It can be hard to know what you want, when you get lash extension. Even harder to know what is happening while getting your lashes done. In a common consultation you will likely be asked about five preferences, thickness, type, style, curl, and length.
Guide to help you be prepared for your consultation and understand what your lash artist does while your eyes are closed.
- Application: It is essential to isolate each natural lash during applying the extension. The extension is then selected. It is dipped onto the adhesive. Then the extension is placed on top/ the bottom of the natural lash. Position is also important, you don’t want the lash to cure laying at an angle.
- .07 mm and .05 mm thicknesses are used for volume lashes. The number of lash extensions to fan should vary depending on the thickness of your natural lashes.
- The curls are defined by a letter representing the look of the curl. B curl is a lesser or basic curl. C curl is the common curl that matches most people natural lash curl. D and U curl is the dramatic and lifted, it will be the most visible from the front, it is also the most popular. The LC shape that makes these lashes ideal if working with clients who have hooded eyelids for whom D curl just isn’t enough.
- Length is largely decided by the length of your natural lashes, be cautious of going too long as it may decrease retention or cause breakage. But everybody loves length so if you prefer them long maybe opt for a volume set that consists of more, finer lashes.