Subtle, yet Striking Look with Brown Lash Extensions

Brown lash extensions are a popular option because they look subtle and blend in well with natural hair colors. In this article, we will dive into everything you need to know about brown lash extensions, including their benefits, different types, and makeup recommendations for them.

One of the great benefits of brown lash extensions is how natural they look, blending well with most hair colors. This makes them an ideal choice for those who want to enhance their lashes without making a drastic change to their appearance. Additionally, brown lash extensions are less noticeable than darker or brighter colors, making them perfect for those who prefer a subtle look. They are also very versatile, suitable for any occasion, from a night out with friends to a formal event.



Blue eyes become more intense.
Hazel eyes appear golden.
Green eyes stand out against brown lashes.
Brown eyes appear brighter.


While black extensions provide a bold impact, lighter-colored extensions create a more subdued effect, perfect for achieving a natural-looking beauty.

The subtle touch of brown extensions ensures they always look appropriate, whether you're going for a low-key look at the gym or beach or glamming it up at a 5-star restaurant or VIP party. However, if your natural lashes are black, brown extensions may not create the seamless look you desire.

Brown extensions are ideal for achieving a "woke-up-like-this" vibe and pair perfectly with no-makeup makeup staples like nude lipstick and eyeshadow palettes in brown with hints of gold.


Brown lash extensions are suitable for everyone, but the following three types of clients will love this lash more than anyone:


Blonde and redhead clients typically have lighter-colored lashes, making light brown lash extensions a more natural choice than black ones. Additionally, clients with fair skin and light natural lashes, especially those with red hair, benefit from the subtle enhancement of brown lash extensions. Stocking up on brown lash extensions in a range of tones, from light to dark, can provide excellent customer service for clients with light skin. These clients will appreciate how brown lashes complement their natural beauty rather than overpowering it.


New clients can be hesitant when it comes to getting an eye-catching lash look. However, brown eyelash extensions are an excellent option for those who are getting eyelash extensions for the first time. These natural-looking lash extensions can help them gradually transition to the striking dark lash line they desire.


Did you know that our lash line becomes thinner as we age? Natural lashes lose their elasticity and hydration, resulting in thinner and more brittle lashes. Clients over the age of 50 often have fewer lashes and bald spots on their lash line.

Adding jet-black eyelash extensions to a sparse lash line can make it stand out even more, which is not ideal. That’s where lighter extensions come into play, they add definition to the lashes without drawing attention to missing lashes. Additionally, brown creates a sophisticated and elegant look that many older clients desire.


Brown eyelash extensions are available in a range of shades, not just one tone of brown. You can choose from light to dark, like amber, chestnut, walnut, caramel, and mocha, among others. This enables us to personalize the look for each client and showcase our creativity.


For an ultra-natural look, opt for using a single tone of brown. Select a shade that enhances your client's skin tone.

Medium Brown

This can be a daring and creative approach that will make your client stand out. To get started, choose a few shades of brown that complement your client's skin tone. You can mix warm and cool tones to achieve a natural and dimensional look. 

When applying the lashes, alternate the different shades of brown to create a natural and blended effect. You can also use longer and darker lashes on the outer corners of the eyes to add depth and dimension.

Remember to balance the mixture of shades to avoid an overly dramatic or unnatural look. The ultimate goal is to create a set of lashes that complements your client's features and enhances their natural beauty.

MLA Mix Brown Volume Lashes


Want to make it extra special?
Consider trying a hybrid set using a different shade of brown lashes. To achieve this, combine Brown Easy Fanning Lashes for volume fans with Brown Classic Lashes. By doing so, you can create a fresh and modern hybrid set that incorporates a blend of stunning colors and textures.


While the difference may not be immediately noticeable compared to using 100% black lashes, when light hits the eyes, the subtle brown tones will shine through the black extensions, adding a unique and subtle glow to the overall look.

Use a darker shade of brown like Mocha Cashmere Lash Tray or Dark Brown 5D Promade Fans. These dark brown colors blend in well with conventional black lashes.


For the most natural-looking lashes, we recommend using a clear lash adhesive. This type of adhesive has no black pigment, making it undetectable on your client's brown lashes. This is especially important when working with colored or ombre lash extensions, where a black adhesive would be noticeable and detract from the overall look.


If you want your client to enhance the beauty of her brown lash set, give them some makeup guidelines:

  • Eyeshadows: Opt for matte green or light marsh tones, and bright malachite shades that complement the brown color of the lashes. Golden or bronze eyeshadows also look great and add a touch of glam.
  • Cosmetics: Nude-colored cosmetics work best with brown lashes as they create a harmonious and natural look.
  • Natural look: If you want to create a more natural look, use shadows in beige or brown tones that blend well with the brown lash extensions.

At Mega Lash Academy, we're excited to offer our popular Cashmere Lash range, which comes in four different shades of brown to flatter your clients' unique eye color. These lashes are incredibly soft, fluffy, and natural-looking, making them perfect for fair-haired clients or anyone desiring a subtle, effortless appearance.

In addition, we're proud to provide our high-quality Brown Classic Lashes and Rapid Promade Fans® in 5D and 10D with three different tones of brown, ideal for lash artists who want to create voluminous sets quickly. These fans are crafted to the highest standards, ensuring that you can deliver the best results to your clients. Our mixed boxes of Promade Fans and Cashmere Lashes give you all the tools you need to create stunning textured color lash sets that will leave your clients feeling confident and beautiful.

It's essential to be open to trying and offering new styles and services to your clients. This not only helps you to constantly develop your skills but also enables you to expand your customer base, providing your clients with a wider range of options to choose from. We're confident that with your expertise and creativity, you can create breathtaking lash sets that incorporate these trendy new lashes. After all, you're in this industry for a reason, and we can't wait to see the stunning work you'll produce!