About us

eyelash extensions Downers Grove

At Michelle Lashes – Brows – Beauty, our mission is to enhance the natural beauty of every individual who walks through our doors. We believe that beauty is unique to each person, and it is our goal to bring out the best in every individual through our services and products.

Our team of skilled and knowledgeable technicians are dedicated to providing the highest level of customer service and expert advice, ensuring that each client leaves feeling refreshed, rejuvenated, and confident in their appearance.

We are committed to using only the finest and most innovative products, to deliver results that exceed our clients’ expectations. Our salon environment is designed to be a peaceful and luxurious retreat, where clients can relax and unwind, leaving the stresses of daily life behind.


Our Team

Michelle Bodean

Michelle Bodean

FOUNDER

Alexa

Alexa

Eyelash Artist

Lili

Lili

Eyelash Artist

About the Founder

Meet Michelle Bodean, an experienced and highly skilled lash artist with over 10 years of experience with a passion for beauty that has taken her around the world. Michelle started her career in Europe, where she honed her craft and developed her unique approach to lash extensions. After years of perfecting her technique, she moved to the US and obtained her license as an esthetician in 2019.

In 2022, Michelle realized her dream of opening her own beauty salon in Downers Grove, IL, offering a range of beauty services, including eyelash extensions, permanent makeup, eyebrow sculpting, eyebrow lamination, and lash lift. Michelle’s extensive experience and her commitment to staying at the forefront of the beauty industry have made her salon a go-to destination for clients looking for top-quality beauty services.

Michelle Bodean

Throughout her career, Michelle has received numerous accolades for her exceptional work as a lash artist. She has been named the winner of multiple lash competitions, including The Beauty Factor Miami, Artistic Lash Lounge, Pro Championship UK, and Lash Championship Nederland, among many others.

Michelle’s passion for lash artistry has led her to become a certified lash artist worldwide, allowing her to share her skills and knowledge with others. She is also an international educator, regularly traveling to train others in the art of lash extensions.

As the owner and founder of Michelle Lashes-Brows-Beauty, Michelle takes pride in providing her clients with the highest quality lash extensions and exceptional customer service. Her dedication to her craft has earned her a reputation as one of the most talented lash artists in the industry, and she continues to inspire others with her work.

About Michelle

Michelle’s expertise and commitment to the beauty industry have earned her a reputation as a leading international lash judge, trainer, and educator. In partnership with renowned lash artists like @Aisha_lashes and @Mariola_miko_, Michelle organizes some of the biggest beauty events in the Chicago area, attracting lash artists from all over the world.

