Have you ever wondered how celebs have those fluttery sparkling eyes? How their eyes look so stunning even in the most mundane selfies? Well, not all have those enigmatic eyes that that can make you go gaga. All the credit goes to this cosmetology invention known as Eyelash Extensions. This technique has swirled the world of beauty due to the oomph factor it can add to your eyes. It adds more lushness and volume to your natural lashes making them look fuller. Thus, magnifying the aura of eyes that can express a thousand words.
Get rid of your falsies, curlers, and mascara to get those stunning eyes each morning when you wake up by embracing Eyelash Extensions. We are here to clarify some doubts that arise in the minds of young gals before they take a plunge into this new world.
What is an eyelash extension?
In this process, single strands of synthetic eyelashes (made from synthetic material such as mink, faux mink or silk fibers) are applied to your natural lashes using synthetic glue by a trained technician. The natural lashes are uplifted from the root with the help of a silicone pad and perm solution. Each natural lash is isolated on a silicon rod on which water-soluble glue is applied. A lifting lotion is used to uplift the natural lashes to a new position.
Every customer has a different requirement based on their natural lash length and volume. A trained professional analyses all the nuances and creates a customized look with a variety of curls, tints, and lengths. The result is weightless and comfortable lashes that can add oodles to the x-factor of your expressive eyes.
Although this procedure requires a financial commitment, it can save you the valuable time you need to spend each morning of your look. It also shaves off the extra cost that you have been incurring on expensive eye make. Above all the look stays intact all day long. You can swim, bathe all with your lashes on.
What aftercare do you need for your extensions?
Besides ensuring that you chose the right professional for the job certain precautions are mandatory. The eyelashes must be kept away from water and make-up for a day after application. For the next 24 hours, you will have to cancel your appointments for saunas, steam rooms, or sunbeds. You don’t want to waste your precious time and money. Do you?
Some young gals have a habit of rubbing their eyes or tugging their lashes. Well, you won’t be able to do this with your Eyelash Extensions. Sleeping on your face is also forbidden. You will have to make some compromises to captivate onlookers with your mesmerizing eyes.
Throw away all your oil-based or waterproof makeup. You will have to digress towards using only water-based products around your eyes. Once you have your eyelash extensions, tints, perms or curlers will all become redundant.
Rather than using a regular face wash, you will have to wash the lashes gently from the root by using a good eyelash cleaner. To give the right curl, the lashes must be well-groomed using a mascara wand or eyelash comb. A refill session must be booked every 2-3 weeks depending on the growth and fall of natural lashes. Do you want to look shabby with your incomplete set of lash extensions?
Can you use waterproof makeup on your extension?
Waterproof makeup has gained extensive popularity since it is long-lasting. This makes it an arduous task to get rid of waterproof makeup easily. If waterproof makeup is used on eyelash extensions, a little force or rub to remove the makeup can make the extensions fall out prematurely. It may loosen the grip of the lash from the solution creating weakening the tenuous bond. With the uneven lashes due to fallout, refilling sessions will have to be booked earlier. This ought to pinch your pocket hard. So we sincerely advise against the use of waterproof makeup on your extensions.
Which is the worse makeup to use on your eyelash extension?
The extensions are bonded using glue exactly where pencil liners are used. When a sticky pencil liner is dragged on the same line, it causes the tangling of the lashes leading to premature fallout. The removal of pencil liners is often a nightmare due to the gum-like residue that they leave on the extensions.
Waterproof eye-liner and tubing mascara use the smudge-proof formula that avoids letting them budge for a long time. Any product that requires rubbing to get rid of its long-lasting capabilities can weaken the lash bonding. However, innocent a product may seem a harsh treatment, or rubbing on the lash line can jeopardize the longevity of the lash extensions.
Oil and alcohol-based make-up remover work best for getting rid of adamant eye-makeup. But they weaken the adhesive that bonds the extensions to your natural lashes, thus causing their premature fall. Beauty experts recommend using micellar water or oil-free makeup remover to keep your lashes healthy and long-lasting.
Can you wear Mascara with a Lash extension?
Those who have fewer natural lashes wish to increase their volume by using mascara. It causes extra strain on the natural lashes and the extensions causing premature shedding. As mentioned earlier, mascara removal requires pulling and touching the lashes. Those who use mascara come complaining of less than 25% lashes. Why would you want to take any risk?
Eyelash extensions are a convenient and comfortable 21st-century discovery that will make you forget your mascara and curlers. For professional women or those special occasions, lash extension is the savior for all those cringing to have stunning eyes. Upgrade to lash extensions if you want to add that x-factor to your personality without going through the ordeal of spending hours on beautifying your eyes.