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- The Beast of the East! -

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The Beast of the East

As The Beast of the East and Storm Emma causes chaos across the United Kingdom, BBs Beauty & Brows want to ask our customers, both old and new to stay safe and warm while we experience this short spell of adverse weather conditions. It might be oh so cold outside, but we’ve got some crazy news that you just have to read!

While freezing your bottom in near-zero temperatures (and – minus conditions in some places!) might cause coughs, chapped lips and chilblains, the current frosty climate actually works wonders for your complexion. Turns out, women have been deliberately freezing their faces for centuries. Wise to the beautifying benefits of cruel climates, it’s a traditional Ayurvedic concept – beloved for its ability to grant your skin an enviable ‘je ne sais quoi’. (AKA:  An indefinable quality that makes something distinctive or attractive)

‘Icing’ (otherwise technically known as Cryotherapy) works wonders for dulled, lack lustre complexions. You know the pretty ‘healthy’ look your skin has after a brisk, bracing walk in wintertime? Well, you can mimic that poreless, carved marble-clarity (without risking a sniffle) and here’s how. All you need is ice cubes (and ten minutes spare minutes in the comfort of your own home).

By rapidly constricting blood vessels, ‘icing’ works to take down redness, minimise the visibility of pores, reduce inflammation which is fantastic if you’re suffering breakouts, and instantly diminish puffiness. The latter is great if you’ve had a heavy weekend of fun and drinking. It’s also the perfect quick-fix when you look a bit… ‘meh’ – instantly revitalising fatigued, tired faces.

As a result of ‘icing’, everything will soon look a little ‘lifted’ and firmer, with far fewer unwanted bulges and bumps.

All you need to do (at your own risk!) to take an ice cube from the freezer and follow our instructions. While plain water ones are absolutely fine, think about making some chamomile tea ice cubes which are great for soothing or better still try some supercharged options with berries and echinacea in them to help recapture your youthful glow.

Here’s how an ice cube can make all the difference! After cleansing/showering/steaming… whatever your usual morning-time skin care routine involves, simply place an ice cube in a muslin cloth and simply sweep all over your complexion. It’s suggested that you pay attention to any areas that need a little extra ‘help’ – such areas might include eye bags and dark circles, for example.

Once complete, simply finish with a gorgeous toning spritz. As soon as your face is almost dry, apply your serum/day cream/sun cream as you would usually. You’ll find that your beauty products will absorb much more quickly. What’ more, you may also find that your make up glides on seamlessly (that’s if you still need it!).

Want to look well-rested in a few moments? Try this simple yet effective technique in the comfort of your own home and see the results for yourself. One word of wording though- if you are susceptible to broken capillaries, avoid this DIY beauty treatment. Why? This is because the rapid vasoconstriction can contribute to thread veins if you’re ‘icing’ too regularly.

This skincare SOS treatment is best reserved for mornings-after-the-night-before, or special occasions when you need to look fabulous, fast!

(Please note, BBs Beauty & Brows do not offer this DIY treatment in any of our stores)

If you are looking for a professional, walk in salon, get in touch to book an appointment, or simply call in when you are next in the local area. With salons in both Leicester and Peterborough, BBs Beauty & Beauty are here to help with all of your makeup, beauty and holistic therapy needs.

- Beauty Resolutions (Part 2) -

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As February runs away with us, BBs Beauty & Brows are back with some more beauty resolutions to see you through 2018. Building on from last month’s blog, here’s a low down of helpful tints from July- December.

JULY: RESOLVE TO GET HANDS-ON WITH SUN PROTECTION

Hands are often a big giveaway of age. Decide to take action this year to prevent the damaging effects of UV rays on your hands. Our team of beauty experts suggest applying an intensively moisturising hand cream containing SPF year-round to ensure your skin is protected from wrinkles, age spots and dryness. What’s more, always resolve to wear protective gloves for cleaning, gardening and the washing up, to keep them silky soft and youthful!

