how can I prepare for my lash appointment?
Before Your Lash Appointment
****Avoid wearing eye makeup to your eyelash appointment. Remove mascara, eyeliner and any other eye makeup before-hand. Although I will have eye cleanser on hand, removing eye makeup can be time-consuming and take away from your lash extension application time. ****
What are Eyelash Extensions?
Eyelash extensions are individual synthetic lashes. They are attached to your eyelashes individually. It is a very time consuming, tedious service that requires a great deal of skill and precision. Once the lashes are properly applied, they are virtually undetected. Even at a very close distance they are extremely natural looking.
Will your natural lashes get harmed or damaged?
The biggest myth is that lash extensions ruin your natural lashes, however they do not. If applied correctly and properly by a trained professional; they are safe and do not ruin the health of your natural lashes. Be sure not to rub your eyes or tug or pull on the extensions because this can cause lash loss and even damage to your natural lashes. If lashes are applied properly and to each individual lash, they won’t fall out.
How long do they last?
Since each lash extension is attached to a single eyelash, they will fall out naturally along with the natural growth cycle of each lash. I recommend a fill every 2-2 1/2 weeks for classic and 3 weeks for volume.
Will eyelash extensions hurt?
No, not at all! Neither the eyelash extension nor the adhesive ever touch your skin.
Can I wear mascara with my extensions?
One of the benefits of extensions is that your lashes will look so long, beautiful, and dark you won't need to use mascara anymore! However, if you still want to wear mascara; you can. However, constant wear can affect the lifespan of your extensions and can be shortened. Try to only apply to the tips of the lashes and spot treat areas you would like to either tweak or make more dramatic. do not use waterproof, it can dissolve the bonds of the extension.
What are volume lash extensions?
Classic vs Volume
Classic lash extensions the finish can only be as full as your natural lashes. The application is one lash extension onto one of you natural lashes.
With Volume lash extensions I am able to customize the look for someone who may have thinner "more sparse" lashes to give a more natural look or someone who has lots of natural lashes for a dramatic look. The application is a little bouquet of fine lashes on one natural eyelash. the appointment will be book for a full three hours to ensure we achieve the perfect set customized for you.
Can I come in for a fill if I went to a different salon for my full set?
If the work is quality I will. If not, you will need to reschedule for a removal and a new set
What is the aftercare?
- Do not wash eyes, swim, shower for 12-24 hours to allow adequate bonding time for the lashes
- Do not use a mechanical eyelash curler
- Avoid oil based cosmetic products around the eye. This will dissolve the adhesive
Be gentle to your lashes; do not pull on the extensions or rub the eyes excessively.