Just like the hair on your head, your eyelashes naturally shed. The shedding process is a part of the eyelash growth cycle and continues even if a person wears lash extensions. Knowing this gives lash extension lovers a practical view of what to expect and how to care for them properly.
Eyelashes Main Function
The main function of eyelashes is to prevent dust and small foreign particles from entering and damaging the eye. Aside from their primary function, eyelashes are regarded as a signal of beauty. Although some persons have naturally long lashes, there are those who have naturally short eyelashes. These people may seek to enhance their eyelashes volume and length with serums or natural oils but would need to wait for a lengthy period to see the results. Lash extensions are a quick solution for voluptuous and lengthy lashes and can be worn while waiting for the natural growth rate to improve.
Lash Shedding Cycle
Eyelashes are designed to grow to full length then shed from the follicles during a 3-month cycle. During the 3 month cycle, which includes the growth period as well, a person will lose up to 20% of their eyelashes every two weeks. Since there are approximately 70-150 eyelashes on the upper lid and 60-80 on the lower lid, each lash sheds at different times. It is as natural as shedding hair from your head.
Eyelash Strips vs. Individuals
Lash extensions are semi-permanent and can be applied individually or in strips. Eyelash strips can be applied at home and are usually worn to last for a few hours or an entire day. While individual lash extensions were made to last 4 to 6 weeks. These are usually applied by a professional, who uses tweezers and glue to attach the extension on top of a single eyelash for added length and volume.
Fall Season Lash Extensions Shed More
Natural lashes tend to shed at least two lashes per day. Since lash extensions are attached to the natural lash, they will fall out whenever the lash they are attached to sheds. The volume of shedding varies depending on your lashes’ natural growth cycle and the climate in which you live. During the fall period, you may experience more shedding as the temperature drops. It is natural and nothing can be done to stop the fallout, but you can schedule regular refills between each application if needed.
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Refilling your lashes regularly is a natural process that has to be taken care of. Rest assured, that with Natural Impressions by Jhay, you will receive the most affordable and professional lashes refill sessions, to maintain your lashes voluminous look. So book an appointment today, you will be glad you did.