Cheap Cheerful Eyelash Curlers: Koji Eyelash Curler No. 71 & No. 100

I lose eyelash curlers more often than I lose my keys, which is at least once a day…you know how Hansel and Gretel leave crumbs behind them to find their way home? I’d leave a trail of eyelash curlers.

So this year I invested in about five pairs of lash curlers, anticipating any emergency situations. See I get really ratty when I can’t find my curlers.

Koji are a Japanese company that focus on lashes (curlers), eyelid glue and tape, eyeliners and lots of other random bits.

They do a Spring Curler range (where the curlers are…well springy). I HATE these with a passion. Can not get them to work. Hate hate hate and they always catch my skin.

The regular Koji curler range is far more me:

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They also have a premium range where the curlers are over £10, like this one , and the more affordable range where they curlers range at around £3-£6.

I picked up two, No. 71 Eyelash Curler, Short 33mm as I’d read some good reviews about it (they also do a wide packaging I bought last week), and No. 100, 9.5mm which is a accent curler for the corners of the eye.

It is a lot like the Japonesque metal precision curler, and far cheaper and just as good incase you are wondering!

Here is No. 71:

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For me, my eye shape is quite flat but I don’t like overly ‘wide’ curlers. I won’t use anything that pinches me or requires too much pinching to curl. (FYI: I love Heroine Make, Face Shop and Nars Lash Curlers the most).

Koji Eyelash Curler fits my eye shape really well:

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It has a really nice smooth mechanism. I find cheaper curlers tend to be a bit stiff the the joins at the side are a bit roughly cut, which means it can pinch or catch the skin. No problems with this one, absolutely no pinching.

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It works pretty well too, just mild pressure curls my lashes nicely.

The accent curler is better than the Japonesque (which works like a tweezer) because it’s easier to press with handles on it. Having said that I don’t have tons of use for this kind of curler, I am just too lazy.

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This would be good for inner and outer corners if you want some oomph. I don’t know why I don’t trust myself with this kind of curler – I feel like I could skip suddenly!

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You get a replacement pad with each curler. Don’t lose the one for the Accent Curler! It’s not so easy to replace.

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Verdict:

Both of these curlers are fab, and at about £3.50 each I would happy buy these in the future instead of forking out for Shu’s or the like.

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Comments

  1. says

    These sound pretty good! I’m really keen on finding the right eyelash curler for me – the only thing I’m not keen on is forking out around £15-£20 each time only to find I’ve gotten it wrong!

    Have you tried the Suqqu curler? I think my eyes are quite rounded, but wide. Not really sure which curler will suit them the best.

  2. Cindy says

    I have the Koji Accent Curler and because I’m so uncoordinated, I always poke myself in the eye with it :(