Frequent question: Can I put water on my eyelash extensions?

Basically, water will cause the lash bond to become brittle and break. After the 48 hour period, you’re safe to shower again. It’s a myth that you should never get your eyelash extensions wet once having a new set, in-fact quite the opposite!

Can I wash my eyelash extensions with water?

Yes, always avoid water for the first 24 hours or as per your lash technician’s instructions – however this doesn’t mean don’t get them wet forever! It’s critical you cleanse your lash extensions.

Does water loosen lash extensions?

This is because of the gentle pulling nature of the water when used to remove makeup that may be on or near your extensions. It may interact with the adhesives used to keep your extensions attached to your eyelashes. Once it comes into contact, it may cause your extensions to loosen and fall off.

Can you put anything on eyelash extensions?

You’ll want to show up to your appointment with clean skin and no eye makeup. That means absolutely no eyeshadow, eyeliner, and/or mascara. Anything on your lids or lashes could affect how your extensions turn out, so definitely make sure to wash your face beforehand.

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What can I clean my lash extensions with?

Use a gentle, oil-free and alcohol-free cleanser – such as a foaming face cleanser, facial soap or baby shampoo – and work it gently into your lashes and over your eyelids. Use an up-and-down motion so you don’t tug at your eyelashes and concentrate on the lash line as this is where dirt and bacteria can build up.

Can I wash my lash extensions the next day?

Always wait at least 48 hours after having your extensions applied before attempting to clean your extension. You should also be sure to keep your lashes dry and avoid water and steam until the 48 hour period is over.

Is micellar water OK for lash extensions?

Yes, micellar water is safe to clean eyelash extensions and will not damage them. While micellar water can weaken the lash glue when it’s infused with oil, a water-based product is completely safe.

What happens if I cry after getting eyelash extensions?

Lash extensions are water-resistant. It is very important to not cry during the process as crying can spread the glue/vapors causing irritation. Crying during the process will also make it very difficult for the glue to dry and bond the extension to your lashes.

Can I let my lash extensions air dry?

Do Let Your Lashes Air Dry

2- Blow dryer but avoid holding it too close to your natural lashes as this may damage your extensions. Moreover, you should use the cool air setting and the low air pressure.

Is it normal for eyelash extensions to fall out after 2 days?

Humidity

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If the humidity is very high during your lash appointment, the adhesive may set too quickly. If the adhesive sets before the extension attaches to the natural lash then there will be poor adhesion and the lash will eventually just pop off after a day or two.

How many lash fills before new set?

To maintain a full, soft and lush look, we recommend only 1 set of refills (or in rare cases an absolute maximum of two) in between each full set. Think of it like this- if you applied hairspray to your hair too many times in between washes, your hair would be stiff and clumpy.

What happens if you don’t wash your eyelash extensions?

Once applied, lash extensions perform that same task. Only here’s the difference, if you’re not washing your lash extensions what happens to the bacteria your eyes pick up every day? That’s right. Bacteria will start to build upon your extensions!

Why do my eyelash extensions hurt after 2 weeks?

Glued to the skin instead of lashes: When eyelash extensions are glued to the skin, it creates something called a nailhead. This will eventually pull out natural lashes and hurt your eyes within days or weeks after the treatment.

How do you sleep with eyelash extensions?

Resting your head and lashes on a silk pillowcase is ideal when you have eyelash extensions. Not only will it allow your lashes and the extensions themselves to glide on the surface while you sleep, but you will also avoid any lashes getting caught or pulled like when you use a cotton pillowcase.

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