Genuine Mink vs. Faux Mink Lashes

Genuine Mink vs. Faux Mink Lashes

When it comes to lashes, you have two options: real mink or faux mink.

Both are made from synthetic materials like polyester, but there are some differences between the two that may affect how your eyelashes look and feel.

First, let's talk about what they're made of. Real mink lashes are made from real mink fur, while faux mink lashes are made from a type of polyester called polybutylene (PBT). Most of the time, these synthetic materials are combined with other ingredients—like keratin—to make them more effective as false eyelashes.

The main distinguishing factor between these two types of lashes is their taper: Faux mink lashes end up being thinner and lighter than real mink ones, which tend to be on the shinier and slightly heavier side depending on the brand. They also tend to be more durable than their silk counterparts because they're not as likely to break during application or removal processes (though this will vary from person-to-person). You can expect your faux mink lashes to last anywhere from three weeks up until six months depending on how often you wear them each day, and proper care!

If you're looking for the best lashes, you've come to the right place.

At Boujee Girl, we know that there are a lot of options when it comes to false eyelashes. Which is why we've put together this guide to help you decide which kind of lash set will be best for your needs.

If you've never worn lashes before, or you're looking for a more subtle look, genuine mink is probably what you want. They're also great if you have sensitive eyes or allergies—they're less likely to irritate your eyes than synthetic lashes would be. But if you want something bolder and more dramatic, faux mink is where it's at!

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