Are Eyelash Extensions Right For You?
You are the best person to answer this question. It depends on the look you want to achieve and if you are prepared to maintain eyelash extensions or not. There are many that don’t like the feel of strip lashes and would prefer the extensions as they are weightless on the eyes and much more comfortable (not to mention they last weeks instead of 1 day).
As someone mentioned on this thread about them damaging the natural lashes, if they are applied properly by someone professionally trained and practice the proper techniques, they will not damage your lashes. You should be able to go for many fills before needing to have them removed. Be careful choosing a lash artist if you decide to go this route, look at their portfolio, find out where they trained if need be, and check their pricing. If they are low, they could be new to the lash world. These are your eyes so don’t just pick one out of a hat. Be picky.
Another reason many brides will get them is if they are going on their honeymoon right after and don’t want to bother with mascara but would still like to look and feel good about themselves.
As a makeup artist and lash artist, I do a consultation with each bride and discuss the pros and cons and analyze their lashes to see what would be best. Many do opt for the extensions now as they can just wake up and feel fabulous and not have to worry so much about makeup. If you wear a lot of makeup daily, they may not be the best as the oils in makeup can break down the adhesive faster. You also need to take into consideration your budget.
Another thing to keep in mind with lash extensions, there are so many looks you can have. There are classic (1:1) and volume (2-5:1) and then there is mega volume which is everything above 5:1. So you can have a pretty, soft and natural look or you can have a full, long and glamourous look or something completely in between!
And honestly, it’s so nice getting up and not have to put mascara on.
So as I said in the beginning, it’s up to you to decide what is right for you.
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