The Breakdown: Napoleon Perdis Lashes

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Josephine Baker
(Image credit: Marie Claire)

1940s: Makeup artist Napoleon Perdis' collection of reusable faux lashes was inspired by this decade—specifically, the looks at the Lido cabaret in Paris, where Josephine Baker performed.

9: The number of new lash styles— joining 43 already available!

$0: Additional cost of lash application when you purchase lashes at any Napoleon Perdis store or counter.

Napoleon Perdis Lashes in Dahlia

(Image credit: Marie Claire)

Napoleon Perdis Lashes in Dahlia, $25.

Jennifer G. Sullivan
Jennifer G. Sullivan

Jennifer Goldstein is the former beauty & health director of Marie Claire and co-host of the award-winning beauty podcast Fat Mascara. In her quest to uncover the world's beauty secrets, she’s gotten tattooed in New Zealand, dug up turmeric in India, harvested shea nuts in Ghana, and squeezed enzyme-rich eggs from salmon in Norway. She can pluck eyebrows like a pro and has read the FDA monograph on sunscreen labeling and effectiveness—but she still can’t get liquid eyeliner to look the same on both eyes.