Teamwork makes the LASH RETENTION dream work

Updated: Oct 5, 2019

Retention is something we’ll need to work on together. As a lash artist, I do many things to make sure you experience the best retention possible, such as making sure the temperature and humidity in my lash room are correct, using quality products and continuing my education in the industry to learn the latest techniques and products. However, one thing that is essential for me to do, is to make sure you have information about how your lashes grow so you'll have realistic expectations. I also need to make sure you understand how big a role aftercare plays in keeping your lash extensions full and beautiful.

My spoolies go where I go.

What your lashes do naturally

They shed. The average person loses up to 20% of their natural lashes every two weeks. When a natural lash matures and falls out, a new lash has already been growing and is all ready to replace the fallen lash. This is one of the reasons why fills are needed every 2-3 weeks. If you are wearing volume lashes, keep in mind that with each one of your lashes that sheds, a whole lash fan is coming off with it, so the loss may appear more dramatic than it is. This is something, neither you or I can control, but good and consistent aftercare practices go a long way toward preventing unnecessary lash extension loss.

Lash Extension Aftercare

No sleeping on your face. This seems obvious and honestly, I’m sure we all lie down with the intention of preserving our lashes. But once those ZZZs kick in, who knows how we’ll end up. One thing you can do to limit tossing and turning is to lie on your back and place a pillow under your knees, not only does this support your back, but it can deter you from moving around so much while you're sleeping. Also, consider sleeping on a satin pillow, which r