What are eyelash extensions?

How are the extensions applied?

What is the difference between classic and volume?

What is a lash lift?

What should I expect as a first time client?

Are extensions safe for contact lenses wearers?

Concerns about allergic reaction / irritation?

When should I book my next fill?

How do I care for my eyelash extensions?

Removal?

Do I need a consultation?


What are eyelash extensions?

Eyelash Extensions are made of lightweight, synthetic material that come in a wide variety of lengths, thicknesses, curl styles, and colors. Genuine Mink is true mink fur.  When a full set is applied, eyelash extensions eliminate the need to wear mascara and use an eyelash curler.  


How are the extensions applied?

Each natural lash is isolated to have only one single extension bonded. Each extension applied is expertly chosen for the length, weight, diameter, and curl suited for each of your natural lashes being extended. We use medical grade adhesives with low fume for sensitive eyes. More on adhesives below.


What is the difference between classic and volume?

Classic lashes 

  1. Thicker than your natural lashes to mimic mascara coated lashes.
  2. Come in various length, curl, thickness to create personalized look.
  3. Can be applied for range of looks, everyday beautiful - glamorous.
  4. Applied 1 extension per 1 natural lash.

Volume lashes

  1. Lightweight fluttery look.  Soft, full volume. Density.
  2. Very fine, light weight extensions applied in a fan shape on a single isolated natural lash.  Less adhesive, less weight than classics.
  3. These synthetic lashes are a fraction of the width of classic extensions.
  4. Come in various lengths, curls.  Build looks from natural to lush dramatic.

Blended lashes

  1. Mix of extension techniques.  Best of all worlds.
  2. Get density and fluttery lashes.

What is a lash lift?

A lash lift is a process on your natural lashes, free of extensions.  A lift or perm will curl your natural lashes, lasting up to two months!  Eliminating the daily routine of curling eyelashes. 

For best results, a lash tinting is also recommended with the lash lift.  


What should I expect as a first time client?

Come in 15 minutes early to fill out first time paperwork and relax in our lobby.  You should come in with clean lashes free of mascara. We have makeup remover available for your use in the lobby for those coming in with makeup on.  Time spent cleaning your lashes, is time lost working on perfecting your lashes! 

There will be a consultation beforehand. Discuss your goals with your technician, we will tailor a look just for you. 

Then you are reclined with eyes closed for entire service.  Most people fall asleep.  For your full set expect a relaxing lasting up to 2 ½ hours. Fills take about 1 hour. Lifts take about 45 minutes to 1 hour. 


Are extensions safe for contact lenses wearers?

Yes. 

It is preferred you remove contacts before services, however if you are comfortable wearing your lenses with eyes closed, you may keep wearing them during your extension services.

FOR LASH TINTS & LASH PERMS OR LIFTS :

Clients should bring contact lens case to remove lens before service.  The lash tint includes light flushing with saline, removal of lens is recommended.


Concerns about allergic reaction / irritation?

We use medical grade adhesives.  The same kind used as surgical sutures.  Although the utmost care is taken to select the highest quality products in the industry, some people are sensitive to adhesives.  If you have concerns, come in for a patch test and consultation.  The results will be apparent in 48 hours or less.


When should I book my next fill?

Extensions will shed along with your natural lashes.  At any time your lashes are in multiple phases of the natural growth cycle.  With proper maintenance and routine fills, you can wear extensions for years.

  1. Recommended fills 2-3 weeks.
  2. If excessive loss of extensions a new set will need to be applied- not a fill.

How do I care for my eyelash extensions?

DO THIS

  1. Allow 24 hours after each application to avoid moisture. 
  2. Cleanse daily to remove makeup and build up from lashes & base.
  3. Avoid rubbing, picking.
  4. Brush through daily with spoolie wand.
  5. Use only approved products available to remove makeup and cleanse and condition lashes.
  6. Maintain fills every 2-3 weeks. 

NOT THIS

  1. Saunas and steam rooms will loosen curl and weaken bond.
  2. Avoid oil based products and excessive sweating.  Oils will weaken the adhesive bond.
  3. Do not use oil based skin care products, cream shadows, oil based eyeliner, waterproof makeup. 
  4. Do not use mechanical eyelash curlers.
  5. Mascara significantly shortens the life of extensions. There are other suitable cosmetic options.

Removal?

Please do not attempt to remove any lashes on your own!

If you wish to have your extensions removed seek professional help from your technician.  A safe gentile removal is available.

We will not be held liable for any damage that you may cause by trying to remove the eyelash extensions on your own.


Do I need a consultation?

Do you currently have any extensions on from another shop?  

Do you have concerns about potential allergic reactions? 

Do you have damaged, sparse, fine, broken, gappy, or other special lash situation?

It is best to book a free consultation so your lashes can be properly assessed.  With the above circumstances we may not be able to jump in to the service within the time allotted for the desired service.  By booking your free consultation we can answer all your questions and determine the best path for your lash journey.

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