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Best Synthetic Eyelash Extensions That Are Cruelty- Free

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Long, lush eyelashes are showstoppers! Which companies make the best synthetic eyelash extensions on the market today?

You see, Madeline and I are all about cruelty-free products for Eye Embrace. There are plenty of mink eyelash extensions for you to choose from, but we prefer products not made from the fur of fluffy animals.

This article reviews the best synthetic eyelashes that are available on Amazon.com and includes our recommendation.

Introduction

The cornerstone of an amazing eye makeup look is a quality set of the best eyelash extensions. We analyzed the best synthetic eyelash extension products available and have some thoughts on the topic.

If you are in a rush, check out the comparison table for a quick way to determine our favorites (top 2 products).

Comparison Table

Now lets go through these products in detail in the next section.

Best Synthetic Eyelash Extensions Product Reviews

Because a set of quality false eyelashes are a cornerstone of a classy, sexy eye makeup look, it's important to make a good decision about which set to buy. Let's start with on of the most popular products.

If you are going to focus on cruelty-free eyelash extensions, but still want a natural product to glue to your face, then silk is a good way to go. This product offering by SVANLASHES is made of premium Korean silk and is a professional-level product. Let's break this product down.

  • 4 stars overall
  • 84% four stars or better
  • 100+ reviews
  • Length range from 8-14mm
  • 7 thickness sizes to choose from
    • .05 - .07 - .10 - .15 - .18 - .20 - .25
  • Professional quality - for salon use
  • C curl lashes are more curly than normal lashes
  • Available on PRIME
  • Requires eyelash extension glue
  • Cruelty-free
  • Natural, organic product
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This product ticks a lot of boxes: cruelty-free, natural, a mix of lengths, thickness that you can specify, and it will be delivered quickly, and therefore is our number one recommendation.

This product offering by LK LANKIZ is very similar to the SVANLASHES product reviewed in #1 above, but is not made of a natural ingredient like silk, so lets see what's going on with these lashes.

  • 4.5 stars overall
  • 85% four stars or better
  • 60+ customer reviews
  • 3 sizes available in C curl: .07 - .15 - .20
  • Mixed tray of lengths from 8mm - 14mm
  • Easy to remove
  • Hypoallergenic
  • Cruelty-free
  • Requires eyelash extension glue
  • PolyButylene Terephthalate (PBT)
  •  Durable and can withstand solvents
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The ingredient PBT is similar to polyester, so if you are into organics, this is not one. PBT is a man-created chemical based material. If you are okay with that, this is another cruelty-free product to take a look at.

For Madeline and I, natural products are our preference so we would still prefer silk over PBT.

Another silk-based product offering from SCALA fits our desire for natural products. This product is similar to #1 above but sells at a lower price point, but for a good reason. This is a wholesale product and is for professional salons with high volume.  Lets look at the details.

  • 4.5 stars overall
  • 85% four stars or better
  • 169 customer reviews
  • Silk
  • Order by length, not c curl size
  • Each tray is the same length
  • Truly for professionals only
  • Requires eyelash extension glue
  • wholesale - large quantities
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This set of false eyelashes is great for the beginner to start with. You get a set of 10 pre-knotted and feathered eyelashes that are easy to put on, and easy to take off. Let's dive in to this offering.

  • 3.5 stars overall
  • 61% four stars or better
  • 160+ reviews overall
  • Synthetic fibers
  • 10 pairs of pre-knotted lashes
  • Great for beginners
  • Requires eyelash glue
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Madeline and I suggest that you consider starting with an easy to use product iike this offering from EMAXDESIGN until you learn to use the extension glue well enough to buy individual lashes that are more for professional stylists.

Conclusion

The first three products we review in this article are primarily for professional stylists or those who wear eyelash extensions pretty much every day. The EMAXDESIGN product is more for consumers who want to put on their own extensions and wear them on special occasions.

Madeline and I would suggest you go with a silk product like the #1 SVANLASHES or #3 SCALA products above. We like the idea of a natural product on our faces.

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Best Eyelash Extension Glue

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Ok, so  you bought a tray of eyelash extensions like the 0.15mm Mixed Tray Volume Fake Lash Extensions by LK LANKIZ featured in the image above, and now you need to find the best eyelash extension glue that will attach them to your eyelashes and not cause problems.

Madeline and I put this article together to help you decide which one to go with. Not all eyelash extension glues are equal, and some are more expensive than others. We'll break it all down for you here.

