Eyelash extensions are a great way to make your eyes accentuated.
Eyelash extensions (see photo before and after) can make the look more vivid and expressive. Unlike invoices, they not only hold on for a long time, but also look as natural as possible.
Artificial eyelashes can vary in length (short, medium, long), and in thickness and color (brown and black)
Types of artificial eyelashes
Artificial eyelashes can vary in length (short, medium, long), and in thickness and color (brown and black).
The most popular are three types:
- sable (columns);
Despite the name, animal hair for stickers never use. First, there are enough people who are allergic to wool. Secondly, it is quite problematic to bend hairs or silk threads at the right angle. Therefore, a special material called monofilament is used for extension.
The names are chosen according to the gradation of their thickness and the effect produced: the most subtle and weightless is the “mink”. When using sufficiently thin fibers similar to the fur of this animal, the cilia look the most natural. The average thickness is "silk". But the most fluffy and thick are the fibers, called "sable".
Eyelash extensions: photo before and after
Tip! Thick eyelashes should be used only if you want to create the effect of already applied mascara. However, for the eyelids they will be more "heavy", and therefore they are recommended to be used by owners of strong and healthy cilia. If your own are too weak and thin, it is best to use a thickness of 0.1 mm.
The thickness, length and shape of artificial eyelashes
The diameter of the eyelashes can be 0.1-0.25 mm. For bulk 2- or 3-D building, thinner fibers are used - 0.07 mm.
The length of the glued fibers may also vary. The most popular are artificial lengths of 8-14 mm. 20-millimeter ones are more often used by representatives of show business - in daylight they will look unnatural.
Tip! To determine the length of future eyelashes should measure the hair dropped out. The expanded fibers should be slightly longer.
The shape of the eyelashes can be:
- C-shaped: curved at a certain angle;
- J-shaped: apply if your own eyelashes are straight.
Eyelash extensions: photo before and after
Types of extensions
The choice of extension method depends on what effect is necessary to achieve.
By fastening methods are distinguished:
- eyelash extensions beam classic (see photo before and after): a cheaper and faster way; cilia are fastened in bundles of 3-5 fibers; this procedure makes eyelids too heavy; in addition, if such a bundle comes off, it will be too striking; the method requires periodic adjustments and frequent visits to the master;
- Japanese extension: the way in which synthetic fibers are attached to each eyelash; while the eyes look as natural as possible; glued fibers can last for up to 4 months.
Tip! With the Japanese method, the load on the eyelids is much less. In contrast to the classical eyelash extension, this method is the most gentle.
Ways to build Japanese
Japanese eyelash eyelash extension is divided into:
- full: fibers fasten on each eyelash;
- build-up only on the outer corners of the eye; This method allows you to adjust the shape of the eyes, making them more almond-shaped;
- incomplete: gluing is not done on every eyelash, but after some distance;
Classic eyelash eyelash extension - a cheaper and faster way
- 2D eyelash extension (double-row or 2D): two fibers are attached to each eyelash; used to increase the density;
- three-row (3D eyelash extension): accordingly, three artificial eyelashes are attached to each hair.
Tip! To artificial fibers when extending the corners of the eyelashes are not conspicuous, it is better to use pre-coloring.
What color to prefer?
The right color is definitely very important. After all, the shade of eyelashes should be in perfect harmony with the skin color and own image. Blue-black thick eyelashes most often fit only dark-skinned women. In combination with the delicate peach skin, they will look ridiculous.
Tip! If sticking is carried out before any solemn event, the use of more saturated colors is possible, however, it should be taken into account that they will look different in everyday life and in daylight.
The best option for everyday use are dark or light brown fibers. Lovers of shocking can advise sticking colored (blue, purple, light green, orange, red, silver, gold) fibers. Naturally, their colors should be in complete harmony with the created image.
Japanese extension: the way in which synthetic fibers are attached to each eyelash. The eyes look as natural as possible.
Reviews on eyelash extensions are very different: from enthusiastic to sharply negative. After all, it all depends on the professionalism of the master.
Before sticking, the master defats the skin and temporarily glues the lower eyelid so that excess eyelashes do not interfere with the process. Then the painstaking work of gluing each fiber begins. The duration of this procedure can be 1.5-3 hours. Eyelash extensions bundles - a faster way, but the eyes may look unnatural.
Tip! In the first minutes after opening the eyes can make tears. This reaction is considered normal - because the glue is still not sufficiently dry. However, tears need to be contained - excess moisture can dissolve the glue.
Since some fibers may come off during the socks process, a correction is recommended every 2 weeks. It may be necessary to correct damaged hairs in case of accidental damage, for example, when washing.
The duration of this procedure can be 1.5-3 hours.
There are several rules that should be followed after the sticker:
- after the procedure should not wash the eyes for a day;
- in order not to break off and damage the fibers, in the process of the whole sock in any case, you should not rub the eyelids;
- It is not recommended to perform perm or dyeing: this can lead not only to artificial damage, but also to injury of weakened eyelashes;
- extended fibers require very careful handling; while they are being worn, they should abandon washing, during which they may be damaged, and confine themselves to wiping the face with a wet towel;
- combing should be a special brush of quality materials.
Tip!In the intervals between extensions, it is necessary to treat hairs with oily compounds: castor, almond, burdock oil or rose or peach oil. Beneficial effect on the eyelashes and decoctions of herbs.