AUGUST: RESOLVE TO ELIMINATE SUN DAMAGE

Make 2018 the year you tackle those age spots, pigmentation and fine lines with the latest non-surgical anti-ageing skincare treatments. The revolutionary treatments re-energise tired, sun-damaged skin and help turn back the clock, letting you enjoy that flattering post-holiday glow without the visible effects of sun damage. Speak to us about the services we offer which can help to combat tired and dull skin.

SEPTEMBER: RESOLVE TO TAKE CARE OF YOUR CUTICLES

Your hands say a lot about you, your regime and how well you look after yourself. With this in mind, we bet you’ve been neglecting your cuticles? Dry, rough or overgrown cuticles can spoil your gorgeous manicure – get in touch with the BBs Beauty & Brows team and we can book you in for a range of suitable treatments to ensure you look and feel gorgeous, now and always! Make this a definite beauty resolution this year!

OCTOBER: RESOLVE TO HAVE YOUR DREAM EYE LASHES

Get the eyelashes you’ve always dreamed of in time for the 2018 party season. Full, fluttery and defined lashes are available to everyone at BBs Beauty & Brows. Our lash extensions offer natural-looking, long and luscious lashes which can be beautifully tailored to your individual requirements plus they’re low maintenance and fuss-free. We’ve got lashes to suit everyone though. Get in touch to find out which style will suit you best and book yourself in for a treatment at either of our walk in salons in Leicester and Peterborough.

NOVEMBER: GET HIGH DEFINITION BROWS TO DIE FOR

Achieve beautiful brows this year with professional High Definition brows, previously known as HD Brows. Brows are as individual as fingerprints and so each step of the High Definition Brows treatment is completely bespoke from the personal consultation, shape design, tailoring and aftercare process. Be the envy of everyone this month and flutter your eyelashes for guaranteed gorgeousness. Pop into either of our walk in beauty salons and get brows to die for this November.

DECEMBER: RESOLVE TO LOOK GORGEOUSLY GLAMOROUS THIS CHRISTMAS

Look show-stopping this party season with beautiful, flawless make-up. Experiment with different trends or leave it to the professionals and book in for a make-over pre-Christmas party with our experienced and knowledge MUA here at BBs Beauty & Brows. Our talented make-up artists specialise in the hottest looks straight from the catwalks but can achieve any look you want! We promise to highlight your best features so you’ll look amazing at your big event.

Want to know more about the beauty treatments on offer at BBs Beauty & Brows? Take a look at our extensive range of services or call in to see us at either Leicester and Peterborough.

- Beauty Resolutions (Part 1) -

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Having trouble sticking to those New Year resolutions? Why not take the pressure off this year and focus on achievable (and enjoyable) goals to help you look and feel your best?

To get you started the team here at BBs Beauty and Brows have rounded up our top 6 beauty tips so you can make 2018 your most gorgeous yet…(Here we start with January-June! Another instalment coming soon!)

JANUARY: RESOLVE TO THROW OUT OLD BEAUTY PRODUCTS

January means out with the old and in with the new; apply this logic to your make-up bag! Cosmetics and skincare have expiry dates so dig deep and discard them if they’re out of date, starting to discolour or smell as they won’t do your skin any favours. Now you’ve the perfect excuse to treat yourself and kick-start the year with the latest make-up trends and skincare technology. Ask us about our full range of gorgeous make up available in each of our salons- take your pick from Leicester or Peterborough, we’ll be happy to help.

FEBRUARY: RESOLVE TO ENCOURAGE YOUR MAN TO TRY MALE GROOMING

It’s Valentine’s this month, so why not gently remind your man he also needs to look the part and invest in some male grooming? Does he need a helping hand? From skincare and facials to manicures and manscaping we’ve got it covered at BBs Beauty & Brows. You’ll be falling in love with him all over again on the 14th we can assure you!….

MARCH: RESOLVE TO DEEP CLEAN YOUR SKIN ONCE A WEEK

Make-up, pollution and dirt lead to blocked pores, dull skin and breakouts. Aim to treat your skin to a weekly face mask or exfoliating treatment. For a beautifully clear complexion in time for spring, pop into one of our walk in beauty salons. We are here to help!

