recently received a phone call from a not-to-be-named beauty editor who wanted
us to weigh-in on some A-list stars and their luxe lashes. The editor sent three
photos and one question: Whose were fake and whose were real?
Each and every celebrity pictured was
sportin' lash extensions.
Some looked natural and some were over the top, but each lady on the list had
at least a little help achieving the look.
extensions have become the biggest must have beauty item of the year and we've
got the skinny on fattening up the lashes Mother Nature gave you.
Professional Lash Extensions
These lashes are ideal for the girl who wants a long-term commitment.
Some say these semi-permanent lash extensions can last up to 90 days with proper
No longer applied in strips, lash
extensions are applied individually to achieve a much more natural look then
was possible in days gone by.
The newest lashes are usually
thicker at the base and tapered at the ends, a look that mimics that shape of
natural lashes while creating that fuller look that many of us crave.
care is needed once professional extensions are applied.
includes putting away your mascara or opting for a mascara designed especially
for lash extensions. One to try is Blinc's "Kiss Me" mascara, available at BeautySak.com.
extensions should be treated gently, so never rub or scrub the eye area once
extensions have been applied.
The cost of professional lash
extensions in range from $100 to $350.
the PrettyCity.com searchable database
to find a lash extension expert near you.