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For many people, their car is an extension of their personality and who they are. This can affect what kind of car you drive and what accessories you buy to customize it. There have been a number of car accessory trends throughout the years. Some have stuck, and others have not. One, in particular, was created for women to make their cars look more feminine. 

The accessory of car lashes gives your vehicle personality

In years past, the world of car accessories has been very masculine with all its mudflaps and racing stripes. There was a time when most drivers on the road were men. However, that has changed through the decades. In fact, women buy more than half of new cars and hugely influence all car purchases. Now, women have just as much of a connection with their cars as men do. 

Enter CarLashes. CarLashes, or car lashes, were created to give women the option to make their cars look more feminine by adding long eyelashes to the headlights. The lashes can give the vehicle a more feminine-looking “face.” 

Car lashes are designed to fit on most car headlights. There are different styles for different headlights, so you can pick the right ones for your car. It’s just a matter of providing your car’s make, model, and year to get the right fit. Once you have your lashes, they attach with 3M double-sided automotive tape. When installed correctly, car lashes can go through car washes and handle normal driving conditions without falling off. 

Car lashes were created in Park City, Utah 

CarLashes, AKA car eye lashses. An exterior feminine car accessory on a Mini Cooper in Kitsap County, Washington.
CarLashes on a Mini Cooper | Wolfgang Kaehler/LightRocket via Getty Images

There was a time when car staches, or mustaches on your car’s grill, were popular. They gave a definite masculine and human vibe to the vehicle. 

Dottie Small of Park City, Utah, saw a hole in the market. In light of the staches, she saw an opportunity for feminine car accessories in the motoring world, according to USA Today. So, she and her husband, Robert, created CarLashes. 

CarLashes was launched in July 2010 by Turbo Style Products. The company created a YouTube Video starring car lashes and its companion product, Rhinestone Crystal Eyeliner. This video went viral by Sept. 2010. A reporter at the London Sun got hold of the story and called CNN in New York. It didn’t take long for car lashes to be featured on the Wolf Blitzer Show and around the world. They went on to be featured in publications like Marie Claire and Vogue and reviewed by Rachael Ray and Jay Leno. 

So far, CarLashes have been sold in over 150 countries

Car lashes are still around today  

Just make a quick search online for car lashes and you will find a slew of online retailers that offer this feminine car accessory. Of course, you can always start at the company’s website, CarLashes. You can also go through other online retailers like  AutoZone, Etsy, Amazon, Walmart, and many others. 

The good news is that the world of car lashes does not stop at just the lashes. There are plenty of other companion products. Many of these products can be bought as a bundle with lashes. There is a Rhinestone Encrusted Crystal Ball pendant that hangs from your rearview window. If you love the bling of the crystal ball, there are also dice or a heart version of the same pendant. There is also Crystal Eyeliner that you can pair with your lashes or use alone. Finally, you can add the Chrome Faceted Rear View Mirror Cover. With the rear window cover, you get over 1,000 sparkling faceted reflective mirrored beads attached to the mirror. It will frame your face with bling when you look in the mirror and twinkle in the sun. 


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