APRIL: RESOLVE TO REMEMBER YOUR BODY

Combat the tell-tale signs of ageing all over your body with regular body brushing, moisturising and exfoliating to invigorate your skin. We are happy to advise how best to do this. Why not try out a gorgeous pampering session with a massage? You’ll be in heaven we can assure you!

MAY: RESOLVE TO MAKE YOUR TOOTSIES PRETTY

Summer is on the horizon so resolve to get those tootsies flip-flop ready. Give neglected feet a kick-start with a professional luxury pedicure guaranteed to leave them silky soft and prettily polished. Our pedicure treatments soothe away tension and stress whilst combined with a pedicure, polish and perfect to keep them in tip-top condition. Get gorgeous feet this May!

JUNE: RESOLVE TO BE FUZZ-FREE THIS SUMMER

Be fuzz-free and super smooth on your summer getaway. With lots of waxing treatments available at BBs Beauty & Brows you’ll be spoiled for choice. Speak to our experienced team to find out more about our range of waxing treatments available.

- Christmas Treats at BBs Beauty and Brows -


As we storm into the Christmas season, what’s on your Christmas wish list? If you struggle to find that perfect gift for your loved one – don’t panic! At BBs Beauty & Brows we have you covered. If you want something really worthwhile under the Christmas tree this year, or want to find the perfect stocking filler, take a look at our range of fantastic offers available at both of our walk in salons in Leicester and Peterborough.

All I want for Christmas is fleek eyebrows!

As experienced beauticians with a wealth of experience in the beauty industry, our team of experts can help you achieve the perfect eyebrows this Christmas! We understand that eyebrows are as individual as fingerprints, and our tailored procedures transform even the most unruly, sparse or over-plucked brows into perfect arches to suit the wearers face.

Taking between 30-45 minutes, the High Definition Brows (HD Brows) experience features tinting, waxing and threading, with BB’s Beauty and Brow stylists using a specially design formula to give you perfectly defined brows.

All I want for Christmas is amazing skin!

At BBs Beauty & Brows we pride ourselves on being skin care experts and will help you get healthy, smoother looking skin in time for Christmas! Our facials and massages deliver exceptional results to give you brighter, clearer and younger-looking skin.

Book in with one of our professional team, relax and enjoy your facial experience. Hurry though, appointments for Christmas beauty treatments book up fast in December!

All I want for Christmas is longer, thicker lashes!

Head of to your special Christmas occasion in-style with an eyebrow shape, eyelash tint or lash extension from our team of skilled beauticans. We offer a wide range of eyelashes from temporary to semi-permanent, perfect for a special occasion – it’s amazing what a difference this can make to your appearance. Enhance your eyes and make them look fuller and more well defined when you choose BBs Beauty & Brows of Leicester and Peterborough.

Christmas Gift Vouchers from BBs Beauty & Brows!

This year relax and take the stress out of shopping with a gift card to spend at BBs Beauty & Brows, we have something for everyone. The perfect gift idea for the girl that has everything! Treat them to the gift of beautiful hair – no matter if they want High Definition brows, threading, hair extensions or a pampering beauty treatment, at BBs Beauty & Brows we have you covered.

 

- Mylash Express Lashes -

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Get The Look…

Mylash Express lashes can offer a subtle and natural style, or can be built up to provide a more glamorous look. This treatment, which is popular with clients and celebrities alike, lasts up to two weeks.

After this time, the lashes should be removed and a new set applied. Here at BBs Beauty & Brows we are able to not only apply your gorgeous Mylash Express but also remove them for you so there’s no need to go anywhere else!

This short, effective, results-driven treatment is the perfect addition to your lash treatment menu, so don’t look any further. Our friendly and knowledgeable lash technicians are on hand to help create beautiful lashes for you. And now is the perfect time for some TLC in the run up to the festive period.

