What is eyelash extension retention?

Simply put, lash retention is how many lash extensions are still fully attached by the time you come in for a fill. False retention occurs when the natural lashes are bonded together, preventing the extensions from growing out naturally with your lashes.

What can cause bad lash retention?

Many lash artists know that humidity plays a role in eyelash extension adhesive performance. Too high humidity (or heat) can cause pop offs depending on the adhesive you are using. Now that clients are wearing masks during their lash appointments, you may find pop offs, or retention to become an issue.

How can I improve my eyelash extension retention?

Eyelash Extension Retention DOs

  1. Wash your extensions daily using an approved lash cleanser. Lash cleansers help keep your lashes free from oil, dirt, and debris that can inhibit retention. …
  2. Brush your lashes with a clean mascara wand daily. Using a clean mascara wand can help keep your lashes looking fluffy and full.

How long is lash retention?

It is important to be aware of these factors before investing in lash extensions. While extensions can last 5 weeks for one person, they may last 2 weeks for another, with 3 to 4 weeks being the average retention rate before a touchup/fill is needed.

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Do eyelash extensions ruin your eyelashes?

So, do eyelash extensions damage your eyelashes? 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.

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.

What are the disadvantages of eyelash extensions?

Eyelash extensions – The Cons

  • They are pricey. Unlike other permanent makeup procedures, lash extensions are pricey. …
  • They can affect your natural lashes. …
  • Long term use can result in permanent lash fallout. …
  • They can cause eye infections. …
  • They can be quite uncomfortable.

Do eyelashes 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.

Are lash extensions worth it?

Eyelash extensions naturally define your eyes and automatically make them look bolder and fluffier without eyeliner or mascara. Moreover, when you don’t need to do eye makeup with perfect lines and shapes anymore, you end up saving a huge chunk of time every day.

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