Some people are really blessed with long lashes and we sometimes wonder if they are real especially when we ourselves are practically begging our lashes to weigh down our eyelids.

We use oils that claim to extend them, mascara stating it will boost and elongate them, and everything besides literally tugging at them to make them ‘look’ store-bought.

Thankfully, there are a few methods that do give us this effect but it’ll cost some money.

While this may be a small price to pay for some people to have their lashes flutter in the breeze, others will just have to be contented with the magical enhancing mascara wand. Don’t get me wrong though, mascara can make you walk into a room with a look that says ‘move over Ariana, mama’s back’ and give you that unstoppable feeling and if that is the case, you do your thing girl.

What are Lash Extensions?

Essentially it’s when you add material of sorts to your lash line to make them look fuller, thicker, and longer. For a more in-depth explanation, you can click this link and see its history and the various styles of lash extensions that you can use.

The materials used can differ from one salon to another, but they include hair from horses, humans, synthetic styles and in some cases, mink or silk. While every customer have their preferences and desired results; much of it is largely depends on the stock that’s available from the beauty salon and the skill set of the beauty technicians.

How to Apply False Lashes?

If you are financially strapped but still want lashes that glam you up, you can try to do it yourself (DIY) at home. There are of course some precautions to take but more than that, a steady hand. Having a friend to help would be great as it can make the process quicker and smoother. Make it a girly night and do each other’s lashes before heading out.

Take the time to read this step by step lash tutorial article and see just how easy it can be. However, let’s break it down into 4 steps you can take to make it all a reality.

  1. First, you are going to need a set of lashes, whether they be black, natural or a feathered glitter pair, make it work for you. My suggestion though is to start with an inexpensive pair of lashes while you practice to master the art of applying them to yourselves.
  2. Cut the lashes to the length you want, based on your natural line.
  3. Apply a ‘thin’ line of lash glue and let it set for around 30 seconds.
  4. Looking down at a mirror (not at yourself), place the strip as close to the lashes as possible without balancing them on your actual lashes.

And voila, you’re practically done. Easy right?

Just blend the strip in with your natural lash line using a liquid eyeliner, add some mascara and girl, the town will be yours tonight.

Professional Lashes

If, however, you’re like me and can’t bear to stick things near your eyes without blinking, your best bet is to have someone who knows what they’re doing to sort it for you. They do this every day, so you can be sure it’s going to be smooth, quick and all set to flutter your lashes in a jiffy.

A salon or beauty technician will be able to tell you the ingredients used in the glue for applying the lashes. You’ll want something that ‘does not’ contain formaldehyde as this has been known to cause severe eye redness, irritation, and in some cases, swollen eyelids. This is definitely the last thing you need when paying a lump sum to have beautiful lashes.

You want a salon with experience, the expertise to do the job right the first time and who can answer all and any questions you might have before the appointment.

If you need a professional beauty salon for your lash extensions, then visit for a reputable and reliable company that will provide the quality service you deserve. Reading up on customer reviews and comments will also assure you that you are making the right decision.

3 Benefits of Having Extensions

  • Volume. They will look fuller and thicker.
  • Enhance. Your eyes will stand out, and be a feature on your face.
  • Natural. There won’t be the need for mascara every day, no smudging, they look dark naturally with so many lashes in place.

If you have been sitting on the fence for a while and wonder if you should get extensions; having them done once is not going to harm you and the worst that can possibly happen is that you get too many compliments.

Oh, what a problem to have!


Melvin is an Entrepreneur, Life Coach, and Chinese Metaphysics Practitioner. He holds an EMBA and he is a passionate and engaging teacher, known for his unique combination of science, research, and spirituality.

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