Eyelash extensions are single Synthetic, Silk or Cruelty free Mink eyelashes that are individually grafted on your natural eyelash (not the skin) to create a full and natural set of ling eyelashes.
At Boudoir Lash Bar the individual hairs are grafted on using the highest quality and approved products. By using the best quality eyelashes and grafting process your lashes our clients normally only need a touch up refill at either 2 week or three week intervals to keep their eyelashes looking full and luscious and natural at the same time.
A single natural eyelash is isolated and a synthetic/Silk or Mink eyelash is glued to the top of your own natural eyelash approximately 1mm from the eyelid so neither the glue or the lash has contact with the skin.
If you are having a Full Set of eyelash Extensions applied you it will take approximately 1 hour, if you have never been to Boudoir Lash Bar we will also need an additional 15 minutes to discuss with you the many options you have as well as understand the look you desire and how best to achieve this.
The application of your Eyelash Extensions is not painful or uncomfortable at all, in fact is so relaxing that most of our clients fall asleep when they are in the appointment.
It is important to have your lash extensions if by a qualified operator who uses to quality product as poor quality application or product can cause irritation and that may cause your eyelashes to fall out prematurely.
It is important to note that your eyelashes have a natural cycle and constantly being replaced like your hair. There is no way to tell prior to having your eyelash extensions applied at which point of the cycle your individual eyelashes are at.
If you play with or tug at your eyelash extensions and pull out your own natural lash there will be no new lash ready to grow to take its place and you will have to wait 6-8 weeks for that lash to grow.
The important thing to remember about wearing eye makeup is that it needs to come off!
When removing eyeliner and eye shadow use a damp cotton bud and a small amount of eye Eyelash Extension make-up remover, then gently run the cotton bud along the eyeliner to remove it.
To remove eye shadow wet a cotton circle with eyelash extension eye make-up remover and gently remove in a side and upward movement not down onto the eyelash extensions. Wiping down towards the lashes will cause a build up of makeup on the lashes and may lessen the life of them.
NOTE: Many water based and oil based eye makeup removers contain dissolving agents that will dissolve the grafting agent for your Eyelash extensions. It is very important that you only use eye make up remover that is specifically designed for use on eyelash extensions. We cannot guarantee the life of your lashes if you use products that will dissolve the grafting agent.
You can roll out of bed looking great and best of all it will make your lashes look like you’re wearing mascara 24/7 without the clumping, streaking and smudging look that you get with mascara. No more running and streaking mascara which is fantastic for brides on their special day.
Some of our clients do wish to wear mascara on the lower lashes and again you have to make sure this is an approved type as oil based and even water based mascara will cause your eyelashes to come off prematurely!
This is a semi-permanent beauty procedure. A real lash’s life cycle is around 25-28 days, and as yours grows and fall out, so will the Eyelash Extensions that are attached.
If your hair and nails grow quickly then that may indicate that your lashes also are growing, shedding and renewing themselves quickly so you may find that your lashes will not last as long as someone whose hair growth is slow.
Because Boudoir Lash Bar has so many varying lengths and thicknesses each and every client can achieve the look they are after. If it is a natural look or a special occasion you will be amazed at the results, people will not think you have eyelash extensions they will just notice how amazing your lashes look!
Using a eyelash curler will most certainly shorten the life of your beautiful lashes.
Each day we can loose 3-5 natural lashes, but often they fall out unnoticed unless they fall into your eye, but when eyelash extensions are applied we are more aware of when they shed as we know the extensions are there plus they are longer, darker and thicker. In the mornings you will generally find a few on the pillow also so don’t be alarmed this is natural.
When you first have your treatment at Boudoir Lash Bar we make sure you have your best Eyelashes possible.
Making sure you have a look of a full fresh Full Set of Eyelash Extensions.
At Boudoir Lash Bar we really want to achieve the look you desire as well as having a long lasting result so your therapist will normally recommend the lengths and thickness so suit your natural eye shape and thickness of your natural lash.
Combining different lashes together gives a more natural and graduated look that can be designed to suit any age, look and eye shape. This is where going having your lashes applied by an experienced therapist pays off.
Your therapist will have a consultation with your prior to your appointment to discuss which combination will suit you best for the look you wish to achieve
Why should I get eyelash extensions?
- It will cut your beauty routine time down in the mornings
- No running or streaking mascara
- The good news is that eyelash extensions make you able to flutter your lashes beautifully without mascara
- Lasts from 2-4 weeks with proper maintenance
- No operation, no pain – non-invasive procedure
- Safe in showers, swimming pools and saunas
- Weightless and very natural looking
- Eyelashes will appear longer, fuller and darker
- Your eyes will look bigger, more defined & gorgeous even with no make up
- Great for people who wear contact lenses
- Perfect for brides, mums on the run and busy people
- Ladies who can’t wear mascara
However, it is important to keep the eye area clean.
- For the first 12 hours avoid getting the lashes wet to allow the glue to completely dry
- Do not use a steam room or sauna for the first 24 hours to allow glue to cure
- Be gentle with your new lashes. Avoid rubbing, tugging or scrathcing your eyes
- Resist the temptation to touch or pull at your stunning new lashes as this will pull out your own natural lashes
- Avoid getting them caught on clothes and towels
- When drying your face do not rub instead blot your face and apply a gently pressure to your closed eyes then allow the extensions to dry naturally. Don’t try to dry them with the towel or hair dryer.
- Do not perm or curl the extensions
- Avoid wearing mascara that is not specifically designed for eyelash extensions as this will lessen the life of your extensions
- Do not use eye make-up remover that is not specifically designed for Eyelash Extensions
- Keep the eye area clean. This is very important.
If you use prescribed medicated eye drops or ointment this may coat the lashes and cause them to clump. Eyelash Boutique clients who say their eyes are sensitive but DO NOT experience any reaction or discomfort during or after having eyelash extensions applied.
Many Salons that perform eyelash extensions are not specialised and there for the results are not what clients had hoped.
Please arrive with no eye makeup or at least no mascara and do not perm or curl your eyelashes before your eyelash extension appointment. If you wear contact lenses please bring your contact lens case as your lenses will need to be removed.
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PLEASE NOTE: IF YOU HAVE RECENTLY HAD YOUR EYELASHES PERMED EYELASH EXTENSIONS CANNOT BE APPLIED UNTIL 3 MONTHS AFTER THE PERMING PROCEDURE.