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Lash Lifts- What are the Benefits?

The beauty industry just does not stop innovating techniques to make our lives’ so much easier! Are you ready to leave your most fancied eyelash curlers and dried ole faithful mascaras behind? Thanks to the up and coming eyelash techniques, you are able to do so freely without sacrificing an overall lifted and brighter appearance of the eye. 

What are Some Eyelash Enhancement Techniques?

I am sure you are familiar with an assortment of beauty enhancement techniques for the eye because of their dramatic results and overall low maintenance accompanied with them. Well, would you believe us if we said there are even newer techniques that require less maintenance on our part? Yes, not only can you leave behind your curling and tinting tools, but even cancel your expensive lash refill appointments. There is a new lash technique in town and she’s ready to make her debut! 

If you are not familiar with any eyelash techniques that is okay, we got you covered. There are two main booming eyelash techniques that you can become familiar with. There are Lash lifts/perms and the infamous eyelash extensions.

The difference between eyelash extensions and lash lifts are not complex. Eyelash extensions require attaching individual synthetic lashes to your natural lash, creating a full and dramatic look.

Lash lifts, on the other hand, can be likened to a perm for your lashes. Lash lifts are gradually becoming more and more common because of their overall lower maintenance and more natural look than the traditional eyelash extensions received at your local beauty store or personal eyelash technician.

What is a Lash Lift?

A Lash Lift takes less time to achieve than eyelash extensions because your top and bottom lashes are separated, and a silicone shield is used to curl your lashes with a lifting solution for only about 10-15 minutes.

Afterward, a setting solution and a lash conditioner help to really set your lashes and keep them in mint condition. Keratin solution to create the desired volume and can last 6 to 8 weeks going off the lash growth cycle.

How Does it Work?

The perm solution applied to the lashes, in fact, makes the lashes more malleable in order for your technician to shape your lashes to your desired look. After your lashes are shaped, the setting solution (neutralizer) then hardens to set the shape in place.

Are There any Risks?

When performed by a licensed and properly trained individual, the procedure is relatively safe. There are potential risks of skin irritation, allergic reaction to the eyepatches or chemicals, if the chemicals stay on for too long, breakage and damage of the eyelashes can also occur.

The Benefits of Lash Lifts Over Lash Extensions

Why Should I Choose a Lash Lift vs. Lash Extensions? Here are just a few tips when selecting the perfect eyelash enhancement treatment for you. Lash lifts and Eyelash Extensions vary in their overall effect and intensity. The list below will help contrast the different techniques in order to decide what will best suit you.

  • No glue nor synthetics lashes are involved in a lash lift

  • Lash Lifts can often cost less, and the results last longer, lasting around 8 to 12 weeks, while Lash Extensions remain 3 to 4 weeks

  • No touch-up necessary

  • You can wear mascara anytime 48-hours after your treatment

  • An overall more natural effect

  • Less irritation than Eyelash Extensions

  • Lash lifts require less maintenance

  • If you have naturally curly eyelashes, there may not be a very dramatic effect, or any effect at all when getting a lash lift. So Eyelash Extensions may be more appropriate if you are wanting a more noticeable, dramatic effect.

  • There is a risk of eyelash breakage if not done by a professional, so make sure to do your best research.


Revitalize your eyelash game with us! Whether you are looking for a more dramatic look or a refined lift, we can help you achieve amazing results in a matter of minutes! Book a consultation to see what the best eyelash enhancement techniques are best for you!

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