Are those lashes or are you happy to see me?

There she was, Marie LashHands, with two tweezers and a prosthetic lash in hand. I had always wondered what went down in these lash bars. How many people a day were getting their lashes extended? Apparently enough.

You can find DekaLash all across the United States. The amount of studios they own will soon surpass the amount of states we have. Lashes have become America’s new Big Mac for the eyes. I for one fell into the hype and now I’ve transformed into a butterfly princess. Will I ever go back to using mascara?

One of their studios opened up this past month in West Caldwell, NJ. Through Instagram I found out they were looking for training models. Quickly did I dial the number and made my very first appointment. I was shocked to learn that it would be a two hour process. What were they going to do to me? Eye Surgery? 

Upon my arrival I found myself in a futuristic lash bar. Where three beautiful women greet you with warm smiles and hibiscus ginger tea. Is this Heaven? Marie the Manager guided me to where I would find myself sleeping for two hours. A massage chair, two sectional pillows and a blanket awaited my naked eye lids. We had a ten minute consultation to which I replied “Do As you Please, I am here for the experience” Off I went into a cocoon as she played with my eyelashes. It was a very strategic process, one by one, she attached the synthetic lash to my real one with glue, almost like a weave if you have ever had one. 

At first we chatted about her life, her career and then I quickly dozed off. She was super cool with me waking up every now and then to pick up where we left off. It was like having someone brush your hair. Two hours felt like fifteen minutes. I felt like I was just getting to know her when she said I was done and how beautiful I looked. Where was I?. 

You know that mirror in Beauty and The Beast where she could see where who she most loved. That was me, looking at myself a princess of lashes. Matter of fact, the queen! Man do my lashes look on point. I had zero expectations of what they would look like. This was beyond, I transformed, and now wondering why my former self waited so long. Who needs contouring when you’ve got bomb.com lashes! So now the question is, how am I going to convince my husband I need $120 a bucks for lash weave?

 

Things I didn’t know and now do:

  • You lose 3 eyelashes a day, 42 in a week.
  • Extending lashes 3cm longer than original can cause breakage
  • It takes two hours to put on lash weave 
  • Lash Consultant will put you to sleep 
  • They are trained professionals 
  • Lashes are hypoallergenic 
  • Glue may cause allergic reaction
  • An eye lash map is used for precision 
  • Cost of first time service $80 
  • Cost for refill $60 every 2 weeks 

Love More, Peace More and Roar More. 

Your now Lash Warrior, 

Allie

The Allieway is an open forum ready to hear, listen, create and share. You can contact me via email, livetheallieway@gmail.com, Instagram, Facebook or Twitter! 

25 Comments

  1. Mandy

    March 18, 2019 at 5:22 pm

    They do look great – incredible that you were able to have a good sleep as well – must have been a therapeutic experience.

  2. Fiona Cambouropoulos

    March 19, 2019 at 7:08 am

    Expensive but wow what a wonderful effect. The ultimate treat and no need to mess about with mascara each day!

  3. Lyosha

    March 19, 2019 at 8:48 am

    Looks beautiful but I don’t think I will ever do it. it is far too expensive and takes a lot of time to work under. I think I will go for something more simple like fake lashes or mascara

  4. Norafiqin

    March 19, 2019 at 8:51 am

    I need to work on my lashes, they’re horrible! I used to get lash extensions but stopped after having moved to Spain. I reckon it’s right about time now…

  5. Heather

    March 19, 2019 at 10:45 am

    Your lashes look amazing! I have always wanted to do this.

  6. Kalyan Panja

    March 19, 2019 at 11:39 am

    Nice reading you experience.

  7. Catherine

    March 19, 2019 at 1:59 pm

    I’ve been seeing a lot of people getting lash extensions. It’s something I’ve always wanted to try. You look great!

  8. Jacque Hooper

    March 19, 2019 at 2:29 pm

    I had false lashes for years and just recently am trying something new. I love how they looked though!

  9. Sara Welch

    March 19, 2019 at 2:30 pm

    This is a really thorough discussion about what to expect if you get lash extensions. Great information!

  10. Sonal

    March 19, 2019 at 5:34 pm

    Your lashes look beautiful and so natural.

  11. Yeah Lifestyle

    March 19, 2019 at 6:13 pm

    Your lashes look amazing! I didn’t realise we lost that many eyelashes in a week!

  12. Anne Wright

    March 19, 2019 at 9:18 pm

    this is so amazing! i havent tried it but i think i will, just seeing your blog convinced me do it!

  13. Kita Roberts

    March 19, 2019 at 9:35 pm

    Great lashes! Those really pop well!

  14. Shannon Gurnee

    March 19, 2019 at 10:53 pm

    I would love longer lashes, but don’t know much about this process. I bet you’re so excited to have longer lashes!

  15. Alexandra Cook

    March 19, 2019 at 11:35 pm

    I never tried to ahve a lashes extension. But I ahve seen my friends and it was really gorgeous.

  16. Va Anne Rome

    March 19, 2019 at 11:40 pm

    I have tried eyelashes extension and it is all worth it. It is something that always wanted to try since I have this not so beautiful eyelashes haha

  17. Becca Wilson

    March 20, 2019 at 9:16 am

    These lashes turned out so amazing! I think you look absolutely fabulous.

  18. Felecia Monique

    March 20, 2019 at 11:08 am

    I love eyelash extensions!!! But it’s so costly 😂

  19. Emily

    March 20, 2019 at 7:40 pm

    I totally get you on falling asleep! I have fallen asleep in skincare appointments (lol!) and I am dying to try some lashes on!

  20. Mimi

    March 20, 2019 at 8:06 pm

    They look really nice! I have thought back and forth about trying them but not sure yet.

  21. Bella and Dawn at Dear Mummy Blog

    March 21, 2019 at 3:58 pm

    Woweeee they look amazing! I wish I was brave enough to have them done! One day I’ll save up and have a lash weave!

  22. Sincerely Miss J

    March 21, 2019 at 7:31 pm

    Your eyelashes look amazing. What a difference

  23. Kara

    March 23, 2019 at 12:17 pm

    I would love to have my lashes done but not sure I could afford to keep them up

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    1. LivetheAllieWay

      April 11, 2019 at 12:47 pm

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