How to Shower With Eyelash Extensions?

Eyelash Extensions

Having long and full lashes is something we all secretly covet. While some people are born with naturally voluminous lashes, others might need a helping hand. Luckily, with the advancement of the beauty industry, achieving that look has never been easier. Eyelash extensions have taken the beauty world by storm and for a good reason. 

Deciding to get eyelash extensions for the first time is a big step and we’re sure you have a lot of pressing concerns and questions like: “How long do they last?” or “ After I get eyelash extensions when to shower?”.

While it’s true that many beauty salons offer this kind of service, it is important to do some research beforehand. We’ve compiled a list of steps to follow when taking care of your lash extensions, as well as how to choose the best salon for getting the lashes of your dreams. 

Choosing the Best Eyelash Studio

Once you’ve done your extensive online research, it’s time to choose the best eyelash studio. There are several factors you need to take into consideration when making that decision. These include but are not limited to — qualifications, hygiene, and overall service. 

Sherry Lash Studio takes great pride in its highly qualified aestheticians who have years of experience behind them. Eyes are very sensitive, so it is of utmost importance to go to someone who is not only properly trained but is also an expert in their line of work.

Hygiene is just as important as expertise because you don’t want to get an eye infection due to poor sanitary conditions. Sherry Lash Studio pays great attention to this and makes sure that all the tools are spotless and sterilized beforehand. You can finally get the lashes of your dreams without worrying about the outcome. 

When Can I Shower?

Now that you’ve gotten your eyelash extensions you don’t want to ruin them by making a rash decision. Most of you are probably wondering: “If I get eyelash extensions when to shower afterwards?”. The answer is that you should avoid showering or getting your eyelashes wet in any way for 48 hours after your extensions are applied. This is how long it usually takes for the adhesive to solidify. 

Little Helpers

We are aware that many of you can be impatient or have some events that require you to shower in the next 24-48 hours. We have some advice for all those of you who are thinking: “I can’t wait 48 hours for the glue to solidify! If I get eyelash extensions when can I shower the earliest?” If you find that you absolutely cannot wait, make sure you keep those lashes protected from humidity. 

We recommend using swimming goggles since they are designed to keep the water from getting into your eyes. Make sure your goggles are clean and chlorine-free and check for possible adhesions or holes to prevent water leakage. Once you are done, dry your goggles before removing them, as an extra precaution. 

Direct Contact

For those of you who don’t have goggles, we recommend avoiding getting water into your eyes as much as possible. Again, we advise showering after 48 hours have passed, but we’re aware that some things cannot be helped. Showering without getting into contact with water might sound like a mission impossible, but you just need to be extra careful. 

Here are some tips on how to do that:

  • First, to avoid stray droplets of water adjust the shower pressure to the lowest setting possible;
  • Second, use only lukewarm water, even if you dislike it. This will prevent steam and unnecessary humidity from forming and damaging your lashes;
  • Last, make sure you turn away from the showerhead to avoid water dripping down your face.

Once the critical 48 hours have passed, you can continue with your daily routines. The glue will have probably dried by then, which means that getting water into your eyes won’t cause irreparable damage to your new lashes.


Now that you know how to properly take care of your lashes and when to shower with your eyelash extensions, you can finally make that appointment. Make sure you choose a reliable salon and pay attention to the aftercare, especially in the first 48 hours.

Read next: Where to Get Lash Extensions?

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