Eyelash extension patch test. What is it?

Hi ladies, Hope you all had wonderful spring so far. I have recently been questioned about patch test many times so I want to explain you what exactly patch test is? Or is it necessary for you?.

An eyelash extension patch test is a 15 minutes appointment when a lash tech apply few extensions (maximum 10 each eye) to testify whether a client have allergy to any product using in an eyelash extension appointment such as under eye patch, tape, lash cleanser and more importantly lash adhesive. 

Allergic reaction to the lash adhesive is the worst one. The symptoms appear within 24-48 hour. The reaction starts with redness, itchiness, puffiness and get worse over a short period of time. Client should visit a lash professional for an urgent lash removal appointment to avoid any consequences.

Allergy to the under eye patch and tape is a minor irritation and always go away within few hours. If your client report a red line on her lower eye lid, this is coming from the under eye gel patch. I recommend to stop using the under eye patch on her for a while and protect the under eye skin with vaseline until the sensitivity is gone.

Haniye Artistry’s lash techs are skilled enough to give you the best lash experience ever.  If you have had allergic reaction before or you are concerned to have it, I highly recommend to get a patch test beforehand. 

Remember! In some rare cases there is no reaction to the small amount of glue but there is to the full amount. Please release your lash tech free of any responsibility as this is a body reaction not a mistake.


Need to speak with us? Give us a call. We love to hear from you 250 590 5054 or send us an email at artistry@haniyeghajar.com or simply book your appointment online.


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I had allergic reaction to eyelash extension! When can I get them done again?

The symptoms of allergic reaction to the lash adhesive start with redness right after the appointment and get worse within 24 hours following with itchiness and puffiness. You must visit a lash professional to remove the extensions as soon as possible and keep your eyes clean and dry. The symptoms will disappear in 3 days after the removal depending your individual healing procedure. It is not necessary to visit a doctor but if you are too worried it’s good idea to be relieved.

Allergic reaction to lash adhesive might happen at any time without any notice. You have lash extension for years with no problem and wakeup with red and puffy eyes one day.  This is not your technician, this is not the method or procedure, this is just YOUR BODY. Allergy is allergy.  Allergies happen at anytime, to anyone, for anything.  There is no prescription and no treatment for them. They might go away by themselves or stay with you for ever.

A very common question is ” when can I get eyelash extension again?”

And the answer is “nobody knows!”

The best idea is to try patch test to ensure whether the allergy is gone. The symptoms will appear within 24 hours post procedure and in very rare cases 48hours.  Also it is possible that there is no reaction to the small amount of glue using at the patch test appointment but there is in a larger amount. Weird! Hey?!

Please remember to do not blame your lash tech if your eyes reacting to the lash adhesive. Do not ask for refund.  She has done nothing wrong, I’m sure she did her best to deliver you a wonderful lash experience. It is not fair at all to point a lash tech for a unique body allergic reaction.

I highly recommend a patch test if you have never had eyelash extension before or if you had allergic reaction experience.

At Haniye Artistry we strive to provide the highest quality services! You are in a right place if you need a patch test.

Call us to speak at 250 590 5054 or send an email to artistry@haniyeghajar.com or simply book us online.


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My lashes are falling off so crazy!!! What’s wrong?

why my eyelash extensions fall off

Ladies, You all know that hair loss is body’s reaction to a change. A change to our hormones, diet, life style, stress, birth control and even climate. This is the time of year that all creatures living on earth experience hair shedding because of the transition from cold to warm weather.

Eyelashes are a type of hair that have shorter life cycle. A grown lash will fall off while a baby new lash will grow back within 4-6 weeks. The transition from winter to spring causes major lash shedding and it is more noticeable if you have eyelash extensions on. Eyelash extensions help your lashes to look longer, curlier, darker and fuller. If you have noticed gaps recently, I am telling you ladies, it is way normal.

You just need to take better care of your extensions and come to see us more often till your body gets fully adjusted to the new season.

For lash and brow inquiry in Victoria BC, please call 250-590-5054 or send an email to artistry@haniyeghajar.com or simply book us online.

Wish you all a happy Wednesday.


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Lash Extensions will boost your confidence!

Women are always looking for ways to boost their beauty confidence.   Self image not only refers to how a woman feels about inner self but also her outward appearance.  In our society, especially with social media being so prevalent, a beauty boost will often give a woman that added lift that comes from long, bold and beautiful eyelashes.  This simple beauty treatment is also a convenience and time saver.  It simplifies the beauty routine morning and night adding precious minutes to a woman’s already hectic day.  Eyelash Extension eliminates the dreaded mascara application and removal ritual.  It is a convenience that allows her to wake up and GO with minimal prep time.  Eyelash Extensions always look perfect, no unsightly smears or running that often comes from traditional mascara.  Think how amazing it would be not to have mascara running down while exercising or worse enjoying intimacy with your man.  Eyelash Extension gives women the freedom to enjoy their daily activities looking beautiful and fresh, wide eyed and youthful.


