Classic lash extensions are perfect for someone with a good amount of natural lashes. Since the Classic technique is to apply 1 extension for every 1 lash, you will be adding length but not as much fullness. Classic is also the most natural looking method. Hybrid lashes are for the client who wants length AND fullness. Handmade fans are created and applied to 50% of your lashes, and single extensions are applied to the other 50%. This is the perfect blend of volume and wispy length for those who may feel that their lashes have gaps or need more filling in.
At Beauty and the Brow we do Classic Lash extensions and Hybrid Lash Extensions. Classic is a 1:1 lash application method where one synthetic lash is applied to every natural lash you have. With this method, we can create a variety of effects from cat eye to doll eye. Hybrid Lashes are 50% Classic and 50% Volume which means that handmade lash fans are used to add fullness and definition.
Lash extensions typically last through the full growth cycle of your natural lashes, which can be 6-8 weeks. However, every person’s hair growth is different and it is normal for lashes to fall out, especially depending on daily activities. For this reason, fills are suggested every 2-3 weeks to keep the lashes looking full.
For the first 24-48 hours you will need to avoid water and steam to make sure that the glue bonds to your natural lashes. After that, you can get right back to your routine. However, keeping away from extensive contact with steam such as in saunas or certain facials is recommended since it can begin to loosen the bond.