Hassle Free Eyelash Extensions

Using an express technique, individual synthetic mink lashes are applied across the lash line in just 30-45 minutes. This lash technique is ideal if you want to look fabulous at festivals, parties and events- or just because!

What’s more is that due to the fast application process, it’s simple to fit this hassle free treatment into your day! Before you start work, on your lunch break or after you’ve finished your day, pop into either of our walk in salons in Leicester or Peterborough and leave with beautiful looking lashes.

A Few Pointers Before You See Us

If you’ve got eyelash extensions from another salon and you’re in pain, they don’t look right, or you just need them removed, get in touch straight away. We’ve rectified work by other salons many times, so panic not. We’ll happily remove your old lash extensions for you, and apply a new set.

Don’t forget, before you come into the salon make sure your eyelashes are squeaky clean- no traces of eye makeup- prior to your appointment or walk in booking. The reason why? Traces of makeup, especially mascara creates a barrier between your natural lashes and the adhesive, causing your eyelash extensions to drop out prematurely.

Our November Offer

And the best news yet? Throughout the month of November, BBs Beauty and Brows are offering a fantastic price for Threading/ Lash and Brow Tinting / Mylash Express Lashes for only £54! (RRP £64).

Don’t wait too long though, these treatments are already proving very popular- get in touch today to book in your treatment, or call into our walk in salon for first class treatments, now and always!

 

- The real low down on Shellac Nails -

This month we are talking about fabulously gorgeous Shellac Nails. (And yes, of course- BBs Beauty & Brows offer these oh so pretty nails at both of our walk in salons!) So, for those who aren’t 100% sure on what Shellac is and what it’s all about, we’re here to explain a little more….

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A hybrid of nail polish and gel, Shellac will leave your nails looking like a freshly polished manicure for approximately two weeks. And while you think we may be biased in our opinion, there really is no other product on the market quite like it. In truth, there’s no other product that is applied like polish but wears like gel! Designed to withstand the rigours of daily life, Shellac is perfect for use on natural nails as well as nail enhancements.

The details of Shellac

Painting on like polish, Shellac is cured in a UV light so there’s no drying zone. What’s more, the colours are no hypo-allergenic. With a thin and flexible formula like nail polish, Shellac not only looks oh so natural but it also provides a very strong nail protection. Furthermore, the resilient mirror finish resists dullness and chipping, even during the most rigorous activities such as cleaning, partying and even mucking out the horses!

Featuring a base coat, colour coat and top coat that you would expect from any quality polish application, Shellac can last up to 14 days.

OCTOBER OFFER

For the whole of October, BBs Beauty & Brows are offering a fantastic Autumn special, just for you!

Get a gorgeous Balcare Manicure and Shellac Nails for only £30! (RRP £39).
SAVE £9 for the rest of the month…

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What’s more, with the run up to Christmas fully underway and lots of parties, Christmas do’s and spending time with those you love, why not treat yourself, or one of our loved ones, with a Shellac makeover? We’ve got oodles of gorgeous colours to choose from, so what are you waiting for?

PS: We also offer gift cards if you want to purchase a special gift for someone you love!

#shellacnails #beautysalon #leicester #peterborough

 

 

 

- The Power of Touch -

 

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It’s all about feeling like ‘you’ again.

Your health is your most precious gift, and throughout life many of us experience illness. Whether it be yourself or others, sadly cancer and other terminal illnesses affects a large proportion of us these days. Such treatments can be aggressive (let alone scary), and many people affected may be in and out of treatment and hospitals daily, interacting with their medical teams.

People are people, and whatever they are experiencing, it doesn’t define who they are. Illness can affect anyone at any time. Undergoing all manner of medical treatment for cancer for example takes its toll both psychologically and physically. At times the only contact people have is with their medical team and machines.