Looking for a high quality lash set? You are in a right place!  In our lovely Studio we provide Lash and Brow treatments in private rooms that look out onto the water front.  Here in our quiet and serene space you will  receive exceptional lash and brow services with high quality products that are tested and proven for longevity. At Haniye Artistry we strive to ensure the health of the natural lashes of our clients.  In the process of lash extension application we take care to prime and prepare the natural lashes thoroughly.  We provide our clients with education in aftercare procedures to deliver the best results and retention.  While you are receiving your lash extension treatment you will drift off into a dream like sleep  and wake with the most amazing lashes.  You will feel stress free and relaxed in a spa setting that will leave you pampered and radiant.  Our technicians are skilled and knowledgeable with an artistic eye for customizing the look that best suits you!  There is no better time than NOW to treat yourself to this amazing experience for ONLY $99.


Any question? Please feel free to send and email to artistry@haniyeghajar.com or call us at+1(250)590-5054


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Getting Facial With Eyelash Extension, Yes or No?

how to protect your lash extension

Getting eyelash extensions can be pretty great, especially since they don’t fall out like regular falsies. They make your eyes look amazing and bring out the sparkling beauty of your eyeball, creating an illusion that they are bigger and sexier. A very good care of your new lash set is so important to increases the longevity.

Today’s question is “Does facials affect the retention of my lashes?”

I should say, Yes! Ladies, taking facials is a killer for your extensions life.  If you are like a lot of other women, then you go to the spa during the weekends or holidays to relieve your face of all that pent-up stress and damage caused by the sun, then make sure to protect your lash extensions from all those oil based products applying on your face. The problem with this however is that this can end up ruining your lashes leaving it all oiled up. Any kind of oil will dissolve the adhesive cause fast lash fall out.


Here is some recommendation! Ask your aesthetician to cover your eyes with a lint free cotton pad to avoid any oil splashing on them. Also it is very helpful if you cleanse your lashes with a lash cleanser if they show signs of oiliness after you have done the facial. This will prevent the oil from staying on the lash and dissolving the glue.


Don’t forget ladies that you aren’t supposed to get a facial right before or after your eyelash extension appointment. Coming to your lash appointment right after facial can ruin your lashes with the process. The oily lash surface doesn’t let the glue cure very well also your lash tech will have such a hard time to work on your oily eyes and lashes which delivers you not a flawless long lasting lash set. On the other hand, Doing facials right after your lash extension treatment will leave your lashes messed up with a poor retention so you need to book an urgent lash touchup appointment Which will cost you, right? It is better you do it two or three days before the process.


We care about you, your natural lash health and your extension retention. Please read our other blog posts related to lash extension if you are a lash lover like us.


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We Are Honored to be One of The Best Lash Studio in Victoria BC

We have been working so hard to be one of the best and most reputable lash and brow studio in Victoria BC.

Haniye Lash & Brow Artistry is a Premier studio located in Historic Hartwig Court, a Heritage building on Wharf St with stunning views of Victoria’s Inner Harbour. The studio is on the lower level beautifully designed and appointed by Haniye whose vision for this tastefully created space took shape in March of 2018. Haniye has been developing her skills primarily in Lash & Brow enhancement. Her quest to become Victoria’s Premier Lash and Brow professional has taken her to Europe seeking the very best teachers from whom she could learn her craft. Haniye has built her business over the past 4 years and has a healthy clientele for both Lash and Brow treatment.
Haniye Artistry studio has 3 rooms specially designed for Aesthetic treatments. The rooms are spacious and cozy with beautiful exposed brick accents and spa accessories. It is the perfect ambiance for clients to relax and enjoy the quiet serenity and tranquility that Haniye Artistry Studio Spa offers.
We are so honored to be one the best lash studio in VIcrotia BC. Our happy clients have voted us amazingly on google where we receive so many new clients from every day. Haniye Artistry has a strong focous on client’s satisfaction. The quality of work, the clean and hygienic environment, the high quality finished product, The skilled and professional artists appeared Haniye Artistry the best voted lash and brow studio in Victoria.
I want to paste some of my favorite comments here. If you are interested to read more please click here.
Haniye is the best lash technician in Victoria! She is so friendly and my classic lash set are so full and exactly the look I asked for. She is very gentle and makes sure your natural lashes stay healthy. Between fills my lashes always looked even and full after 3 weeks. The atmosphere in the studio is so relaxing with a lovely view. Even though I live in Sidney it is definitely worth the drive 🙂                                                                                                              “Jill Fraser”
Haniye is so wonderful and amazing. She is not only fast, but she is also so gentle with your lashes. She made my classic set look so full – they almost look like a hybrid set! Take a look at the beautiful picture she took of my lashes! I would 150% recommend her. I totally get that doing asian lashes are hard, but she is very skilled and talented in what she does. Haniye will not let you down!                                                                                                ” Maggie Fung”
I have had my lashes applied before in Victoria but Haniye is definently the best. Look no further. Her new salon is beautiful. A peaceful sanctuary in mid downtown. Haniye also did my brows a couple of years ago and they still look great. I would recommend her to all, especially women over 50 like me. It’s been life changing. Thank you Haniye.
                                                                                                                                                                       ” Serella Wary”
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How To Take Best Eyelash Extensions Break?

