Everything You Need to Know About Eyelash Extensions

People have wanted longer, thicker eyelashes for probably as long as mirrors have existed. To feed the need for lash girth and length, versions of false lashes have existed since the 1800s, but really took off in the 1960s when strips of adhesive lashes became available for single day use. Then in the early aughts, aestheticians in Japan and South Korea figured out how to attach individual lashes to existing lashes as extensions, which offer the longest lasting and most natural option.

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Fast forward to now, and lash extensions are as ubiquitous as bodysuits on pop stars. (Speaking of pop stars, J. Lo was one of the first celebs to allegedly wear lash extensions, in mink obviously.)

So if mascara has been your lash gateway drug and you’re craving something a little stronger, here’s everything you need to know before you try eyelash extensions.

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