I’m all for little things that simplify my beauty routine. I’ve been getting gel or SNS nails for about 2 years now – it’s one of those things that makes me feel more put-together even on my most stressful days. I’m totally content with paying a little extra for the long-lasting convenience that things like this provide. The latest beauty shortcut I’ve discovered is a lash lift, and let me tell you, I’m in love. I decided to do a little post about it today, so that anyone considering something like this has an idea of what to expect.
I got my lashes done at a place here in Athens called Eye Candy Lash & Brow Bar. They also offer lash extensions, but I’m not quite ready to commit myself to something quite that expensive and that requires so much upkeep. A lash lift is kind of the middle ground between au natural and extensions. The best way I can describe it is a perm for your lashes. Essentially, it’s similar to when you use an eyelash curler, but they stay like that for longer. There’s also a tinting process involved, and all in all it takes about an hour and 15 minutes.
Y’all, I can’t brag on this procedure enough. I haven’t worn mascara in 3 weeks, and I used to never leave the house without it. My eyes look much more open (and they’re squinty as heck normally), and I don’t have to worry about the black bleeding all over my under-eye area. It’s kind of pricey (mine was $75) and I wouldn’t say you manage to save all of that money, but I’m a huge fan of the convenience of it all. If you’re in the mood for a “treat yo’self” moment, this is it.
This post is ending up shorter than what I usually write, but I just wanted a chance to brag on the convenience of this process and give a little more background on what it does. I’ve seen so many posts about eyelash extensions, but when I went to look up what I was getting myself into with a lash lift, I didn’t find as much. So hopefully, if this is something you’re considering, you have a bit more information about whether or not it’s worth it. I’d recommend it, but more as a treat for yourself rather than a money-saving beauty hack.
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