Like any industry, the eyelash industry has its own terminology, or "lash lingo". The following terms will be quite useful if you're a newbie to lashing and want to learn the language. With some study and practice, you'll be using them like a pro in no time! The following is your one-stop-shop for all the terminology used in the lashing industry. So next time someone mentions the word ‘Cyanoacrylate’ or ‘Crystallizing’ you’ll know exactly what they are talking about. Here are all the lash … [Read more...] about Lashing Lingo 101: The Ultimate Lash Glossary
Eyelashes are three-layered hairs that grow along the edge of the eyelids. Eyelashes are critical to beauty because they protect the eye from sunlight, debris, dust, and small particles. They also serve as whiskers because they are very sensitive to touch and alert your eye when an object, such as an insect, is near the eye. Although it may appear to be a silly question, many people are unsure of how many they have. I've heard estimates ranging from 20 to 500. It's more complicated than … [Read more...] about How many lashes do we have on our eyes?
Everything You Should Know About Eyelash Mites and Extensions What are eyelash mites, and how do you get rid of them? Demodex mites cause eyelash mites in two different ways. There are two types of Demodex: Demodex folliculorum and Demodex Brevis. Because both mites are microscopic, they are invisible to the naked eye. They feed on dead skin cells in your hair follicles and are naturally present. The most common type of Demodex that affects eyelashes is Demodex folliculorum — otherwise known … [Read more...] about Eyelash Extensions and Lash Mites – What You Need To Know ASAP
Your once full, eye-opening lash extensions are starting to tangle and fall off bit by bit, and you can't make it to the salon for a touchup. You may wonder if you can remove them at home. You're practically a beauty expert if you can do a manicure and pedi, use a waxing kit, and color your roots with drugstore dye, so why not, right? The most effective way to make eyelash extensions last longer. Be prepared for some bad news: Unfortunately, removing eyelash extensions safely is impossible. … [Read more...] about 10 Safe & Effective Ways to Remove Eyelash Extensions at Home
Hybrid lashes have recently become a popular lash style. Lash artists worldwide have been tasked with creating luxurious, wispy lashes à la the Kardashians. To achieve the dreamiest, fluffiest result, hybrid lashes use a combination of both classic and volume lash techniques. Hybrid lash extensions combine classic and Russian volume lashes for a more realistic look. Some spots use classic lashes to add length to the lashes, one lash extension per natural lash. Russian volume lashes are 2-6 … [Read more...] about Everything You Need To Know About Hybrid Lash Extensions