Classic Lashes vs Hybrid Lashes: What’s the Difference?

Are you looking to add a dramatic touch to your look? If so, you’ve probably heard of eyelash extensions. But did you know there are several different types of lash extensions? It can be a long process to decide which is right for you, from classic lashes to hybrid and volume sets. So let’s break down the differences between classic and hybrid lashes to help make that decision easier.

What are Classic Lash Extensions?

Classic lash extensions are the most traditional form of eyelash extensions. These sets involve applying for one extension on each natural lash; they are applied individually and create a subtle yet beautiful look. This lash set is perfect if you’re starting or want a more natural look. It is also great for those looking to add volume and length without going too dramatic.

The Benefits of Classic Lashes

Classic lashes are perfect if you want a subtle, natural look. They are incredibly lightweight and comfortable, making them ideal for everyday use or special occasions. If your natural lashes are sparse or short, classic extensions can give an extra boost of length and fullness, instantly transforming your overall look.

What Are Hybrid Lash Extensions?

Hybrid lash extensions are a classic volume set combination. This set involves one-by-one placements and two to four light flares (2D to 4D) that provide maximum fluffiness and curl. Hybrids are the perfect option for those wanting a full and voluminous look without investing in a full-volume set. Read more about the ultimate guide to hybrid lashes.

The Benefits of Hybrid Lashes

Hybrid lashes are the ideal choice if you’re looking for both length and thickness. Not only do they give your eyes an instantly fuller effect, but they also provide that extra bit of drama with more curl and fluffiness. These sets involve creating clusters on each natural lash, which can also help them stay put longer while maintaining a lightweight feel.

Classic vs Hybrid: What’s The Difference?

When it comes to classic vs hybrid lashes, there are several differences between the two types of lash extensions. Classic sets apply one extension to each natural lash, resulting in a more subtle look. On the other hand, hybrid sets involve one-by-one placements and two to four light flares that provide maximum fluffiness and curl; this is great for those wanting a dramatic yet complete look.

Which Is Right For Me?

The right set of eyelash extensions depends entirely on what kind of look you’re seeking. Classic lashes are the way to go if you want something more natural and lightweight. But hybrid lashes may be better if you’re looking for an eye-catching effect with added length and thickness while looking natural. Ultimately it boils down to preference - so make sure to find the lash style that works best for you.

Knowing the differences between classic and hybrid sets can be helpful if you consider getting eyelash extensions. Classic lashes are perfect for those seeking a more natural look, while hybrids provide length and thickness with extra fluffiness and curl. Ultimately, it’s all about finding the right fit - so make sure to choose what makes you feel fabulous.

We would love to help you choose, so here are our favourite classic lashes and the best hybrid lashes according to what sells the most - here we go...

Top 5 Classic Lashes From Our Bestseller List

  1. Eylure Fluttery Light Lashes 008 Multipack (3 Pairs) - We love these, and so do you - Eylure Fluttery Light Lashes 008 Multipack is perfect if you’re after a natural look with long, delicate lashes. This multipack contains three pairs of beautiful, fluttery lashes that add length and volume without going too dramatic.
  2. Kiss Lash Couture Luxtensions Collection - Royal Silk - This top-selling set from the Kiss Lash Couture range has been designed with a luxurious silk material that gives you extra comfort and long wear. The Royal Silk style features a light yet voluminous lashes, creating an elegant look perfect for special occasions. Check out more in the KISS collection by clicking the link.
  3. Unicorn 3D Faux Mink Lashes – Classics - Unicorn uses superfine lash strands to create Unicorn 3D Faux Mink Lashes in style Classics. Unicorn has precisely placed these ultra-fine lash strands to give the appearance of individual, expertly applied lashes. You’ll never go back to conventional strip lashes again when combined with the distinctive Russian curl.
  4. Ardell Double Up Wispies Multipack (4 Pairs) - The Double Up Wispies from Ardell is the perfect go-to for busy days. This multipack contains four pairs of lashes with a layering effect, offering a natural look with added length and curl.
  5. Kiss Lash Couture Luxtensions Collection - Ruby Velvet - Ruby Velvet from the Kiss Lash Couture range is a classic, featuring longer, denser, wispy ends. These lightweight lashes add natural length and volume while giving you an airy finish.

Top 5 Hybrid Lashes From Our Bestseller List

  1. Eylure Pro-Lash Individual Lashes Extra Full Black (20 Pairs) - These extra full black lashes are perfect for those looking for a dramatic, wispy style with added length and thickness. The Eylure Pro-Lash Individual Lashes Extra Full Black (20 Pairs) are lightweight yet full of volume and curl, making them ideal for special occasions.
  2. Eylure C-Lash Naturals Lash Replacement Multipack (4 Pairs) - Achieve an everyday, wispy look with the Eylure C-Lash Naturals Lash Replacement Multipack. This top-selling set contains four pairs of medium-length, natural-looking lashes that add extra volume and length without going too over the top.
  3. Boldface Lashes - Short and Sweet - These Boldface lashes are the perfect hybrid lashes for a subtle yet fluttery effect. The Short and Sweet style features short and medium-length lashes that are light in weight, creating an instant boost of volume and curl.
  4. Salon System Naturalash 116 Black Natural Multipack (3 Pairs) - These Naturalash 116 Black Natural Multipacks from Salon System offer extra length and thickness for a bold yet natural look. This set contains three pairs of lightweight, medium-length lashes that add instant volume and curl without looking too heavy.
  5. Kiss Haute Couture Trio Lashes - Medium Combo - Trio Lashes from the Kiss Lash Couture range is one of our best-selling hybrid lashes. These lightweight but full, medium-length false eyelashes are perfect for adding length and volume with a luxurious finish.


So there it is - our top classic and hybrid lash picks! We hope this helps you choose which set is suitable for your needs. Whether you’re after natural longer lashes or a dramatic fluttery look, we’ve got it covered. So go on and show off those gorgeous peepers.

We wish you all the luck in finding the perfect fit, and happy shopping!