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How to Make Lash Extensions Last Longer?

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long lasting lash extensions


As we all know lash extensions can give you a subtle natural lash look for a long time, compared with conventional strip lashes. Eyelash extensions can take up to almost 2 months with proper care, so how to make lash extensions last longer?

Here are some tips that you can follow to expand the duration of your lash extensions.

  • Stay away from water at least 24 hours after lash extension application;
  • Oil-free lash makeup products are preferred;
  • Don’t touch your lash extensions when you sleep;
  • Don’t do strenuous exercise to make you sweat to cause the lash adhesive glue to weaken;
  • Don’t touch or rub your lash extensions rudely;
  • Choose the proper lash extensions that are similar to your natural lashes;
  • Comb your lash extensions after washing them up;
  • Lash sealant is recommended to protect your lash extensions;
  • Use the lash products well designed for lash extensions;

You can get more lash extension aftercare tips from your lash technician after you finish the lash extension application, and the lash salon usually prepares the card to show off the lash extension care instructions to clients.

Stay Away from Water

wash your lash extension

In the first 24 hours after you complete your lash extension application, you’d better avoid water to prevent lash extensions from getting wet. This is basically important to ensure that lash extensions are settled well and that the lash adhesive glue gets dry entirely.

After this procedure, you can go swimming, take a shower, and do other things that will make lash extensions wet.

Avoid Using Waterproof Lash Products

Please don’t choose waterproof lash products for lash extensions, such as mascara, eyeliner, etc, because all of these waterproof lash makeup products should be removed every day, and the makeup remover could do some damage to loosen the lash adhesive.

Oil-Free Lash Products Are Better

And the oil in the lash makeup products ingredient is also harmful to the lash extensions, you can choose oil-free lash products to protect your lash extensions to make them last longer.

Right Sleeping Gesture

sleep with lashes on
sleep with lashes on

You’d sleep on your back to avoid damaging your lash extensions. If you sleep with the gesture that faces your pillow will hurt your lash extensions strongly, so please pay more attention to your sleeping gesture. What’s more, proper sleeping gesture is also good for your health.

Gently Wash Your Face

Don’t be rube about washing your face, to avoid pulling out your lash extensions by mistake. Be gentle, and patient. Also, choose a gentle facial cleanser or skin care product to prevent hurting lash extensions.

Wash Lash Extensions Regularly

Please keep your lash extensions clean and tidy all the time, you can use the lash shampoo to wash your lash extensions regularly, to prevent them from getting clumped. Use the lash comb to brush your lash extensions to make them fluent all the time.

How often can you wash your lash extensions? Wash your lash extensions every day, and twice a day, in the morning and evening routine is also recommended for your lash extension cleaning. Don’t overdo it.

Don’t forget to use the cotton swab or Q-tips to adsorb the extra water to make your lash extensions dry after washing them off.

Choose the Right Lash Extensions

choose right lash extensions.

It is the most important factor to ensure lash extensions can stay longer is to choose the best lash extensions, here are some tips that can help.

  • Similar to your natural lashes;
  • Not too long lash extensions
  • Not too dramatic
  • Light and soft lash extensions are much better

Avoid selecting too thicker lash extensions, improper lash extension diameter can cause extra weight, resulting in potential harm to your lash extensions. And you will feel uncomfortable if you choose the thicker and heavier lash extensions.

Please consult your lash technician to get the best lash extension solution to achieve a perfect lash look. Keep in your mind that, too long lash extensions will last less on your lashes.

Lash Sealant

It is critical to apply some lash sealant to form a protective barrier, which can make your lash extensions last longer on your natural lashes. Lash sealant can give a protective layer to prevent dust, debris, and other pollutions that could do damage to lash extensions.


The best way to protect your lash extensions is to follow strictly the lash extension aftercare instructions, don’t be shy to ask for recommendations from your lash technicians if you are a lash starter.

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