Lash Extensions FAQS

Preparing For Your Lash Extension Appointment 

  • Arrive Makeup-Free: Your lash artist needs a completely clean canvas to work with, which means no mascara, concealer, makeup, or skincare of any kind around the eye area. Expedite the process (and do your esthetician a favor) by arriving completely makeup-free. 

  • Skip the Coffee: While this isn’t a painful process for most people, it can be nerve-wracking to have to be completely still (with your eyes closed) for up to two hours. Coffee, energy drinks, and caffeine of any kind will only amplify the jitters. 

  • Come Cozy: While you can technically get this done before or after work, keep in mind that you’re going to be lying down for up to two hours. Dress comfortably in clothing that won’t require constant adjusting.

  • Go to the Bathroom: Remember, this process can take up to two hours. Go to the bathroom before your lash artist starts the process, and avoid drinking for at least an hour before your appointment. 

  • Come With Photo Inspiration: What you might consider to be a natural look can be completely different from what your esthetician thinks is a natural look. A picture is worth a thousand words, so bring photo inspiration of eyelash extension looks you like. 

  • Make a Playlist: Feel free to listen to your favorite tunes or podcast during your lash appointment! 

  • Stop Your Retinol: Retinol increases sensitivity for some, especially in an area as delicate as the eyes It’s a good idea to stop use of all retinols, acids, scrubs, and acne treatments a few days before your appointment (and if you have concerns about sensitivity, talk to your dermatologist). 

Lash Extension Aftercare:

 

  • Avoid getting your lashes wet for 24 hours 

  • Do not use an eye-lash curler on your extensions

  • Use only OIL FREE makeup remover on your eyes

  • Avoid Waterproof mascara, cleansers, moisturizes, and other products containing oil 

  • After Showering blow your lashes dry. You may blowdry on cool to rejuvenate the fluffiness. 

  • Do not rub your eyes, or pull off your extensions

  • Clean your lashes daily with an approved lash cleanser

 

Common Questions:

How long will my extensions last?

Lashes can last through a full growth cycle up to 8 weeks with proper care. Depending on how compatible they are with your skins PH.

How often do I need to get my extensions filled? 

To maintain your full look, refills at 2-4 weeks are recommended. 

 

Will extensions damage my natural lashes?

Lash extensions compliment but do not damage your natural lashes.  This is accomplished by placing the correct weight of the lash extension to your natural lash. Applying lashes that are too thick for the natural lash will cause damage to the hair follicle.