How Long Do Classic Eyelash Extensions Last?

Classic eyelash extensions are semi-permanent and can last between four and six weeks when applied correctly. Customers typically need to return for a refill two to three weeks after their first appointment. If you follow your technician's aftercare advice, you can enjoy long, full eyelashes for four to six weeks. Classic eyelash extensions attach to natural eyelashes and follow the eyelash growth cycle.

People tend to lose around 20% of their eyelashes per week. Without fillers, classic eyelash extensions can last up to eight weeks. It is important to have them removed by a professional, as attempting to do so yourself can result in tearing or breaking your eyelashes. Mascara can be applied only to the tips of the eyelashes, but it is best to avoid it altogether.

A qualified technician will be able to evaluate your eyelashes and choose the type of extensions that best suits you. To apply the extensions, gently twist the spool around the top of the eyelashes in the opposite direction of how you would apply mascara. Eyelash extensions are not cheap, but they are worth the price as opposed to risking a horror story with your eyelashes. Aftercare advice is essential for maintaining your extensions for as long as possible.

It is recommended to shower before treatment, as showering afterwards can affect the glue on your eyelashes. There are different types of classic eyelash extensions, defined by a letter that represents the look of the curl. Classic eyelashes are the most traditional and popular style because they provide natural results without weighing down the eyes or damaging natural lashes. With classic eyelashes, a single extension is placed on a single natural tab; with a fan, a few extensions can be applied to one tab for added volume; hybrid ones combine both styles.

Everyone's eyes are different, so it is important to choose a set that complements the shape of your eyes, the length of your lashes, and your lifestyle.

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