Have you ever had such a day? Everything is fine, the sun is shining, birds are singing… And suddenly, BAM! Your working place transforms into the crime scene where the victim is a lash set, a gorgeous lash set you spent hours perfecting and creating. And the culprit… Well, the culprit is to be found. Let’s become detectives for one day and talk about lash crimes and lash retention killers in this article. Join us, as we break the ultimate investigation.
As we said, everything was perfect and no one knew what would happen in a few hours. Later, your client returns, and you see white residue on their lash line. Everything indicated the fact, that your client fell victim to what’s called Shock Polymerization. Also known as “blooming” such inconvenience happens when the cyanoacrylate glue is exposed to too much moisture, e. g. Client was caught in the rain, attended the pool or gym, or simply took shower not knowing about the precautions.
We recommend using Stacy Lash Extra Bonder to deal with this lash extension retention killer. When applied after the procedure, it acts like a true superhero, resulting in instant glue polymerization, which allows lash extensions to be exposed to moisture straight after leaving the salon.
Another crime you may find yourself investigating is when the client enters your door and you notice the big gaps in their lash line. Chances are the client committed this crime herself, pulling, tugging, poking, or even trying to remove the extensions without getting professional help in the salon. What can we sentence the client to? We suggest educational talks with tips for lash extension retention so that only a certified lash tech knows which products to use when it comes to safe extension removal. A proper dissolver in the right hands can save the day. Stacy Lash offers two types of removers of gel and creamy consistency for different skill levels.
You found this crime committed several days after the procedure. The client calls or returns to you telling the lashes fell out and that your set didn’t last long, accusing you of being unprofessional whatsoever. But is it you or the glue you were using? In order to prevent such situations from happening we recommend always checking that your working environment is adjusted to the level your adhesive requires. Or just opting out for the glue that works in a wide humidity range. Always check that your work tempo complies with the drying time of the adhesive you’re using. Well done! You have an alibi made of steel. Now, we can continue collecting evidence, slowly going to our next case.
You already know that you’re not guilty, but something indeed happens these days.
The most difficult part is to find exactly the reason for lash extension retention problems, as we have lots on the plate. Frank conversation with your client is the only way to get to the truth. There is a possibility, that the retention killer was Mr. “Improper Aftercare”. For example, the client washed lashes not gently enough or hasn’t washed them at all. This means sebum, dust, and make-up found their way to jeopardize retention. Important! Lashes should be washed at least three times a week or more. Besides, it’s needed to sleep carefully, and avoid oil-based products, curlers, and even general health condition!
From your side, in order to ensure that no lash crime will be committed while you, sheriff in this town, you can avoid using poor-quality lashing materials and communicate with your client every now and then, as we all know that extensions need constant care and attention.