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.
How often should you brush your eyelash extensions?
To take care of your eyelash extensions, brush your lashes daily to prevent crisscrossing. A simple 15–20 second sweep through your lashes in the morning will put stray lashes in their place.
Are you supposed 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 don’t clean lash extensions?
You may have developed Blepharitis! Blepharitis commonly occurs when the tiny oil glands of the inner eyelid become inflamed, Symptoms include red, itchy eyelids that may look greasy and crusted. If you do end up seeing a doctor he/she will probably tell you that you have an infection..
Is it bad to cry with 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.
Why do my eyelash extensions fall out so fast?
If the humidity is very high during your lash appointment, the adhesive may set too quickly. If the adhesive sets before the extension attaches to the natural lash then there will be poor adhesion and the lash will eventually just pop off after a day or two.
Can you sleep on your side with eyelash extensions?
A: Not necessarily! Most eyelash technicians will highly recommend sleeping on your back in order to protect your eyelash extensions from getting tugged at or pulled off in your sleep. See, when you sleep on your side or on your front, your face usually ends up rubbing against your pillow or bedcovers.
Can I wash my face with eyelash extensions?
Keep your Eyelash Extensions dry for 4-6 hours after your appointment. You may wash your face in the sink using a washcloth, avoiding the eye area. Keep all oil based products away from the eyes and remember that everything on your face will travel to the eye area.
How do you shower with eyelash extensions?
After the 48 hour period, you’re safe to shower again. It’s a myth that you should never get your eyelash extensions wet once having a new set, in-fact quite the opposite! Top tip: When showering, don’t position your head in the full strength of water flow. Let the water instead run down your face.