Everything you need to know about your lashes, makeup, and appointment!
Mink Eyelash Extensions
What Are Eyelash Extensions?
Eyelash extension is an advanced technique that lengthens and thickens eyelashes. They are single strands of lashes that are curved to replicate a natural eyelash. I use only quality extensions in faux mink and silk. You will feel the difference.
How will they look and feel?
When applied by me they will look completely natural, only much longer and fuller. They will feel like your own eyelashes. I do not count lashes, I will add as many or as few as needed to create the right look for you.
How long will my initial appointment take?
I take an artisan approach with our customers and will not rush your appointment. You can expect your first appointment to take approximately 2 hours with no additional add ons.. Unlike some salons I do not count eyelashes, A full set is a full set. We will use as many as are needed to create the right look for you. If you are happy, then I am happy.
How long will my Eyelash Extensions Last?
When properly applied and cared for, your eyelash extensions will last for four to six weeks down to the LAST lash. You will need to come in and get fills to maintain the look during that time because your natural lashes shed DAILY. Please see the aftercare section on how to properly care for your eyelash extensions to maximize longevity.
What is a fill and how often should I get one?
After your initial set of eyelash extensions you will receive instructions on how to care for them. Fills are done every two to four weeks depending on care and how quickly your eyelashes grow. An eyelash extension fill take a shorter time to do and the prices reflect that.
Why do I lose some of my eyelashes?
Due to the natural growth cycle of your lashes you will find your natural eyelashes shed every 60-90 days as new ones grows in. We recommend getting a fill every three to four weeks to fill in lashes on the new growth. Depending on the style you pick.
Will extensions damage my eyelashes?
Yes and no. Yes, your lashes can be damaged if you go to someone who was not properly trained and uses cheap products not intended for long wear. No, extensions properly applied by a certified, trained technician who uses quality products should not. My eyelash extension application techniques and innovative aftercare ensures your lash health. I offer growth treatments.
A friend of mine is allergic to the products, is this common?
True allergic reactions do happen, but are rare. If you have developed an allergic reaction you may still wear extensions with some changes made to the aftercare process. What is more common is eye infection due to improperly washing and caring for your lashes. Waiting 24 hours to wash lashes and not washing your eyelashes the entire time you wear them are the most common causes of infections. Imagine not washing the head on your hair for weeks or months. This is the most common reason wearers lose their lashes prematurely.
Can I use eyelash growth products with my extensions?
Lash growth products that contain steroids change the composition of your lashes and accelerate your eyelash shedding cycle, therefore we cannot guarantee the outcome. Natural lash growth products containing peptides are wonderful and will have no adverse effect on the longevity of your extensions.
Will I still need to use mascara?
No, you will not need to use mascara with your lash extensions, but for nights that you want extra drama you can use a water-based mascara. I can preorder several brands to choose from. See the aftercare section below for tips on using mascara.
Now that you have The Pretty Hustler lashes take note of these tips to maintain them. With proper care and fills your eyelashes can last indefinitely.
Do not get your eyelashes wet for the first 48 hours.
Do not use a spa, sauna or pool for the first 48 hours.
The extensions need that amount of time to properly bond.
Avoid pulling or rubbing your eyes.
Do not use eyelash curlers with your extensions. With proper application you will not need them.
ONLY use oil-free makeup remover. If your eyelashes are tangled or crossed over, use the Spoolie given to you during your appointment to gently brush them straight and put them in place. You can purchase a lash sealant service to extend the wear of your lash extensions in between fills.
Proper hygiene is very important. Please keep lashes clean by regular washing.
Use only mascaras that are safe for eyelash extensions, no oil-based or waterproof mascaras. I have extension safe mascaras available for preorder at your appointment, or online. Only apply the mascara to the tips of your lashes.
After showering avoid rubbing lashes, it best to blot them with a towel and let them air dry.
You can also dry the lashes by using a hair dryer on the cool setting and blowing them dry from the bottom up. It makes them curlier and fluffy.
Use care when applying facial and eye creams to avoid the lash line. Too many oil-based products can break down the adhesive.
The Pretty Hustler recommends touch-up appointments every two to three weeks to maintain your new eyelash extensions.
The Pretty Hustler Policies
Please arrive 10 minutes before scheduled appointment if you are a NEW client. Regular clients can arrive at appointment unless the appointment is a new service for you. .
Please arrive mascara-free or you will be charged $20 for cleaning.
We have a 72 hour cancellation policy. If you cancel your appointment outside that time span. $50 will be charged to your card on file.
No Call No Show clients are liable for the FULL regular price of service. No exceptions! The amount will be charged to your card on file.
If you do a charge back with your bank or credit card company for ANY transaction we will file criminal charges against you and pursue a civil lawsuit against you as well. This is illegal and extremely inconvenient for our company.
Skin sensitivities and allergies are extremely rare and your safety and care are of my utmost concern. I use the highest quality products and the most up-to-date techniques and sanitation protocols in the industry. However The Pretty Hustler is not liable for reaction due to my products. If you are concerned, I recommend a patch test several days before your appointment. This can be scheduled online.
We offer a 48 hr guarantee. If after your lashes have been applied; they all fall off due to our error we will redo the set for free. It would be 50% or more. Any less is normal shedding. Your lashes will receive our LASH TEST before you leave. A lash test is performed on each client to ensure that they are intact and comfortable.
I understand last-minute emergencies pop-up. However, if you are unable to make your scheduled appointment with me, Please contact us as soon as possible to reschedule. We require a 72 hour cancellation notice.
Rescheduling/Cancellations 72 hours or less from appointment time or clients who no-shows without notice (72 hours) will result in not receiving your loyalty points for that appointment & the $50 will be charged to your card.
If you arrive 10 mins late your card on file will be charged $20. If you arrive so late that we will have to reschedule; your card on file will be charged the $50 NO SHOW FEE. Out of respect and consideration for our artists and other customers, please do your best to be on time. This is nonnegotiable.
All appointment emails have directions to the shop as well as contact info. There are also appointment tips as well. Please check your email. Use WAZE for directions!!! Schedule your waze route prior to the appointment and it will tell you how traffic is and when to leave.