All about that lash
What are eyelash extensions?
Eyelash extensions are a new way of extending the length and thickness of natural eyelashes. A synthetic lash is bonded to a single natural lash using medical grade adhesive applied by a licensed and certified lash professional. This delivers results that are effortless and can lasts for weeks.
TYPES OF LASH EXTENSIONS
LAsh extensions types
A single lash extensions is applied to each natural lash, resulting in a subtle, natural looking.
Volume lashes are very thin and light, so that multiple extensions can be made into one fan by a trained professional. This allows your lash artist to apply multiple lash extensions to one natural lash.
Hybrid lash extensions are a combination of both classic and volume lashes.
How long do eyelash extensions last?
When properly applied, lash extensions can be worn throughout the year with minimal monthly maintenance. Touch-ups, or fills, are recommended after the initial full set application to refill any lashes that have cycled out, which is usually every 2-4 weeks depending on your natural lash growth cycle.
Can lash extensions harm natural lashes?
When applied properly, lash extensions will not harm natural lashes. Lash extensions application allows for the natural lashes to grow with the extensions.
Can mascara be used with lash extensions?
Mascara is typically not needed with lash extensions. Mascara should only be used when a touch-up is drawing near. Water-soluble mascara can be worn; however constant use of mascara may shorten the lifespan of your lash extensions.
What is the proper way to care for lashes?
It is important to keep your lashes clean to maximize the life of your extensions and it keeps your eyes healthy. Using a lash wand to comb the lashes free of tangles is recommended.
You will want to keep water away from your lashes for the first 12-24 hours after your application or fill. Water can weaken the adhesive before it is set, which will cause lash fall out. It is not recommended to use oil-based cleaners, or cleaners with glycol.
Mascara is typically not needed with lash extensions.
If you choose to wear mascara with your lashes, you must avoid applying the mascara at the root of your lashes. This will cause clumping at the base of your lashes, making for difficult clean up and degrading the longevity of your lashes.
It is best to only use mascara formulated specifically for lash extensions.
You may apply mascara with a very light hand at the lash tips, and make sure to avoid waterproof mascara as this will make it difficult to remove and may pull out lashes.
The “Dos” and “Donts” of Lashes
Care for your natural lashes, stay hydrated!
Brush lashes regularly to help detangle and clear makeup debris.
Use Lash Cleanser once a day with a fluffy brush, rinse with water.
Change pillowcases regularly, satin pillowcases are best!
Know that lashes have a shed cycle - seeing a natural lash attached to an extension is normal unless it is painful when it comes off.
Don't wet your lashes for 24-48 hours after application.
Avoid excessive heat for 24-48 hours after application.
Don't use oil-based products near the eyes.
Avoid touching lashes with hands and pulling lashes.
Only use mascara that is formulated for lash extensions
Wait 30 minutes after nighttime skin care before laying on a pillow
Do not use a lash curler.