I have always legitimately sucked at applying eyelash glue to false lashes, and one of my biggest fears is breaking my teeth. Those sound like unrelated thoughts, I know, but I my mind hasn't been able to separate the anxiety of applying lash adhesive from my tooth-breaking dread ever since I heard about an Australian PR maven who says she used a $9 lash glue to put her two front teeth back together after she accidentally broke them in half.
Roxy Jacenko is a Sydney-based publicist and CEO with more than 215,000 Instagram followers who could recognize her brilliant smile in a second, which is about as long as it took her to slip on her wet bathroom floor and land mouth-first into the side of the bathtub. The fall, which occurred earlier this year, reportedly cracked her two front teeth in half. And while many people would haul ass to a dentist to start the process of fixing their broken teeth, Jacenko initially decided to improvise.
"OMG, can you imagine adhering your teeth with DUO eyelash glue borrowed from the person doing your makeup ahead of a fashion week show," Jacenko told the Daily Mail. "It was funny! And who knew how multipurpose good old eyelash glue actually was!" And yesterday, she took to Instagram to post a selfie, the caption of which praised the dentist who repaired the two broken teeth with veneers: "4 months after breaking two of my front teeth in half from falling on to the bath I have teeth again," she wrote. "No longer will I be adhering my teeth with eyelash glue