Oh deer! Forget walking like Bambi in heels after a few glasses of vino; this season is all about doe eyes and luscious lashes. But in place of those oh- so- fiddley strip lashes, those in the know are visiting the talented team at Up to My Eyes in Greystones to have lash extensions professionally applied. Their superior quality products and very experienced staff boast clients visiting from all over the country. I've already made my appointment for a summer of flirty fluttering!
There are lashes and then there are Mink eyelash extensions. I had them done at Greystones salon Up to My Eyes. When Elaine McParland told me she has clients coming from all over the country, I thought, ‘Yeah, right.’ But then I had them done, and I am now fully addicted.
“I’ve had eyelash extensions before and I hated them. I’d get big balls of glue in my lashes, and after a few days I’d pull them off along with most of my own lashes. But Up to My Eyes are specialists. The best tip I got was to buy swimming goggles to protect your lashes in the shower. I don’t need mascara or eyeliner with my new lashes even on a BNO – big night out – although Elaine recommends Blinc mascara and eyeliner. So many people have commented on them and I think I look a lot like Kim Kardashian!
I just love my lashes because they really make my eyes stand out even with no make-up on. I’ve a busy lifestyle so it’s fab not having to worry about putting on falsies for each shoot or TV appearance. Everywhere I go people comment on my lashes and ask me where I get them done. I wouldn’t be able to live without them now. Thanks to Up To Eyes for making my eyes look this good :-)”
In my opinion Elaine is the best in the country at applying eyelash extensions. I’m always on the go and love that they save me so much time whether it’s getting out to work in the mornings or if I’m rushing out from work to an event or launch.”