JANUARY 1, 2012 BY KEMI LAWAL Watch that eyelash perm | credits: File copy Imagine a woman wanting to deduct minutes off of the beauty regimen getting a lash perm so that she no longer has to fiddle with an eyelash curler every morning! Someone with small or downturned eyes may also opt to get her lashes permed to keep her eyes looking nice. Although the procedure sounds uncomplicated-lie back, close your eyes and allow a licensed technician play with your eyelashes using a small spongy roller — you have to know the adverse reaction to eyelash perm. It may actually appear tame but in reality, it has its side effects..