Your question: Why do my eyes swell after lash extensions?

Clients who develop an allergic reaction to their eyelash extension adhesives will typically experience swelling and itching of the eyelids. These usually show up within the first 3 days (72 hours) of completion of a lash service.

Is it normal for eyelids to swell after eyelash extensions?

An allergic reaction to eyelash extensions can occur in one or both of the eyes. If both, it may be more severe in one eye than the other. Typical symptoms include redness, itchiness, and swelling that occurs on the eyelid or the eye itself.

Why am I suddenly allergic to eyelash extensions?

When a client is experiencing an allergic reaction to their lash extensions, it is most often because they are allergic to cyanoacrylate. It is the base ingredient that is found in all lash adhesives. It is this key ingredient that solidifies when curing.

Can you go blind from eyelash extensions?

Can you go blind? No, you cannot go blind from eyelash extensions because your eyes are closed during the procedure. But in extreme cases, coming in contact with formaldehyde can cause blindness. It is important to go to an eyelash expert who knows how to properly apply the adhesive and lashes.

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What is the fastest way to heal a swollen eyelid?

Apply ice or a cold pack wrapped in a clean, wet washcloth to the eye for 15 to 20 minutes at a time to decrease eyelid swelling and pain. You can safely give your child an allergy medicine or antihistamine by mouth. This will help to decrease eyelid swelling and itching. Benadryl every 6 hours or so is best.

What happens if you open your eyes during lash extensions?

Don’t open your eyes during the process – it can feel a bit daunting having your eyes closed for the whole treatment, but after five minutes I was used to it and didn’t feel any stickiness around my lids. My eyes were a little bloodshot when I opened them for the first time but the redness went down very quickly.

Is cyanoacrylate an eyelash glue?

Cyanoacrylate is a major component of all professional eyelash extension glue and is the base material for all fast-curing glue. Cyanoacrylate is in all eyelash adhesives, even in the lash extension glue for sensitive or allergic eyes.

Is there hypoallergenic eyelash extension glue?

Experience a new level of freedom with the next generation FlexFusion® Adhesive with Rapid Cure Technology®. This hypoallergenic, medical-grade eyelash extension adhesive features an upgraded formulation that delivers enhanced curing (drying) speed and a thinner, easier-to-use viscosity for expert, seamless attachment.

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