Hayden Panettiere had to wear fake eye lashes because her own would ''snap off.''

The 24-year-old actress always wears mascara to lengthen her pale lashes, but excessively using the product when she was younger made her real ones weak and they started to break.

She told E! News: ''I have blonde eye lashes, so mascara is always a must. I was wearing so much that my lashes would just snap off, I had to wear fake eye lashes.''

Since then, Hayden has used ''moisturising mascara'' to strengthen her real lashes and help them grow, so no longer needs to use the artificial alternatives.

The blonde beauty explained: ''Lately, I've been using the moisturising mascara, and now they've grown to the point where I don't even need fake lashes at all.''

Another of Hayden's favourite cosmetics is Neutrogena's MoistureSmooth range which she carries everywhere with her because the sticks have multiple uses.

The 'Nashville' star added: ''I love Neutrogena's MoistureSmooth color sticks - I use them on set. Sometimes you don't want to carry a purse, so these are great for touch-ups and these will fit inside a tiny clutch, unlike anything else! They also double as cream blush ... I love using it on the lip and cheeks.''