Should you brush your eyelash extensions when wet?

Do not brush the eyelash extensions when they are wet. Water adds extra weight to hair, when brushing lashes wet you might accidentally pull them. Never attempt to remove eyelash extensions or add more hairs by yourself, you are likely to damage your natural lashes hairs or glue them together.

How long after eyelash extensions can I brush them?

First 12 Hours



Try to sleep gently on them during this time. During the first 12 hours, the glue is still “curing” so it’s super important to follow the after-care during this time. You may want to gently brush them during this time so the glue will dry and the lashes will set in the way you want them to look.

Is it bad to brush your eyelash extensions?

When applied correctly, extensions are adhered at the base of the natural lash, therefore, brushing them too close to the base can cause the lashes to lift and come off prematurely. Brushing them from the middle of the lashes up is the best method that will help prevent criss-crossed lashes without causing damage.

What happens if you cry after getting eyelash extensions?

Lash extensions are water-resistant. It is very important to not cry during the process as crying can spread the glue/vapors causing irritation. Crying during the process will also make it very difficult for the glue to dry and bond the extension to your lashes.

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Can I shower with fake lashes?

You should try to avoid getting your new lashes wet within the first 48 hours. The water will react with the eyelash extension glue and cause a flash cure. … Basically, water will cause the lash bond to become brittle and break. After the 48 hour period, you’re safe to shower again.

Why should I brush my lash extensions?

Brushing eyelash extensions is important to break down any pollen, dust, or makeup buildup. The mechanical brushing will break them down and brush them away from your eyes. Brushing your extensions is part of standard eyelash extension hygiene and will help minimize your chances of irritation or infection.

What happens if I get my lashes wet before 24 hours?

If you accidentally exposed the lashes to water before you were supposed to – the glue is overloaded with moisture and dries immediately. This means that the lash extension hasn’t properly formed a bond with your natural lash and causes it to fall off.

Can I let my lash extensions air dry?

After showers, blot lashes dry, let them air dry, or use a hair dryer on the cool setting. Do not rub them. Try to avoid makeup, heavy creams, oils, and facial products on your lash line. To much product on the lash line can cause build up and/or break down the adhesive quicker.

How can I not ruin my eyelash extensions while sleeping?

Resting your head and lashes on a silk pillowcase is ideal when you have eyelash extensions. Not only will it allow your lashes and the extensions themselves to glide on the surface while you sleep, but you will also avoid any lashes getting caught or pulled like when you use a cotton pillowcase.

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