Simpler than getting a facial, safer than surgery, with dramatic yet subtle results. What’s not to love? There is one caveat, of course: fail to properly care for and maintain your new fluttery forest, and they will not go the distance. Observing a few simple rules will help you get the most out of your lashes in between refill appointments.
Number One: never, ever use mechanical eyelash curlers. You won’t need them, at any rate. You can ask for extra curl in your extensions. A mechanical curler will damn near destroy those delicate feathers. It’s also important to remove your eye makeup using a cleanser approved by your lash technician- and to always do so gently.
You should minimise your exposure to heat and steam as these can prematurely damage your extensions, also. And forget about oil based cosmetics in the eye region. They will dissolve the adhesive and your lashes will be the casualties. Mascaras are often oil based, so be sure to replace your old one with a non-oil based product.
In the first 24 hours after you have your lashes done, you must ensure you keep your face dry and out of the heat. Steam rooms, prolonged treadmill pounding, marathon bonks - all out of the question.
For more great information on caring for your lash extensions, visit www.lashdesign.com.au.
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