Hello! I get sooo many questions about how to get longer lashes, and although I do know quite a bit about thus subject (I have a whole section in my book on lashes), I am not an expert when it comes to eyelash extensions. I leave that to the pros. 😉 So, when Melissa from The Lash Spa reached out to me to ask if she could contribute a guest post on my blog about lash extensions, I was totally on board! Hopefully, you find this information helpful, especially if you’ve been considering whether or not to invest in extensions!
If you ever thought about getting lash extensions, now is the right time to do it! A lot of women are nervous about experimenting with their makeup, which shouldn’t be the case, ever! Why not explore a little and find your new beauty must-have items and holy grail products? In fact, some activities & events are perfect for lash extensions, and will demand that you get them done! Figure out when is the right time to wear them, and how to actually style them!
What Are Lash Extensions?
Lash extensions are faux lashes that are applied on top of your natural lashes. These are made with faux mink, mink, synthetic, or human hair materials. They are glued individually on top of your natural lashes one by one. Lash extensions are super sturdy and are a lot more trustworthy than your glue-on lashes, as well as waterproof mascaras.
You should book a lash appointment with a trustworthy esthetician. Once there, the application will take 60-90 minutes of your time. After glued down, your lash extensions will stay on for 2-3 weeks! If you are someone who prefers long-lasting makeup trends, you will love this look!
Women who are always running around early in the morning when getting ready will appreciate the simplicity of lash extensions! They will allow you to grab 15 more minutes of your beauty sleep, and you will only have to focus on your face makeup! No need to reach for your eyeliner, mascaras, or lash curlers – your eyes will already look flirty, while you will look wide awake! Simply dab a bit of concealer, brush your brows, and don’t forget a statement lipstick to seal the deal!
Getting married? First of all, congrats! Second of all, you might want to consider getting lash extensions for your big day. Why? Well, lash extensions can be customized to suit your preference and your eye shape. They will allow you to achieve your ever-wanting look + you will have a one of a kind solution! Let’s not forget to mention that they will not move, smear, or fall off, while all of this is possible with glue-on lashes and mascaras! If you want something that won’t move an inch yet that looks sultry, these are for you!
A lot of women prefer lash extensions for their tropical getaways, as well as honeymoons! Lash extensions are waterproof, smudge-proof, as well as heat-resistant. You can easily swim with them, freely tan while having them on, and enjoy any outdoor adventures! They are super sturdy and will allow you to feel comfortable at any given moment + you will enjoy taking a bunch of pictures the minute you wake up! No reason to think twice about anything, just add some SPF and enjoy the day!
Are you a low-maintenance type of a person? If so, hop on this trend! Lash extensions are super easy to maintain, and will suit those who love quick & easy looks! All you have to do is:
Lash extensions are super voluminous and sturdy on their own, and they are the perfect example that sometimes ”less is more”.
Lastly, these will be super practical for women who are into sports. It doesn’t really matter if you are a boxer, swimmer, volleyball player or a weight lifter – lash extensions can come in handy! They will allow you to look feminine and well-put for the gym without investing in any actual effort. Also, you can freely exercise while having them on, and not worry that some sweaty or steamy situations will move them! If you want to look cute and natural for the gym, make sure you hop on this trend!
Thank you, Melissa, for sharing your amazing insight on the world of lash extensions! For any of my readers in the Queensland area, be sure to check out The Lash Bar for custom styled eyelash extensions! Even if you’re not local to them, you might want to just hop on over to their website and check out the before and after gallery. It’s super impressive!
If lash extensions are not really your thing, no worries! You can still have gorgeous lashes without them. In fact, I have a long chapter about mascara and false eyelash application in my book and I promise, it’s way easier than you probably think to get enviable lashes at home all by yourself. You don’t need to buy a ton of products or spend an hour in front of the mirror. I’m all about keeping things simple, accessible, and most of all, FUN (because makeup should always be fun). You can snag your own digital, paperback, or hardcover copy of my book by clicking below!
Beauty is about perception, not about make-up. I think the beginning of all beauty is knowing and liking oneself. You can't put on make-up, or dress yourself, or do you hair with any sort of fun or joy if you're doing it from a position of correction.