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Extend the Trend: Eyelash Extensions

By Abby Wisecarver
Wednesday February 21, 2018

There are always ways for us to improve our looks with beauty enhancements, like microblading eyebrows, makeup tattooing and more recently, eyelash extensions. I question if the extensions are affordable for college students and if the upkeep is worth the time.

For my extensions, I went to Amazing Lash Studio located in Geneva Commons. The place is absolutely stunning, and the staff that works there is super friendly. The process involves picking out a style of lashes you want. The styles range from natural goddess to fierce rebel. I chose the natural look for my first time. After you choose the type of lashes you want, you lay down on a soft bed, take a two-hour nap while they apply the extensions and wake up a new woman.

My lashes are now more voluminous and make my face look instantly more awake. One set of lashes cost $89.99, a pretty hefty price for a product that only lasts a few weeks. In my opinion, if you have the money, it's worth it, but if you don't, don't sweat it.

Now I don't have to spend five minutes in the morning applying mascara. The lashes make me feel good about myself; they give me confidence to go about my day knowing my lashes look great and symmetrical. If you've been thinking about getting eyelash extensions, I would highly suggest getting them. It is an investment, but to me, it’s worth it.

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