Most people will be able to swim and enjoy water activities. Swimming can shorten the life of the extensions for some people but everyone is different. The adhesives are waterproof but the hair shafts absorb water which may loosen the adhesive bond. As with all skin, hair, makeup or body products, everyone can react differently to the same product..
Your technician will review aftercare instructions with you and suggest products that will help maintain your new eyelashes. Constantly rubbing your eyes or cleaning them vigorously will certainly decrease their longevity. Do not use any oil containing cleansers or waterproof mascara.
Eyelash extensions are an ongoing service. They must be refilled every 2 to 4 weeks depending on many factors including your lifestyle, skin type, etc.
A full application will take between 1 to 2 hours depending on your technicianâ€™s skill level and experience. This is a very tedious, time-consuming procedure when done properly. The results are definitely worth it.