This is a before and after pic of my post-vacation empty-lashes and my full lashes, after I went to visit my friend Lisa. (who’s been making my eyes look more alive for over six years!)
Here’s the deal.
When I was pregnant with Oakley in 2007, I felt fat and ugly. My face was swollen and my eyes were disappearing quickly. I knew it was “normal” for pregnancy, but I’d just been through the “normal” with Noah in 2006.
I wanted to feel pretty.
So one day, I was walking past a nail salon that had a poster in the window for “Magic Lash”. On it was an image similar to the one above. It was a before and after pic of eyelash extensions, which I had never seen before. I swung open the door, ready to be transformed.
But they told me no.
They said it was not safe to apply lashes during pregnancy. So being …