For those that have been affected by cancer and other terminal or life limiting illnesses they often don’t want to stand out, or be constantly reminded of their illness. They want to be ‘normal’ and enjoy everything they can. That’s why this month we’ve decided to write and explain, as having met many clients affected by such illnesses the key thing is that… They just want to be normal, to experience everything they could before. Not to be denied of the simple pleasures, but spoken to as you would anyone else, without a giant pink elephant in the room.

Here at BBs Beauty & Brows of Leicester and Peterborough, we offer a range of amazing treatments, giving skin to skin therapy, making you feel human again, whatever battles you are facing in life. It really is true, the power of human touch should never be underestimated. So, if would like to enjoy a relaxing Pamper Package this month, don’t wait!

For the whole of September, our teams at BBs Beauty & Brows are on hand to help you feel amazing with our brilliant September special offer.

For only £39 enjoy a PAMPER PACKAGE (RRP £53) this September.

But what’s included? As part of this fantastic offer you’ll receive an Eye Design, Basic Facial and a File and Polish. All you need to do is quote /SEP/9/17 to redeem in either of our walk in salons in Leicester and Peterborough.

So, whether you are living with an illness, know someone who is, or just want to kick back, relax and unwind, BBs Beauty and Brows are here to help. Feel a million dollars this month with Leicester and Peterborough’s number one walk in beauty salons.

We can’t wait to see you…

#septemberoffers #walkinsalon #eyedesign #basicfacial #fileandpolish#beautysalon
#beautyoffers #specialdeals #septemberspecials#pamperpackage #leicester #peterborough

- Thai Deluxe Facials -

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With the summer months passing by at a rate of knots, if you are looking to convert to the fabulous, restorative powers of traditional Thai deluxe facials, look no further than BBs Beauty & Brows.

And if you have yet to try one of our incredible Thai deluxe facials yet, prepare to be surprised! Thai Deluxe facials are famous all over the world- their unique combinations help to release tension, boost flexibility and calm the mind.

If you are feeling tense and anxious before a session, we can assure you you’ll feel a million dollars when you walk out of either of our walk in salons in Leicester or Peterborough.

Our very best service will visibly brighten the appearance of your skin- so much so that your outside reflects your inner radiance and leaves you absolutely glowing. But how do we do it Thanks to Mother Nature we give you oodles of goodness and all the wonderful loveliness she provides. Incorporating rich extracts of all things fantastic our Thai Deluxe Facials detox your skin and reduce to appearance of fine lines and wrinkles. But that isn’t everything.

From a BBs Beauty & Brows Thai Deluxe Facial you also enjoy many other benefits including a reduction in dry skin, blotchy skin and dark circles so what’s there not to love?

The minerals, vitamins and antioxidants in a BBs Beauty & Brows Thai Deluxe Facial help to successfully wipe away the stresses and strains of daily life, minimising the signs of aging and helping with your overall positive well-being. So in no time at all, you can enjoy younger-looking, even-toned, smoother skin.

What’s more, while a Thai Deluxe Facial is a beautiful way to unwind after a stressful day at work, or as a way to give yourself a well-deserved reward, Thai facials also have lots of lasting health benefits including replenishing your body’s natural energy. As well as relieving physical stress and strain, our Thai Deluxe Facials is the perfect way to unwind mentally. It’s much gentler than many other massage techniques and has a fantastic deeply calming effect which can only be experienced if you try one for yourself.

So, to see the results for yourself, why not kick back, relax and enjoy your secret weapon in the fight against the visible strains of daily life?

Get in touch with BBs Beauty & Brows to arrange your Thai Deluxe Facial at your earliest convenience. We look forward to welcoming you along very soon at either of our walk in salons in Peterborough or Leicester.

#thaifacials #deluxefacial #leicester #peterborough #walkintreatment #beautysalon #feelpampered #relax #unwind #feelspecial

- Eyebrow Threading -

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Eyebrow Threading at BBs Beauty & Brows


How Eyebrow Threading is done

The most effective way to achieve a perfect shape is to have them done at a BBs Beauty & Brows salon using our tried and tested Eyebrow Threading Techniques. With salons at both Leicester and Peterborough, we’ve got everything to do with eyebrows sorted!

