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Faking It

No, this post is not about "that", so sorry to disappoint. It is about my lastest quest to fight Mother Nature and bring back my youth . . . This time with false eyelashes.

I came across this groupon deal for $15, yay! True eyelash extensions can costs over $200 and are individual lashes glued to the real lash. What I got are little clusters of false eyelashes glued to my real eyelashes. The real deal will last 4 to 6 weeks and then you get them filled in as your naturally lashes fall out. If anyone has done this I welcome you to write a guest blog post about it. What I got will last up to 10 days, I'm on day 6 and no sign of them coming out yet. here's what it looks like:
 
 

 


The process took 45 minutes and the lashes were glued to the underside - based on online research I think because the girl I'm going to is new at this she does it this way to disguise any sloppiness - you get what you pay for. See:



So here's some thoughts:

Pros
1. This might be the single most and most cost effective way to look younger
2. Looking put together without makeup
3. No smeared mascara!
4. Low maintenance

Cons
1.The time to get them on
2. A little discomfortable - allegedly the real deal you can't feel
3. Short lasting

Overall I'm pleased and i'll for sure get them done again for special occasions . The regular price is $30 per application so I just can't see myself spending $90 a month on this. It's the same stuff as a beauty supply store would sell so in theory I could do it at home, but I have the strong suspicion it would look terrible.

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