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ClASSIC Eyelash extensions

Believe it or not, eyelash extensions have been around for a very long time, mostly as clusters or flares which were attached with a temporary adhesive.  Fast forward into 2017, individual semi-permanent eyelash extension have a very natural, realistic look and almost difficult to detect.

Temporary eyelash extensions add volume and length to natural lashes. It provides a mascara look without mascara as well as saving you time getting ready. 

PRICING: $110 for full set of faux mink or silk lashes

REFILL: $55 at 3 weeks (must have 40% of lashes intact)

Volume lash extensions

Volume lashes began in Russia. It is an advanced technique that give clients full and luscious volume to the lashes.  With classic eyelash extensions, technicians are limited to adding only 1 synthetic hair to each natural eyelash.  Volume lashing goes beyond conventional one to one extensions by using incredibly soft, light and fine lashes.  These lashes are much finer and as a result volume lashing can be achieved by adding multiple extensions to create depth.  Depending on the strength of your natural lashes, up to 8 lashes with a variety of curls can be added to create a very glamorous look. 

PRICING: $140 for full set

REFILL: $85 for 3 week refill (must have 40% intact)

COMMON QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS

1. How are eyelash extensions applied?

Our eyelash extensions are applied on your own natural eyelashes one by one (without touching the skin) with an specially designed bonding agent developed exclusively for eyelash extensions. This new technique is not harmful to your natural eyelashes. The adhesive dries very soft on lashes allowing flexibility and comfort.

2. What kind of eyelash extensions do you use?

We use salon professional mink lashes as they are a high end synthetic and much more cost effective than Siberian mink. The feel of high end synthetic compared to real mink is almost unnoticeable.  I also use silk lashes. 

3. Is it safe?

The biggest myth is that lash extensions ruin your own lashes. They do not. If applied correctly and properly, they are safe and do not ruin the health of your natural lashes.  Your lashes grow every two days. Be sure not to rub your eyes or tug or pull on the extensions because this can cause lash loss and even damage to your natural lashes.  If you are one to get regular refills, it is highly recommended that you use Eyenvy.  Eyenvy is a lash conditioner that promotes thicker and longer lash growth. 

4. How long do they last?

Classic eyelash extensions can last anywhere form 3-4 weeks.  Volume lashes can last up to 6-8 weeks.  Everyone is different depending on each person's lifestyle.  It is normal for you to shed 3-5 lashes per day after application.  The full set does not just fall off at once. 

5. How long is the procedure?

Classic eyelash extensions take about 1-1.5 hours to complete.  Volume lashes can take up to 3 hours depending on the depth and thickness desired. 

6. What should I avoid after getting eyelash extensions?

  • Do not use heavy water on lashes for 12 hours. A light mist is fine.

  • Avoid hot steam or sauna

  • Avoid running water directly on your lashes

  • Do not rub your eyes

  • Only use water based mascara (optional)

  • If applying mascara do so from middle to tip, avoid root area

  • Use oil free eye makeup remover

  • Do not perm your lashes

  • Do not use a mechanical eyelash curler

  • Do not pull on your lashes (this may cause your natural lashes to come out prematurely)

  • DO LIE and say they are yours:)

7. How often should I get eyelash refills?

We recommend getting a touch up every 2 to 3 weeks. If you wait too long your eyelash extensions will fall out and you will require a full set. Your natural eyelashes fall off every 45 – 60 days due to the natural growth cycle and are naturally replaced with the growth of a new eyelash. Other factors such as exposure to steam or touching your eyes a lot may cause the extensions to fall sooner. A touch up is needed to fill in any lashes that fallen. Touch ups average about 45 minutes.

8. What about infection? 
There is always a possibility for infection or allergic reaction to the either the glue or the lashes itself.  The glue I use is made in Canada, however, some react and many don't.  If you experience extreme itching, burning or crusting along the lash line, I encourage you to have the lashes removed immediately.  You can either do this by applying coconut oil to the lashes and this will breakdown the adhesive and the lashes should slide off.  If this is unsuccessful, please contact me and I can remove your lashes with a lash remover solution. 

9. I have claustrophobia, can I still get eyelash extensions?

You are required to lay flat on your back for a minimum of 1 hour with your eyes closed for the duration of the session.  Lash extensions cannot be applied while you are sitting upright or with your eyes open.  Stretching breaks are encouraged as long as your eyes remain closed.  

10. I have very watery eyes and my eyes are sensitive, will that hinder the process?

If you have sensitive eyes and tend to water at the thought of someone close to your eyes, it is recommended that you take an anti-histamine like Claritin or Reactine 1 hour before your appointment.  This will prevent excessive tearing.