What are they?
Eyelash extensions are synthetic mink lashes which are applied on every natural lash with a hypoallergenic adhesive.
Are they permanent?
No, there is something called a “shed cycle” which consists of losing your natural lashes every 4 to 6 weeks. So, when you shed your natural lashes you also shed the extension
Can extensions damage the natural lashes?
This will depend on the quality of the product, the technique, the professional performing the application, and the care utilized by the client. By this, it means do not pull, rub, or brush the lashes harshly. The only way to ensure proper fitting and placement of eyelash extensions, that will not damage the natural lash, is by having the procedure conducted by a highly skilled professional utilizing a high-quality product.
What is the after care process in maintaining beautiful eyelash extensions?
Absolutely no moisture on the lashes for the first 24 hours *Avoid any oil base facial products around the eyes. *Do not pull on the extensions *Brush the extensions when dry and do so gently *Do not apply mascara *Use an oil-free remover to remove any eye / facial products
What are the symptoms of an allergic reaction?
An allergic reaction can trigger pain, itching, redness and swelling.
What to do if you develop an allergic reaction?
The extensions will need to be remove by a professional as soon as possible.
Is an adhesive allergic reaction test required before the first set?
No, it is optional but highly recommended when there is history of allergic reactions to make up products.
When should you get the adhesive allergic test done?
It has to be done at least 24 hours before the first set.
What can be done to reduce the risk of having an allergic reaction?
Do not wear any eye makeup on the day of your appointment. Do some research on the product being used and about the artist applying your extensions. High quality product applied with the proper hygiene will reduce the risk of an allergic reaction.