A woman getting eyelash extensions
Media playback is unsupported on your device

The dangers of eyelash extensions in Japan

Although a fashion trend around the world, eyelash extensions are particularly popular in Japan.

Here, you can buy yourself a fake pair at most boutiques, pharmacies and even vending machines.

But, as more women get involved with the craze, so the Japanese health ministry is growing concerned about the rising number of eye infections caused by this beauty treatment, as Mariko Oi reports from Tokyo.

  • 31 Oct 2015
Go to next video: The dark side of BBQs