Can I wear mascara with eyelash extensions?

One of the biggest benefits of eyelash extensions is no longer needing to spend time putting on mascara. Still, one of the most common questions we hear is, "Can I wear mascara with my eyelash extensions?" Short answer is yes, but you don't need it.   

So what if I still want to use mascara?

If you still want to wear mascara, then lets cover the do's and dont list.  First, you should only be using a water-based mascara, NOT an oil-based or waterproof mascara.  The oil-based and waterproof mascara will dissolve the bonding agent of the eyelash extension.  As a result, the extensions will have a shortened life and fallout prematurely. 

What step should I follow when applying mascara to eyelash extensions?

  • You need to wait for 48 hours, after any eyelash extensions procedure before applying.
  • Start in the middle of the lash and gently brush mascara up to the tips.
  • Avoid the area where the extension is attached and use your mascara sparingly.
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Jennifer Blair
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