Eyelash extensions provide length and thickness to your natural eyelashes thereby enhancing the allure of your eyes. Premium quality, curled eyelash extensions need to be applied professionally to blend with your natural eyelashes. Be it for a special occasion everyday wear, you can opt for eyelash extensions for a natural look and feel. Eyelash curlers give your lashes a natural curved look.
An eyelash extension is yet another semi permanent makeup accessory that is available for the woman of today. You can give your eyes a lush and luscious appearance with eyelash extensions. Eyelash extensions are usually one-half or one-third longer than your natural eyelashes. Most of the better quality eyelash extensions are water-resistant and can be worn while you shower, swim or exercise. You can choose to apply mascara on your eyelash extensions, but stick to water-based mascara. Usually, these lash extensions come in black and brown colors. Do not use heated eyelash curlers on the extensions. Creams and oil-based cleansers can loosen the bonds of the eyelash extensions.
Usually an eyelash application procedure takes about 2 hours, depending on the number of extensions that are being applied. Eyelash extensions last for about 6 – 8 weeks – the average live of a natural eyelash. Eyelash extensions are individually applied to the natural lashes and the procedure is virtually pain free. Eyelash extensions are curled to replicate the curve of the natural eyelashes, flat at the base and fine at the tip. Special bonding agents are used to attach them to the natural lashes. These adhesives dry on the lashes but allow them to remain flexible and bouncy.
A water-resistant seal is applied around the eyelashes so that they last longer. Typically an eyelash extension application costs anywhere between $200 and $350. Be gentle with the eyelashes after an application session and refrain from rubbing your eyes or showering for a day or so. Take care of your eyelash extensions by washing your eyes gently and patting the lashes dry. Ensure that your eyelash extensions are applied by a qualified professional else you might be left with lashes that are too heavy and uncomfortable. After application, your eyelashes must not appear in clumps or criss-crossed.
Metal eyelash curlers were popularly used to gently curl your lashes for the wide-eyed look. You can lift up droopy eyes with skillful use of an eyelash curler – work from the roots of the eyelashes so that you curl the base of the eyelash. Ensure that you catch all the lashes within the mouth of the curler and then gently curl them upwards. Release after about 5 seconds. You can warm up your metal eyelash curlers with a blow dryer for better effect. It is best to apply eyelash curler before you apply mascara, lest it dries and clumps up.
Heated eyelash curler
Heated eyelash curlers save you the bother of using hot blow dryers on your regular metal lash curlers. Heated eyelash curlers allow you to set your eyelash curl with ease. The electric heated curlers give you more long-lasting curled eyelashes. The metal curler is not directly heated. Instead, a temperature-sensitive silicone pad sets the curl of your eyelashes sans clamping or excessive pressure. Check for brands that have built-in temperature controls to shut off automatically.