Mink, Silk And Faux Mink Extensions – What is the difference?
Mink: For those going for an extremely natural look. The allure of extensions made from mink hair, they have a natural quality that you cannot get from synthetic material. Real Mink lashes comes from the Mink tail, usually coming from either the Siberian Mink or the Chinese Mink. With Mink extensions, you’ll get a light, fluffy, soft natural look. The downside to this type of extension is that not only are they expensive, ranging from $300-$500 per set, but they also do not come curled. Real mink lashes need to be perm and you’ll have to keep curling them to maintain that curled look.
Faux Mink: Faux mink eyelash extensions are man made, poly-fiber lashes come in a variety of lengths, diameters and curls, have good flexibility and remain somewhat natural looking depending on the length. The curl is permanent. The Faux Mink lashes are bolder, glossier than the Silk and Mink.
Silk: These are the weightless type of lash extensions, and are finer and flexible, which makes their retention better. Because of their light-weight, silk lashes are good to use on with weak and flimsy natural lashes. Silk comes in a variety of curls and lengths. These types of extensions also holds their curl making them better for clients looking for a more natural look.