What are Kijiko Lashes and Why You Should Try Them

If you are a fan of The Sims 4, you might have heard of kijiko lashes. They are custom content eyelashes created by a talented modder named Kijiko. In this blog post, we will explain what kijiko lashes are, how to install them, and why they are so popular among simmers.

What are Kijiko Lashes?

Kijiko lashes are 3D eyelashes that add more realism and beauty to your sims. They come in different styles, colors, and lengths, so you can customize them to suit your preferences. Unlike the default EA eyelashes, which are flat and pixelated, kijiko lashes are hand-drawn and have a 3D mesh that makes them look more natural and voluminous.

Kijiko lashes are divided into two categories: accessories and skin details. Accessories lashes are worn as rings, glasses, or earrings, and can be found in the accessories section of CAS. Skin details lashes are applied as mouth or forehead creases, and can be found in the skin details section of CAS. Both types of lashes can be layered and mixed to create different looks.

How to Install Kijiko Lashes?

To install kijiko lashes, you need to download the files from Kijiko’s website or other sources. Make sure you choose the right version for your game, as there are different files for base game, Cats & Dogs, and Seasons. You also need to download the EA eyelash remover mod, which will remove the default EA eyelashes and prevent them from clashing with kijiko lashes.

Once you have downloaded the files, you need to unzip them and place them in your Mods folder, which is located in Documents\Electronic Arts\The Sims 4\Mods. You can create subfolders to organize your mods, but make sure they are not more than one level deep. For example, you can create a folder named Eyelashes and put all your eyelash mods there, but you cannot create a folder named Kijiko inside the Eyelashes folder.

After placing the files in your Mods folder, you need to enable mods and custom content in your game settings. To do this, go to Options > Game Options > Other and check the boxes for Enable Custom Content and Mods and Script Mods Allowed. Then, restart your game and you should be able to see kijiko lashes in CAS.

Why You Should Try Kijiko Lashes?

Kijiko lashes are one of the most popular and well-made custom content eyelashes for The Sims 4. They have many advantages over the default EA eyelashes, such as:

  • They are more realistic and detailed, giving your sims a more expressive and attractive look.
  • They are more customizable and versatile, allowing you to create different styles and combinations for different occasions and moods.
  • They are compatible with most eye shapes, skin tones, and makeup options, enhancing your sims’ appearance without causing glitches or conflicts.
  • They are easy to install and use, requiring only a few simple steps and minimal game resources.

If you are looking for a way to spice up your sims’ look and make them stand out from the crowd, kijiko lashes are a must-have mod for you. They will add more depth and dimension to your sims’ eyes, making them more lively and realistic. You can also experiment with different lash styles and colors, and have fun creating your own unique and beautiful sims.

FAQs

Here are some frequently asked questions about kijiko lashes and their answers:

  • Q: Do kijiko lashes work with all eye shapes and sizes?
  • A: Yes, kijiko lashes are designed to fit most eye shapes and sizes, but some minor clipping or overlapping may occur depending on the eye shape and the lash style. You can adjust the eye size and position in CAS to minimize the clipping or overlapping.
  • Q: Do kijiko lashes work with all skin tones and makeup options?
  • A: Yes, kijiko lashes are compatible with all skin tones and makeup options, but some colors or effects may look better or worse depending on the lash color and style. You can try different combinations and see what works best for your sims.
  • Q: Do kijiko lashes affect the game performance or cause lag?
  • A: No, kijiko lashes are very lightweight and do not affect the game performance or cause lag. They are just like any other accessory or skin detail, and do not require any extra processing or loading.
  • Q: Can I use kijiko lashes with other eyelash mods or custom content eyes?
  • A: Yes, you can use kijiko lashes with other eyelash mods or custom content eyes, as long as they do not conflict or overlap with kijiko lashes. You can also use the EA eyelash remover mod to remove any unwanted eyelashes from other mods or custom content eyes.
  • Q: Can I edit or recolor kijiko lashes?
  • A: Yes, you can edit or recolor kijiko lashes, but you need to credit Kijiko and link back to their website if you share your edits or recolors online. You also need to follow Kijiko’s terms of use, which you can find on their website.

I hope this blog post was helpful and informative for you. If you have any questions or feedback, please leave a comment below. Thank you for reading and happy simming! 

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