Everything You Need to Know About Eyelash Extensions
Honestly, everyone wishes to look like a diva and slay the world with thicker and luscious eyelashes. But spending hours in achieving the result with false eyelashes and coating with layers of mascara to get that mesmerizing look is not everyone’s cup of tea.
Fortunately, Lash Extension is the exact solution to save both time and effort, its intent is to uplift and magnify the shape of your eye, plus you don’t need to worry about slapping on eyeliner or eye makeup.
Don’t want to deal with mascara or false eyelashes every day? Go with the Eyelash Extensions for a glamorous look.
Like long-wearing eyelashes, extensions are intended to uplift and magnify the shape of your eye. And, as a bonus, once you have applied them, you don’t need to worry about slapping on eyeliner or eye makeup.
What is Eyelash Extensions?
Lash extensions are long-run, synthetic, faux mink or silk fibers that are applied by well-trained lash artists with specially formulated non-irritating adhesive on your natural lashes to intensify your eye shape.
Extensions connect to the natural lashes themselves, so they grow out naturally and can be customized to create specific depth and length to your eye shape for the accurate effect you crave.
Types of Lashes: Classic Lashes, Volume Lashes & Hybrid Lashes
You are free to choose your style, but our experts suggest you according to your look and the shape of the eyes as well as the type of natural lashes.
The most common styles are Classic and Volume, but what is the difference between them, and how to decide what suits you best? Read on to take a deeper look into Lash Extensions and its procedure.
Classic Eyelash Extensions
Classic lash extensions are one that will be applied to one natural lash. A conventional complete set of classic lash extensions can differ from 40 to 150 extensions per eye, based on how many natural healthy lashes you have. Elegant and exact classic lash extensions come in various lengths and stiffnesses and are proper for customers wanting a natural yet noticeable look.
Volume Eyelash Extensions
Volume lashes also commonly known as Russian Lashes is a technique wherein lash artist will apply a number of extensions, the lash artists will apply several extensions (from 2to 6) to each natural lash, which is a 6:1 ratio. Based on the number of lashes used in a fan, it’s referred to as 2D volume eyelash, 3D volume eyelash up to 6D volume eyelash. The volume lashes are thinner as the diameter of this is 0.03mm, 0.05mm,0.07mm,0.10mm. It can’t damage your natural lashes as it is light in weight.
Hybrid Eyelash Extensions
It is a half-way stop between classic lashes and a Russian volume lashes. A mixture of 1:1 lashes and volume style lashes that give a stunning, texturized, and non-uniform lash look. It is also referred to as a “mixed set” that offering massive, opaque look than classic lashes but without the consistency and mellowness of a typical Russian volume set.
Difference between silk, mink and flat/cashmere eyelash extensions
No need to worry about choosing the lash material, our lash experts will be happy to select lashes for you and suggest you on the basis of the shape of your eyes and the density of your natural lashes.
Here’s a little rundown on specific type:
Silk Eyelash Extensions
These are the less-weight type of lash extensions and are more delicate. Silk lashes are more abundant than any other type of extensions. Silk eyelash extensions are the least comfortable type of extension and are best used for special occasions.
Mink Eyelash Extensions
The charm of extensions made from mink hair is so it has a natural quality to them that you can’t get from synthetic material. Original Mink lashes come from the Mink tail, normally coming from either the Siberian Mink or the Chinese Mink. With Mink extensions, you can get a light, feathery, smooth, natural look. Real mink lashes usually last longer because they are lightweight.
Faux Mink Eyelash Extensions
Faux mink eyelash extensions are the most famous extensions used by lash artists nowadays. These man-made lashes come in a variety of lengths, diameters, and curls, and have good flexibility. No need to curl or use mascara on these types of extensions. The Faux Mink lashes are bolder, lightly shinier than the Silk and Mink. Because of their variety of sizes and lengths, they’re famous for customizing certain looks for each client.
Flat eyelash extensions
These are a relatively new addition in lashes – with flat lashes, the cross-section of the extension. This means it gives a thicker, more made-up look without any extra weight. Flat lashes are more beneficial for those who like a glamourous, more mysterious look.
Do Lash Extensions Damage Your Natural Lashes?
Never, extensions won’t damage your natural lashes. Lashes can be damaged only as a result of incorrect extension applications or if you choose the improper type of extension, which won’t match your natural lashes.
Can You Wear Make-up On Extensions?
Basically no need to wear any kind of make-up on your eyelash extension as you technically wear it. Then also if you want some touch of make-up to elevate your beauty make sure you should not select waterproof make-up kits and avoid oil-based products for your lash extensions.
What Are The Best Products to Maintain Your Extensions?
You can use a cleanser to remove makeup. We suggest using advanced eyelash conditioners, Conditioning Lash Primer, Eyelash Conditioning Gel.
Things You shouldn’t Do When You Have Lash Extensions?
- Never use an electrical eyelash curler with your Eyelash Extensions.
- Need to avoid steam and to wet your lashes for 24 hours after the treatment.
- Be careful that no water touches your lashes while washing your face or taking a shower.
- Do not rub your eyes too long.
- Don’t sleep on your face a lot.
We finally customize the sizes and shapes according to the customer’s look, the shape of the eyes, and the health of the natural lashes. You can have a very staggered, contentious looking wavered Eyelash Extensions, or you can have a shorter, more natural-looking wispy set.
Lighten up your look in this festive season by Eyelash Extensions. Pick up your phone and book an appointment at Wisp Lashes, Knoxville. We are waiting to become your lash artist.