Frequent question: How can I protect my eyelash extensions?

How do I protect my eyelashes with eyelash extensions?

Silk Pillowcases

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.

How do you prevent eyelash extensions from being damaged?

Eyelash extensions do not damage your eyelashes when they are applied properly. To prevent damaging natural lashes, lash extensions should be carefully selected (length and thickness) and applied correctly to one natural eyelash at the time.

How do I keep my eyelash extensions healthy?

There are a few things you should do to maintain your eyelash extensions.

  1. Don’t get them wet for 48 hours after application. …
  2. After that, wash them regularly. …
  3. Brush them, too. …
  4. Use caution with products. …
  5. Be careful with makeup.
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Are eye masks good for eyelash extensions?

You can wear sleep masks with eyelash extensions. You should opt for 3D masks that prevent compressing your extensions against your eyes. Standard eye masks will cause friction against your extensions and reduce their longevity. 3D masks are recommended because they leave a gap between the lashes and the mask itself.

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

Humidity

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.

Why are my lashes so short after extensions?

If you’ve ever had your eyelash extensions grow out naturally, you might notice that your lashes look extra stubby and short – this is most likely because your lashes broke when the lash extension came off!

Will my lashes grow back after extensions?

Lash extensions are fibers that are glued onto the natural eyelashes to create a thicker, longer eyelash. However, lash extensions can damage or rip the natural lashes. If natural eyelashes are lost due to lash extensions, they typically grow back in a few months.

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.

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Can you use micellar water to clean 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.

How often should you wash your eyelash extensions?

We recommend you clean your extensions at least 2 – 3 times a week. However, if you want to keep your lashes super fresh and fluffy you should clean them every day especially if you wear eye makeup or have oily skin.

Why have my eyelash extensions stopped?

If your lashes fall out naturally, they will grow back in time and with a little help from lash serums, even faster. However, lash extensions mess up the entire cycle. All those chemicals seeping into the follicles destroy your natural lashes and the constant fill-ins will minimize their growth.

Why do my lash extensions only last a week?

Your lash extensions only last a week!

This often happens when not enough lash extensions have been applied. If you think you’ve found the cheapest technician around then the chances are they aren’t spending enough time during the appointment to provide a long lasting, full lash effect.

What should I avoid after eyelash extensions?

Do not rub or pull on your eyelash extensions. Keep your Eyelash Extensions dry for 4-6 hours after your appointment. You may wash your face in the sink using a washcloth, avoiding the eye area. Keep all oil based products away from the eyes and remember that everything on your face will travel to the eye area.

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How long do I have to keep my eyelash extensions dry?

Installing eyelash extensions takes about 2 hours, but the full drying time takes between 24 to 48 hours! Here are some tips for the first 48 hours: Avoid getting your new eye lashes moist with water, creams, cleansers or any other type of product during the initial 24 hours. Let your new eyelashes be!