You should try to avoid getting your new lashes wet within the first 48 hours. The water will react with the eyelash extension glue and cause a flash cure. … Basically, water will cause the lash bond to become brittle and break. After the 48 hour period, you’re safe to shower again.
How long after lash extensions can I shower?
Avoid showering for 48 hours after your extensions are applied. Eyelash extensions use special glue to bond with your eyelids. This glue can take as long as 2 days to dry fully. Do not shower or get your extensions wet in any way for the first 48 hours after you have them put on.
What happens if I get my eyelash extensions wet?
If you accidentally exposed the lashes to water before you were supposed to – the glue is overloaded with moisture and dries immediately. This means that the lash extension hasn’t properly formed a bond with your natural lash and causes it to fall off.
How can I shower without getting my eyelash extensions wet?
As long as you have a lukewarm shower and avoid getting water on your face, then you don’t need to avoid having a shower for 24 hours. Furthermore, take note to avoid rubbing the lashes in the shower and gently comb them with the spoolie afterwards, to reposition them into place.
Can I brush my eyelash extensions when wet?
Do not brush the eyelash extensions when they are wet. Water adds extra weight to hair, when brushing lashes wet you might accidentally pull them. Never attempt to remove eyelash extensions or add more hairs by yourself, you are likely to damage your natural lashes hairs or glue them together.
Can I cry with lash extensions?
Lash extensions are water-resistant. It is very important to not cry during the process as crying can spread the glue/vapors causing irritation. Crying during the process will also make it very difficult for the glue to dry and bond the extension to your lashes.
How do you sleep with eyelash extensions?
Resting your head and lashes on a silk pillowcase is ideal when you have eyelash extensions. Not only will it allow your lashes and the extensions themselves to glide on the surface while you sleep, but you will also avoid any lashes getting caught or pulled like when you use a cotton pillowcase.
How do you wash your face with eyelash extensions?
Keep your Eyelash Extensions dry for 4-6 hours after your appointment. You may wash your face in the sink using a washcloth, avoiding the eye area. Keep all oil based products away from the eyes and remember that everything on your face will travel to the eye area.
How often should I wash my eyelash extensions?
Cleanse lash extensions at least 2-3 times a week, or every night if you’re oily or a regular eye makeup wearer. 2. Use a specific lash extension foaming cleanser to ensure you’re getting an anti-bacterial solution on your lashes to maintain eye and lash health.
Can I get my lashes wet after 12 hours?
Stop making your clients wait 24 hours before they get their lashes wet! For those that have been trained in lash extensions for quite some time (and maybe recently too!), we were all advised to tell our clients to wait a full 24-48 hours before getting their extensions wet.