WHAT ARE EYELASH EXTENSIONS?
An eyelash extension is a single strand, semipermanent false eyelash that is individually attached, one eyelash extension at a time, to each natural eyelash. Eyelash extensions enhance the appearance of the eyelash line and enrich both eyelash length and thickness. No matter what your clients’ natural lashes look like, you can always enhance what they naturally have.
FAUX MINK EYELASH EXTENSIONS
Faux means “imitation.” Faux mink eyelash extensions are more rigid in shape and slightly thicker throughout the eyelash. These extensions have a slight sheen and are slightly glossy for a more dramatic look. They have more bling. Younger clients often choose faux mink eyelash extensions because they are more noticeable. Faux mink eyelash extensions are the most popular type of eyelash extension.
SYNTHETIC SILK EYELASH EXTENSIONS
Synthetic silk eyelash extensions have a more flexible curl, giving the lash a softer feel and more natural look for the client. They have a flat or matte black color, making them appear more natural. These extensions are good for clients who want fuller eyelashes but do not want others to know they have eyelash extensions.
EYELASH EXTENSION SIZES
Lash Bash eyelash extensions come in many different curl types, widths, and lengths to help replicate a client’s natural eyelashes and offer a unique, healthy look for each of your clients.
Not all lash curl types and widths are made for every client. This is why there are so many lash selections to choose from. When choosing lashes for your clients, always keep in mind that the longer the length and the wider the width of the eyelash extension, the more stress you are putting on the natural eyelashes. Choosing the wrong width and length can damage your client’s natural eyelashes. It is not recommended to go more than 2 mm longer than the natural eyelash length. Applying eyelash extensions that are longer than that will reduce eyelash extension retention.
LASH BASH EYELASH EXTENSION WIDTHS AND LENGTHS
Volume Eyelash Extensions
Eyelash extension widths are measured in fractions of a millimeter. Volume widths are used to create a “fan” by hand. Volume lashing requires additional training to learn the techniques necessary to create and apply fans properly without damaging the natural eyelashes.
Classic Eyelash Extensions
Classic widths are used for applying one extension to each healthy, natural eyelash. The Lash Bash basic eyelash extension course teaches classic eyelash extension application.