Truth time, Urban Listers. While we love our mascara and have a passion for our eyelash curler, sometimes we need a little help in the eyelash department. It's like our layers of Maybelline Great Lash go unnoticed; instead, our lashes insist on staying like twigs. Awesome. #not.
This is where eyelash extensions come in – individually applied to each lash using a gentle yet long-lasting adhesive, eyelash extensions can turn even the most sparse of lashes into a flirtatious set of peepers. Not into the Jessica Rabbit look? That's okay, eyelash extensions can also be applied for a more natural vibe.
With party season now in full swing and beach sessions just around the corner, there's no better time to book in for some lash lovin'. The way we see it, if the eyes are the window to the soul, why the heck wouldn't you play them up with some eyelash extensions?
So Urban Listers, keen to know which salons you should be visiting? Read on for the best of the best eyelash extensions in Melbourne…
SIMPLY BROWS & LASHES | SOUTH YARRA & CAMBERWELL
For the best eyelash extensions in Melbourne, it's hard to go past Simply Brows & Lashes – the team here are total lash pros! With salons in South Yarra and Camberwell, Simply Brows & Lashes offer a personalised approach to lash extension application – rather than a one size (or should we say lash?!) fits all attitude, the expert therapists will first take you through all the options, ensuring that the extensions selected suit your lifestyle and preferred look. We tried the XD Russian volume lashes and quite simply, they're AMAZING. With an incredibly light feel, the XD Russian extensions turned our tiny, sparse lashes into thick, lush lashes that we couldn't stop batting. Bring on party season!
MISS EYELASH | ELWOOD & MT ELIZA
Another salon snagging a spot on our list of best eyelash extensions in Melbourne is Miss Eyelash, the go-to spot for many a gal about town. Owner Emma Vosti, the dynamo behind Miss Eyelash, has been in the lash game for quite some time, working out of a beautifully spacious Elwood studio and now, Mt Eliza too! After a natural look? Go for the 'Classic' lashes. Want something a little more va-va-voom? 'Volume' is for you. Or perhaps you need a little more oomph? The 'Lash Lift' perming technology can help there. There's also a 'Rescue & Recovery' package on offer for when you've had an eyelash experience go way, wayyy wrong – hallelujah!
MISS FOX | MELBOURNE CBD
While we have long been in love with the massages and facials at Miss Fox, we've recently fallen head over heels for their eyelash extensions – hands down, some of the best in town! Having tried an assortment of brands themselves, the Miss Fox team settled on Lash Perfect eyelash extensions as they, well, deliver perfect lashes! With a cult following overseas, Lash Perfect extensions come in all sorts of lengths and thicknesses – there's even a range of different colours to choose from. Not sure which one to choose? Don't stress, the Miss Fox team have an expert eye for this stuff and will know exactly which type will suit you best. Once you've had your eyelash extensions applied, don't forget to pick up one of the homecare products available so you can maintain that lush lash look after you leave.
LASH ENVY | OAKLEIGH
We seriously cannot believe we didn't know about Lash Envy sooner – what a gem of a find! Tucked away in an upstairs studio opposite Oakleigh station, Lash Envy does one thing only and does it darn well – eyelash extensions, of course! Light and long-lasting, the lash extensions at Lash Envy can be applied sparingly for a more natural look or as a full set if you're craving glamour. Either way, we can see why Lash Envy's clients keep coming back time and time again – the quality of their work is unparalled.
BEDROOM EYES | FITZROY
Our roundup of the best eyelash extensions in Melbourne wouldn't be complete without Bedroom Eyes, a cheekily named salon in Fitzroy. Names aside, Bedroom Eyes is the go-to salon on the north side for lush, 'come hither' lashes…you know, the type that make flirting a breeze. While the Bedroom Eyes team can create all sorts of lash looks, it's the 'Exotic' look that takes our fancy – a focus on the outer edge of the eye to create a sexy, cat's eye effect. Bedroom Eyes also offer a brilliant loyalty program, whereby you'll receive a free refill on your fifth appointment – win!
MOBILE BEAUTY CO | WHEREVER YOU WANT
Yep, these guys are lashes on wheels. Catering to those with a flat-out schedule or perhaps even a baby on board, the team at Mobile Beauty Co will bring the fluttery extensions to you. Yes please. Select from silk or natural mink extensions, and forget the hassle of any post-appointment irritation, because they've got glue that caters to sensitive eyes. Why leave the house when you can go from blasé to bold in the comfort of your own home? Bat those luscious new lashes.
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