Last year it was all eyebrows – threaded, tattooed, and the bigger the better. 2016 is the year of the lashes. Lashes for every day wear, special events like weddings or spectacular all white celebrations, add lashes – faux or real mink, synthetic polyester based lashes – some additional Russian Volume and your eyes are va-va-voom. Here is our list of the top seven salons to trust your peepers too.
Noir Lash Lounge in Yaletown, North Vancouver & Surrey
Specializing in only lashes, Noir Lash is extremely popular because of their individual lash technique and latex adhesive, which is also formaldehyde free. The 100 different sizes available may make it difficult but your technician is there to advise you so that you receive the perfect ones to suit your lifestyle.
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Lash Fabulous in West Vancouver
Lash Fabulous considers eyelash extensions the ultimate beauty accessory for today’s busy woman. This business carry’s the traditional range of colours but also enjoy the funky fun of purple, green, and blue to ensure you have the exact look you are going for.
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Joanna Keller Beautique in Gastown
A beauty and fashion boutique that can dress you, do your make-up and hair, then give you amazing set of eyelashes, all within the same avant-garde location. If you enjoy taking risks and want an edgier look than the other alt girls are sporting, this is your new home.
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W Lash Beautique in Downtown
Once there was a salon in Gastown called Wink that one day lost its Ink. Now called the W Lash Beautique in Downtown, East Side clients can receive the same synthetic Mink and Russian Volume techniques at W and have their eyebrows crafted at the same time. Very ‘eye opening’ as they say.
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Willow Lash Lab in Yaletown
Willow Lash Lab also includes an Academy for training future Lash experts. Clients love the convenience of booking online and the casual atmosphere. Watch their IG for giveaways if you are a first-timer and want to dip your lashes into a new experience in their well-trained hands.
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Prep Beauty Parlour in Downtown
The salon, formerly known as ‘The Studio by Mika Does Makeup’, has expanded and is focusing not only on giving you the most amazing lashes but have added every service a pampered princess needs for day-to-day, special events, and weddings. With five lash masters in-house, book online and get into their gorgeous studio for some special ‘me’ time.
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Mink Lash Boutique in Downtown
Though the name says mink, they do offer options that do not come from the fur farm. The faux mink lashes are made of the highest quality polyester thread and a full set will only run you a mere $99. Tinting and perming also available.
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All lashes are not created equal and if a set of Minaj minks are in your future, you can ask at any of the salons above but, hopefully, you walk out with a set of beauties that are more practical. Really.