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Once the province of well-heeled celebrities like Jennifer Lopez, Kim Kardashian and Madonna, mink-fur eyelash extensions are now sweeping through both sides of the Atlantic, according to the Daily Mail in May. Until recently, a single rollout could cost upwards of $7,000. Now that a single application averages at $500, mink eyelashes are becoming accessible to a growing number of disposable incomes. Their absurdity aside, the hairy accessories are also being touted as cruelty-free, a claim we're more than a little skeptical of.


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