He was working on the film “Intolerance” when he famously said he wanted actress Seena Owen to, “ have lashes that graced her cheeks, to make her eyes shine larger than life in a black and white film.” Using human hair woven into a fine gauze material he started the false lash tread in Hollywood and with technology constantly advancing, new designs and styles made eyelash extensions more well known to the general public in the 1930’s and again in the 1960’s.
Eyelash extensions in the 21st century
With the help of cutting-edge technology, more advanced methods of eyelash extensions came into use in the 21st century. Created in the early 2000’s in Japan or Korea, they didn’t see widespread use till 2004 and since eyelash extensions are favored by many celebrities and movie stars, they have gained even more popularity within the past few years. The modern design of eyelash extensions is attaching a single synthetic hair to your natural lashes with medical grade adhesive and always by a professional. Modern eyelash extensions come in a wide range of colors, materials, styles and lengths, giving the customer a customized look that is truly unique.
Eyelash extensions have a unique and interesting history that travels around the world and dates back to the 1900’s. With modern day technology always advancing we believe eyelash extensions will not only become more popular but also improve in design and material. At Spades Beauty in Portland, OR the eyelash extension professionals will work with you to create your own custom look and provide you with all the at home care information to insure long lasting and healthy lashes. Call today to book your appointment with one of the best eyelash extension professionals in Portland, OR.