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Everything You Need to Know About Lash Extensions


It’s getting to be time for vacation and one of the best ways to look great in all your pics is lash extensions. Before you stop reading, just know that my first reaction to Lash Extensions was “NO WAY!” It just sounded like a terrible idea. My friend’s daughter wanted to get them and I thought, she’s going to ruin her beautiful eye lashes. Boy was I wrong!! I want to tell you about my experience so you because I think you’re going to love them as much as I do!

Pros of Lash Extensions

  • You can wear less makeup. Yay! I wake up looking so much better than I did without them and I’m finding I only put on makeup for going out at night. Also, no need for mascara other than your bottom lash.
  • They last for 2-4 weeks and really make you look great.
  • They are SO much more comfortable than false eye lashes. Every time I’ve gotten false eye lashes, I feel like they disrupt my vision and are honestly uncomfortable. I have had them professionally put on so the problem wasn’t me.
  • You will feel more glam every day and it will actually be true.
  • They make you look younger like you did when you had a full set of long, thick lashes.

Cons of Lash Extensions

  • If you get hooked (easy to do because they are so amazing), you are adding an extra beauty expense monthly. You don’t have to keep getting them all the time but you might want to.
  • You have to be careful with them. No sleeping on your stomach. No rubbing your eyes when you get tired. This is not much of a con because you shouldn’t do those things anyway.
  • The appointment takes awhile. I’m not good with long beauty procedures. You can just lay back and fall asleep but you’ll be there for a few hours.

Misconceptions About Lash Extensions

  • FALSE – They make your eye lashes fall out. Your lashes will not fall out any faster than usual.
  •  FALSE – You can’t swim or take regular showers. You can do everything you normally would as long as you keep them dry for the first 24 hours.
  • FALSE – They feel uncomfortable. You won’t even feel them. They are as light as your natural lash.
  • IT DEPENDS – They look fake. If you want them to look natural, they can look completely like your own lashes. If you want them to be super glam, they will look like false eyelashes. You choose what you want.
  • FALSE – They’re just for young people. There are so many more reasons you would want lash extensions as you get older. We all lose lash volume as we get older and lash extensions will replace some of that volume. They are also great if you are blond, grey or have really light lashes. Last but not least, this is the best way to look great while wearing less makeup.

I had my lashes done by Lily Rose Lashes in Los Angeles. She’s offering them at $125 for new customers. They can run you approx. $200-$300 for a full set so it’s a great deal. If you want to keep them up, you get fills for $50 every 3-4 weeks. If you don’t live in Los Angeles, it’s really important to find a reputable place to do your extensions. If the price is too low, be very suspicious. Check out their reviews and before & afters. You don’t want someone who learned to do them on You Tube or low quality product getting near your eyes.

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20 Comments

  • Reply
    Len Parent
    December 11, 2018 at 7:27 pm

    This is amazing! Thanks for sharing!
    Have a great day!
    Much love, Len
    http://www.lenparent.com
    XO

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      Jenifer
      December 13, 2018 at 11:39 pm

      Thank you so much, I’m glad you liked it. Have a happy holidays!
      xx Jenifer

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    Allie Mackin
    December 8, 2018 at 11:45 pm

    I have so been wanting to try this, thanks for the run down

    Allie of
    http://www.allienyc.com

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      Jenifer
      December 9, 2018 at 8:35 pm

      Glad it helped. Hope you like them!

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    Clothesforsizepluswomen
    December 3, 2018 at 8:17 am

    Wowoww wonderful for sharing thank you

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      Jenifer
      December 6, 2018 at 12:01 am

      Glad it was helpful. It was a totally new experience for me and I loved the results.

  • Reply
    Tammy
    November 30, 2018 at 4:18 am

    Your lashes do look gorgeous! Personally the upkeep was too much for me. Love them though!

    • Reply
      Jenifer
      November 30, 2018 at 6:22 pm

      I can definitely understand that. I think they’re great for a trip or the holidays but I don’t think I’d do them all the time either.

  • Reply
    Vicki
    November 29, 2018 at 3:38 am

    They look fabulous! I love getting them done!

    • Reply
      Jenifer
      November 30, 2018 at 6:26 pm

      It’s been a fun experience! I love how they look on everyone.

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    Simone
    November 28, 2018 at 8:27 am

    I’ve always wanted to get my eyelashes done but was a bit uncertain. Your lashes look very amazing and so natural, got to get it done as well now. I’m totally impressed!

    xx Simone
    Little Glittery Box

    • Reply
      Jenifer
      November 28, 2018 at 8:29 pm

      Thanks for reading. No pun intended but the lash extensions have been an eye opener for me as well 😉

  • Reply
    Nina
    November 27, 2018 at 7:07 pm

    I am glad, you are happy with your experience.

    Nina’s Style Blog

    • Reply
      Jenifer
      November 27, 2018 at 8:44 pm

      Thank you!

  • Reply
    mimi
    November 27, 2018 at 1:02 am

    Your lashes look amazing!

    • Reply
      Jenifer
      November 27, 2018 at 8:51 pm

      Thank you. It’s amazing how much lashes impact your look.

  • Reply
    Mariann Yip
    November 25, 2018 at 11:47 pm

    Your eyelashes look beautiful! I just stick to mascara but glad you had a great experience!

    • Reply
      Jenifer
      November 26, 2018 at 3:12 am

      Thank you! I recently saw some mascara that really looks amazing. I want to try it because it’s definitely more affordable. If it’s good, I’ll post about it. 🙂

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    jo placencio
    November 24, 2018 at 2:34 am

    Thank you for this information doll!

    • Reply
      Jenifer
      November 26, 2018 at 3:11 am

      Glad you liked it!

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