Lash Lift vs Lash Extension. Which is better?

by | Dec 28, 2022 | General | 0 comments


Are you still undecided between a lash extension or a lash lift? Well, both can enhance your eyes and make it pop.


So, how do they differ? Don’t worry, I got you covered.






Lash extensions are amazing!


  • They darken the lash line and extend the natural lash length.


  • They are sensually the new makeup in today’s society.



The downside to lash extensions is the time and commitment it takes to maintain them.


Can I let you in on a little secret?



I actually don’t wear lash extensions. And I don’t for several reasons:


The biggest reason why I don’t wear lash extensions is that I don’t have time as a busy mom and entrepreneur.

My eyes are also very sensitive. I have year-round allergies, and I rub my eyes constantly.


I really hate putting on mascara, because I definitely have Britney Spears makeup moments.

Mascara runs down my eyes, and then there are these moments I feel like I need lash extensions.


However, I am just not at a point in my life where lash extensions are the best option. So, I turn to my next best option, a lash lift.







A lash lift is A game changer.

Let’s understand how it’s done.


A lash lift requires that an aesthetician or Lash Artist adhere a plastic rod to your lid, then they adhere your natural lashes to the rod with an adhesive that will hold the lashes in place to position a perming solution at the base of your lashes.


This solution is typically left on the lashes for 6 to 10 minutes depending on how strong your natural lashes are.

Once the solution has finished processing, your aesthetician or Lash Artist will remove the solution with a flat-tip applicator and place a neutralizing solution on for the same amount of time to set your lashes in this position.


Oil is used to remove the adhesive from your natural lashes and remove the plastic rod from your eyelid.

Once that is removed your lashes are permed in an upright position.


This makes the lashes look longer.



I love this service.

My lashes are naturally long but they grow straight down, and you can’t see how long they really are.

So, a lash lift seems to be right for me. I get the fullness from adding a little mascara and I find that I don’t have to use as much mascara as I typically do.


So, if you’re anything like me and you don’t have a lot of time to commit to coming in every 2 to 3 weeks for an hour or so, a lash lift might be the service you’re looking for.


A lash lift really can’t compare to extensions, however it most certainly can make a big difference if your lashes don’t curl naturally.


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