Eyelash extensions are a cosmetic enhancement that involves attaching synthetic or natural hair fibers to the natural eyelashes to create a fuller, more dramatic look. They are applied by a professional using a specialized adhesive and can last for several weeks with proper care.
Eyelash extensions are semi-permanent fibers that are glued to your natural lashes to make them appear longer, thicker and darker. The goal of lash extensions is to give the eyes a made-up appearance without the use of mascara or other eye makeup.
While false eyelashes can also achieve this look, there are some key differences between false lashes and eyelash extensions.
False eyelashes usually come in strips that you glue across the top of the natural lash line and remove at the end of the day. Eyelash extensions are individual fibers that are attached to each natural lash, one at a time. Once applied, eyelash extensions should last the average lifespan of natural eyelashes, which ranges from six weeks to two months.
They look beautiful – When done correctly, eyelash extensions will make your lashes look long, full and fluttery at all times.
You don’t have to wait for them to work – You walk into your lash extension appointment with sparse, weak lashes and you walk out looking like a superstar.
No more mascara – That’s right. No more smudging, flaking, running or stressing that one eye’s lashes always look better than the other.
They’re customizable – Whether you’re a natural honey or a dramatic diva, your lash extensions can be customized to fit your desired look.
The process is painless – If applied properly, you should never experience any pain with the application or wear of eyelash extensions.
The process is (normally) safe – Experts, including dermatologists and estheticians, explain that having lash extensions applied by a licensed professional is safe, though there are risks involved.
Irritation and infection risk – If proper sanitation and application requirements are not met, it’s possible for irritation or infection to occur.
The financial investment – As with most things, the price of eyelash extensions depends on where you get them done.
Maintenance – Because extensions are so expensive, preserving them between fills is important. We recommend scheduling your refills every two to three weeks.