Introduction

The key to professional looking eyelash extensions is to use a quality adhesive to attach them to your current eyelashes. You want the to stay in place all night and you don't want to worry about them falling off into your chardonnay, right?

Putting any type of chemical near your eyes can cause irritation and some glues just don't perform well.

So...which false eyelash glue should you choose? Start by checking out our quick comparison table to get familiar with the products we review in this article and scroll down for the detailed reviews.

Comparison Table

Eyelash Extension Glue Product Reviews

Anytime Madeline and I see a product in a category we are researching that is the "Amazon Choice" we sit up and take notice. Amazon uses an algorithm to make these decisions that include number of reviews, how many stars the product has received, and volume.

In the eyelash extension glue cateogry, Amazon has given the nod to Stacy Lash. Let's break this product down and see if it's worth a look. WARNING: this product is of professional quality and is normally for professional stylists only.

  • Four stars overall
  • 322 reviews
  • 78% four stars or better
  • Comes in a 5 ml version
  • 1-2 Second drying time
  • Retention (claimed) is about seven weeks
  • Maximum bonding power (hence the Extra Strong)
  • Professional use only
  • Black adhesive
  • Semi-permanent
  • Works well in high humidity (RH 50-70%)
  • Comes with a sealed package and a glue needle to use for application.
  • IMPORTANT: Formaldehyde-free and latex free
  • Product complies with high quality professional standards from ISO.
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There is definitely a lot to like about this false eyelash glue from Stacy Lash. It's definitely super powerful and probably not for a novice to use.

Lets continue with the reviews with another product that is primarily for professional stylists: an extra strong eyelash extension adhesive by the company LONRIS.

The company markets this glue as an advanced ultra premium quality glue with a quick dry time and a similar retention period (7-8 weeks) to the Stacy Lash product reviewed above.

LONRIS's eyelash extension adhesive is based on the chemical cyanoacrylate with a low fume profile. Here are some key characteristics of this product:

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  • Four stars
  • 254 reviews
  • 72% four stars or better
  • 1-2 Seconds drying time
  • Comes in a 5ml bottle
  • 7-8 weeks retention
  • Formaldehyde and latex free
  • Comes with red application needle
  • ISO certified
  • ITQA approved

This product has similar characteristics to #1 above, but we noticed the price seems to be running about $10 more per bottle than the Stacy Lash product

This product by LONRIS is also for very experienced users and professional stylists and is not to be take lightly.

Well, to Madeline and I, this product looks a bit like superglue! Sky is obviously not big on packaging design. This is also one of the least expensive of these first three products. Maybe the savings from using cheap packaging is passed on to us consumers?

Sky claims similar performance to the Stacy Lash and Lonris products. Let's break down this less expensive option and see with this product is all about.

  • Four stars
  • 256 reviews
  • 74% four stars or better
  • 1-2 second drying time
  • Not for use with cluster, individual, or strip lashes
  • 6-7 weeks bonding (less than #1 and #2 above)
  • Formaldehyd and Latex free
  • Requires high skill and quick hands to apply  successfully
  • Korean brand
  • Glossy black color
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I would consider this product to be a somewhat generic version of an eyelash adhesive, but still is bet used by professional stylists who know what they are doing.

Back to nice packaging, this offering from the brand Infinit is also for use by professional stylists. Infiniti is using a new formula in this product that has a higher viscosity and faster drying time. Let's break it down:

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  • Four stars
  • 70+ reviews
  • 71% four stars or better
  • 5 ml bottle
  • New stronger formula that is higher viscosity (thinner)
  • Formaldehyd and Latex free
  • Requires high skill and quick hands to apply  successfully
  • Special nozzle with a double blocking system
  • Can be used with individual lashes
  • Last 4-6 weeks once opened

This offering by Infinit has the same number of stars as the other products we reviewed, but much fewer reviews and so we would place less weight on the stars rating.

Conclusion

The secret to long lasting eyelash extensions is the adhesive that you use, and the quality of the false eyelashes themselves. Most of these products that we reviewed will do the trick, but should be used by professional stylists for the most part.

When considering which of these products would work best for you, consider:

  • The rating
  • How many reviews with four stars or above
  • How many ounces you get
  • Whether or not the price is reasonable.

The first three products are somewhat similar, but Madeline and I think you would do well by choosing #1 or #2 above to start.

Be sure to keep in mind there is a technique to applying to glue that you should master to get the best results.