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7 Signs of Bad Lash Extensions

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7 Signs of Bad Lash Extensions

1. You can’t brush through your lashes easily If combing through your lash extensions causes discomfort or snagging, it’s usually a sign that too much glue has been used and that lashes may be stuck together. This can lead to damage to your natural lashes and breakages. Brushing your lashes with a lash wand should be easy, and should be something that can be done daily without any problems. 2. Your lash extensions irritate your eyes Lash extensions that have been applied improperly will spin, twist and turn which not only looks unnatural but can feel uncomfortable. 3. Application “burns”...

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How Long Should a Set of Lash Extensions Last?

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How Long Should a Set of Lash Extensions Last?

There are obviously a lot of different factors to take into consideration when it comes to lash extensions and how long they should last – the experience/skills of your lash technician, your natural lash cycle, the quality of products used, your lifestyle and how well you take care of them for example.   Typically, lash extensions should last through the full growth cycle of your natural lashes (6-8 weeks) but as your lashes aren’t all growing exactly the same at the same time you will lose some along the way so will need to top up your extensions with an...

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11 Reasons Why Lash Extensions Are Better Than Mascara

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11 Reasons Why Lash Extensions Are Better Than Mascara

NO SMUDGING OR FLAKING – sleep in them, hit the gym, take a shower, go out all night…lash extensions don’t smudge the way that mascara (even the waterproof ones) do. Of course, you still need to treat your lash extensions nicely but panda eyes aren’t something you need to worry about. SNOOZING – ever had a little nap while you do your mascara? No? With lash extensions, you lie down with your eyes closed, usually with tranquil music, a blanket and the lights dimmed for at least 30 minutes. Perfect napping conditions. NO MORE BROKEN PROMISES – how many times...

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The Truth About Mink Lashes

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The Truth About Mink Lashes

At NZ Lashes, we’re firmly against animal cruelty – which is the reason we only stock completely 100% cruelty free synthetic lashes. In this blog we’re going to talk a bit about mink lashes and the reasons we don’t stock them. The apparent benefits of mink lashes are that they are fluffier and more natural looking than synthetic lashes. Made popular by celebrities such as Beyonce and Kim Kardashian, mink lashes are not only extremely expensive, they are also really difficult to work with and wear. They are never the same length through a set so can look uneven, they...

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Myth Busting: Lash Extensions

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Myth Busting: Lash Extensions

  We explore some of the most common misconceptions about lash extensions. MYTH: They damage your natural lashesTRUTH: Properly applied lash extensions, by a trained professional using quality products shouldn’t cause damage to your natural lashes. You will lose some natural lashes during the normal lash growth cycle – this would happen anyway without lash extensions – and lose the extensions attached to them but properly applied lashes shouldn’t pull or damage your own lashes in any way. One of the most common causes of damage is improper removal, lashes should always be removed in salon by a professional. Pulling...

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