The first 24 hours after a lash lift are crucial.
On top of not wearing mascara, you should avoid wetting them, steam, and all forms of moisture and humidity, and wearing eye makeup to make the curl last.
Lash lifts are gloriously low maintenance.
While lash extensions required me to be extra careful doing anything—washing my face, sleeping a certain way, applying makeup—I haven’t had to think at all about my lashes since getting a lift. I wake up, add mascara, and I’m good to go. Buhler advised for upkeep to keep conditioning the lashes nightly. “You can use coconut oil or facial oil. Your lashes have been processed so just keeping them conditioned and nourished is great,” she said, “Lash lifts are literally the lowest maintenance.”