Eyelash extension removal

Have you had Lash extensions for long and seeking a break?  Well, there’s no harm from feeling your beautiful natural self again because sometimes an eyelash extension break is just the thing to do. And while resting your lashes, how about treating them to nourishment simultaneously? Simply follow our easy guide below and notice a visible change in the appearance of your lashes in only a few months.

Ladies, for starters, remove all of your Lash extensions. You can easily use olive oil, coconut oil or vaseline to remove your eyelash extensions in the comfort of your home. If you are hesitant yourself, hire a trustworthy lash technician to have them removed professionally.

Moving forward, keep your lashes clean and devoid of makeup periodically. As continuous application and removal of mascara can cause clogging and lash pulling out. If you’re still adamant on using mascara, an organic one will be safer Wipe eye makeup with a gentle eye makeup remover avoiding any tugging and pulling. Or create your own DIY eyemakeup remover combining olive oil and almond oil. Clean lashes are vital to bring them back to life.

Keep your lashes free from chemicals and oppressors. Natural lashes look beautiful on their own. Take pride in what you have and stop using strip lashes for a month. Instead go organic as much as you can to have strong lashes.

Take supplements to improve the appearance and growth of your lashes. In this case, Vitamin B3, Biotin and Vitamin C help tremendously, as these support hair growth which will benefit your lashes and protect against infect-ants too. With supplements, a good diet will too ensure healthy lashes so Ladies, take protein-rich foods, such as fish, eggs, etc and eat lots of avocados, olives and leafy greens. .

Stress, hormonal and metabolic changes are the culprits behind lash loss so avoid this at all costs. Busy yourself in energetic activities, fulfill your 8 hour sleep, think positive, pamper yourself and do exercise to de-stress your body. And never forget to wash the salty sweat off your lashes after a gym session and avoid rubbing them as such actions will cause your lashes to break.

Nature has blessed us with the ideal ingredients to nourish lashes and with our knowledge, problems don’t stand a chance! Similarly, applying coconut oil thrice a week and castor oil daily with a clean Q-tip will stimulate lash growth. And usage of Vitamin E Oil or Organic Shea Butter will nurture the lash hair follicles.

Beat dull-looking lashes with a lash enhancing serum (any brand) and get a fuller, longer and thicker pair quickly.

If you get eyelash extensions again, practice eyelash extension aftercare religiously or irregularity will ruin both your Lash extensions and natural lashes.


Trust Haniye Artistry for a safe lash removal. We value our customer’s well-being more than anything and try our best to deliver the safest, most natural procedures available. Book your appoinment online today and experience the most relaxing lash extension treatment with our professional, skilled, experienced lash artists.


Love and Lashes,


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We Are Hiring An Eyelash Technician

Eyelash tech needed
We are hiring an eyelash technician to join our growing team at Haniye Ghajar Artistry.
Haniye Ghajar Artistry is a newly opened lash and brow studio on popular Wharf St downtown Victoria.We do eyelash extensions and eyebrow microblading. Aesthetic services will be added to the menu soon.

This is a great opportunity for a motivated, passionate, responsible eyelash tech who is looking for a permanent job with so many benefits.

Duties includes:

– Classic eyelash extension application

– Knowledge of Volume lashes is a bonus

– Perform general booking appointment.

– Basic salon cleaning duties and cashing client out when needed.

New lash techs are welcome to apply but must be certified. We can further train to sharpen your skills. This position is available immediately.
Or if you are interested to be an eyelash tech we kindly offer eyelash extension course and you will be hired after getting certified.

We are looking for individuals who are able to work part time or full time and have learned to do classic or volume extensions.

If this sounds like you, email us your lash portfolio.

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Grand Opening Celebration

Grand Opening Celebration

Haniye Ghajar Artistry Is a Newly Opened Premier Lash and Brow Studio in Hartwig Court 

Everyone Is Welcome to This Grand Occasion to Celebrate Spring and Beauty.

June 10 from 2-4 pm 

There will be refreshments, Snacks and lots of free Eyelash Extensions and

Microblading draws

 Suite 206, 1208 Wharf st. Victoria Bc, Canada



 We can’t wait to see you all.

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