Eyelash extensions are semi-permanent threads that are bonded to the ends of your natural lashes to make them appear longer, thicker, and darker. The purpose of them is to give the eyes the illusion of being made up without the use of mascara or other eye makeup. The primary result of eyelash extension is obtained as it cannot give much volume to the eyes, but it will give a proper length to your lashes. There are different extensions are available as your need and budget.
Eyelash extensions are made from different materials including.
- Synthetic such as faux mink or plastic fiber.
- Fiber can be found in different lengths, tints, and levels of curls.
How to apply for eyelash extensions?
- It always depends on lash length, how much time will be taken to apply them.
- The technician will make sure you’re comfortable before gently washing both of your eyes.
- The surgical tape will be used to secure your bottom lashes to your skin. This prevents the technician from incorrectly attaching your lower lashes to your higher lashes.
- They will also remove and isolate your natural lashes using tweezers or a piece of similar equipment.
- A single synthetic lash fiber will be soaked in glue and attached to the top of the isolated natural lash.
- The procedure described above will be performed for the whole eyelid.
- You have to close your eyes throughout the entire process and if necessary to open it, you have to check whether the glue is dry.
Caring for eyelash extensions
- Avoid using makeup removers, oil-based cleansers, or facial products. Oil will cause the lash glue to break down.
- Don’t use mascara with eyelash extensions, especially when mascara is waterproof. Removing the substance from the lashes will cause them to clump and fall out prematurely.
- Use a gentle foaming cleanser to clean eyelash extensions make sure the eyes and lashes are not holding onto bacteria.
- Brush the lashes several times daily with the proper brush.
- Any movement of lashes can cause damage to them. So it is necessary to take care of them when you’re washing your face.
- The direct coming water force of the shower will also cause bad effects as the water pressure can cause the extensions to lose.
- Do not rub your eyes with a towel or sleep in a position that cannot give harm your lashes.
Who should avoid eyelash extensions?
If you have medical procedures such as LASIK, chemotherapy, or radiation, you should consult with your healthcare expert before having eyelash extensions placed.
people who have the following conditions can avoid eyelash extensions
Trichotillomania is an impulse to pull out your hair, especially your eyelashes, this condition is caused by stress or anxiety.
Eyelid dermatitis is a skin condition that causes eyelid skin to burn and be itchy and red.
Hair loss on the scalp can be complete or partial, and it can also affect the brows and eyelashes.