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Skincare Innovations: Eyelash Extensions, a New Skin Care Trend

Sunday, July 31st, 2011

Skincare Innovations: Eyelash Extensions, a New Skin Care Trend

Sacramento, CA (PRWEB) December 31, 2007

For anyone tired of applying coat after coat of mascara to get long lashes, this trend may be the answer.’s latest article, “The Eyes Have It,” shows that semi-permanent and permanent eyelash extensions are a hot beauty trend that is quickly gaining a loyal following.

More realistic looking than false eyelashes, and also longer lasting, eyelash extensions can be made from a variety of materials, such as mink, human hair or even synthetic fabric and when done properly. Salons and spas are offering a plethora of eyelash extension options to suit every taste and budget.

How are lash extensions different? Firstly, they are individually applied by a trained lash-technician, by hand, onto the last line, ensuring that the placement is precise and conforms to the shape of the eye lid. They will last anywhere from four to six weeks before needing replacement. And, lash extensions end the need for mascara as they are naturally lush and full, day after day.

For a more permanent option, eyelash transplants are also growing in popularity. Eyelash transplants are a form of cosmetic surgery where hair, typically from the scalp, is harvested and then surgically implanted into the hair follicle. Because it is natural hair, these ‘new’ lashes will grow and act like regular lashes, making them an appealing alternative for someone who wants a natural look. Once the lashes are implanted, they will last anywhere from four to six months, depending upon the natural growth cycle of the hair and, will need to be trimmed and maintained during that time. Because the procedure is so new, only a handful of cosmetic surgeons perform the surgery, making it very expensive. covers all skincare and beauty topics from head to toe. Check out these latest articles:

Dry Skin is Never In

With winter weather on its way in, cooling temperatures and dry air are sure to become a skincare concern for most all skin types, causing all sorts of reactions from dry scalp to chapped lips. Don’t wait for the inevitable cracked skin and dry lips, instead, this winter shield the skin from the drying effects of bitter cold air with fashion and–skincare.

Your Day Spa: Organic Ingredients That’ll Make You a Homemade Skin Care Specialist

Many devoted skincare users have long celebrated organic ingredients and products as an alternative to the sometimes chemically enriched skincare products being churned out constantly. However, knowing what specific ingredients do to benefit skin care practices can help anyone concerned about whether such products would suit them and their skin type.

Stop frowning around

Fact: It takes four times as many muscles to frown as it does to smile. According to Dr. David Song, plastic surgeon and Associate Professor of Surgery at the University of Chicago Hospitals, one more muscle is needed to produce a frown, rather than a smile, so why wait? Skin pesky frown lines and start smiling. Frown lines, often found around the eyes and lips, and etched into grooves on the cheeks can be managed, so read on to learn a few helpful hints on how to prevent and correct a bad case of the frownies.

Happy Feet: How to Pamper Your Sole At Home

When in desperate need for a soothing session to calm fatigued feet, at-home treatments are a wonderful way to bring on the comfort and tranquility. In fact, it’s as easy as 1 — soak, 2 — exfoliate — and 3 — moisturize. By devoting less than half an hour to the feet, its easy to rejuvenate the soles after a long day. These easy steps will keep them in top shape between pedicures and prepare them for wearing sandals. Pick up some sea salts, a few oils, and some heavy-duty lotion and tackle those rough spots. Going to work on the feet has never been more pleasant.

Make Mine Minerals

Chances are, most people have already heard of mineral makeup, and–the host of beneficial claims this makeup product is supposed to have for the skin, as well. Is mineral makeup actually as good for the skin as advertisements make it sound? Find out how mineral makeup can benefit the skin, and a few things companies maybe aren’t telling people about this current beauty and skincare trend that has us all saying, ‘Make mine minerals.

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