Are you looking to add a bit more volume to your lashes? If you want your natural lashes to stay voluminous and beautiful without lash extensions, then getting a lash lift is the way to go. It is one of the quickest, most inexpensive, and painless cosmetic treatments that will make your eyes instantly brighter and wider. It is similar to having a permanent curl and mascara that never fades, so bid farewell to your pin-straight eyelashes because you’re about to be blessed with plenty of volume!
If you opt for a lash tint, you may be wondering if you can change the color of your lashes. Is it possible? Yes, definitely! It is possible to tint your eyelashes after a lash lift. These services are meant to complement each other. If you opt for adding a lash tint post your lash lift appointment, be ready to impress anyone you meet with an extra boost to your lashes.
What are Lash Lifts and Tints?
Lash lifts and tints are two distinct services that can either be performed together or separately.
The lash lift is a treatment that uses curved silicone rods and a lifting solution to curl your lashes from the base to the tip, making them appear longer and your eyes more open and bright. It mimics the effect of an eyelash curler, bending your eyelashes upwards, altering the shape of your natural lashes.
A lash tint is a cosmetic service that uses an artificial dye to color your lashes. It’s a painless process where you relax in a salon chair and the lash technician applies a unique shade to your eyelashes. In about 10 to 15 minutes you can acquire darker and fuller lashes without relying on your mascara.
You can tint your lashes using either a Vegetable-based tint or a Chemical-based tint. As the name suggests, vegetable-based tints are made from natural ingredients and are thus gentler and safer for use on your eyelashes. Their chemical counterparts are composed of synthetic ingredients and can be harsh on your natural lashes.
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Why You Should Tint Your Eyelashes After a Lash Lift?
Many people opt for a lash lift and tint package because the overall effect is more striking. However, there is no rule that you must opt for both procedures at the same time. Some might want to just get the lash lift without the tint. Although it is the go-to treatment for most lash-lift lovers, there could be more than one reason to do so: either they wish to wear a unique colored mascara each day, or they may prefer the curl, but not the tint.
Get rid of your old falsies and mascara by enhancing your look with the lash lift and tint package. You can safely combine both services into one session. You can book a lash lift and tint combo at our lash studio in Knoxville. If you have light-colored, blonde or red lashes, tinting them post a lash lift service can make a huge difference to your lash look. Last but not the least, it takes about 10 to 15 minutes to add a tint to your lash lift which can make a huge difference in minimal time!
Can You Tint Your Lashes Before a Lash Lift?
As mentioned earlier, you can opt for both treatments in one appointment, but you cannot reverse the order. You cannot tint your lashes before you lift your lashes. There are two main reasons why you should always tint your lashes after and not before a lash lift
The chemicals used in the treatment tend to interact
Both the procedures make use of chemicals; but when you tint your lashes before lifting them, the chemicals in the eyelash lift solution tend to interact with the dye in the tinting solution, making the outcome inconsistent and uneven. Once you are done with the lash lift procedure and the natural lashes are devoid of any chemicals, it is completely safe to go ahead with the tinting procedure.
The lifting solution adds porosity to your natural lashes
This is an added reason to follow the sequence of first lifting and then tinting the lashes. Since the perming solution makes your natural lashes more porous, the dye will be absorbed at a faster rate and you will get better results.
Things to Keep in Mind Before Getting Eyelashes Lifted
There are precautions that you must take before your lash lifting and lash tinting appointment-
- If you wear eyelash extensions, be sure to peel them off at least three days to a week before the appointment.
- Ditch using waterproof mascara or curlers on your lashes at least 2-4 days before your treatment.
- Let your eyes be make-up free at least 24 hours before you step into our lash salon in Knoxville, TN.
- Remove your eyeshadow, mascara, eyeliner, etc with an oil-free makeup remover a day before your treatment.
- Wash your hair before you go to the salon for your lift and tint appointment. Post the service you may not get permission to do so for 24 hours.
- Don’t forget to remove contact lenses before the technician initiates the procedure.
- Wait for a minimum of 6-12 months before opting for this treatment if you have had an eyelid lift or Lasik surgery. Your eyes are too precious to take any unwanted risks.
Who Should Opt For This Treatment?
Since an eyelash lift treatment curls lashes that grow straight or downwards, Wisp Lashes in Knoxville TN recommends it for those whose lashes are:
- entwined or messy
- need nourishing as they are brittle and dry
- extremely thin and you want to give them a thicker look
- long and firm and you want to make them more soft and easy to manage
Will the lash lift and tint procedures harm my lashes?
It is natural to be concerned about the health of your lashes once you read that chemicals are involved in the process. But, these chemicals are safe and will not harm your lashes as long as they are applied by a trained and certified professional.
They can help to prevent your natural lashes from being damaged. Depending on your natural lash growth cycle, lash lift and tint treatment lasts for several weeks. While you are flaunting your lash beauties, there is no need to wear mascara or any eye makeup. No makeup means no need to use a makeup remover. Since eye makeup is designed to last for a substantially long time on the wearer, it can be difficult to remove. The makeup-removing products like pads and cleansers are filled with chemicals to get rid of the stubborn eye makeup.
Since this treatment amplifies the beauty of your eyes, it eliminates the need to apply eye makeup, thus saving you from dragging these harsh chemicals on your lash line. This will ensure the health and safety of your skin and lashes.
Before you step into the world of lash lifts, tints or lash extensions it is important to do your homework. Do your research, check reviews, and speak to your friends and family before you book an appointment. Only once you are convinced, it is important to find a qualified professional who has experience with this procedure. Wisp Lashes is a renowned name in the beauty circuit in Knoxville, bringing smiles of satisfaction to thousands of clients who have walked through our doors. Visit us today to experience it yourself!