Q&A from Best Lash Studio | Eyelash 77449 | Katy TX
Liquid, cream, and pencil liners are risky with eyelash extensions. Oil-based liquid eyeliners are not recommended, because oil can weigh down the lashes and result in premature loss of the extensions. ... Powder eyeliner works best with eyelash extensions. Make sure you opt for an oil-free formulation.
2. Can you put on eye makeup with eyelash extensions?
Mascara that is specifically formulated for lash extensions can be applied to the tips of the extensions. Oil-free eye makeup remover should be used to remove any makeup, like the Garnier Skinactive Micellar Cleansing Water. Eye shadow and eyeliner can also be applied as long as it is oil-free and removed daily.
3. Can I swim or shower with my eyelash extensions?
You can, but not until you’ve waited at least 24 hours after your appointment. “Eyelash adhesives vary in the time they take to cure, from either 12 to 24 hours depending on what glue your stylist uses,” says Marin. It’s super important that you’re gentle with your lashes and make sure that no water touches them during this time, says Richardson. You can shower after getting lashes as long as you don’t get the lashes wet and don’t stay in the steam for too long.
4. Can you wash your eyes with eyelash extensions?
Only use cleansers specifically formulated to be safe for eyelash extensions, says Richardson. Other products may contain ingredients that can weaken the bond of your lash extensions and cause them to shed prematurely. And if you’re wearing eye makeup, use oil-free pads and gently swipe downward, rather than back and forth, to get your lids and lashes clean. And whatever you do, avoid rubbing or tugging at your eyes.
5. Should you brush your lash extensions?
Because the application process is so meticulous, getting a full set of can take 2.5–3 hours. Most clients use the time to nap. Half sets and touch ups take considerably less time.