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The difference between Classic, Volume & Hybrid Lashes

computer image showing the difference between classic, volume and hybrid eyelash extensions.

Classic Lash Extensions:

Classic lash extensions are the original and most widely recognized type of lash extensions. In this technique, a single lash extension is applied to each individual natural lash. The goal is to create a natural and enhanced look by adding length and thickness to the lashes. Classic lash extensions provide a more subtle and defined appearance, perfect for those who desire a natural look or have naturally thick lashes.


Volume Lash Extensions:

Volume lash extensions involve the application of multiple lightweight lash extensions to each natural lash. Instead of applying one extension per lash, the lash artist creates handmade lash fans by carefully selecting and grouping several fine extensions together. This technique allows for a fuller, more dramatic, and glamorous look. Volume lash extensions are ideal for individuals with sparse or thin lashes who desire a more voluminous appearance.


Hybrid Lash Extensions:

Hybrid lash extensions are a combination of classic and volume lash techniques. This method offers the best of both worlds by incorporating single lash extensions along with handcrafted lash fans. Hybrid lashes provide a textured and multidimensional effect, offering both length and volume. This style is perfect for individuals who want a slightly fuller look compared to classic lashes but are not ready for the full dramatic effect of volume lashes.

Key Differences:

1. Technique: Classic lashes use a one-to-one application method, while volume lashes use a multiple-to-one application method with handmade fans. Hybrid lashes combine both techniques, applying a mix of single extensions and fans.


2. Appearance: Classic lashes create a natural, defined look. Volume lashes offer a fuller, more dramatic appearance. Hybrid lashes provide a textured and multidimensional effect with a balance between length and volume.


3. Density: Classic lashes provide a more subtle and lightweight result, while volume lashes create a denser and more voluminous look. Hybrid lashes fall in between, offering moderate density.


4. Suitability: Classic lashes are suitable for those with naturally thick lashes or those seeking a natural enhancement. Volume lashes are great for individuals with sparse or thin lashes who desire a glamorous and voluminous look. Hybrid lashes cater to those who want a slightly fuller appearance without going to the extreme of volume lashes.


Ultimately, the choice between classic, volume, or hybrid lash extensions depends on your personal preferences, desired look, and the natural condition of your lashes. 

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