The ancient Middle Eastern & Asian art of eyebrow threading is very popular as every small, short, fine hair is able to be removed thoroughly, giving you long lasting results for up to 3 weeks. Fantastic for a summer getaway, a wedding or just because you can, brow threading can transform your look and give you more time to focus on whatever you fancy.

The twisting motion of a fine cotton thread over the hair lifts and removes the hair from the root, shaping the eyebrow precisely.

Step 1: Determining the Shape of your Eyebrows

Our team of qualified and experienced beauty technicians first determine your individual eyebrow form. By doing so we will determine what shape your eyebrows naturally follow?

Is it round?

Very arched?

Softly arched?

Or straight?

To achieve the perfect brows, our friendly technicians will adapt & balance your brows to the natural features of your face to get the best possible results.

If you are not sure about threading your own brows at home, then leave in the hands of our experienced threaders. Your brows deserve to be treated with utmost respect so leave it to the professionals to avoid dodgy looking eyebrows!

Here’s our brow threading tip:

Forcing a different shape other than your natural shape onto your face will look disharmonious to the rest of your facial features.

Some clients like to have their eyebrows very thin and defined. Whilst it suits some, others it can make the face look mean, and hard, and sometimes old.

We all know from seeing it in all forms of media that thick-shaped eyebrows are very popular. However, if kept too heavy, they can give the appearance of an angry dull face, as well as causing the eyebrows to dominate all the other features of the face, making them ultra-noticeable.

Gentlemen:

Often men over pluck & over shape their brows. This really isn’t a good look. Keeping them the tidy by removing excess hair between the brow and softly removing some of the excess hair beneath the brow is enough for pretty much everyone. Definition is not necessary when it comes to the grooming of men’s eyebrows as it needs to look as natural as possible. If you are a gentleman wanting a brow tidy, get in touch with our beauty technicians who will be able to book you in an appointment. Alternatively, as both of our salons are walk-in salons, why not swing by into either our Leicester or Peterborough on your lunch break, after work or at the weekend for the perfect brows, now and always.

With many years of experience in the world of eyebrows, our brow threading experts will advise you of the most suitable shape for you face.

Step 2: Stretch the Eyelid

Stretching the eyelid area so that it is taught makes hair removal easier and more comfortable. While brow threading isn’t 100% painless, it isn’t a horrible experience by any stretch of the imagination- whenever you pull hair out of your skin, it’ will hurt a little. Since the thread is laid down onto the skin in a straight line, it will pull several hairs out at a time. This will create a clean shape for your eyebrow achieving the perfect brow shape.

Step 3: Creating the arch

First things first, the line underneath your eyebrow will need to be shaped. This is the basis of the arch, and the most important step in shaping your eyebrow.

Step 4: Clearing the hair above the brow

The hair above your eyebrow can be also be threaded for more definition-especially if your hairline runs into the top of your eyebrow.

Step 5: Between the eyebrows

Removing hair between your eyebrows is the last step. The general rule is to not to remove hair past the corners of your eyes. If your eyebrows are too far apart, they can make your eyes appear smaller and make your nose appear wider.

A few important points

The Eyebrow Threading technique is kinder than other methods of hair removal such as waxing, as it removes the hair without pulling on the skin around the eye area.

The eye area is far more delicate than the rest of your face, as it is thinner. It is important to treat it with the utmost care as it usually one of the first areas that can reveal the signs of ageing.

Threading is a good alternative to other hair removal methods for sensitive skins and skins that may have sensitivity due to other chemical treatments.

If you would like your eyebrows threaded, get in touch with one of our BBs Beauty & Brows salons in Leicester or Peterborough and we’ll sort the rest.

Of course, if you feel that the eyebrow threading technique is not for you, we also offer waxing, as well as shaping with the use of tweezers.

