What you need to know about Lash Extensions

What you need to know about Lash Extensions
Classic Lash Extensions

An Overview of Types, Application Techniques, and Aftercare Tips


Are you tired of using mascara every day to achieve the perfect fluttery lashes? Look no further than lash extensions! In this blog post, we’ll take you through everything you need to know about lash extensions, including the different types available, the application techniques used, and essential aftercare tips to maintain your luscious lashes.

  1. Types of Lash Extensions:

There are several types of lash extensions to choose from, depending on your desired look and personal preference. These include classic lashes, volume lashes, and hybrid lashes. Classic lashes involve attaching one extension to each natural lash, while volume lashes use multiple lightweight extensions to create a fuller, more dramatic effect. Hybrid lashes combine both classic and volume techniques for a customized look.

  1. Application Techniques:

Lash extensions are applied by trained professionals who carefully attach individual synthetic lashes to your natural lashes using a semi-permanent adhesive. The process typically takes about two hours, during which you can relax and enjoy some “me time.” The technician will discuss your desired look beforehand and choose the appropriate type, length, and curl to enhance your eyes.

  1. Aftercare Tips:

To ensure that your lash extensions last as long as possible, it is crucial to follow a few aftercare tips. Firstly, avoid getting your lashes wet for the first 24hours after the application to allow the adhesive to fully bond. Additionally, refrain from using oil-based products or makeup removers near your lashes, as they can weaken the adhesive. Gentle cleansing with a lash cleanser and brushing your lashes daily will help keep them clean and tangle-free.

  1. Maintenance and Refills:

While lash extensions are semipermanent, they do require some maintenance to keep them looking fabulous. On average, lash extensions last for two to four weeks before you’ll need a refill appointment. This allows the technician to replace any lashes that have naturally shed and add new extensions to maintain the fullness. Regular maintenance appointments will ensure your lashes always look their best.


Lash extensions are a game-changer when it comes to enhancing your natural beauty. With various types to choose from, skilled application techniques, and proper aftercare, these extensions can give you the luscious lashes you’ve always dreamed of. Remember to consult a certified lash technician for the best results and follow the aftercare tips to enjoy long-lasting, beautiful lashes. Say goodbye to the hassle of mascara and hello to effortless glamour!

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Suze Steyl

Suze Steyl

Suzé Steyl - Owner & Founder of Cherryink.
She excelled in the Permanent Makeup Industry since 1998. Suzé has become a well-known and sought-after person at conferences, both locally and internationally. Suze is an extraordinary trainer and an inspiring communicator. She’s passionate about the industry and generously shares her knowledge and skills with fellow technicians.

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