In order not to break off and not damage the fibers, in the process of the whole sock in any case, you should not rub the eyelids
Many salons offer clients, in addition to sticking, additional finishing with the help of various materials:
- rhinestone: small glass crystals are applied to the cilia; their colors and shapes may vary; rhinestones are fixed along the entire length, but they look particularly impressive at the tips of the cilia;
- colored or monotonous feathers: most often they are fixed in the outer corners of the eyes; with their help, you can make the look more expressive;
- sparkles: perfect for bright evening dresses, microscopic shimmering particles are almost weightless and do not weigh down the eyelids; most often glued along the entire length.
Tip! In order not to feel permanent discomfort, one should prefer small rhinestones and light weightless feathers when decorating.
Is eyelash extension harmful?
With a professionally performed procedure, they should not be injured. Although, of course, you should not hold the building up too often - you need to periodically give your eyes a rest. After all, artificial fibers create some strain on the eyelids.
Do not hold the building too often - you need to periodically give your eyes a rest
However, there are cases when the building is strictly contraindicated:
- allergic to adhesives;
- in the presence of acute or chronic conjunctivitis.
Tip! It is not recommended to carry out the procedure (especially double or triple extension) on too thin, weak eyelashes prone to breaking off.
It is undesirable to do it with too oily skin prone to the formation of acne.
Of course, when carrying out this procedure, you should contact an experienced master. After all, when applying low-quality materials or the formation of excess glue they can get into the eyes, which will lead to their inflammation.
Problems can also arise when growing at the wrong angle: hairs that fall into the viewing angle will constantly interfere, which can adversely affect vision. See the sad consequences of improper eyelash extensions can be in the photo.
How much does eyelash extension cost?
The cost of this procedure depends on the category of the cabin. Experienced masters rate their work quite high, however, the quality of work will be on top. Save the same and try to look for cheaper salons currently more expensive. Indeed, in the case of using low-quality adhesives and materials, eyelashes, and even vision, can be seriously affected. Undoubted danger is the use of fibers and glue that can cause allergies.
The cost of this procedure depends on the category of the cabin. Skilled craftsmen rate their work quite high, however, the quality of work will be at its best.
Pricing for capacity may vary. Since the extension of the "mink" eyelashes is faster, they will cost less. Moreover, such a procedure is more popular not because of an acceptable cost. Just "mink" looks more versatile and natural, even in daylight.
Tip! The procedure for building heavy "sable" eyelashes is more complicated, so the price for them, of course, is higher. This method is used mainly to create a bright evening or creative image and special occasions.
Can I wear lenses?
Wearing lenses, in principle, is not a direct contraindication for sticking. However, synthetic materials weight the eyelids, which will be another additional strain on the eyes. Thus, the likelihood of their inflammation will increase.
In addition, in the process of inserting and removing the lens is likely to damage artificial fibers. Therefore, to correct them and restore the broken hairs in the salon will have more often.
Wearing lenses, in principle, is not a direct contraindication for sticking. However, synthetic materials weight the eyelids, which will be another additional strain on the eyes
Olga: I like. I increase eyelashes often enough (about once every six months). Since I only go to a proven master, there are no problems. True, their cilia from nature are not bad. But, of course, with the accrued does not compare. The look immediately changes, it becomes brighter and more expressive. Who is not lucky with the master, I sympathize.
Alina: Just awful! Girls, do not you feel sorry for your eyes? I have been treating my eyelashes for more than a year after the procedure. Not only that, almost half broke off, and my eyes ached terribly until I went to the salon (although I’m not going to the other one, I’ll not go to that master in my life) and didn’t remove this muck.
Ira: Pasted to the wedding. A friend took me to a very experienced master. The price tag, however, he hoo. But in a wedding dress and with cilia like an eastern diva, I looked, frankly, awesome. I really liked it, although I am very critical of my own appearance. After removing the artificial hairs, just in case, the month was smeared with peach oil. Still, this procedure is not for every day.
Eyelash extensions: photo before and after
Svetlana: Beautiful, of course, but it is better to use mascara. Pasted a couple of times. First, expensive. Secondly, even the most gentle procedure requires applying glue to the eyelashes, which prevents them from breathing and injures. My hairs are of medium thickness, but even outwardly it was noticeable after removing the artificial ones, that mine became thinner and somehow dimmed or something. Treated for a long time. Now I’ve got myself a high-quality mascara. I will definitely not stick again.
Inna: Requires neat socks. Did the "mink." The hairs are so thin that even had to sleep carefully. If you bump your nose in the pillow - they just stand on end in the morning. Wash is not recommended. In short, a lot of problems. With ink problems less much.
Natalia: Girls, on thin eyelashes stick just can not. I naturally have hair that eyelashes are too thin, unfortunately. But risked. Went to the VIP lounge. Master advised the Japanese method and "mink." It took me about three hours, I guess. In addition, she wrote a bunch of recommendations on how to care for them. As a result, part of my eyelashes still broken off. If my hairs were a little stronger, maybe I would decide to repeat the procedure. But do not risk it.
Eyelash extensions: photo before and after
Yuliya: 3-D-eyelashes are awesome. Increased the first time in my life. Girls, outwardly, they are indistinguishable from the real ones. But the effect! Eyelashes turned out thick, voluminous. Ink make up so unreal. True, I gave for work as much as 4500 rubles. But my master is a miracle. To his work you will not carp. The only pity is that soon will have to shoot. They say that sticking too often is bad.