House of Lashes • Knockout Lashes • Review

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and House of Lashes came out with a new lash style called Knockout to raise awareness on this disease.

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“Knockout your next makeup look with House of Lashes NEW Knockout lashes! During the month of October, House of Lashes is teaming up with Keep a Breast to KNOCKOUT Breast Cancer! With the purchase of every Knockout lash, House of Lashes will donate $1 to the Keep a Breast Foundation.
Full density with medium volume, these false lashes have a rounded tapered style that are stacked & multi dimensional. The perfect way to K.O. your makeup look giving off the appearance of rounded and gorgeous eyes sure to defeat whatever the day or night might bring you! Varied lengths across this lash provide a dense yet natural appearance making these lashes easy to transition from day to night!

Hand made from 100% cruelty-free synthetic hair.

#KnockoutLashes”.

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The Knockout lashes are part of one the permanent lines, the Premium Luxe.

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They provide medium length and volume. The lash band isn’t clear, but still very flexible and the lashes feel very lightweight throughout the wear.

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I really like their versatility, because you can either go for a natural look or a more night appropriate one with them, depending from how natural or dramatic you go for with your make up. Continue reading

Lash Storage Solutions! • House of Lashes

I want to share with you how I like to keep my lashes organized and how I do carry them around in my kit.

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This article may be interesting for you, if you want to keep your false lashes organized in your vanity, in your travel bag and/or in your professional makeup kit.

Travel Bag/Purse

Everytime I go out with falsies on, I carry one of my Precious Gem Lash Cases (you can find it here ), so I can bring the glue, the tweezers and other little useful things, just in case. It’s even provided with a mirror.

It can be a good idea for travelling too. You can safely bring your favorite lashes and accessories and basically take no room in your suitcase or beautycase.

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And, if you’re a makeup lover and want to save even more space, this Eco Friendly Tote Bag (you can find it here for $3.00 USD)  is the coolest thing ever. Continue reading

House of Lashes • The Mini Collection + Lash Adhesives Review

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What I love about House of Lashes is not only the amazing quality of their lashes or the variety of styles they offer, but also the fact that they do really care about their customer satisfaction.

They decided to create a line, called the Mini Collection, featuring some of their most famous and iconic styles. It is dedicated to those who want to go for a more natural look for day wear and/or for those who need a smaller lash for a perfect fit and wear.

Here’s how the Mini Collection is described on their official website:

“Your favorite lashes have been miniaturized! Our Iconic®, Boudoir, Sirenand Wispy lashes have been scaled down by shortening the lash band and lash length to create a more comfortable fit for those with smaller eyes or for those who want a more natural look and feel from some of their favorite lashes! Each lash is structured like the original so you can get the same drama from your lashes while increasing the ease of daily wear“.

Iconic

One of the most famous HOL lash styles is definitely Iconic, described as showstopping lash that combines a dynamic V-formation effect with a criss-cross pattern.

“Our Iconic Mini’s are structured like the originals with the same dynamic v-formation and crisscross pattern that gives these lashes their flair that now feature shorter lashes for ease of daily wear”.

As you can see in the picture below, there’s an evident diffence, in terms of drama and dimensions, between the original Iconic lashes and the Iconic Mini.

The Iconic Mini are shorter and obviously result less dramatic, compared to the original ones, but the “wow” effect is guaranteed .

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House of Lashes • Lash Story Pro Edition • Review

Some time ago I talked about a cool way to store false lashes, the Lash Story by House of Lashes.

Lash Story is a lash case that resembles a book and basically allows you to organize and store multiple pairs of lashes and save space.

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Well, now House of Lashes released a newer and bigger version, the Lash Story Pro Edition.

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Here’s how it’s described on the official website:

Need more space for your lash stash? This pro edition Lash Story book should be on your beauty must-have list! Our chic Lash Story Pro holds 22 pairs of lashes and a special spot for two HOL Lash Adhesive bottles. A wonderful keepsake to add to your Lash Library, fitting for any avid lash collector or beauty enthusiast! With magnetic closures this book is easy to open, close and organize your lash stash. Made from paper and plastic products, fully recyclable.

