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Mink, Silk And Faux Mink lash extensions – What’s The Difference?

Mink, Silk And Faux Mink lash extensions – What’s The Difference?

While mink lashes tends to be the most popular material for Lash Extensions these days, there actually several different kinds. It’s easy to confused with the “mink/faux mink talk”,huh? Let’s break down what the differences of eyelash extensions are,and how they differ from each other.

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Mink, Faux Mink, and Silk extensions are the most commonly used. The main difference between them comes down to their firmness, are they real fur, faux fur or are they synthetic?

Mink Lash Extensions

Firstly,Mink Lashes  Extensions usually used on older clients or those going for an extremely natural look. The material is mink which have a natural quality to them that you cannot get from synthetic material. Real Mink lashes come from the Mink tail, usually coming from either the Siberian Mink or the Chinese Mink. With Mink extensions, you’ll get a light, fluffy, soft natural look. Real mink lashes usually last longer, because they are so light as well as being able to apply several mink extensions. Mink eyelashes tend to be the least comfortable type of extension and are best used for special occasions.

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The downside to this type of extension is that they are a little expensive than silk and faux mink lashes. And they also do not come curled. Real mink lashes need to maintain that curled look. So you must have a custom lash packaging box to keep them .And should know how to clean them.

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Faux Mink Lash Extensions

Secondly,Faux Mink Eyelash Extensions are the most popular extensions used by lash artists today. These man made, poly-fiber lashes come in a variety of lengths, diameters and curls, have good flexibility and remain somewhat natural looking depending on the length. But this requires very high grafting technology. If there is no skilled technology and sufficient experience, not only will it not look good, but it will also cause some damage to our skin.And it also not lasting  too long, Some can only last for one or two days, the most can only last for a month. That’s will waste of time and money,because one time need money and time.

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Silk Eyelash Extensions

Then,Silk lashes,these are the mid-weight type of lash extensions, and more flexible than the synthetic type which makes their retention slightly better.  Like synthetic eyelashes, silk come in a variety of curls and lengths. These types of extensions also hold their curl but the curl tends to be less uniform then synthetic eyelashes, making them better for clients looking for a more natural look. Silk lashes tend to be thicker than any other type.

Deciding between the different types of eyelash extensions to use will depend on your client. Their age, the occasion, the look they’re going for will all play a factor in deciding which extension to work with. What type of extension do you most work with? Let us know in the comments below!


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