Frequently Asked Questions

Please see below for the most commonly asked questions received at Candi Lash Studio! If you have any additional questions, please do not hesitate to ask during your appointment or by contacting me here.

What Are NovaLash Lash Extensions?

NovaLash Lash Extensions are a glamorous new way to extend the length and thickness of natural eyelashes, and are a practical, convenient and beautiful alternative to the daily use of mascara.  Unlike decades-old, traditional false lashes, lash extensions are the first innovation in lash lengthening that can be worn daily, without nightly removal.  Because each tapered, synthetic lash is bonded to a single natural lash, the final result is of effortless glamour and difficult to detect even close up. 

How Long Do They Really Last?

NovaLash lash extensions can be worn throughout the year with minimal monthly maintenance.  Touch-ups are recommended after the initial full set application to refill any lashes that have cycled out.  To maintain the full, thick appearance of a new set of lashes, a visit to Candi Lash Studio is is recommended every 3 weeks based on your own natural lash growth cycle.

Can Lash Extensions Harm Natural Lashes?

When applied properly, lash extensions will not harm natural lashes.  The NovaLash application technique allows natural lashes to grow and thrive with extensions.  This technique requires several different “separation” steps during the application process so each extension is adhered to a single natural lash in order to prevent interruption of the lash growth cycle.  

Can Mascara Be Used With Lash Extensions?

Mascara is typically not needed with lash extensions.  Mascara should only be used when a touch-up is drawing near.  Water-soluble mascara can be worn; however constant use of mascara may shorten the lifespan of lashes.  Waterproof mascara is not recommended for use, as it will dissolve the bond with the lashes.

Once Applied, What Is The Proper Way To Care For Lashes?

  • Avoid exposing your lash extensions to water, heat, sauna and friction in the 24 hours following application of lash extensions.
  • Do not apply any eye cosmetics or skin care products to your lashes or eyelids.
  • Avoid showering during the first 24 hours; if you must shower, keep it brief to limit the exposure of steam, and do not wet your lashes.
  • Use a lash wand to comb the lashes free of tangles, if/when needed.