I am obsessed with curling my eyelashes! Even if I don’t put on any make up, I have to get my eyelashes curlers out to look and feel awake. I really do believe that having curled lashes is one of the quickest ways to brighten and lift your entire face. When I heard about the latest technology in lash enhancement, the ‘LVL’ (length, volume and lift) developed by Karen Betts , I could barely contain myself!
I’d had a an eyelash perm many years ago and not been pleased with the results as traditional lash perms use rollers which make the lashes curl round and back on themselves. In my case this made my lashes look shorter! The LVL differs because it lifts and straightens your lashes from the roots up so they appear much longer. The other thing that appeals to me is that there isn’t any upkeep… you don’t need to keep going back (really important with my schedule!).
Having sent many women to have this treatment done I finally decided it was my turn. Have a look at the procedure itself and the frankly, gobsmacking results in this short video.
I think that this treatment would be perfect for anyone who has incredibly straight lashes, who just can’t get a lift to hold when using eyelash curlers, for hooded or mature lids or for summer holidays (lots of swimming and still your eyelashes look amazing!). Even if you just want to appear more alert and wide awake without using eyelash curlers and mascara every morning, you will love the LVL. The treatment takes just 45 minutes, but the results can last up to 8 weeks, depending on the length and quality of your own lashes.
At the moment, there are over 700 trained LVL technicians in the UK. If you want to find your nearest LVL technician, you can go onto the site and pop your postcode into the salon finder. Prices range from around £45 to £95 depending on your location (it's £95 at the Harley Street W1 clinic that I visitied).
For ladies outside the UK, LVL only have a distributor in Colombia at the moment, but I’m sure it won’t be long until you can have this treatment in other countries.
If you’d love to become a LVL technician, or want to introduce this fabulous treatment into your own salon, have a look at the LVL-Lashes website or email love(at)lvl-lashes.co.uk or call 0845 644 3994 for more information.