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For about 6000 years, women have used artificial means to improve the appearance of their eyes. Throughout the Victorian era, the use of mascara became fashionable and in 1916 false eyelashes were developed. The invention on eyelash extension is a current improvement in the actual improvement of the woman's eyelashes.
An eyelash extension consists of a series of individual eyelashes glued to the actual eyelashes and will last approximately 4 weeks before retouching is necessary.
How much do eyelash extensions weigh?
Eyelash extensions hardly weigh, so it's unlikely that the eyelids will run out.
What is an eyelash extension made of?
Eyelash extensions can be created from real organic hair, synthetic or synthetic fibers or mink. The most commonly available eyelash extensions tend to be synthetic fibers or even mink hair..
How is this put on?
A good beautician will carefully examine your eyelashes to select which ones are most likely to provide a stable base for the extension. Each eyelash extension is applied to an existing hair with a special glue. Each eyelid requires about 50 to 100 extensions to create a real eyelash.
How often should eyelash extensions be renewed?
Eyelash extensions can last as long as the attached person's hair stays in the eyelid. Natural eyelashes normally last about 40 days. As eyelash extensions are attached to individual hairs in your eyelashes, they will not last forever. Beauty experts suggest to retouch every three or four weeks.
How are they removed?
These eyelashes can be removed by a trained beautician. You can delete them from your home, but it can take a long time and may require several attempts before deleting them.
Will it affect my eyes or natural eyelashes?
Unless of course a person is allergic to the fiber used to make these extensions or even to the glue used to glue them to the eyelashes, there will be no side effects. In case of known allergy to certain fibers or solvents, it should be mentioned before the application of any type of eyelash extensions.
Could mascara be used with these?
Usually, you do not have to use mascara because the lashes will be longer and will look larger than the natural eyelashes. In the case where mascara is used, it should not be oil based, as this could affect the glue used to stick the actual extension to the natural lash.
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