One Shot Lash Lift Processing Times Guide

When you decide to add lash lifting to your treatment menu, it’s important to fully understand the product line you are using - that includes knowing the ingredients list, rod selection, patch testing, product storage, aftercare… the list can go on and on! Which is why training on the brand you are using is highly recommended. Since I do believe training is extremely important, I don’t want to give away all of my secrets… However, I do want to share some quick tips on one of the most important things.. processing times! 

You are seeing all the beautiful lash lifts on social media, yet you can’t get yours to lift quite that much OR you are struggling with over processed lashes that look messy. Yikes!  

I am going to breakdown some of the things I have personally learned while working with Elleebana products the last few years.


Yes! Less is more when it comes to working with Elleebana! I know there’s quite a few brands out there that require 10-15 minute processing times. However, if you are using Elleebana, you don’t need those long times. 

Fun fact- the highest processing time Elleebana even recommends is 10 minutes. But want to know how many times I have used that time? ZERO. 

I am going to break it down for you in 3 categories- thin, medium and thick. Let’s dive in!


When working with thin lashes, you really need to pay attention to your processing times. Too much time can quickly over process your clients lashes leaving them with undesired results. 

When you are processing thin lashes, remember the phrase LESS IS MORE! Stick with a 4-5 minute lift lotion time and 3 minutes for the setting. Surprisingly, 70-80% of my clientele falls in this category.


This is your average client - you know, the girl with beautiful lashes? You still want to remember the phrase LESS IS MORE. On this client, you’re going to do the most popular processing times: 6 minutes for the lift lotion and 4 minutes for the setting. About 15-30% of my clientele is this category.


Okay, now we are talking the girls that you just hate because they look like they have falsies on. You know who I am talking about! And guess what? We are still going to remember the phrase… LESS IS MORE! Just because a client has thick lashes does not mean I am going to just jump to the highest possible processing times. 

FUN FACT: did you know if you do TOO much processing time, the lashes can actually have a reverse affect and not lift at all? 

These clients you are doing 7 minutes for the lift lotion and 5 minutes for the setting. 

I hope that you found this to be useful! Let me know in the comments if you gave these times a try and how it turned out. 

For a quick guide, you can visit the FAQ’s page on Lash Lifting! As always, I am here if you need assistance or have questions!

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