Awards

Guest Reviews

Victor RusuVictor Rusu
20:26 15 Dec 23
Anna OdintsovAnna Odintsov
15:33 14 Dec 23
One of the best lash and brow master ever. Ive been trusting Natalia with my brows and lashes for a long time and I would not trade her for any other lash/brow person.
Olena SobitniukOlena Sobitniuk
05:01 13 Dec 23
Nataliya did such a great gob laminating my lashes and eyebrows. I loooove their service and I think everyone should know that all the best beauty specialists are here!
R BR B
04:02 07 Dec 23
AlionaAliona
04:00 07 Dec 23
Lauren MetsigLauren Metsig
18:46 06 Dec 23
Michelle and team are amazing. I don’t trust many people with my lashes— but the first time I tried them, they did the best lashes I’ve ever had. And they really know their stuff. Owner is very nice and knowledgeable too!
Maddie BilottaMaddie Bilotta
22:39 28 Nov 23
I got my eyebrows laminated here and they do SUCH an amazing job!! I’m in love with the results- my brows have never looked better
Sabina GebisSabina Gebis
06:37 19 Nov 23
Love coming here for my Lashes! I’ve been a loyal client since May 2023. I get my fills done for hybrid lashes every 3 weeks and the team is extremely accommodating if I need to move around my appointment times. Lili is absolutely wonderful. She is so gentle on the eyes, that you could fall asleep!! I’ve brought family here and would recommend them to anyone!
TKTK
20:37 18 Nov 23
Maribel DiazMaribel Diaz
17:55 18 Nov 23
This is the best place to get your lashes done. The lash professionals are experts and they walked me through my options to obtain my desired look. Everyone is incredibly kind and welcoming and the aesthetic of the salon is beautiful! They have other services as well. I highly recommend coming to Michelle’s Lashes!
LUVINMEMZROLUVINMEMZRO
16:27 18 Nov 23
The service is exceptional which is greatly appreciated. Everyone is so nice. The ambiance of the salon is so relaxing. My lashes always look great!!!
KatrinaKatrina
16:09 18 Nov 23
Michelle and her team provide exceptional service. They create a relaxing environment where women can come to unwind and relax, and leave feeling beautiful. I’m getting married in a week and had Michelle do my lash lift, and I was absolutely blown away by the results. She manages to make my natural lashes look like extensions!She is very gentle and helps you feel comfortable and relaxed during the entire process. I cannot recommend this place enough. It’s also extremely clean and not your usual hustle and bustle of a lash salon. It’s quiet, relaxing, and wonderful all around.A great experience to relax and destress before my wedding.100/10, would recommend!!!!
Lisa PiekosLisa Piekos
02:34 18 Nov 23
Michelle called me immediately to take care of the situation and was extremely professional. I had just spent $130 on my first Lash Lift and Tint and I walked out and my lashes did not look any different! I was so disappointed in them and myself for paying! If my lashes were to thin to do the service the tech should have told me this! Then that would have been on me if I decided to go forward, but because it was my first time I did not know what to expect! Michelle was AWESOME to deal with!
Evghenii DanuEvghenii Danu
22:52 28 Oct 23
Oksana EltecOksana Eltec
19:32 28 Oct 23
Thank you very much for this amazing experience doing my lashes and brows!I’m a client for more than a year and very satisfied with the service. Lili is the best
Tatiana StasiucTatiana Stasiuc
19:26 28 Oct 23
The best lashes in Chicago, my brows look like never before❤️Clean salon- high service with free snacks🥹 and amazing Nespresso Coffe
Beautiful salon and excellent service
lori wondraseklori wondrasek
22:49 27 Oct 23
Extremely professional girls. Nicely decorated establishment and a very relaxing atmosphere.
Riley ThomasRiley Thomas
22:20 27 Oct 23
Lili Is the best with fill ins, I come in every three weeks since I got my full set to get fill ins done and they last way over the three week appointment even with my hair an face being naturally greasy. Lili also takes the steps you need to take when creating the perfect look she takes ur eye shape into thought as well as the look you want and she makes magic happen! Beyond blessed to have this experience absolutely worth every penny! Not to mention I came down with a nasty cold I thought that I was losing more lashes then normal so I asked Michelle if this was normal she kindly explain how it was normal to lose more lashes when sick. Even with me losing more lashes they still look beyond fabulous for it going on three week from tomorrow
Wedduh DWedduh D
21:25 27 Oct 23
Love this place ..Lili does an amazing job on the lashes and Irina did a fantastic job with lip blush. I highly recommend!
Amazing service and lashes🥰
Julija KhanJulija Khan
15:58 26 Oct 23
Emily JohnsonEmily Johnson
14:45 23 Oct 23
Amber GuidottiAmber Guidotti
21:35 07 Oct 23
I’m new to the area so I took a chance on Michelle’s Lashes and Brows. I’m so glad I did. I made my appointment with Lily. She is amazing. I’ve went to several different places in a few different states, to get my lashes done. No place has compared to this place or Lily. She is very knowledgeable and professional. In addition, she’s so gentle and kind. Before my first appointment, my lashes were very scarce, and somehow I had a big area where my lashes fell out. Lily gave me her advice as to what type of lashes I should get. They looked so natural and beautiful. She recommended an eyelash serum as well. I used it for two weeks and went back to get my eyelashes filled. When I went back for my appointment, my eyelashes had grown so much that she was able to apply more lashes, so they ended up looking even more amazing. In addition, she tinted my brows, and I can’t say enough great things about them!Overall, I would recommend this place of business for any service they offer!
Lisa BakerLisa Baker
23:53 02 Oct 23
Nataliya BershedaNataliya Bersheda
16:29 29 Sep 23
I have been doing a lash lift and eyebrow shaping for more than a year, I am extremely satisfied. The girls know their job, also a high level of service and always friendly.Will help you choose the right eyelash care products. I also bought a face cream from them. I am satisfied and I recommend it to you
Andrius SodysAndrius Sodys
20:25 28 Sep 23
Sergei LangSergei Lang
18:52 07 Sep 23
