Beauty tutorials are big on YouTube — a search for "makeup tutorial" and "hair tutorial" yields more than five million videos. In this weekly series, we put a mix of popular and under-the-radar tutorials to the test and show you what's best.
You may already know how to use an eyelash curler. But are you getting the very most out of that 30-second crimp? If you're not using this smart trick from NikkieTutorials, spoiler alert: The answer to that question is no. Whether you're a seasoned lash-curling pro or a novice just trying to figure out how the tiny metal contraption works, you'll probably want to give this video a watch.
In the tutorial, beauty vlogger NikkieTutorials demonstrates exactly how to use a lash curler — and she adds one smart (yet simple!) trick to make the tool even more effective: heat. Just like a cold curling iron won't hold wavy hair in place, argues Nikkie, neither will a cold lash curler keep your lashes crimped.
Watch the full video below to see exactly how she masters the perfect lash curling technique.