Cleaning your lash extensions properly is the key to keeping them looking great longer! So many people I speak to say they don't clean their lashes because they are afraid of ruining them, or that their lash pro just told them to use water or any oil free cleanser.
So here is the deal. We can't use just any old products on our lash extensions. In order to keep these babies on as long as possible we need to clean them to ...
Top Ten Reason Not To use Baby Shampoo to Clean your eyelash extensions
As an avid eyelash extension wearer, a seasoned lash artist and an ingredient investigator, I wanted to share why using baby shampoo as an eyelash extension cleanser will not only lower your lash extension retention, it can also be unhealthy and lead to more sensitivity. So, here are my top ten reasons for not using baby shampoo to clean your lash extensions.
3 Easy Steps to long lasting, clean, healthy lash extensions!
We all know cleaning oils and bacteria off of our eyelash extensions can help them to last weeks longer, yet so many people are afraid just the opposite will happen. Every day I have lash clients tell me that they are afraid to clean their lashes, or that they feel cleaning the lashes actually makes the extensions fall off sooner.
There are a few things to know when getting Eyelash Extensions for the first time, here is your guide to getting great lashes the first time!
Not all eyelash extensions are equal.
I explain it by comparing going to a good hair salon verses a discount chain. Both hair cuts involve scissors, but your result is most likely going to be vastly different. There are many variables when it comes to Lash extensions so here are the questions to ask:
How incredible your eyelash extensions will look after leaving the salon is 90% about how you maintain them. To put this in perspective, imagine buying a beautiful new gown and then either wearing it every day for 6-8 weeks without taking it off or washing it or worse, throwing that gown in the washing machine with some cheap detergent. Our lashes are on our face 24/7 and its so important that they are cleaned to rid them of bacteria, oils, and (gross) mites. Here is a quick guide to lash care below as well as an interview between LAshX CEO Mandy Jacobellis and LA PALME Magazine on maintaining healthy lashes between extension appointments.