How Long After Lash Lift Can I Shower?
Lashes are a very important feature for any woman. You need to maintain them to look your best at all times. It’s easy enough to do with the ease of a lash lift! Your Lash Lift specialist will begin by applying a silicone shield around your eye instead of the needle. How long after lash lift can I shower? Read on to know more about it and also try to incorporate some makeup tips and tricks into your makeup for the perfect look.
Few things to know when showering with lash extensions
- Resist the temptation of rubbing or scrubbing your eyes.
- Stay away from the shower jets.
- Analyze the products you use in the shower
- After showering, brush your lashes.
5 Tips for lash lift aftercare
- Keep them dry
- No pillow cuddling
- Using mascara is not allowed for 24 hours
- Be aware of allergies
- Condition your eyelashes
Lash Lift Aftercare in the First 24hours
- Don’t wear mascara or any eye makeup
- Be careful when you shower, don’t take long showers
- Don’t get your eyelashes wet
- Do not sleep on your eyelashes
- Don’t use any products on your lashes
- Do not rub your eyes
- Don’t go swimming
- Avoid sweating
- Don’t go to saunas
- Avoid using oil-based products
5 Myths about lash lift uncovered
- A lash lift only lasts 1-2 weeks
- A lash lift will ‘fry’ the lashes
- Lash lifts are only for people who can’t get extensions
- Lash Lifts are only for older people
- You can’t have tint with a lash lift
- Lash lifts don’t work very well
When can I shower after lash lift?
You must wait 24 hours after a lift and tint to shower. We use 24 hours as a buffer time to allow the lashes to set properly and avoid any issues with the lift. After the 24 hours waiting period you can wash your face and lashes like normal.
Can I get my eyelashes wet after a lash lift?
Do not get your lashes wet for the first 24 hrs. Do not use harsh products on your eyes/lashes. Use of Sauna/Steam is possible after 24hrs but may weaken the effect of the lift.
Can lash lifts get wet?
NO. That is because water will not alter the disulphide bonds in the hairs cortex once they have set via chemical change. I will explain this in more detail further on. So, let’s bear this in mind when we are advising clients they can not, under any circumstances wet their lashes for 24 hours!
What happens if I get my lashes wet before 24 hours?
The lash glue used to apply your lashes draws moisture from the air slowly over a 24 hour period in order to cure (set). If you accidentally exposed the lashes to water before you were supposed to – the glue is overloaded with moisture and dries immediately.
Can you shower before eyelash lift?
You cannot get your lashes wet for 24 hours so plan accordingly. If you need to shower or heavily wash your face make sure you do so before your appointment.
Can you shower after a lash tint?
Can I shower or wash my face after eyebrow tinting? Although it’s not a problem to get your eyebrows wet after a tinting treatment, you can try to avoid washing for at least 12 hours. You should also avoid excessive touching or rubbing for 24 hours to avoid irritation.
Can I do a lash lift twice?
You may proceed with re-lifting the lashes again for half the time of the initial processing times. Also it is important to understand that these are chemicals and this is a chemical process to the natural lashes, the ingredients need to be stored correctly and mixed well before application for perfect results.
Can I use an eyelash curler after a lash lift?
You’re curling your eyelashes right after a lash lift or keratin treatment. However, if you’re able to use an eyelash curler and want to do so following a lash lift, wait until you start to see the curls not be as heavy as they first were, last one or two weeks of the treatment.
Can I put mascara on lash lift?
Yes! You can definitely wear mascara with your lash lift. Just remember to avoid using any kind of waterproof mascara since most contain some kind of an oil base, like castor oil. Opt for a water-based or mineral mascara with natural fibres to keep your lash extensions looking fresh.
Can I shower 12 hours after eyelash extensions?
Eyelash extensions use special glue to bond with your eyelids. This glue can take as long as 2 days to dry fully. Do not shower or get your extensions wet in any way for the first 48 hours after you have them put on.
Can I shower 24 hours after getting eyelash extensions?
You don’t have to wait 24 hours after your lash application to shower; just remember to be careful with the heat. You don’t want to set the shower too hot and risk losing your extensions because of the steam. A cool to lukewarm shower is fine, just avoid getting any water on your face.
The most crucial thing to keep your lash extensions safe while showering is avoiding oil or cream based soaps around the eyes. Instead, get a water based solution.
- Avoid Water Pressure.
- Do Not Use Goggles.
- Avoid Hot Steamy Showers.
- Drying your lashes.
- Avoid Rubbing and Scrubbing.
- Cleansing Your Lashes.