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Feb

Importance of eyelash and everything you need to know before getting eyelash extensions | Nail salon 63031

1. What are eyelashes for?

The role of the eyelashes The fine hairs that grow at the eyelid perform several functions. Even though they are often regarded as an emphasis of beauty, their primary function is to protect the eyes from small particles such as dust, sand or debris from entering and harming the eye

2. How do eyelashes grow?

Eyelashes grow in the same way as all hair on the human body, which is in three phases – anagen (active growth for 30-45 days), catagen (transition phase for 2-3 weeks), and telogen (eyelash falls off naturally; takes about 100 days)

3. What are eyelashes made of?

Like all the hair in the human body, eyelashes are a biological polymer, made up of about 10 per cent of water and 90 per cent of proteins, such as keratins, and melanins, the substances that give hair its color. And, as all the human hair, they are fed by follicles, located below the skin.

4. Do eyelash extensions ruin your natural lashes?

The biggest myth is that lash extensions ruin your own lashes. They do not. If applied correctly and properly, they are safe and do not ruin the health of your natural lashes. Be sure not to rub your eyes or tug or pull on the extensions because this can cause lash loss and even damage to your natural lashes

5. What happens if you don't have eyelashes?

If you don't, you might wish you did, as they can make the eyes even more attractive. ... There are many particles in the air, like dust and sand, which can get into your eyes and harm them. Eyelashes help to sweep these particles out of the way.

6. Do eyelashes grow back after lash extensions?

Lashes that have been pulled out may take a few months to grow back. Lash extensions are fibers that are glued onto the natural eyelashes to create a thicker, longer eyelash. ... If natural eyelashes are lost due to lash extensions, they typically grow back in a few months

7. What happens if you get your eyelash extensions wet before 24 hours?

If you notice your new lashes are flaking off, there's a good chance something has interfered with the adhesive bond. Avoid getting your lashes wet for the first 24 – 48 hours, as water can weaken the glue before it has the chance to set

8. How long does the eyelash extension last?

Six to eight weeks Lash extensions last through a full growth cycle of natural eyelashes, typically six to eight weeks. That said, because each person's lash growth is somewhat variable (just hair growth), I suggest light lash maintenance every three to four weeks to maintain a full look.

9. The Importance of Eyelashes

Eyelashes help to filter out the sunlight that shines onto your eyes. ... Diverting Particles Away from the Eyes The curved shape of the upper and lower row of eyelashes helps to keep the eyes healthy by slipping sweat and foreign particles out of the eyes.


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