This Pro Edition allows you to store up to 22 pairs of lashes and two full size lash glues. compared to the original Lash Story that can contain 10 pairs of lashes and two mini glues.

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As i said in the first Lash Story post, I love false lashes and they’re stable items in my kit. Lash boxes are pretty, but take too much space and, since most of them tends to look alike, it can happen to lose quite a lot time to find the style I’m looking for and order them again.

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New and Out Now! • House Of Lashes • Spellbound False Lashes

On August 12th premium lash brand House of Lashes released a new lash style called Spellbound.

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Here’s how it’s described on their official website:

“Capture attention to your eyes, enthrall the masses and cast a spell with just one look thanks to our Spellbound lashes. These wispy lashes are multi layered and slightly flared to add even more lust and mystery to your eyes. Dense at the base and feathery at the ends all you need to do is bat your lashes and send all eyes towards you. If you are looking for the perfect lashes to spice up your makeup look, look no further than our Spellbound lashes!”

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Characteristics

 

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The Spellbound lashes are part of the premium lash collection. They provide a very nice lengthening and volumizing effect, without looking or feeling heavy on the eyes.

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They’re black and they have a semi structured band that manages to maintain a good flexibility.

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House of Lashes • Lash Story • Review

On the 25th, House of Lashes added to their collection a brand new product, Lash Story.

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What is Lash Story? Here’s how it’s described on the HOL official website:

Need more space for your lash stash? Our Lash Story book is a must have for any makeup enthusiast or professional! Our chic Lash Story book holds 10 pairs of lashes and a special spot for our Mini Lash Adhesive Set. A wonderful keepsake to add to your Lash Library, your lashes will be stored safely and in style. With magnetic closures this book is easy to open, close, and transport comfortably fitting in your overnight or carry all makeup bags. Made from paper and plastic products, fully recyclable”.

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I love my falsies, I care about them, I want them to be “safe” in their boxes, but when they’re all together, it can be hard, if you’re in a hurry, to find the lashes you want to wear and, when it comes to organizing them, I realize that the lash boxes can take up a lot of space.

Lash Story is a false lashes organizer, that allows you to safely store (and quickly find) your lashes, without having to worry about and deal with all the false lashes boxes.

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Packaging

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Lash Story looks like a book (love this idea!) and holds up to 10 pairs of lashes and the two mini glues from the Mini Lash Adhesive Set. It’s made of recyclable paper and plastic and has a magnetic closure.

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Here’s mine!

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Review • House Of Lashes • Precious Gem Lash Cases

Hello People and Happy National Lash Day! 🙂

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Since no one ever thought something like this, premium lash company House Of Lashes decided to enstablish a #NationalLashDay (19th of February) to celebrate real and false lashes and to release today a new collection of lash accessories, the Precious Gem Lash Cases.

I got the chance to try and test this cases before the official release and i can tell you that this pretty little gems aren’t only nice looking, but very useful accessories to carry around when going out or travelling.

Before getting into my experience with these Lash Cases, let’s see how this collection is composed.

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Aquamarine on the left, Champagne Gold on the right

The Precious Gem Lash Cases come in three colours: Rose Quartz, Champagne Gold and Aquamarine (I own the last two).

Each lash case can comfortably contain up to three pairs of lashes.

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Precious Gem Lash Case in Aquamarine containing House Of Lashes lashes from the Glam Collection in Temptress, Smokey Muse and Temptress Wispy (Top to Bottom).

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Precious Gem Lash Case in Champagne Gold containing House of Lashes false lashes from the Premium Collection in Featherette, Boudoir and Iconic (Top to Bottom).

Closeup of the lashes I organized into the lash cases:

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Each lash case is Continue reading