How to lash and care for lashes in the warmer months
In the summertime, your clients are swimming, sweating, applying sunscreen, and spending more time outdoors. It’s the most fun time of year, but it can also be the worst time of year for lash extension retention! We’re breaking down the key factors that impact how long your clients’ lashes last and how you can adjust your process to account for these seasonal effects.
How does summer weather affect lashing?
Recall that cyanoacrylate is the base ingredient in lash adhesives. Cyanoacrylate is finicky and strongly impacted by changes in temperature and humidity levels. As temperature and humidity increase, adhesives will work faster. In the summer, if left unregulated, high humidity often means that adhesives set before the extension or fan can be placed on the natural lash. If this happens, it will appear that lashes are adhering perfectly, but when you brush them, a large number come right off. Brush frequently to check for this.
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