Lash Extensions

Do Eyelash Extensions Ruin Your Own Lashes?

For those who have thinning eyelashes or ones that are not very long or visible, they may want to try other alternatives for achieving long lush lashes, like adding eyelash extensions. But if you are thinking about getting these, you need to know a few facts first. The biggest question asked is “Do eyelash extensions ruin your own lashes?” In this article, we will share a few quick facts and tips for you to still work around your problem of sparse lashes.

Don’t pull or rub off

Not everyone is the same. Some people have thicker and healthier hair than others so they will find that their hair follicles are not damaged as often by the pulling or stressing that can occur when one applies and removes eyelash extensions. Try to use the right tools to allow the best job to be completed.

Some eyelash extension brands use harsher glue materials than other ones do. This also plays a big part in how much rubbing or pulling you may find yourself doing. Look for products that have good reviews, and use products with less abrasive ingredients if possible.

Build up Your Own Eyelash strength

If you use products such as Jan Marini Age Intervention Eyelash Conditioner or related products, you can do your part to help your body grow and strengthen its hair follicles so it can withstand more pressure and repeat applications from eyelash extensions. Some people have even reported that products like this work so well to strengthen, lengthen and create thicker lashes naturally after about two months that they could stop applying the harsher eyelash extensions.

Be Mindful of Your Health Issues

If you are suffering from health issues, you may find that applying eyelash extensions is the worst thing you can do. Not only will your natural lashes be at risk for falling out, you can also find under eye skin can be burned or even scar. If you have sensitive skin or use Retin A, it is recommended that you try another method of finding long lashes to enhance your look.

You should also be weary about eyelash extensions because some of the ingredients in the glue could cause severe allergy attacks which could cause your eyes to swell, tear and become itchy. If this happens, you might find yourself rubbing profusely for relief which will also weaken your natural eyelash hair follicles so they fall out.

If you do choose to get eyelash extensions, you may want to consider going to a professional salon. These people have been trained on the proper way to place the extensions and the right amount of glue to use so that when applied they will do minimal damage to the customers natural eyelashes. While it could cost you $300 for a visit and most of the extensions only stay in place for 6 weeks to 3 months, not everyone can afford this method.