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Semi permanent lashes - how often do you get yours redone

(32 Posts)
CherylVole Sun 02-Apr-17 08:21:26

I'm noticing the side I sleep on is way worse.. I'm just under 3 weeks ATM

Spurtle Sun 02-Apr-17 08:47:13

Every three weeks, but the last three or four days don't look great.

CherylVole Sun 02-Apr-17 10:11:42

And there's enough there to qualify as a redo ?

Spurtle Mon 03-Apr-17 11:02:59

Yes, definitely. Sometimes it looks sparser than others, but I only ever get charged for maintenance rather than a full set.

JohnCheese Mon 03-Apr-17 11:30:28

I'm new to lashes - have only done them a few times, but like Spurtle, I need maintenance every 3 weeks. And yes, I find the side I sleep on is worse. I need them next week and already they're not looking great. I'm beginning to wonder if they're worth the time and expense.

I love them, but the upkeep! The upkeep! <groan>

CherylVole Mon 03-Apr-17 11:36:51

do you find you are obsessing?~

NoArmaniNoPunani Mon 03-Apr-17 11:37:27

I get mine done every 2 weeks

JohnCheese Mon 03-Apr-17 11:42:53

Obsessing?? Do you mean looking at them all the time? No, not really. Usually when I do my maquillage in the morning. After that, there ain't time really. I LOVE them when they're fresh, but I fall out of love as rapidly as they fall off my eyes. wink

I am getting pure sick of the upkeep.--Did I already day that?-- grin

CherylVole Mon 03-Apr-17 14:27:46

oh god I am. Yes agree - one is more full than the other i am SURE

JohnCheese Mon 03-Apr-17 15:36:27

Yes I get you. But I do find my eyelashes on my left eye are quite a bit sparser than my right. So that might be the reason that the eyelashes are not equal.

onemumtwocountries Mon 03-Apr-17 15:47:39

Sorry to hijack the thread, but have you thought of doing a lash lift instead? I used to get extensions with top-ups every 3 weeks. Now I have DS I simply don't find the time and also I find them a little bit over the top for me.

Had a lash lift 2 weeks ago and they still look great. Curled, dark, lovely and natural. I don't know how long they will last but I think she said they can only be redone every 10 weeks. I'm very happy with mine so far,

JohnCheese Mon 03-Apr-17 16:35:34

The lash lift is good if you've decent lashes to start with - thick and long. It wasn't great for my fine fair lashes.

PurpleNurple69 Mon 03-Apr-17 16:44:22

I was going to get lash extensions later this month as a birthday treat but maintenance every 3 weeks?! Hells bells! Is there nothing more permanent I could get? My bloody lashes - pale, short and straight. The curse of ash blonde hair sad

On a plus note, my lady garden is very manageable!

CherylVole Mon 03-Apr-17 18:01:25

what IS a lash lift?

CherylVole Mon 03-Apr-17 18:01:47

oh god purple they are amazing - half an hour every 3 weeks and I sometimes have a little snooze

PurpleNurple69 Mon 03-Apr-17 18:19:22

What about oil based make up remover? Is that safe to use on them? I use waterproof eyeliner.

onemumtwocountries Mon 03-Apr-17 19:15:03

This is what I had done:

Sorry I don't know how to do a proper link.

Agree that it's probably only good if you have dark, long lashes to start with.

oldfatandtired1 Mon 03-Apr-17 19:18:47

Also popping in to say LVL's only any good if you have decent lashes to start with sad

EverythingEverywhere1234 Mon 03-Apr-17 19:21:41

I tend to get mine infilled every 3-4 weeks. They do worse if I've had a few tipsy nights out as I tend to be less careful with them while taking my make up off. I never really let them get too sparse.

Spurtle Mon 03-Apr-17 19:37:59

What does everyone mean by maintenance? I don't do anything to mine. If I have eyeliner on I remove it with miscellar water (is that even close to how you spell it? - looks wrong). For day time make up I find they're enough on their own. My make up routine is super easy - BB all in one primer/foundation think, bronzer, done. Takes two minutes if that. I love, love, love my lashes.

CherylVole Mon 03-Apr-17 20:22:58

no oil
I use micallar VERY gently

CherylVole Mon 03-Apr-17 20:23:47

i add eyeliner as SANS they are way more obvious and I feel too vampy

MrTumblesbitch Mon 03-Apr-17 20:42:06

What kind of lash extensions are you all getting?

I have seen the russian lashes which look dramatic, but I quite like that. I normally do them myself (short individuals, close together for volume but then not masively OTT cos they are short)

Contemplating if it is worth getting them done! I love my false lashes!

PurpleNurple69 Mon 03-Apr-17 21:16:43

I looked at the Russian ones but they're a bit OTT for me!

CherylVole Mon 03-Apr-17 21:49:28

Mink individuals
9 and 11 curly or something

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