Nancy Einhart | March 9, 2011 7:19 amGet star-quality lashes without batting an eye. Whether you've got full lashes that just want a little boost or sparsely lashed lids that need all the help they can get, the expert estheticians at Lashfully can help you find the look that's best for you and your long-term lash health. Founded by esthetician Liv Contreras and Matana LePlae, a devoted client of Liv's, this lush lounge specializes in all things eyes.Read More
Nancy Einhart | March 4, 2011 8:40 amI love to play around with eye makeup and faux lashes — or, should I say, I like to have other people play around with eye makeup and lashes for me. Before I experienced the beautiful ease of Lash Lab's semipermanent mascara, I recently stopped into Eye Candy (988 Market St., Mezzanine Level East, 415-756-1177) for some preparty falsies and an eye makeup application.
This adorably outfitted salon — complete with funky chandeliers and eye-popping painted furniture — is the perfect place to start the party.Read More
Nancy Einhart | November 3, 2010 9:24 pmLana Kessel took one look at me and said gravely, "I wish you'd come to me sooner." Nervous about the damage I'd inflicted after years of doing my own eyebrows, I lay down on what, appropriately, looks like an operating table plunked down in the middle of an expansive light-filled room, with towering windows overlooking Market Street.
Lana, the namesake brow expert behind Lana Kessel European Skin Care (564 Market St., Suite 718, 415-640-7652) set to tweezing with such rapid-fire yet painless motion that I could have sworn she was motorized.Read More