When you first hear about eyelash extensions, they may seem like something that the most glamorous people would wear. And indeed, some people who wear eyelash extensions do use them to add glamour and drama to their already intense makeup look. However, they do not have to be used or worn in this way. Eyelash extensions are also quite popular among those who like a minimal, more natural makeup look. If you are one of these people, take a look at the following benefits that eyelash extensions may have for you.
They save you from having to apply eyeliner and mascara.
In a minimal makeup look, you usually want to emphasize your eyes, even if just a little bit. Unfortunately, eye makeup can be quite hard to apply. In order to apply eyeliner, you have to get really close to the mirror and do your very best to draw a straight line. Mascara isn't easy to apply, either, and it can easily make a mess if you blink too soon. With eyelash extensions, you don't have to apply mascara or eyeliner; your eyes will already be emphasized. This allows you to simplify your makeup routine even further. You can just apply a little concealer, and maybe some lip gloss, and then be on your way.
They give you a "look."
If you prefer a minimal makeup look, is it because you don't have a lot of time to put on makeup? If so, eyelash extensions are an awesome choice because they are there, day after day, and you don't have to do anything. If there are days you don't end up putting on any makeup at all, you'll still have a little eye enhancement. And you'll have that same look day and night, so you won't have to worry about applying any makeup if someone stops by in the evening.
They can be customized to match your own face shape and style preferences.
People often worry that eyelash extensions will be too dramatic for their minimal look, but your stylist can easily tone down your lash look if that is what you prefer. They can apply more lashes, but keep them short — or they can apply fewer, but longer lashes. With the perfect look, you can relax and only visit for upkeep once a month or so.
Eyelash extensions are not just for those who like dramatic makeup. They can also simplify your routine and give you a day-to-day look as someone who prefers a more minimal look. For more information, contact an eyelash extension salon.