Eyelashes can be surprisingly seductive, especially considering they are hair growing around your eyes. Get flirtatious follicles with this Groupon.
Choose from Six Options
- $75 for flirty lash extensions ($150 value)
- $125 for glamour lash extensions ($250 value)
- $150 for diva lash extensions ($300 value)
- $95 for flirty lash extensions with two-week fill ($210 value)
- $135 for glamour lash extensions with two-week fill ($310 value)
- $155 for diva lash extensions with two-week fill ($360 value)
Standard extensions include 40 lashes per eye, deluxe extensions include 70 per eye, and full extensions include 90 per eye. Additional lashes can be purchases for a fee.
Eyelash Extension Adhesive: Super Strong, Super Subtle
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.
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.
Avallon Salon & Day Spa
Avallon Salon & Day Spa has a service for practically any beauty need. Want to hydrate and nourish skin? In that case, take your pick from the salon's array of signature body treatments. The 45-minute salt glow, for one, includes a full-body exfoliation, shower, and Dermalogica lotion, plus dead sea and healing salts for a soft sheen. There's also a sea mud pack, a sugar scrub, and a Power Pack of soymilk and oatmeal to choose from—and those are just the body treatments. From there, the list goes on to haircuts and color, waxing, facials, and massage services, all ensuring clients leave the salon looking and feeling like a million bucks that were printed at a spa.
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