Frequently Asked Questions
What are classic, hybrid & volume eyelash extensions?
We're talking a 1:1 ratio of one extension applied to one natural lash. This means we can only apply as many extensions as you have natural lashes. An extension cannot be placed where there isn't a natural lash! So, if you have sparse lashes and wish to fill out your lash line, classic eyelash extensions won't be the most suitable fit for you. You'll want to read on about Hybrid and Volume.
So what if you want a little more coverage, but aren't ready for full Volume? The answer is Hybrid eyelash extensions. This is a blending of both the Classic and Volume eyelash extension techniques. Volume fans and Classic eyelash extensions are intermixed to create a fuller lash line.
Volume eyelash extensions. This is a more technical technique where the technician takes 2-10 very thin eyelash extensions and makes them into a fan shape before applying to the natural eyelash. What happens when you when you apply these fans next to each other? You get a dense, fluffy set of lashes. with a dark lash line.
Why do people choose eyelash extensions?
Volume, length, lack of time in their daily routine, easy application process.
How long does it take to apply lashes?
Depending on some eyelash extensions being applied it can take roughly 1 hour to 2 1/2 hours.
What is a refill?
A refill is when the grown out lashes are removed, and new eyelash extensions are added to your regrowth.
Difference between refill and full Set?
A refill requires at least 40% of your previous lash set remaining, whereas a full Set is the application of a completely new set of lashes.
When to get and refill?
Typically clients get refills every 2-3 weeks.
You may need them more or less often depending on how well you look after your extensions and your natural lash cycle.
What is classed as a refill?
For fill, you must have at least 40% of your lashes remaining.
Do Eyelash Extensions damage my natural lashes?
No, not when applied correctly by a trained eyelash technician they will not damage your natural eyelashes. Do not rub your eyes vigorously or pull the extensions.
Can I get my lash extensions wet?
After the first 24 hours, it is okay to get your lashes wet. You'll need to clean your lashes regularly to prolong the life of your extensions and to keep them free of bacteria.
How will having my Lash Extension change my daily routine?
Waking up with gorgeous lashes will undoubtedly save time in the morning. Keep in mind that its best to avoid using mascara, eyeliner and eyelash curlers on extensions. Most mascaras and eyeliners contain products that will damage and dissolve the extensions bonding agent. Products that are not petroleum-based (including powder eyeliners)are safe to use. To remove makeup, be sure to use an oil-free makeup remover.
How long will my lashes last?
Just like your lashes, extensions fall out over a period. Since the extensions are attached to lashes that are in the middle of their lifecycle, they tend to shed after 3-4 weeks of wear. To maintain a consistently full look, refills are recommended every 2-3 weeks.