 

 

- Guide to Lash Extensions -

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Here at BBs Beauty & Brows, we’ve been wanting to do a post about eyelash extensions for some time now as it’s one of our many ever popular services at both of our walk in salons in Leicester and Peterborough. If we had a £1 for every time we heard ‘I had semi permanent lashes but they’ve ruined my lashes’ and ‘Why do they take longer than some other lashes I’ve had’ we would be very, very rich! Unfortunately, such eyelash nightmares and confusion put some people off but as soon as they choose to have lash extensions done at a BBs Beauty & Brows salon, they feel rest assured that they are in good hands. With years of experience in the industry and a brilliant team of skilled beauty technicians, we’ve got it covered when it comes to lash extensions!

Everyone at BBs Beauty & Brows, we are obsessed with everything lashes! We boast some of the most talented technicians in the Midlands and have a flurry of new and existing clients enjoying our extensive range of lash services.

So, here you have it, here is our definitive guide to beautiful lashes…

Let’s start with the basics.

Strip lashes

We’re sure most of you will know about strip lashes and most have probably faced that Saturday night battle of trying to get them to stick without ruining the rest of your eye makeup in the process!

If you’re not one of those talented few that can apply them perfectly every time at BBs Beauty & Brows our salons offer the chance to have them applied professionally! This means they should then last the full night without coming away at the corners- if you’re lucky you might even get them to last till the next morning. The only downside is strip lashes won’t last for a full weekend or the duration of a short holiday – and if they do we’d be very concerned as to what glue was used!

Cluster lashes / Party lashes

Just like strip lashes, cluster lashes can become a DIY nightmare for many. To avoid any beauty malfunctions, BBs Beauty & Brows salons offer a fantastic range of lash services across the Midlands at both of our salons in Leicester and Peterborough. Unlike strip lashes, cluster lashes need to be dropped using tweezers on top of your lashes spreading them evenly along your lash line.

Express Individual Lashes

If you are wanting semi-permanent lashes, express individual lashes are a great option. When applied professionally, these types of lashes are non-damaging and can look fabulous. For this treatment individual lashes are applied on top of your natural lashes without isolating your own lashes first.

This treatment only takes around half an hour or so for a set and should last up to 2 weeks however it is difficult to get as fuller look as with other types of semi-permanent lashes. Express lashes should not be infilled and instead should be professionally removed then reapplied if you want to keep up to them. Nouveau’s Express Lashes is a great example of semi-permanent lashes offered at BBs Beauty & Brows salons located in Leicester and Peterborough.

Classic Semi-Permanent Lashes, AKA Individual / Hollywood / 1:1  lashes

One of the most common types of lash extensions around, these lashes are available at both of our salons in Peterborough and Leicester. Training to be able to complete this type of lash extension is extensive but you can rest assured that each and every one of our beauty therapists knows exactly what they are doing!

So the idea behind these lashes is that only one lash is applied to each one of your own. They are not dropped on as with express, each lash is isolated then a new lash is applied on top. This means that as your natural lash grows out the false lash will grow with it and therefore not get tangled or damage your natural lashes. This also means that they can be infilled after the false lash falls off without building lashes up on top of each other.

Slightly thicker than your natural lash these lashes are usually 0.15mm or 0.20mm and come in various curls, lengths and materials. Each type gives a different look. The time for application varies according to how many natural lashes you have. The idea is apply one false lash to every real lash so if you are very lucky and have lots of lashes you will be there for some time- not that that is a bad thing! We would expect these lashes to last anything between 2 – 4 weeks depending how quick your lashes grow and how well you look after them. BBs Beauty & Brows normally recommend an infill between 2 – 3 weeks- get in touch to find out more about our fantastic range of lash services.

In Summary

To round things up, if you haven’t already guessed- BBs Beauty & Brows love everything about lashes! As with many things in the beauty industry, there are unfortunately some salons who try to cut corners but you can rest assured that with years of experience in the industry, BBs Beauty & Brows will look after you at every step of the way.

So, if you want gloriously fabulous lashes, get in touch with us today- we offer a huge range of lash services so we can guarantee that you’ll find the best option to suit your individual preference, style and budget!

 

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