 mm to 20 mm, with the most popular being 11 mm or 12 mm. The standard size for short eyelashes is 6 to 11 mm, medium size is 10 mm to 14 mm, and long size is 14 to 22 mm.

Natural eyelashes measure between 3 mm and 18 mm. When using an extension that is longer than the length of your eyelashes, make sure it is thin so that it doesn't hinder the growth of your lashes.

Eyelash extensions

can be used to mimic the length of your own lashes, making them appear much longer. Aging and menopause can cause shorter eyelashes due to hormonal imbalances that affect the growth cycle of hair follicles.

There are cosmetics available on the market that can help you increase the length of your eyelashes. Eyelashes create an increase in velocity that diverts airflow away from the surface of the eye, protecting it from evaporation and incoming particles that can cause infections. Wisp Lashes offer personalized eyelash maps based on your original eyelashes so that the natural eyelash extension goes well with them. Hopefully, this speed bump will be more effective as it gets bigger, but extension eyelashes that are too long could channel airflow to the eye, causing more evaporation and drying out the eyes.

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