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Feb
16

DIY Extensions


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We have been getting a ton of questions about Lashify and similar DIY lash extensions, so it is only right that we examine this matter in further detail and highlight some pros and cons.



Pros:


1)Their bond does not contain Cyanoacrylate (main ingredient in lash adhesives), so if you are allergic to traditional lash extensions, this might be a good option for you.


2) Convenience. You can do them wherever you want. Whenever you want.


3) Good for sensitive eyes & contact wearers.



Cons:


1) it is not waterproof. Given the lack of cyanoacrylate, the adhesives used in the DIY kits are water resistant but not waterproof. So unless you want to lose one of them on vacation, i would go with the regular ext...


Jan
13

THE MINK MYTH



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For many years as a clueless client receiving eyelash extensions, I was overpaying for the premium material called mink. A whooping $50 each time to be exact. Fast-forward to my day 2 of Xtreme Lash Extension academy where I am told that mink extensions don’t exist and I realize that my whole life has been lie.


This might come as a surprise to many of you. But Mink Eyelash extensions is not a thing and here is why.


Animal hair, (yes that includes the almighty mink) , often carry pathogens which are infectious micro-organisms (parasites, bacteria, viruses, and fungi) & all types of other unpleasantries that you would not want near your eye.


Animal hair, (yes even the mink), is a source ...