Can I use mascara with my lash extensions? Red Lotus in Beaverton, Oregon talks about why you should rethink putting mascara on your lash extensions.
Eyelash extensions should be handled with delicate care to ensure they will last until the natural lash sheds. The lash technician at Red Lotus Lash in Beaverton, Oregon tells us why we should be cautious of what we put on our 3D eyelash extensions.
The subject of using mascara with eyelash extensions is controversial. Some places say you can and some people strongly discourage it. I am one of the people that strongly discourages you to put mascara on lash extensions and i will tell you why.
First off, most people do not feel the need to wear mascara with 3D volume lash extensions because they give an effect that no mascara can. The beautiful, fanned out volume with no clumping or lashes sticking together.
Mascara can ruin lash extensions. Any mascara especially waterproof or oil based mascara can dissolve the bonds on the lashes causing them to stick together.
Mascara applied at the roots can also build up and create gunk that is difficult to remove and makes the extensions clumpy. Not cute!
However, clients can wear mascara on the bottom lashes as long as it is water based and removed with delicate care and a oil free makeup remover.
I have heard of places telling you that you can apply mascara to the tips of the extensions. However, I find that when clients do this it makes the extensions stick together and causing the perfect fanning of the lashes to become clumpy and take on the appearance of a very thick lash.
So in conclusion, I would say do not put mascara on your lash extensions. It is better for the overall health and it makes them look dirty and unnatural.
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