All You Need To Know About Eyelash Extensions


KIanna Montano

Eyelash extensions are one of the biggest trends that women get nowadays. Eyelash extensions can make the task of applying mascara in the morning easier for girls. Everyday we struggle getting up in the morning, starting our daily routine, brushing our teeth, doing our hair, looking for our perfect outfit, and lastly, putting on makeup. So it’s a struggle for a lot of women, and that’s why eyelash extensions can help – they last a while, however they are pretty expensive. Here are some things you need to know about eyelash extensions if you are considering getting them.

  1. Eyelash extensions are a very luxurious process. Women enjoy them. You can relax or take a nap on a bed while listening to calming, relaxing music.
  2. All eyelash extensions are customizable. You can choose your lengths, salons usually carry lengths from 9 to 15 mm. The extensions that people get the most are 10 to 12mm. After you are done picking the lashes’ length, you pick the amount of curl you want the lashes to display. A “J” is for more natural curls. Then there’s a “C” where it’s a more dramatic curl. You also have a lot of materials to choose from like: Faux Mink, Faux Fox, Silk, Real Silk, and lastly, Real Human Hair. A lot of people get the Faux Mink more because it’s more affordable.
  3. Eyelash extensions do last a long time. Most places do recommend you to go back every 2-3 weeks to get a touch up. However to guarantee the long wear of your eyelashes, you have to be very careful not to get water or oily products on or near them.
  4. A lot of people wonder if they can put makeup on with eyelash extensions. Well yes you actually can. The only problem is you can’t use liquid based eye products, it can cause damage to the extensions. Lastly you have to stay away from mascara; it can damage the extensions and can also make them appear very crusty. Bottom lashes are okay, you just have to be gentle and careful.
  5. Eyelash extensions can ruin you lashes, but that’s only if you don’t follow the rules of eyelash extensions. If you pull out a fake eyelash, chances are you pulled out a couple of real eyelashes as well. This can be very painful. If that does end up happening to you, apply some Vaseline, and your lashes will go back to the way they were in the next month and a half.
  6. There are only 2 ways to get your extensions removed. You can either get them professionally removed or you can wait until they naturally fall out. It’s better to let your extensions naturally fall out because it’s cheaper and you don’t have spend no money to get them professionally removed.