Why should I get semi-permanent eyelash extensions

Eyelash extensions can create a younger appearance on many clients. Semi-permanent eyelash extensions create the appearance of a brighter, more open and rested eye, creating a more youthful and rejuvenated look.
Eyelash extensions will give you a longer, fuller, more glamourous and natural looking lash. The extensions are darker and come in a variety of lengths, curls and thickness. They are weightless on your eyes, which make for a comfortable wear.

The extensions allows you to spend less time applying makeup, you will no longer need mascara! Our lash extensions are bigger at the base, creating the same effect as eyeliner. If you would love to wake up in the morning looking more gorgeous than ever, eyelash extensions are for you!

What is the application procedure? And how long do they take to apply?

You will be comfortably reclined with your eyes closed while eyelash extensions are applied one at a time to your natural eyelashes. There is no discomfort involved in the procedure, most clients find it so relaxing that they fall asleep.

How long do eyelash extensions last?

There is not a simple answer to this question. At The Lady Code, we apply semi-permanent lashes to the base of your natural lash. Your natural lash grows and falls out in cycles, every 60-90 days. Depending on a persons individual growth cycle, most people shed one to five natural lashes a day. This allows natural shedding of your lash and the extension at the same time.

Your lifestyle and the type of work that you do, has an impact on how long your extensions will last. Regular fills or touch-ups every 2-4 weeks are recommended to keep your eyelashes looking their best. With proper care and touch-up maintenance, lash extensions can last months!

Will the extensions damage my natural lashes?

Not at all! Eyelash extensions are not harmful if applied safely and correctly. The Lady Code applies a single extension onto a single one of your natural lashes one by one. We use a specially designed bonding agent exclusively designed for eyelash extension which gives flexibility and comfort to your eyelashes. As long as you do not pull or rub your eyelash extensions, you do not have to worry. If you are feeling any discomfort, call The Lady Code immediately.

How do you take care of the eyelash extensions?

It is not difficult to care for you new eyelash extensions. When you come in for your first appointment, you will be given after-care instructions before you leave.

With eyelash extensions, you will want to avoid any oil based products containing glycols or solvents, it will weaken the adhesive bond of the lashes. When washing your face, gently cleanse around the eye area using a washcloth or lint-free cloth. Cotton or Q-tips are not recommended for cleaning, the cotton may get caught in your lashes. The lash extensions may get wet, however extensive exposure of water or steam may cause the adhesive bond to loosen. At The Lady Code, we sell products to extend the wear and get the most out of you lashes. We also recommend getting a touch-up or fill every two to four weeks to maintain maximum fullness of you beautiful eyelash extensions.

How do you remove eyelash extension?

Eyelash extensions are adhered to your natural lash with professional grade adhesive. Removing eyelash extensions before the natural lash has had time to shed, requires a special adhesive remover and a trained professional to prevent damaging the natural lash. Never pick, pluck or attempt to pull off your eyelash extensions on your own! Damage can be caused by pulling the natural lash before it is ready to shed. If you need removal of your extensions, make an appointment with The Lady Code and we will be happy to remove your eyelash extensions safely.

Can I use an eyelash curler?

We do not recommend using a mechanical eyelash curler with your extensions. This can damage the eyelash extension and possibly your own natural lash. The extensions have a natural curl to them, if a uplift if wanted we recommend using a heated eyelash curler.

Can I wear mascara and/or eyeliner with my eyelash extensions?

One of the benefits of having eyelash extensions are not having to wear mascara! However, if you still would like to wear mascara please only use water based mascara designed for eyelash extensions. Other mascaras may contain ingredients that can weaken the adhesive bond of your lash and cause them to shed prematurely. Do not use waterproof mascara! The Lady Code carries a mascara specially designed for eyelash extensions, we recommend that it is only applied to the tips of the lashes, not the base. You must also be gentle when removing the mascara. Only use oil free eye makeup remover and a lint free eyelash wand to remove mascara residue. Ask you lash stylist about eyelash extension aftercare and our line of eyelash extension safe cosmetics!

Yes, you can use eyeliner as you normally would. We do recommend using a soft gel liner or liquid liner, which can be applied gently to the roots of your lashes. Avoid hard pencil liners. To remove, gently use a lint free wipe with an oil-free cleanser.

Can I swim? Shower? Exercise? or go to the spa with eyelash extensions?

Yes, you can enjoy your new eyelash extensions with little need to adjust your lifestyle. The adhesive we use is waterproof which allows you to shower, swim, exercise etc.. Just follow the simple after-care instructions. Doing an above average level of activities related to heat or constant water may weaken the adhesive bond causing some early lash loss.

Is there anyone who should not or cannot have eyelash extensions?

Because eyelash extensions are applied to existing natural lashes an individual must have some natural lashes for the procedure. Eyelash extensions should not, nor cannot be applied to individuals who have alopecia, are undergoing chemotherapy, or those who suffer from Trichotillomania, unless and until the individual has received effective treatment and normal lash growth has resumed.

If you have an eye condition where the eye does not look healthy or have an adhesive or latex allergy, you are probably not the best canadite for eyelash extensions.

Although our adhesives are developed to be safe for use on skin, eyelash extensions are never applied to the skin therefore allergic reactions due to contact with our adhesives are rare. Individuals with allergies to other cosmetics or fragrances may experience some sensitivity to ingredients in some of the other materials used to apply eyelash extensions.

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