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Affordable Mink Lashes vs. Synthetic Lashes

Are you looking for affordable mink lashes, but you don't know if it's worth it to switch from your cheap synthetic lashes? We've been there.

Mink and synthetic are two of the most popular types of faux lashes on the market today. Many people choose between them when buying lash strips at the beauty store. And when getting semi-permanent eyelash extensions.

Finding the perfect flirty lash made from mink will give you a whole new appreciation for false eyelashes. They are beautiful, comfortable, and reusable.

Keep reading to find out all the advantages and disadvantages of mink and synthetic eyelashes.

What Are Mink Lashes?

Mink lashes are always made from real mink hair. Yes, as in the animal. Mink fur is shiny, fluffy, and a lot like our natural eyelash hairs. This makes it a popular option for people who enjoy long but natural-looking eyelashes.

Many mink eyelash manufacturers are cruelty-free. Instead of harming the animal, they collect hairs that have fallen from the mink to create their falsies or mink eyelash extensions kit.

What Are the Advantages of Mink Lashes?

There are so many advantages to mink eyelashes. When you have naturally short or sparse eyelashes, you may not want to go full drama when wearing false eyelashes. Sometimes your eyelashes just need a little help.

Mink lashes are great for this problem because you can find so many natural options. Their light, fluffy nature will allow you to wear them without others noticing a dramatic difference.

That said, they also come in more dramatic options. Dramatic Mink 3D lashes are taking over the market. Why? They are missing that fake plastic look that bold synthetic lashes always come with.

False eyelash wearers enjoy a flirty lash made of mink because they create a beautiful nighttime look. They never weigh down your eyes or uncomfortably poke you.

Another benefit of mink is they can be used over and over again, up to 30 times! After a night out, you can put them back in their case, and use them tomorrow. As long as you care for them properly, they can last for months.

Sometimes people have skin reactions to synthetic lashes because of their makeup. This is not something you need to worry about with mink lashes. They are handmade with mink fur, a safe raw material.

Mink's Disadvantages

There is only one disadvantage to mink lashes—their price. Mink lashes can be up to ten times as expensive as synthetic eyelashes depending on what you choose.

However, this does not mean that they are not budget-friendly. When you take good care of your mink eyelashes, they can last much longer than synthetic eyelashes.

There are many affordable mink lashes on the market today. They may be more expensive than your typical falsies, but once you bring them home, you'll realize why so many swear that they are worth it.

Investing in mink eyelashes that you plan to treat right can be good for your wallet if you are consistently buying new synthetic eyelashes. When you buy mink eyelashes, you are paying for quality and durability.

What Are Synthetic Lashes?

Synthetic lashes can be made from some artificial, synthetic materials. They are usually made of acrylic, poly-fiber, or other plastic man-made fibers.

Synthetic lashes are usually glossy and thick, which make for a dramatic look once applied. Most synthetic lashes are meant to be disposed of after one use but can sometimes be used three to four times.

What Are the Advantages of Synthetic Lashes?

One of the biggest reasons people choose synthetic lashes over mink is that they are always 100% cruelty-free. Synthetic lashes are machine-made with plastic, so they should never put animals like mink in any harm.

Yet, many lash brands that sell affordable mink lashes are also cruelty-free. Don't choose synthetic lashes only because they are cruelty-free. Do your research on cruelty-free mink lash producers.

Synthetic lashes are also often chosen for their low price point. You can find some synthetic eyelashes for only a dollar at certain stores!

When trying out false eyelashes for the first time, synthetic lashes can be a great choice since they are often cheap. You may get some good practice with synthetic lashes before moving on to more pricey mink lashes.

If you are going for a dramatic, lengthy, volumized look, there is no shortage of synthetic lashes. You can find synthetic eyelashes in several colors, styles, and even some with gems and glitter!

When looking for a good one-night eye-catching lash option, synthetic lashes do have the upper hand.

Synthetic's Disadvantages

The disadvantages of synthetic lashes can be numerous. This is why, especially for everyday use, so many people prefer affordable mink lashes.

Their main disadvantage is that they so often look fake. It is hard for plastic to look real, even when it says "natural" on the box. For some looks, plastic-looking eyelashes are fine, but everyday wear can become expensive.

They are expensive because they are not as reusable. You will be lucky to get more than three wears out of one set of synthetic lashes. They are not meant to be used many times, so they become sad-looking quickly.

Not to mention, they can be pokey and uncomfortable. For some, the irritation of synthetic eyelashes means they can't wear them at all. Their stiff band and heavyweight make them often very uncomfortable.

Try Our Affordable Mink Lashes

Our affordable mink lashes are made of high-quality mink fur that is cruelty-free. Trying out our mink lashes is a no-brainer if you are tired of buying uncomfortable synthetic lashes over and over again.

Contact us to learn more about our range of mink lash options that will have you loving false eyelashes in a whole new way!
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