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A Style Guide to Eyelash Extensions

No makeup application is complete without eyelash extensions. Long lushes lashes make a woman look alluring, awake and gorgeous. To some applying false eyelashes can give the appearance of face lift. It’s no wonder why you see the hottest celebrities, TV personalities and socialites sporting eye popping 3D Russian lashes. With the growing demand for false lashes, ladies everywhere are flocking to their nearest nail salon to get lashes applied to their eyes. The beauty industry offers an array of lashes for every price point.

There are several types of eyelash material to choose from. One of most frequent purchased lashes is synthetic; they are usually inexpensive and can be applied at home. They come in individual and strip form. Most of the products come with a glue adhesive and that you apply to the extensions. Synthetic lashes give a more dramatic look, with proper application they can last up to four weeks.

For a more natural, lighter look, many designer lashes are made of human hair, mink and silk. They require little to no mascara and can last anywhere from five to seven weeks.The eyelash extensions process at the salon would be the best option. Whether it’s for a wedding, special event of everyday wear, a trained professional can apply them seamlessly. The process can take up to two hours. First you would have to lie on the table, with your eyes closed. The stylist will separate your natural lashes one at a time. Next, the stylist will use tweezers to collect the eyelash extensions, place on the adhesive and apply to your lash line. This will continue until the stylist has completed both eyes.

Now that you have your new set of designer lashes, there are some steps you have to take to maintain them. The most important tip is to not get your lashes wet. You want to avoid getting lashes wet for up to 48 hours. Therefore, avoid steam, exercise and splashing water and your face. Heavy shampoos, lotions or products with an oil base can loosen up the adhesive on lashes. Avoid tugging on your lashes; do have a professional stylist remove them.

Eyelash extensions are a great way to enhance you beauty. They are a necessity like getting a manicure and pedicure. False lashes are a growing beauty trend that will make your every day look and special events memorable.