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Lash extension devotees often keep their sources hush-hush, but this week, award-winning lash specialist Andrea Starr is taking her business to the sidewalks of Newbury Street, opening a dedicated Eyestarr studio in the former Britt Ryan boutique space. This 2012 "Best of Boston" expert has moved her private, appointment-only business from Commonwealth Avenue to a sunny storefront, complete with a stately centerpiece fireplace and mirrored frames of Hollywood icons including Marilyn Monroe and Audrey Hepburn, with tufted chairs and cool gray walls setting a relaxing tone for beautifying.
Her loyal client base raves about not only the long, bushy lashes she applies—using medical grade adhesive and surgical tools, no less—but also Starr's brow shaping prowess, a skill she honed while training at Elizabeth Grady and managing LuxLash earlier in her career. The focus is on a natural look for lashes with classic, timeless brows. The former is achieved through 200 extensions in every full set ($350), utilizing a variety of materials and four different lengths to create a custom look for every face. This couture touch holds true to Starr's assertion that lash and brow services are an art form.
· Eyestarr [Official Site]