Lash extensions can give you the long, fluttery lashes you’ve always dreamed of, but they also require some care and attention to keep them looking their best. Here are some dos and don’ts to help you get the most out of your lash extensions.


Do research before choosing a lash artist

Choosing the right lash artist is key to getting the best possible results. Look for an artist with experience, certifications, and positive reviews from previous clients. Don’t be afraid to ask for referrals from friends or do some research online to find a reputable lash artist near you.

Do follow aftercare instructions

Your lash artist will provide you with specific aftercare instructions to help your lashes last as long as possible. Follow these instructions carefully to avoid damaging your lashes or causing them to fall out prematurely.

Do clean your lashes regularly

Keeping your lashes clean is important to prevent buildup of oils and debris that can cause irritation or infection. Use a lash cleanser recommended by your lash artist and gently clean your lashes daily.

Do use the right products

Avoid using oil-based products on or near your lashes, as these can break down the lash adhesive and cause your extensions to fall out. Stick to oil-free products and avoid using mascara or eyeliner on your lashes.

Do schedule touch-up appointments

Lash extensions require regular maintenance to keep them looking full and fluttery. Schedule touch-up appointments with your lash artist every 2-4 weeks to keep your lashes looking their best.


Don’t rub your eyes

Rubbing your eyes can cause your lashes to fall out prematurely or damage the delicate skin around your eyes. Avoid rubbing your eyes and be gentle when cleaning your lashes.

Don’t use waterproof mascara

Waterproof mascara can be difficult to remove and may require harsh rubbing or pulling that can damage your lashes. Avoid using waterproof mascara on your lash extensions and opt for an oil-free mascara if you need some extra volume.

Don’t use lash curlers

Lash curlers can damage your extensions and cause them to fall out prematurely. Avoid using lash curlers and let your extensions do the work of curling your lashes for you.

Don’t pull or tug on your lashes

Avoid pulling or tugging on your lashes, as this can damage the delicate lash follicles and cause your lashes to fall out. If you need to remove your extensions, have them professionally removed by your lash artist.

Don’t swim or steam too soon after application

Avoid swimming or exposing your lashes to steam for the first 24-48 hours after application, as this can cause the lash adhesive to break down and your extensions to fall out.

Lash extensions can be a great way to enhance your natural lashes and add some glamour to your everyday look. By following these dos and don’ts, you can help your lashes last longer and stay looking their best.

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