How to Make a Wish on an Eyelash

Eyelashes on cheeks are rare finds -- mark the moment with a wish.


Up next in Superstitions & Good Luck Charms (6 videos)

Learn how to ward off bad luck and make good things happen with these Howcast videos. You'll discover how to practice Friday the 13th superstitions; how to harness the power of good luck charms; how to make a wish on a wishbone or an eyelash; how to follow ancient Chinese superstitions, and how to get luckier in general.

You Will Need

  • Willing participant
  • Loose eyelash


  1. Step 1

    Hunt for lashes

    Hunt for a stray eyelash on a cheek or nose, yours or someone else's.

  2. Step 2

    Declare your find

    Declare that you have found an eyelash once you spot one on someone and then request the pleasure of removing it.

  3. Step 3

    Grasp it

    Grasp the eyelash between your thumb and forefinger and gently lift it off the person's cheek.

  4. Do the eyelash wish with a crush to get close and hint that you fancy them.

  5. Step 4

    Request a wish

    Encourage the person whose eyelash you have grabbed to make a wish.

  6. Step 5

    Blow it off

    Ask the person to blow the eyelash off your finger once they make their wish. Let's hope it comes true!

  7. Certain cosmeceuticals -- cosmetic pharmaceuticals -- have the ability to re-grow eyelashes.