Mink vs. Synthetic: The False Eyelash Deathmatch- Week 3

Esqido lashes
Esqido Lashes in style Unfogettable

For those of you who dont already know, I have been testing a set of mink false lashes from Esqido. I have been wearing the same pair every day for 21 days! This is my recap of week 3. If you’d like to read week 1 and week 2, you can find links at the bottom of this post.

Okay guys, admittedly I don’t really have much to say,  mainly because these lashes are still performing just as wonderfully as they have been since day one. I have actually applied and re-applied these lashes more than just seven times this week, because I have been playing with makeup a lot more than usual. I’ll do a look in the morning, take it off, and do another look later on. Here are some photos that I took this week.

Day 15

Day 16


Day 17


Day 18


Day 19


For some reason on this day my eye was soooo watery! Probably because I put on makeup twice. I commited myself to the cause though and kept the lashes on. You can see in the photo where I kept wiping the bottom right part of my eye. All the makeup has come off, and the lashes are wet, but they stayed on.

Is it weird that I imagine the titanic soundtrack when I’m worried about them coming off? You know, when rose is clinging to that door? Eh? No?

Okay, moving along…

Day 20

Day 21


esqido lashes
Day 21 Lashes before cleaning
Day 21 Lashes after cleaning

So yeah. Each week I become more and more impressed with the quality of these lashes. I was pretty skeptical when I read that they could be worn up to 25 times with proper care, but I’m on day 22 as I write this and these lashes show no sign of quitting.

For the sake of full disclosure, let me give you a little run down of how I’ve cared for these lashes. I have cleaned them at least ten times. At first I was trying to clean them every night, but since so little of the Esqido lash companion glue is needed, I really have to let it build up before I can pull it off with tweezers.

I have never put mascara on these lashes. Esqido recommends applying mascara before you put the lashes on. I know some people use mascara to blend their real eyelashes in with the false ones, but my eyelashes have a pretty good natural curl so I haven’t had a problem with them blending.

I have brushed them out with a spoolie each night and put them away in the little box they came in. Having the box is nice because it’s sturdy and has a magnetic closure, so I can throw it in my purse and not worry about my lashes getting crushed.

I use Neutrogena oil free makeup remover to take these off at night. I have only ever ripped them off once,  as you might have read about in week two.


So far the cost per use of these lashes is $1.52 USD.


If I had known this before my little experiment I would have been wearing mink lashes years ago!

The lashes I’ve been wearing are Esqido Mink Lashes in style Unforgettable and can be found here.

The glue I’ve been using is latex free and can be found here.

None of the links in this post are affiliate links.

I will probably not be posting my final review/ week 4 until Monday 9/21. It doesn’t make sense to post on day 28 and then again on day 30.

Please let me know if you have any questions regarding this post or the lashes! I’d be happy to answer them.

Check out Week 1

Check out Week 2

Thanks for reading


5 thoughts on “Mink vs. Synthetic: The False Eyelash Deathmatch- Week 3

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  2. Aida

    Hi, on the Esqido site, they said that using alcohol based make-up removers could damage the band. Neutrogena has benzyl alcohol. I am not having the same experience as you. I take care not to rip the lashes and I used (or used) Neutrogena also to remove and clean the lash band but the band breaks down even if I avoid using tweezors and just use my nail or fingers.


    1. Hey! How are you putting the alcohol on the band? I think they mean not to get alcohol on the lashes themselves. The band should be fine since it’s made of cotton. I usually use a qtip to dap the remover on the band and let it sit for a bit before I use tweezers to get the excess glue off.


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