Doing your makeup is never an easy process, especially if there are many steps to get yourself looking exactly the way you want. Between your eyeliner, your foundation, contouring, and whatever beauty trend is huge on Instagram and Pinterest that you've decided to try out, it can be a pretty time-consuming part of your day.
Some women love doing it, but for others it's an absolute pain, one that they couldn't want anything less to do with. As a result, there are tons of salons in just about every area that have deals for any kind of beauty procedure you could possibly think of, whether it's makeup, or mani/pedis, you name it! Of course, that does entail having to trust a total stranger with your appearance, and there's plenty of understandable reasons for people to be wary of that.
Well, Monica Reed of Crofton, Maryland clearly had no issue going to a salon to get eye extensions, but she definitely changed her tone once the salon botched the extensions so badly that she couldn't see...
Reed went to the Sky Nails and Spa salon five months ago, with the intention of getting some eyelash extensions. “I just started a new job,” she said. “I was treating myself.”
However, things went awry when the beautician botched the application of the eyelashes and didn't have an emergency kit to remove the adhesive. “You have to kind of tape part of your eyelids down, and when she took the tape off, I blinked, and the edges of my eyelashes were glued shut,” said Reed, who apparently had to use her fingers to pry her eyelids open.
“I was afraid I was going to lose my sight,” she said. “I'm still pretty much traumatized by it.” She quickly rushed to a hospital, where doctors were able to flush her eyes. However, the incident left her vision blurry for some time, and apparently cost her $1,700 in medical bills.
At the moment, the insurance company of the salon has offered her $84.79 for the cost of her procedure, and $1,100 for medical expenses. The case is still ongoing, and Reed has taken to social media to warn people about having things done at salons. “There should be some kind of notice to clients that this could lead to some type of dangers,” she said.
What do you think? Should the salon be covering the cost of her medical procedure?