Caring For Your New Eyelashes

care and maintenance for eyelashes - Everlasting Beauty - Cynthia Pendery - Chico, CA

Tips for applying mascara to your new eyelashes

A dab of eyeliner and a touch of mascara are beautiful makeup additions on the lower lashes to create a more balanced appearance for an otherwise top heavy look with longer and thicker extension lengths and widths. It is never advised to use waterproof mascara or other makeup as they absolutely destroy the eyelashes making them brittle and very short. As mentioned in a previous blog entry, it is possible to apply lower eyelash extensions, however, because this process requires the eye to be open, a special, fume free ‘sensitive eye’ formula of adhesive must be used which has a very short duration, maybe a week tops. In so being, most clients feel that the time, expense and relative discomfort in getting bottom lid eyelash extensions simply isn’t worth it.

Though, it is considered a legitimate style in the makeup world, to have dramatic upper lid makeup and bare bottom lids for a super wide-eyed appearance, most women feel more comfortable with symmetry and it is easy to take a minute or two to apply a little shadow liner and a few strokes of water soluble mascara to the bottom lashes.

Care and cleaning for your eyelashes

Remember to always use ONLY fragrance free Neutrogena bar or liquid soap to remove any makeup and when cleaning your extensions, never directly rubbing the lashes with your fingers, rather just gently massaging the upper lid with the pads of your fingers followed by warm , never hot, clean water rinse, and using a cup or letting the shower water land first on your forehead and then trickle down through the lashes rinsing away any lather, as direct shower spray might be too rough.

Neutrogena is essentially pure glycerin which will not dry out the adhesive, which would cause it to become brittle, and it is not loaded with any filmy emollients which could laminate and coat the lashes making them sticky or waxy and unsuitable for fill work during your next visit. Follow up with your lash brush, and use a clean makeup wedge or the pad of your finger to dab any excess moisture away from your lashes, but do not use towels or cotton balls which have lint that can collect in your lashes, and also fibers which can snag and grab your lashes. The adhesive is amazingly durable and there is no need to ‘walk on eggshells’ with lash extensions, but these little tips will help you get the maximum wear between fills which makes it much easier on your schedule and pocket book in the long run!.

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3 thoughts on “Caring For Your New Eyelashes”

  1. Brianna Grandell says:

    I LOVE my eyelash extensions! My morning routine went from 30 minutes to less than 10, and my lashes look awesome all the time. Everlasting Beauty knows how to apply lash extensions SAFELY and CORRECTLY and she does an amazing job, every time! She is efficient, professional, and these lash extensions are a MUST HAVE :]

  2. Kat Mullanix says:

    Eyelash extensions = best cosmetic enhancement EVER! I seriously can’t get over how much I LOVE them. I love that when I wake up in the morning I look awake! I chose Everlasting Beauty because out of all the other competitors she is far more knowledgeable of the process and her product. Also, she is super hygienic! Way important! She completely informs you how the process is going to go and how to care for them. I am so glad I found her!

  3. Cindy Pereira says:

    I am a busy professional woman in my early 50’s. Lash extensions are a must for me. Know one knows my lashes are enhanced, and I always receive compliments. I appreciate Everlasting Beauty and her commitment to excellence. She is the consummate professional who’s opinion I trust. If you are thinking about enhancing your lashes do not hesitate. You will be very happy with the results.

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