Eyelash Extension

What are eyelash extensions?

     Eyelash extensions are single strands of synthetic hairs which are applied directly on top of existing eyelash. The lash specialist must apply these hair strands with medical grade glue one at a time to create a longer and fuller look.  

Pre- Requirements for Fills

     You must have 40% of your eyelash extensions the day of your visit to Ravish Brows for you to be eligible to receive a fill. This will be determined by your Ravish Brows eyelash specialist. You can not come in after 4 weeks (21 days) and receive a Fill you will be charged the initial amount you paid for the Eyelash Extensions. 

Fill Requirements from a different Salon?

Fills from another salon you must:

  • Send a Picture of your lashes for a Pre consolations to determine if you will need them removed therefor resulting in a new set. Ravish Brows take pride in our lash art ensuring the quality is to our standards every time.
What happens if I have an allergic reaction?
   If you feel that you may be allergic or have a sensitivity to glue or lashes it is recommended to come in for a patch test prior to your appointment. If you decline to come in for the prior patch test and have an allergic reaction to the glue or lashes there will be no refund applied. We will gladly take them off and apply them with our sensitive glue. We hope that you understand we have provided you with a service and gave you the ability to see if you have any allergies before coming in.

Can I apply Mascara with eyelash extensions

   Yes, but there are some requirements that must be met for the type of mascara used. It cannot be waterproof mascara or any type of oil based mascara as it can dissolve the bonding agents in the glue and shorten the life of your eyelash extensions causing them to fall out. Care also needs to be taken in washing off the mascara. Only use a oil free based eye makeup remover and baby shampoo.

Are eyelash extensions FDA approved?

Currently the does not regulating eyelash extensions because the eyelash extensions are applied to the natural eyelash hairs and do not touch the skin. The application process is pain-free and relaxing. However, improper application by an unqualified eyelash technician can cause damage to your natural lashes.

Can I use Eyelash Curlers with Eyelash Extensions?

     We do not recommend using mechanical eyelash curlers on your eyelash extensions as these curlers will damage the extensions and possibly your own natural lashes. The extensions do have a natural curl but if more of a curl is required we recommend using a heated eyelash curler. The heated eye curler should not be hot enough to affect the glue used during your eyelash extension application.

Do not play with the eyelash extensions!

         Your eyelashes shed naturally, so when you have eyelash extensions this will help push them off. If an extension looks out of place, avoid playing with it, twisting or pulling it off as you run the risk losing your natural lashes. It is important to let them fall out on their own, if needed use a mascara wand to gently brush them back into place.

What are the most common types of  hair used for lash extensions

     There are three types of lash extensions: synthetic, silk and mink. Size availability ranges from 6mm to 17mm.

What type of glue is used

     A semi-permanent glue is used it should not irritate the eye nor damage the natural lash. However, since allergic reactions are possible, there are different types of glue based on one’s sensitivity.

How long do eyelash extension application take?

     The application period depends on the technicians experience it should take anywhere from 1 to 3 hours depending on style and fullness of the lashes selected.

How to take care of eyelash extension?

     Do not get them wet for at least 48 hours. No steaming or tanning in the first 48 hours. No waterproof mascara. Use oil free makeup remover. Do not curl your lashes. Do not rub your eyes or sleep on your face. Clean lashes with baby shampoo.

What happens when you cry?

     If you experience any burning or discomfort during the procedure, causing your eyes to cry, this is a major red flag and you need to let the technician know right away. you may be having an allergic reaction to the glue. Getting lashes done correctly is pain-free and relaxing.

How fast should my lashes fall off and why do I need a fill?

Eyelash hair follows a three-phase growth cycle and eventually fall out, which is typically nothing to worry about. Depending on the cycle of your lashes anagen phase is the growth phase. This is the phase when the lashes are actively growing, and last between 30 and 45 days. The catagen phase is also known as the transition phase. During this phase the lash stops growing and the follicle shrinks. This phase last between 2 to 3 weeks. The Telogen phase is referred to as the resting phase. This phase can last more than 100 days before the eyelash falls out and new one begins to grow.

If I don't like my lashes can they be removed?

     A special lash remover solution must be applied safely to remove lashes. This is about a 30-40 minute process and typically an additionally $30 fee.

Can lashes be applied to the bottom?

     Although not very common, lashes can also be applied to the bottom for additional pricing.