Keratin Lash Lift Review: Do lash lifts really work?
Wouldn’t it be nice to just wake up in the morning with beautifully curled lashes? No need to squeeze a few times (and pinch yourself a few times too) with an eyelash curler or slather on coats of mascara to achieve it. We know it sounds too good to be true: but there is actually a treatment that promises brag-worthy lashes with zero products or tools.
It’s called a Keratin Lash Lift, promising to give lashes a boost of volume and the perfect curl for up to 6 weeks. Still, not all who see believe, especially those with thick, straight, downturned lashes that take several strategic methods and strokes to perk up. As a lash curler fanatic myself, I too wondered if it really worked, setting out to see if this promising lash miracle was worth all the hype.
The Scoop on The Keratin Lash Lift
When all is said and done, you’re likely to spend less than an hour in the salon. From lash lift to tint to results, you’ll just get to sit back and relax, allowing your brow artist to work their magic on your lashes, no matter how pesky they are.
Not all lash lifts are created equal, especially not those that you can buy in kits and try at home. So, before getting inspired by your favorite lash influencer, consider the consequences. When booking your lash lift with a certified lash artist (search lash lift and tint near me for a look at pros in your area) like those at The Brow Fixx, you’ll score access to a keratin treatment only sold to certified artists. It’s packed full of silk peptides, Vitamins A & E, and even has a healthy dose of antioxidants – all of which leave lashes strong and more nourished.
After snagging an appointment, your lash artist will first chat with you, beginning by asking about your skin’s sensitivity and clearing up any concerns you might have. Once the game-changing treatment begins, you’ll simply lay back and let your chosen lash guru get to work. They’ll clean your lashes and lids, set up the foam padding on upper and lower lashes, and comb through lashes a few times to make sure they’re nice and straight before applying the keratin solution.
The foam that sits on the top eyelid works to hold the lashes in place and allows your artist to brush the lifting and curling solution onto them. They’ll gently work it onto every lash, brushing them up in a straight and orderly fashion to make them look their best. Solution sets for a bit before cleaned off, then the tint is added to darken lashes and make them look fuller.
The Results + Au Revoir
Before you see the whole new you, your artist will clean everything up, give lashes a good brush, and then let you take a look in the mirror. Before you dash off to show the world, your lash artist will give you a quick rundown of dos and don’ts to keep lashes curled and maintain them for lasting results.
So, Does It Really Work?
As a straight, course, downturned lash gal myself, I didn’t know what to expect. Given some beauty trends and their track record for disappointment, the last thing I wanted was to have high expectations only to get my hopes up. As soon as I walked into the door, I felt like I was in good hands, with a quick rundown of the what to expect and how long it should take. The whole process was quick, painless, and actually relaxing given the cushy chairs and perfectly air-conditioned salon.
When I saw my lashes for the first time, I thought it was a joke. Could they really look curled and mascaraed up naturally? Each lash was curved in a perfect upward direction and had a thicker and darker appearance. My eyes looked like I’d had a great night of sleep – wide open and brighter than what I’m used to seeing without mascara and a bit of concealer. The moral of the story is – yes, it worked for me (a straight stubborn-lashed gal), and I’m positive – whatever lashes you were born with – it will work for you too.
Be sure to read: How Long Does A Lash Lift Last? Plus, What To Expect From The Treatment
A Few Pointers
Before rushing off and looking up lash lift near me, we’ll leave you with a few helpful pointers. Read over and practice them for the best experience when you book your first lash lift and the longest-lasting results.
A lash lift and tint will cost you $150. You’ll have gorgeous falsie-like lashes that are lifted, curled, and tinted for extra emphasis for up to six weeks (with proper care).
Before You Go
To make the entire process run smooth, you’ll want to skip:
- Curling your lashes for at least 24 hours
- Waterproof mascara (stop use at least 48 hours before)
- Eye creams or serums on the day of
Lash Lift Care 101
To extend the life of your brand-new lashes, be sure to:
- Avoid water for 24 hours
- Try not to rub or scratch your eyes
- Avoid harsh cleansers or oil-based products
- Reduce your mascara use (definitely no waterproof)
- Brush them often and keep them clean
Lashes are sensitive and should be treated with care. After your lash lift and tint, be extra careful how you treat your eyes. The gentler you are and the less you mess with them, the longer they will last. Once you try your first lash lift, you’re sure to become a fan – making it a part of your beauty maintenance routine. Because of the gentle nature of the products used here at The Brow Fixx, you can schedule an appointment with your lash artist as soon as you notice them droop, getting your long, thick, curled lashes back without ever touching an eyelash curler again.