March 16, 2018

What’s the Deal with Eyelash Extensions?

woman getting eyelash extension service

Have you noticed that you look around at people on the runways and on the streets and notice that they have the most glorious eyelashes? Long, full, curled, and perfectly tinted. You should know something
before your jealousy gets the best of you, you can have those lashes too. Eyelash extensions. They are trending, they are beautiful, and the best part is that they are convenient.

What Are Eyelash Extensions?

There are three types of eyelash extensions.

  • Mink: Real and Faux
  • Silk
  • Synthetic

Sizes range from 6mm to 17mm! Each lash gives the same end result of longer, fuller, looking lashes. However, each type of lash gives a different look.

Mink: Real and Faux

Mink gives you that very natural, feathery look. Very similar to your natural lashes only significantly better! The lash hairs come from gently brushing the tail of Siberian or Chinese Minks. These lashes are at the top of the line when it comes to eyelash extensions. Because the hairs are so fine and light they do tend to take more maintenance and upkeep to keep them curled and lasting.

You can also go for the faux Mink option. This gives you the feathery look without the risk of having to deal with an animal allergy or the high maintenance upkeep. For those that prefer to stray away from animal products, than anything faux is a go-to. Faux Mink lashes also tend to be less expensive at Mink lashes.

Silk: Real and Faux

If you’re looking for a lash that is natural looking, allergy-free and requires less maintenance, then silk lashes are for you. Silk lashes are a bit heavier than Mink, giving a fuller look. Because they are in the synthetic family, they won’t lose their curl. So jump in the pool, sleep on your stomach, and take a shower without worry!


Are you looking for head-turning, traffic-stopping lashes? Then synthetic lashes are for you! Synthetic lashes don’t give the natural look that silk or mink does but they do give you that bold and dramatic look!

How Do Eyelash Extensions Work?

The process of getting eyelash extensions can take up to 2-3 hours. After getting a full set and coming in for touch-ups, the time drastically becomes shorter. Using a professional and safe glue, the technician will place a fake lash on each of your natural lashes. Eyelash extensions tend to last up to 3-4 weeks. They fall off as your natural lashes grow and shed.

Are Eyelash Extensions Risky?

While there are some risks when getting eyelash extensions, those tend to go out the window when you have a professional do the service. The process of getting eyelash extensions is a very careful one. Do not get the service done by anyone other than someone who is a licensed eyelash technician. A trained technician will take all the precautions in order for you have a relaxing and painless service.

Book an Appointment

Take time off your day and make more time for yourself! People tend to wear less makeup when they have eyelash extensions, making your morning routine much quicker! Bold eyelashes have the capability to give you a major confidence boost and embrace your natural beauty. If you have a passion to help people feel that way, then check out our eyelash technician program. For those that are looking to feel like a goddess, book an appointment today!

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