2.3 Difference between lash perms and lash lifts

The terms ‘lash perm’ and ‘lash lift’ are used for marketing the lash enhancement process. Some lash artists think they are the same, but there are differences. Lash perms are an older style process where the perming solution is applied to the entire lash, and the lashes are curled around a cylinder-shaped rod. Lash perming can create beautiful lash curls that are usually an ‘L shape’ curl, but often clients feel that their lashes appear shorter as the curl is strong, but it doesn’t lift the lash. Here are some visual differences: