If you’re getting a full set of eyelash extensions for the first time, you’ll need to get a nasty shock when you see how long your lashes have grown since the last appointment. A full set of lashes sit at the base of your lashes, close to the root. Your lashes pick up where the lashes stop and become longer as they spread. They should last a few weeks and for some celebrities even longer.
If you have recently had a filler applied to your lashes and noticed a big difference in a few weeks, you are tempted to think that you’ve wasted your money. But actually, the fillers and the lash extensions have done just what they were intended to do. The fillers give the lashes body and cause them to stick out so they don’t slip off. The extensions can be taken out every two to four weeks for touch-ups or for the doctor to fix them if they seem to be getting out of control.
Rendering your lashes more difficult to see
Because lashes are so close to the root, it makes them look harder to see against normal circumstances. If your lashes are naturally darker, they may be more difficult to see than lashes that are lighter. Even worse, hard to see lashes can be a concern if you often wear Latisse, reasons for which we discuss under our eyelash training website. However, there are techniques to dramatically improve how easy it is to see your lashes.
What’s more, you can get your eyelash extensions touch-ups whenever you want, whether it’s every two weeks or once in a while. Another option you may want to consider if you’re getting a full set is to get the doctor to apply only a colored gel line to …