Frequently Asked Questions

FAQS

Frequently asked questions

What are mink lashes and why are they so popular?.


A mink lashes are lashes made from mink hair which have naturally shed from the siberian mink. The hair is sterilized and 100% hand made into lashes. The reason why mink lashes are so popular in comparison to human, horse and silk hair lashes is because they are softer, lighter, natural looking and add full fluffiness to your eyes. They also last a lot longer which makes them really worth the cost.




How long do they last?


When properly applied, Lash Extensions can last up to 4 weeks. Touch-ups are recommended after initial full set application to replace any lashes that might have fallen off. Properly applied lashes will last for the length of the natural growth cycle of each eyelash hair (typically 3 or 4 weeks).




How do I care for my lashes so they last?


Definitely follow the basic rules - no water in the 1st 24 hour period, and only use oil free products near the eyes. Above all, practice good hygiene and a general rule of thumb is to be gentle. Naturally, 1 of your eyes will lose lashes faster than the other mostly because of sleep patterns. Wash your face using gentle oil free cleanser and massage your lashes between your fingers and use your mascara wand or lash comb to remove excess water from weighting them down as well as comb just at the tips, to position back to a well fanned out look. If you must use makeup, invest in our oil free products otherwise, less will always cause them to last the longest. The more lashes applied, the less noticeable the loss after 3 weeks.




Do you count lashes?


No, in order to customize your extensions and enhance the eyes based solely on an individual’s needs.




How do you remove the extension lashes?


There are two ways. You can have them professionally removed, which involves using a special eyelash extensions remover which helps to break the bond of the glue. Alternatively, you can allow the extensions to fall off by themselves.




When should I start laser hair removal treatment?


This will very much depend on your aims. Perhaps you’re heading away on holiday and want to prep for your itsy-bitsy, teenie-weenie yellow polka dot bikini. Or maybe you have a special occasion approaching and shaving just won’t do the trick. Whatever your reasons, think about what you’re working towards and discuss these with the specialist. They will then be able to determine the best course of action for you, including when to book your first session.




How many laser hair removal treatments will I need?


You will need to have a course of treatments because of the way the lasers work. They target hair that is in the ‘growth phase’ of its cycle but your hair reaches this stage at different times, hence the reason for a number of sessions; so that each of the hairs is targeted by the laser at some point. The area being treated, your hair density and skin type will also determine how many times you have to get it done.




When is the best time to go for laser hair removal?


The best time for hair removal would be in the winter months, when there is less chance of sun exposure in the treated area. If someone commences a course of treatment now, they should be hair free for summer time.




What is the biggest mistake people make when going for a laser treatment?


Exposing the area to the sun prior or after the treatment. This could cause some adverse effects such as blisters, burns and changes in skin pigment such as hyper or hypopigmentation. People should also make sure the clinic is using a reputable laser system which is suitable for their skin type and the laser therapist has been trained.




Why do some laser clinics ask you to shave your hair first?


The hair should always be shaved prior to treatment whatever laser/IPL technology is used. If the treatment is done on long hair, the laser will singe the hair, causing an epidermal injury… The objective is for the laser energy to go directly to the root of the hair and destroy it.




Can dark skin people have laser hair removal?


They can now. New machines like the Saprono has different settings that can be adjusted so they work well on darker skin tones (which previously couldn’t be treated on). Overall Best Laser Hair Removal System for Darker Skin. Soprano Ice Platinum – The only laser hair removal system to simultaneously employ 3 laser wavelengths, sapphire contact cooling and the innovative SHR treatment method for a safe, painless and incredibly effective solution to the problem of unwanted hair.




Can I receive a facial if I had Filler or Botox?


For basic facials, you must wait 48 hours before receiving any treatment, for microdermabrasion you must week 7-10 days.




How often should I get a facial?


Facial frequency depends on the condition of your skin and also based on your skin goals. It can range anywhere from once a month to once a week.




When will I see results after my facial?


Your skin will feel smooth and glowing after one visit.




How long does a facial take?


Facial times vary depending on the package you get. The basic facial takes about 30 minutes and the Brightening Facial takes about an hour and fifteen minutes.





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