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Eyelash Extensions vs False Lashes


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What is the differences between eyelash extensions and false lashes?

False lashes and lash extensions are the perfect alternative to wearing mascara, which does not offer the same uniformed volume and length. Who can't say no to a set of fluttery long lashes? Although both options can achieve a similar result, they are two very different services. But between strip lashes and lash extensions, which is better? Read on to get the breakdown...

What are eyelash extensions? 

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Lash extensions are semi-permanent fake lashes that are individually glued to your natural lashes. They are applied with salon-grade glue by a trained professional to add length and/or volume to your actual eyelashes. 

A full set of lash extensions process takes an hour or two , and can cost anywhere between $100-$250 for the initial application, not including tip. These lashes last about 2-3 weeks and infill costs can run up from $50-$150. Touchups are constantly needed to take care of your lash extensions.

Upkeep and and high maintenance are all needed for eyelash extensions including lash aftercare such as foaming eye and lash shampoo. 

Eyelash extensions can compromise your lash health and slow down the growth of your new lashes. Since the adhesive that lash extensions use are longer lasting glues, you could experience allergies that lead to intense itchiness or swollen eyes after the lash application process.

And the worst part? If you sleep on your stomach or your side, you would have to avoid laying with your face in your pillow because this will cause your lash extensions to fall out.

What are false lashes?

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Strip lashes, also known as "falsies," are temporary false hair fibers attached to a band that is then glued to your eyelid. False lashes are typically applied with a simple adhesive for all-day use. Not only that, but you can easily wear them every day and they take only a couple of minutes to apply.

False lashes can last you a long time! False lashes With the proper lash care, you can removed and reapplied falsies up to 25 times.

Falsies are not only reusable, but also affordable!  A pair of lashes may run you $10-$50, but if you really calculate out the average cost per wear, you're only being charged about $0.50-$1 per wear. 

And the best part? You can remove your falsies by the end of the day! No need for extensive lash aftercare and maintenance like eyelash extensions require. Say no to the commitment to upkeep. 

     Who's the winner?

    Team #StripLashes all the way! False lashes are easier to apply and you can choose between very natural or very glam looks! With lash extensions, you do not really get the options to trade up different styles until you go in for a fill.

     Ready to try the best false eyelashes?

    head over heels and boujee bitch lashes featuring portrait beautyThe Lash Drip offers luscious lashes that are created with ultra-fine synthetic fibers for everyday comfort! They are crafted with a soft cotton band for weightless and comfortable wear, as if you're on cloud 9 ☁️

    The best false lashes awaits you!


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