Facial or Synthetic Eyelash Extensions at Shine Salon (53% Off)

Brighton

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In a Nutshell

One-hour facials revitalize skin; two-hour application of synthetic eyelashes amplifies eyelids for about two to six weeks

The Fine Print

Expires Jul 31st, 2013. Limit 1 per person, may buy 1 additional as a gift. Limit 1 per visit. Valid only for option purchased. Appointment required. 24hr cancellation notice required. Valid with select estheticians only. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

Having long eyelashes improves everything, from winking to catching your own tears so you can prove to your parents how hard you were crying. Get a more dramatic look with Groupon.

Choose Between Two Options

  • $35 for a one-hour facial (a $75 value)
  • $59 for a full set of synthetic eyelashes (a $125 value)

Shine Salon creates a lush look with synthetic lashes. Check out Groupon’s exploration of these alluring doppelgangers to learn what to expect.

Synthetic Eyelash Extensions: Window Dressing for the Soul

The first modern false eyelashes were made from human hair, commissioned by silent-film director D. W. Griffith so that his starlet’s lashes would touch her cheeks with every soulful downward gaze. Although you may think it’d be hard to improve on these natural materials, in reality the difference in texture between eyelashes and the stuff that grows from the head would make such extensions look a little strange. Stick-on strips have been available in drugstores for decades, but it wasn't until the mid-2000s that cosmetic scientists developed semipermanent extensions. Also known as grafted lashes, these delicate fibers fuse to the top of pre-existing lashes with pharmaceutical-grade glue, lending eyes a lush, natural-looking fringe without the use of mascara.

As clients lie on a table with their peepers shut for 40–90 minutes, a professional applies artificial lashes strand by strand, carefully bonding them about a millimeter away from the eyelid to avoid any contact with the skin or eye. The lush look stays intact for about two to six weeks—natural eyelashes have a finite lifespan, and when they fall out, they take the extensions with them.

To replicate the look and feel of natural hairs, lab technicians forge artificial lashes from plastic, faux-mink poly fibers, silk blends, or high-quality keraspecific fibers, which are chemically identical to real human hair. No matter the material, synthetic extensions should feel comfortable and light as they frame what poets have long called “the windows to the soul” and “the worst part of the face to be poked in.”

Shine Salon

Under the tutelage of owner Meredith Clayton, who has been a hairstylist for more than 20 years, Shine Salon has pampered clients with an array of services such as hair coloring, facials, and body waxing since 2006. A crew of stylists, aestheticians, nail technicians, and makeup artists tend to clients’ beauty needs by banishing frizz from unruly strands, painting polish on natural nails, and adhering eyelash extensions.


Tips

91% of 89 customers

  • “Great service and got me in the same day which with my busy schedule was awesome!”

  • “staff was friendly, good service, but was kept far longer than appointment required due to overly-talkative stylist”

  • “Kathleen did a fantastic job on my hair... love it!!!”

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    Brighton

    209 W Main St.

    Suite 105

    Brighton, Michigan 48116

    810-229-9018

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