It all began in 1916 during the production of the D.W. Griffith film Intolerance.
Griffith’s vision for the main character of the film, played by Seena Owen,
was to have lashes that “brushed her cheeks,” to make her shine large
With a few strands of human hair and fine gauze, a local wig
maker designed the first false lashes for Owen – and the obsession with
lengthy, feathery lashes began. In the years following Seena Owen’s false.
Lash Extensions were created by movie director D.W. Griffith in 1916. He wanted lash debut, eyelash extensions gained popularity and continued to develop. his leading ladies to have lashes that grazed the In the 40’s and 50’s, artificial lashes struck the scene. cheeks when eyes were closed.