I have been getting a ton of emails about quick and easy ways to look younger and my advice is to try adding some glam to your eyes with party lashes!
Falsies are an inexpensive and easy way to make your eyes and your whole face appear brighter and younger. As long as you don’t have sensitive eyes they work on every woman no matter what age, facial shape or ancestry.
The lashes are bonded to your own using non-toxic black or clear glue (black glue is best because it gives a really good mascara-effect finish). Provided you are gentle with them, don’t get any oil on them (so no waterproof eye make-up remover), and groom them regularly (with a small mascara spoolie), they will last 1-5 days. Spa 10 carries Blinc Mascara, and our Estheticans have found that applying this daily will extend the life of your Party Lashes!
We are excited to offer Party Lashes as a service at Spa 10 for $40. We can’t wait to help you look and feel beautiful whether it’s for your next special event or if you just need a little pick-me-up!
True eyelash extensions are single fiber artificial eyelashes with a tapered tip and a blunt base. They are designed this way to mimic a real lash and if applied correctly they are very “real” looking and enhance your natural lashes in a beautiful way.The initial appointment will take just under 2 hours. The proper application technique is to apply one artificial lash to one single natural eyelash hair.
It is important to find a trained and experienced technician because if the lashes are not applied properly they can and will cause damage to the natural lash. When the eyelash extensions are applied properly they will grow, rest and shed right along with the natural eyelash to which they are attached so there is no damage to neighboring eyelashes.
One of the most important questions to ask before booking an eyelash extension appointment is what kind of glue will be used during your appointment. Be sure it is a non-latex based glue – latex is not waterproof and is not designed for long term use or even overnight wear. The best type of glue should have the main ingredient Cyanoacrylate which is used for medical purposes to bond skin in wound closure. You should also find out if the glue is FDA approved. If my clients have not had eyelash extension before I always make them come in 24 hours before the appointment for an allergy test, where I will apply a small amount of glue to wrist area.
Eyelashes grow just like normal hair, but the hair cycles out every 30-60 days. Which means you will need a “fill or touch up” every 3-4 weeks. The length of time for a fill will be 45 minutes to 1 hour depending on how well you take care of the lashes between appointments. The maintenance involved with eyelash extensions is very similar to the care and attention you have to give to artificial nails (fills are required to keep them looking natural and fresh).
If you would like more information on Eyelash Extensions please visit Spa 10’s website or give us a call and we will be happy to answer any questions for you.
Lori Crete – Skin Care Therapist, Licensed Esthetician, Spa Owner- devoted to helping women from all over the world look and feel beautiful! To book an appointment with Lori or her team of Licensed Estheticians please visit www.thespa10.com.