Clean Lashes Equal Healthy Lashes! How to care for your Eyelash Extensions!

Clean Lashes Equal Healthy Lashes! How to care for your Eyelash Extensions!

After you’ve procured the eyelashes of your dreams, it’s time for the aftercare!

As a lash stylist I always remind my clients to wait 24 hours before getting their eyelash extensions wet. This allows enough time for the adhesive to dry properly and avoid premature fallout of the eyelash extensions.

The average eyelash cycle – the time it takes for you natural eyelashes to fall out and reproduce – is between 4 to 6 weeks, with some individuals seeing the turnover as early as 2 weeks.

Not cleansing your lashes is enemy #1 when it comes to retention. So many clients are afraid to cleanse their lashes because they think it might wiggle the extensions loose and cause them to shed prematurely. Beyond helping to improve your lash extension retention, regular cleansing helps to keep your natural lashes and eye area healthy.

Washing your lashes at least every other day removes the dead skin cells, dirt, makeup, and oil that builds up along the lash lines. Remember to avoid using products that contain oil around or on your eye area. These include cleansers, m