They are a semi permanent method of adding length and texture to natural lashes. This process is done by application of individual synthetic strands onto the existing eyelash. The human body’s sheds its lashes every two to four months, and so it is for that reason that while synthetic lashes may last months, it is required to fill them approximately every three weeks to maintain the optimal full set. As a result, the eyes appear to have naturally longer lashes. They are safe in all aspects of daily life like exercise, swimming, shower and sleep. Although mascara is not needed with extensions, water mascara can be applied if preferred. Lash extensions are a great way of easily maintaining beauty in day-to-day life as well as standing out for special occasions.
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS - Eyelash extensions FAQ
Eyelashes Extensions Pros and Cons
What Are Eyelash Extensions?
Eyelash Extensions is a trending new service that increases the length and thickness of your natural eyelashes. Lash extensions are an individual strand of artificial eyelashes that are curved to look like a natural eyelash. They are applied one at a time to each of the natural eyelashes to give a beautiful and charming look. Eyelash extensions are ideal for everyday wear and special occasions.
What do Eyelash Extensions look like when applied?
When applied properly, eyelash extensions looks very natural. It will be very difficult for someone to spot it if you are wearing it. Instead, they will be deluded, thinking you were born with such beautiful and long lashes.
How long will a set of Eyelash Extensions Last?
How long eyelash extensions lasts depend on the nature of your natural growth cycle. The Proper application also matters. This will be different for every individual based on their day to day activities. However, overall general touchups should be done every two to three weeks. A special waterproof bonding is used to protect, and extend the life of the lashes.
How often should I get touch-ups?
Working concurrently with your natural cycle, your natural eyelashes fall off randomly every 60 – 120 days and they are replaced naturally with the growth of a new eyelash. Apart from this, some other factors such as contact with steam, or touching your eyes regularly may result in the extensions falling sooner than expected. A touch up is required to replace any lashes that have fallen out and also to fill in on the growth of the new one. Touch ups vary with individuals, and it is dependent on your natural eyelash cycle. It also depends on your attitude towards taking care of your eyelash. The majority of touch ups are between 2 – 4 weeks. Whenever you go for a touch-up, at least 50% of your eyelash extensions should still be on. It is not ideal to wait too long before going for touch up as this may result in your extensions falling off and thereby costing you time and money to have the full set re-applied. Time spent for touchups is not much. They are usually 45 minutes and up.
Can I apply mascara to Eyelash Extensions?
Mascara can be applied to eyelash extensions even though they are not essentially necessary since the extensions themselves make it look like you are wearing mascara. However, if you must wear mascara, it must only be water-based mascara. Avoid using oil-based or waterproof mascara. These types of mascara can dissociate the bonding agent and reduce the lifespan of your eyelash. Hence making them fall sooner.
Can I swim, shower, exercise, or visit a spa while wearing Eyelash Extensions?
Yes. The bonding agent we make use of is waterproof, and it gives you the laxity of showering, swimming, etc. While special care is required, the overall maintenance is low. It is also advised that you do not wash your eyes for the first 24 hours after applying the mascara.
Can I use Eyelash Curlers with Eyelash Extensions?
It is not advised to use mechanical eyelash curlers on your eyelash extensions. These curlers are capable of damaging the extensions and can even break your natural lashes. The extensions themselves have a natural curl, but if the need for more curls arises, you can use a heated eyelash curler.
How do I take care of my new Eyelash Extensions?
Do not allow the lashes to get wet for the first 24 hours
Avoid sauna or hot steam for 48 hours