One Pumpkin Peel Facial, Three Basic Facials, or Full Set of Eyelash Extensions at Classy Spa (Up to 51% Off)

Downtown Los Angeles, Los Angeles

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There are plenty of little things you can do to ward off wrinkles, such as getting a facial or refusing to laugh at your child's jokes. Take your skin seriously with this Groupon.

Choose from Three Options

  • $39 for one pumpkin peel facial (a $78 value)
  • $79 for one full set of eyelash extensions (a $160 value)
  • $110 for three basic facials (a $225 value)

Technicians use a special adhesive for individual eyelash extensions that’s available only to trained experts. Read on to see what makes it so special.

Eyelash Extension Adhesive: Super Strong, Super Subtle

Natural-looking yet genetics-defying eyelashes: that's the goal of eyelash-extension salons. Each tiny extension is attached to an existing lash with a special kind of medical-grade glue that disappears into the lashes so clients can forget they weren’t born looking that way. It’s a delicate process performed by highly trained technicians, but it wouldn’t have been invented if not for a common household item: Super Glue.

In 1942, Dr. Harry Coover invented Super Glue by mistake. While trying to formulate a clear plastic to be used for gun sights at Eastman-Kodak during World War II, he and his team found that one substance was so sticky that it was almost impossible to work with—it would bind to just about anything, with no need for heat, pressure, or pleading. The company eventually put it on the market in 1958. Chemically known as a cyanoacrylate, the adhesive eventually found experimental use in the Vietnam War as a way to quickly close wounds and stop excessive bleeding, giving wounded soldiers more time to seek medical help in the field. Eventually the FDA approved forms of it for use in medicine.

Today, different cyanoacrylate formulations are used in dental surgery, to rejoin veins, and in the eyelash salon. Despite its ancestor’s application of bonding skin, eyelash-extension glue is meant to touch the lash only. To avoid contact with the lid, the glue is applied to the extension rather than the natural lash. Then it’s held against the lash with tiny tweezers for the 30–40 seconds it takes for the chemical bond to form—and repeated dozens of times until the lids are as lushly curtained as the client likes.

In a Nutshell

Aestheticians refresh skin with basic or pumpkin peel facials; eyelash extensions elongate and thicken natural lashes

The Fine Print

Expires 120 days after purchase. Limit 1 per person, may buy 1 additional as gift. Valid only for option purchased. Limit 1 per visit. Appointment required. 24-hr cancellation notice required. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

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All Locations

  • Downtown Los Angeles (961.6 miles)

    458 East 3rd Street

    Los Angeles, California 90013

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