Eyelash length ratio: What happens to eyes with lash extensions (VIDEO).

Eyelashes Are the Perfect Length—and Extensions Destroy It

Eyelashes Are the Perfect Length—and Extensions Destroy It

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March 12 2015 12:28 PM

In Your Eyes

The perfect eyelash length—and how extensions destroy it.

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Researchers from the Georgia Institute of Technology took measurements of eyes and their lashes from 22 mammals, everything from an armadillo to a warthog, and discovered a remarkable consistency in their data. And when they made them longer in a simulated environment, the results were grim, as the video above shows.

Paca Thomas is a regular video contributor to Slate.