Absolute New York – Fabulashes

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Does anyone else feel as though they’re in an unending search for the perfect balance between quality and affordability when it comes to lashes? When I was kindly sent these new Absolute Fabulashes from Beauty Crowd (great site for affordable makeup) and tried them out I was truly impressed by the quality. Pictures below were taken on my first application with no eyeshadow or liner, just to show how fine the seams are on these lashes.

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Mascara on top and bottom lashes.                   AEL25 lashes.

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AEL20 lashes.                                                        AEL20 from the front.

Unfortunately these do not come with glue included so I used Eylure Lashfix, although you can purchase the Absolute lash glue separately on beautycrowd.com. I was also not too keen on the fact that the lashes were glued to the plastic inside the packaging. They did require having some of the glue picked off before I applied the lash glue. Otherwise, I really do like these lashes. At £3.95 each, you get a good variety of reusable, contact lens-friendly strip lashes made from human hair, all with invisible seams. Bearing in mind I am far from pro when it comes to applying lashes, I found these very easy to apply. These are also very comfortable; even the more dramatic AEL20’s were not too heavy or obtrusive. I think the AEL25’s are my favourite. They’re an extremely wearable length and quite natural looking; I would feel comfortable using them for everyday wear if I was so inclined. The AEL20’s, on the other hand, would look incredible with an Audrey Hepburn wing and lots of mascara on the bottom lashes; a much showier, ‘night out’ set of lashes.

Beautycrowd.com specialises in distributing a great selection of affordable makeup brands like Absolute and Milani Cosmetics. If you’re looking for some new low-end brands to try, have a browse of their wonderful site.

The products in this post are PR samples.

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