How long will a set of eyelash extensions last?
A set of eyelash extensions will last the length of your natural growth cycle. A waterproof bonding agent is used to adhere the extension to the natural lash. Extensions will last anywhere from 5-8weeks and fills are recommended every 2-3weeks.
retention is based on your day to day activities, health and condition of your natural lashes.
How long will the procedure take?
The application process usually takes anywhere from 1 hour to an hour and 30 min based on the fullness your set requires.
Can I use a lash serum with lash extensions?
Absolutely, I always recommend my clients to purchase a good lash serum. A lash serum will strengthen your natural lash, and can be used with or without extensions. Nourishing ingredients in most lash serums help prevent breakage and also condition the lash which then result in better retention for the extensions.
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Will extensions damage my own lashes?
If procedure is done by the right technician, with proper application and isolation you should never experience any damage to your natural lashes.
Does the procedure hurt ?
No, the procedure is completely painless and most people find it relaxing. A collagen gel pad is placed over your lower lashes to isolate them from the top, two tweezers are used one to isolate, and another to bond the extension to your own lash.
How do I know if I am a good candidate for Eyelash Extensions?
Almost any one can enjoy the beauty of having lash extensions. Extensions are applied one by one to the natural lash so in order to do a full application of eyelash extensions you must have lashes of your own! You may not be a good candidate if you are currently undergoing chemotherapy or suffer from certain conditions such as trichotillomania or alopecia.
Can I still use mascara with extensions?
Using mascara defeats the purpose of getting eyelash extensions as most people do it to save time, and to wake up looking flawless without having to wear any eye makeup, however you can as long as it is water based and not water proof. It is suggested If you are going to wear mascara only apply it on the tips and not from the base of the extension. Product must be removed daily to not cause oil and make up build up which can then result in loosing lashes prematurely. Mascara on the bottom lashes are okay as it will complete your look!
How can I get them removed?
If for any reasons you cant get use to the extensions, do not like the look or want to take a break. DO NOT pull tug or cut the extension as you will cause damage to your own doing this. Go back to your lash stylist and they will remove them by placing a gel remover to dissolve the adhesive and remove extensions without causing any damage.