Eyelash Extensions FAQs
What are lash extensions?
Lash extensions are the application of synthetic mink lashes to your natural lash. Lash extensions add length, curl and volume to your natural lashes. They replace the need for mascara.
Are lash extensions safe?
When applied properly by a certified lash artist or tech? , lash extensions will not harm your natural lashes. Lashes are bonded to your natural lash one lash at a time.
How long does it take to apply lash extensions?
For a new set typically between 1 hour and 30 mins to 2 hours based on how many natural lashes you have and the look, you want to achieve. Fills take 45 mins-1 hour
How do I prepare for my lash extension appointment?
Come in with clean lashes, please no mascara or makeup residue. This takes time away from your appointment time and you may not get as many lashes on within the time frame.
Don’t drink anything with caffeine beforehand, the caffeine makes you jittery and makes applying the lash extensions harder to apply onto jittery eyes.
Please do not chew gum during your appointment, again this will make applying the lashes harder to apply
How long do lash extensions last?
When applied by a certified lash artist, the lash extensions will last the length of your natural eyelash growth cycle. Each of your own eyelashes grow and shed out every 6 weeks. However.you do lose 3-5 natural lashes every day, so after an average of 3 weeks you will want to come in for a fill.
Can I use mascara with my lash extensions?
Lash extensions are designed to give your natural lashes an improved full look. Most mascara is oil based to prevent clumping, oil-based products break down the bond of the adhesive used to apply lashes. This would cause premature shedding.
How do I take care of my lash extensions?
Avoid getting them wet for 24 hours
Avoid oil-based products on or around your eyes and lash extensions
Use proper cleanser and brush daily
Do not use a lash curler
Do not use mascara
Keep them clean, clean lashes are happy lashes!