Delilah ADelilah A
18:18 18 Aug 23
Michelle is the best! She made me regain my confidence. This is the only place I will go to. I am so thankful for this beautiful woman she really did amazing job with my eyebrows. High quality work.
Jadwiga AugustynJadwiga Augustyn
00:05 28 Jul 23
Jaana ShingledeckerJaana Shingledecker
03:03 26 Jul 23
Finding a great lash and brow place is like finding the holy grail for me... I have searched far and wide. It's a big deal to find someone you trust AND does the best work ever. Look no further, this little hidden gem is THE BEST.1st of all, the staff. The ladies are SO nice and super professional. Polite, gracious, and its super quiet and peaceful.The owner Michelle is always there working and making sure you like what you see.2nd- hygiene. This place is immaculate. It's so clean and they have you wash hands immediately, wash your brows, wash your lashes. I love that they educate you on proper lash and brow hygiene. Michelle's studio is is not one of those cookie cutter businesses that just rushes you through to get a tech who probably learned to do lashes that afternoon practice on you. These are PROFESSIONALS.3rd- the technique they use here is fabulous. It's European and the lash retention is the best I've seen. The brow shaping and tinting is true artistry. Measuring my brows to fit my face, sketching, waxing, coloring...they don't miss a beat.4th- You leave with candy and they rebook you immediately. These ladies are flexible with time and the appts aren't back to back. If it takes longer to do the job correctly, consider it done. Michelle takes pride in what she does here. This is her passion and it shows.Just saying... I travel 30 minutes so Michelle can do my lashes. I probably pass 50 places on the way,but I want the best. So I will faithfully go. Highly recommend.I'd give it 50 stars if I could.
Olea SCUTARIOlea SCUTARI
18:32 08 Jul 23
It was an amazing experience. The team is so helpful and friendly. They will help you to decide what look will fit you the best. And I've got brows done here too. They look great.
Amber SintesAmber Sintes
04:49 26 Jun 23
The staff were all extremely nice, and very helpful when it came to figuring out what style of eyelash extensions would be best for my eyes, they turned out great! I absolutely loved them! I can't stress enough how good the customer service was, you will not regret coming here for your lashes or anything else they offer.
Gloria GreuelGloria Greuel
20:58 21 Dec 22
I’ve been going to Michelle’s for a few months. Alexa has done my brows and lashes and I’m so glad I found her. All the girls at Michelle’s are gorgeous but what makes them unique is their commitment to customer service. I 100% recommend you book your next brow/ lash appointment with them!!
Diana KorolDiana Korol
15:53 28 Aug 22
Alexa did a very great job on my lashes. Not only is she amazing at what she does but she actually cares about the health your lashes. I always leave happy!It is been two months since I got lash lamination done today and they still look absolutely awesome.I highly recommend her she’s so nice and gives you exactly what you’re looking for:)
Krissy PollatzKrissy Pollatz
07:08 03 Aug 22
Michelle was amazing ! She is the owner, receptionist, eyelash tech, and much more due to her just starting her business! The Salon is very cute and provides many services. She made me super comfortable while doing my Russian Volume Lashes. She kept very good conversation as well as made me feel very confident and beautiful. The lashes came out so perfect and after a week and a half…they still look good! Thankyou Michelle!!
victoria stascuvictoria stascu
04:28 02 Jul 22
This place is incredible awesome!Michelle does an amazing job! Eyelash extensions done by her are unique!I also highly recommend Mariana as a make up artist!I’ve had the pleasure of having Mariana do my makeup on multiple occasions now, and each time is wonderful. She always listens to your wants/needs and makes you look and feel your best. During my make up, she patiently worked with me on finding the best color(s) to match a natural desired look!I would work with them again and would recommend them to anyone I know.
Michelle is an amazing lash artist. I have had lashes in for the last 2 years and I always have had issues. Michelle’s lashes were so natural looking gave you enough to emphasize your eyes and lasted a good 3 weeks. I highly recommend her services. She also gave me a little bit of tinting to my eyebrows which made a world of a difference in appearance. She loves what she does and she is an absolute perfectionist. I wish I lived in Illinois to continue her services. She is one of a kind in regards to her work. If you are looking for an amazing lash artist and your fortunate enough to live close to Downers grove look more. She’s what you have been looking for!
Tetiana KaluianTetiana Kaluian
05:17 08 Jun 22
Great experience. Michelle is super knowledgeable, sweet and absolutely master of her craft. Stepping into her new studio you will find yourself instantly relaxed. The new space is beautiful and clean, the staff are all friendly and fun to talk with. I have had nothing but great experience with lash extension and lash lift by Michelle since 2014. Would definitely recommend it to everyone.
Mariia KrivosheievaMariia Krivosheieva
00:34 03 Jun 22
Just made my 3D eyelash full set extensions of “Fox style” and henna eyebrows with Michelle and I want to say it’s important to feel yourself comfortable during the procedure and girls always do so to me , it’s always fun to see them . The lashes look beautiful and very comfortable to wear them as well, since the job was done by the professional person - Michelle. I wish you girls a good luck in a brand new and freshly remodeled place ! Plenty of available parking spaces too … Appreciate the service !!! 🥰
Jocelyn MarieJocelyn Marie
01:03 14 May 22
AMAZING SERVICE!! Michelle and Emily are extremely talented and take their time to ensure you are 100% satisfied. Too many places only care about $$, but not them. They genuinely care about you and your lashes to ensure you walk out feeling amazing and beautiful!! Not to mention the high quality products they use. My lashes can last up to a month without ANY fills!!!
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