Monika determines the length and thickness of the mink extensions by each person’s own natural lashes, as well as the customer’s personal preference of how she wants them to look. A unique aspect of the mink lashes, as opposed to silk or other synthetic options, is that they are fine and lightweight enough to attach multiple extensions per lash.
Whether you’re a bride, wedding guest, or just someone who is headed to a chic outdoor party, you: (a) don’t want to look too made up, and (b) need to avoid a makeup meltdown. That’s why we enlisted makeup artist Monika Crouch of the Pierre Michel salon in NYC to create a gorgeous, glowing makeup DIY that enhances your natural features without wilting in the Summer sun. Plus, it’s simple enough that you can surely master it at home using products you probably already own like BB cream, a shimmery eye shadow, and pink lip gloss. And for those who want a little extra drama, there are also faux eyelash application tips. See? We wouldn’t leave you unprepared to look ultrachic all season long.
Luckily, I was in expert hands. Monika Crouch is an acclaimed makeup artist and lash designer, who has been practicing the art of eyelash extensions at Pierre Michel Salon for 10 years. New York Magazine named her in their “Best of New York: Beauty” for eyelash extensions, and her work has been featured on The Today Show, Glamour, Harper’s Bazaar, Time Out NY, and walking the runways at New York Fashion Week. So yeah, I wasn’t too worried. Read More