What are eyelash extensions?
Eyelash extensions are semi-permanent fibers that are attached to your natural lashes to enhance the appearance of eyelash length, curl, and density. They are applied by professionals, one lash at a time.
How long do eyelash extensions last?
Typically, eyelash extensions last the same lifespan as your natural lashes, which is about 6-8 weeks. However, they may need fill-ins or touch-ups every 2-3 weeks to maintain their fullness.
Are eyelash extensions safe?
Yes, when applied correctly by a trained professional, eyelash extensions are safe. However, it's important to note that an improper application or an allergic reaction to the adhesive can cause damage to your natural lashes.
Can I wear makeup with my eyelash extensions?
Yes, you can wear makeup with eyelash extensions, but avoid using waterproof mascara or any oil-based products as these can affect the adhesive and shorten the lifespan of your extensions.
How do I care for my eyelash extensions?
Avoid getting your lashes wet for the first 24-48 hours after application. After that, cleanse them regularly using a lash extension-friendly cleanser. Brush your extensions daily with a clean mascara wand to maintain their shape and longevity.
Can I remove the eyelash extensions myself?
It's highly recommended to have your eyelash extensions professionally removed to prevent damage to your natural lashes. Attempting to pull them off yourself can result in natural lash loss.
Does the eyelash extension procedure hurt?
No, the procedure should not be painful. In fact, many clients find it so relaxing they fall asleep during the process.
What is Microblading?
Microblading is a semi-permanent tattooing technique that creates hair-like strokes to fill in sparse or thinning eyebrows. The procedure uses a hand tool with fine needles to apply pigments into the skin.
How long does Microblading last?
Microblading typically lasts 1-3 years depending on skin type, lifestyle, and aftercare. However, touch-ups or 'color boosts' are usually recommended every 12-18 months to maintain optimal results.
Does Microblading hurt?
The discomfort level varies from person to person. However, a topical anesthetic is applied before the procedure to minimize any potential pain or discomfort.
How long does the Microblading procedure take?
The entire Microblading process usually takes about 2-3 hours, with most of the time spent on the consultation and drawing the brow shape.
How do I care for my brows after Microblading?
Avoid water on the brow area and heavy workouts that cause excessive sweating for at least a week. Do not pick at scabs, and apply the aftercare ointment provided by your technician as directed.
Can anyone get Microblading done?
While most people are suitable candidates for Microblading, it's not recommended for individuals who are pregnant, nursing, or those with certain medical conditions. It's always best to consult with your technician or doctor.
What happens during a Microblading touch-up session?
A touch-up session involves assessing the healed results, refilling any faded strokes, and making any necessary adjustments to the shape and color to ensure your brows look their best.