Even though beauty industry sales have been depressingly low over the past year, WWD reports that false eyelash sales have increased by 6.2 percent–which translates into roughly $44 million. Basically, American women are losing our jobs, our homes, the proverbial shirts off our backs, and yet we will find a way to pay for spiky, sultry, Diana Ross-lashes–proving that glamour knows no recession. In an WWD interview, David Woolf of American International Industries (makers of high-quality faux lashes) said, “Eyelashes are the fashion cosmetics of today.” We couldn’t agree more. Nothing makes us feel better about having to downgrade to cheap toilet paper and drugstore tights than sporting two sets of luscious lashes! Read More: