Looking to ditch the curlers and mascara for good? Here’s where to get the best eyelash extensions in Hong Kong.
Thinking of getting eyelash extensions but worried that the process might ruin your natural ones? Well the good news is lash extension procedures have improved significantly over the years, and Hong Kong is home to many skilled technicians ready to make your peepers pop. Extensions can help to open up your eyes and, best of all, allows to you ditch the eyelash curlers and mascara for good (or at least while they’re in place!). So, what are you waiting for? Keep reading to discover our pick of salons offering the best eyelash extensions in Hong Kong.
Where To Get Eyelash Extensions In Hong Kong
Fluttery lashes await at Lash Artist, the latest salon opening from I Beaute Club. Nestled within the vibrant Lan Kwai Fong area, the talented team has experience in an impressive range of lash extension techniques, including 1:1 Classic, 2D-9D Volume, Mega Volume and Hybrid (a mix of Classic and Volume), to name but a few. Lash Artist is best known for its 2D Volume extensions, which leaves you with gorgeous lashes that last up to eight weeks. Price-wise, a full set of unlimited lashes start at $1,100, otherwise it’s $688 for 120 single upper lash extensions (first-time customers only). We love that treatments are carried out in your own private room. As for quality, the salon prides itself on using premium products straight from Japan, so you can rest assured you’ll leave with some of the best lashes in town.
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Housed in a chic, cosy salon with impressive views of the city, Centrally-located Lyla Lash specialises in both classic and volume lash extensions. Prices start from $680 for a Classic Basic Set of 100 lashes, and go up to $1,100 for unlimited Russian Volume lashes. The Signature Lyla Eyelash Design is a go-to for many of the salon’s loyal following. It allows you to choose from an extensive selection of lash lengths, thickness and curl, ensuring you leave with the perfect eyelash design, tailored to your look and preferences. Alternatively, if you’d rather steer clear of extensions but do want to give your eyelashes a bit more oomph or colour, the salon’s Keratin Lash Lifting ($680) and Tinting ($220) services come highly recommended too! No matter what you book in for, the passionate and experienced team will go out of their way to make sure you leave fully satisfied.
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Fuss-free and efficient service is what you’ll get at aQuaeria, a charming and airy Japanese nail and lash salon. The team is led by an instructor who is certified by the Japan Lash Association and ensures her colleagues are constantly updated on the latest techniques. When it comes to the extensions themselves, there are more than 50 types of length, thickness and curl options to choose from. You’ll also be able to pick your level of technician to suit your price point. 100+ upper lash extensions start from $960, while volume extensions cost $1,200.
Blanc originated in Tokyo and now has a presence in Thailand, Vietnam, Singapore and, of course, Hong Kong. Its prices are incredibly reasonable, with trials for new customers starting at just $599 for 80 upper lash extensions, or $699 for 100. You’ll need to be decisive because there’s more than 165 different combinations to choose from. It’s worth bringing in photos of the look you’re hoping to achieve so that the technicians can help make recommendations.
This Japanese beauty salon boasts therapists who have had experience working in London, New York and Shanghai. Here, you’ll be able to choose your level of technician (expect to pay around $100 extra for a senior therapist), with upper lash extensions starting from $900 for 80 extensions or $1,100 for volume extensions.
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Introducing one of the more affordable options for eyelash extensions in Hong Kong: Cerynne. Prices here start at just $580 for 100 single upper lash extensions, or $880 for 100 Japanese 3D volume upper lashes. Fun fact: the name Cerynne is pronounced as “serene”. True to its name, the salon manages to create a lovely and relaxing atmosphere, despite being situated slap bang in the middle of Central.
Graceous (which also has outlets in Singapore) is a Japanese-style salon located in the heart of Causeway Bay. Its services are fully-customisable, so expect plenty of choice regarding the colour, length, curl and thickness of your extensions. 100 upper lash extensions will set you back $1,000 (or $800 for first-time customers), or you can pay $1,500 for unlimited lashes.
Kesalan Patharan is a Japanese makeup brand that was established in 1987. It first brought its eyelash extension service to Hong Kong over a decade ago, so this pick is a tried and tested favourite. The team here pride themselves on offering a complete lash service – including a consultation to decide what’s right for you, as well as after-care tips.
L For Lashes was responsible for bringing the award-winning JB Lashes concept from the US to Hong Kong, which means you can rest assured all its tools and materials are FDA-approved. Its glue has even been specially-formulated for those with sensitive skin, and the lashes here are apparently up to 40% lighter than others, ensuring that weightless feeling. Expect to pay $1,680 for a full set of extensions (between 120-140 lashes).
M&A first set up shop in the 852 in 2009, and has been expanding ever since. In that time, the salon has given more than 10,000 customers lash makeovers. There are now five branches across the city, with each salon offering several different types of extensions, including Korean-style single layer and Japanese-style multi-layer. Korean blink lashes cost $980, while super-light Japanese mink lashes come in at $1,288.
Matsu.Lash is conveniently located in Central and promises to sort out your lash look in just a couple of hours, with results that will last for weeks. What makes it stand out from the crowd is its focus on using high-quality Japanese extension techniques. All of its lash artists have been specially trained in Japan (how’s that for commitment?). They aim to enhance the natural look of your eyes and take time to recommend customised solutions based on what best suits your facial features. They also take great care to make sure your own lashes aren’t damaged in the process. You’ll be able to choose between a classic lash look, a volume lash look or even go for coloured extensions if you’re looking for something a bit different!
Looking for a bold Beyoncé-look? Jump on the celeb-approved NovaLash bandwagon and book yourself a session with these highly-trained lash experts. NovaLash was founded in the US and claims its extensions have twice the wear time of other leading brands. Oil-proof adhesive is used, so there’s no need to avoid your regular skincare products. The studio itself has more than 20 luxurious private rooms, so you should always be able to secure a booking no matter how last minute you leave it.
Plurecil uses Pro Care Eyelash extensions across all of its salons, and guarantees you won’t even feel them on your lids. The friendly staff here will take the time to talk you through the (many!) options available. We love that you can choose to add a faint colour to your lashes (matched to your hair and eye colour of course), from standard browns to electric blues. If you’re after some bling, rhinestones or feather lashes, they can be added on as extras. Prices start at $800 for 80 upper lash extensions.
If you’re still unsure about eyelash extensions, it’s worth considering PrincessBrows’ G.E.L. Lashes as an alternative. Perfect for those who want to enhance their eyelashes without having to commit to extensions, it’s essentially a keratin treatment that works by nourishing and protecting your own lashes, at the same time as helping to lengthen and lift. The treatment also darkens your natural lash colour with the use of some pigment, making it look like you’re wearing mascara 24/7. The best part is it’ll last for 8-12 weeks and only costs $950 (plus there’s no need for top-ups throughout or to have to pay for removal afterwards)! If you want to extend the life of your lashes further, you can also purchase its keratin mascara to apply at home.
Suavis Lash won the Best Beauty and Nail Salon award in our 2019 Sassy Best of Hong Kong Reader Awards, so it’s definitely doing something right. It specialises in Japanese extension techniques (from $880 for upper lashes) and 3D Russian volume extensions (from $1,600). You can vary the thickness, length and curvature of the lashes to get your desired look. Plus, you can take your pick from four different styles of extensions: natural, cute, sexy or glamorous. Our pick is the appropriately titled “sexy”, where lashes are applied on the outer corner of your eye to achieve an elegant, yet seductive cat-eye look. For a specialised premium experience, head over to the Suavis Lash Couture in LANDMARK. The prices are higher, naturally, but this option provides a more intimate and personalised lash artistry appointment.
Xtreme Lashes offers premium eyelash extensions designed to mimic and enhance your own lashes, rather than leave you looking unrecognisable! The company, which was established by a registered nurse, has been around for more than a decade and now has a global presence in over 50 countries (including two outlets here in Hong Kong). Its highly skilled technicians will use specialist tools to determine the ideal length, thickness and number of extensions they can add, without damaging your natural lashes underneath. A classic set of single layer lashes costs $1,488.
Xtreme Lashes (Central), 3/F, V-Plus, 68-70 Wellington Street, Central, Hong Kong, 3708 8961
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Editor’s Note: This article was originally written by Vivian Lee on 30, July 2018 and was most recently updated in September, 2020.
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Featured image courtesy of Nabi Tang via Stocksy, image 1 courtesy of Lash Artist, image 2 courtesy of Lyla Lash, image 3 courtesy of Blanc Eyelash Salon, image 4 courtesy of Cerynne via Facebook, image 5 courtesy of L For Lashes, image 6 courtesy of Matsu.Lash, image 7 courtesy of Plurecil via Facebook, image 8 courtesy of Suavis Lash via Instagram.