Everything You Should Know About Eyelash Extensions
Everything You Should Know About Eyelash Extensions

Lash extensions are a very common procedure nowadays to obtain long and luscious lashes that last a few weeks without pain or discomfort. It is basically composed of professionally applied individual lashes on the eye. It can have many different sizes and make a variety of materials. Still, all eyelash extensions are safe when done with a licensed professional to avoid using incorrect glue or trying DIY lash extensions that may cause lash pain, infection and loss.

One of the main benefits of lash extensions is that you do not need to apply mascara with it, being makeup ready at all times. Furthermore, there will be no more smudging, flaking, running, or stressing that one eye’s lashes always look better than the other. It will also save you time applying and removing product from your lashes.

Although it is safe, it is not recommended in the presence of the following conditions: Trichotillomania: A stress or anxiety-induced urge to pull out hair, including eyelashes.


Eyelid dermatitis: A skin condition that causes eyelid skin to burn and be red and itchy.

Blepharitis: Inflammation of the eyelids that causes red, swollen eyelids and crusty eyelashes.

Alopecia areata: A condition that causes total or partial hair loss on the scalp and may affect the eyebrows and eyelashes.

Finally, when correctly done and with care techniques, eyelash extensions can last a few weeks before a fill is needed. It has many benefits and will make your beauty routine faster to do so that a good impression is made, and people may not even notice that the extensions are applied. 

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About the Author: MSci Maísa Melo is a Pharmacist and a current PhD student in cosmetic technology, from São Paulo, Brazil. She has earned her master’s degree from the University of São Paulo and has been involved with the development, stability, safety and efficacy of cosmetics since 2013. She has specialized in the clinical efficacy of cosmetics by biophysical and skin imaging techniques as well as the use of alternative models to animal testing. Her research work has been published in several scientific journals and book chapters from the field.

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