Lash Lift Aftercare - The Do’s and Don’ts After the Treatment

lash lift aftercare

Imagine waking up in the morning and seeing your lashes already curled and with a touch of mascara. No smudges under the eye, and no clumpy mess on them. What is the secret? It’s called eyelash lift and tint, and you can get one at your beauty salon. The lash lift procedure is usually more affordable than eyelash extensions, and the results can last up to 8 weeks.

What is Lash Lift?

Lash Lift is a semi-permanent treatment that lifts and curls your eyelashes. Unlike the lash extensions, the lash lift procedure alters the shape and colour of your lashes to achieve classic lash extensions look alike. Your beauty salon can either offer keratin lash lift that adds protein to the lashes or perms lash lift (chemical solution with higher pH) that uses similar chemicals as used for the traditional hair perms.

The keratin lash lift and tint treatment involves four steps to achieve longer, curled, and darker eyelashes. The first procedure involves placing pads on your eyelid and applying a serum to break down the protein in lashes to add the shape. Next, a keratin-infused serum is used to restore and revitalize the lashes followed by tint to enhance the visibility of darker eyelashes. The final treatment concludes with a coat of pure keratin for an additional layer of conditioning protein.

lash lift before after

The lash lift results can last up to 6-8 weeks. In general, lash lift procedure is considered to be safe with some experiencing temporary skin irritation or allergic reaction. However, when the perming chemicals are left on lashes for too long, they can cause breakage and damage the lashes. Always use professional services and check reviews, before and after photos of the beauty salon.

Do’s and Don’ts of Lash Lift Aftercare

The longer lashes are the better results of the lash lift and tint. Follow the aftercare routine below to make your results lasting:

Day 1:

  • Don’t rub or wet your lashes within 24 hours
  • Don’t apply any products such as makeup, face cream or any conditioning oils
  • Don’t use face steamer or sauna

Day 2:

  • Don’t rub your eyelashes
  • Don’t use face steamer or sauna

Day 3 +:

  • Don’t rub your eyes or eyelashes
  • Don’t use oil-based products or conditioners such as castor, coconut, jojoba oil
  • Don’t use a waterproof mascara
  • Use gentle foaming facial cleanser
  • Use oil-free eyelash enhancing serum
  • Brush your lashes gently to retain the shape

Maximize your next lash lift appointment results!

Using oil-based conditioners after the lash lift or with eyelash extensions is not recommended. Applying oil-based mascara or castor oil will shorten the results of the lash lift by straightening them. Instead, use water-based mascara and oil-free eyelash growth serum to grow longer, thicker, and fuller lashes. Following the aftercare routine and multiplying the lash lift effect with the lash serum, will give you a natural ‘woke up like this’ appearance.