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Eyelash Extension 101

5 things you need to know about eyelash extensions!

Welcome to 715 Beautify's Eyelash Extension Guide.

Have your heart set on trying eyelash extensions? Awesome! I have had eyelash extensions for over a year--and now I am adding extensions to my service menu! I was once in your shoes. I was bound and determined to love eyelash extensions and embrace the simple lifestyle. The truth is, you will need to adopt a new routine to maintain your lashes (fake and natural). There are new things to be cautious of or avoid entirely. Many aren't prepared for the lifestyle! I'm here to educate you on all the ins and outs of eyelash extensions to determine if they are a good fit for you.

Before you take the plunge and book your first full set appointment, here are some important points to note.

#1 - Say Goodbye To Mascara.

More times than I can count, I have been asked, "can I still wear mascara?" The answer is absolutely not. Waterproof mascara and any other oil-based mascara can break down the adhesive, shortening the longevity of your eyelash extensions. Secondly, the brush can tug on your lashes, resulting in damage, loosening, or removal. In fact, it is best to avoid oil-based makeup in general. Foundation, eyeshadow, eyeliner, and other cosmetics, can have this same negative effect on eyelash extensions.

Eyelash extensions best suit a low-maintenance beauty routine. Less is more! If you love wearing full glam makeup, perhaps opt for a quality pair of strip lashes that can easily be rem