Are you considering getting eyelash extensions? Proper care is extremely important in order to ensure you have a great experience. Understanding your eyelashes will help you take care of them. If you have eyelash extensions, you get a fill every 2-3 weeks because your eyelashes are in constant phases of growth. Lash extensions do not effect your natural lashes as long as they are properly applied and you take care of them properly.
3 Stages of Eyelash Growth
Anagen: (active growth phase) the eyelash is still attached to the dermal papilla (blood supply). lashes are growing and last about 4-6 weeks.
Catagen: (transitional phase) the eyelashes are fully grown. stops growing and the follicle shrinks. this last 2-3 weeks.
Telogen: (resting phase) this phase can last over 100 days before the eyelash falls out and releases from the follicle.
Our eyelashes are continuously growing. Some lashes may take longer to grow, especially if you have interrupted the growth cycle in someway. For example, if you pull an eyelash out, you’ll be without that eyelash for a while before it grows back. The lash has to finish its full growth cycle from anagen to telogen. Thus, Potentially creating a less fuller look for a while.
Wondering how to make your eyelash extensions last longer?
Having clean lashes means having healthy lashes. Your lash extensions will last longer when they are clean. We have a lash shampoo at You Beauty that removes dirt, oil, makeup, debris, build up, and anything else that gets trapped in lash extensions. Everyone who has eyelash extensions should have lash shampoo and use it daily!
If you want to try eyelash extensions, visit You Beauty Lounge in Anchorage, Alaska, book online, or give us a call. We give free consultations and are happy to help you chose a look that’s right for you.