June 09, 2023 4 min read
Oil, dirt and makeup cause bacteria buildup leading to blepharitis if not cleaned. The most challenge that lash experts are facing is managing client aftercare and hygiene,
The nature of eyelash extensions is to be attached 1-2 mm away from lash line instead of applying it directly on skin ( applying lash glue to the skin can cause burns or glue allergy)
Day by day, the gap between the lash line and lash extensions can gather extra skin oil, cosmetic debris and dirt making your eyelashes line more sensitive to bacteria development. That’s why cleansing your lashes and eyelids need to come first.
One of the most common eye disorders that relate to eyelash extensions is blepharitis. For those of you who don’t know what Blepharitis is. It is a result of bacterial overgrowth at the base of eyelashes. This creates an environment where mites flourish , causing inflammation of the eyelids. That type of bacterias also produce exotoxins, which worsen the inflammation of the oil-secreting glands in the eyelids. This leads to swollen eyelids and also causes dry eye pain.
Bacterial buildup breaks down the adhesive bond of the extensions. When the adhesive becomes brittle, the lash extensions start to shed off prematurely. And that is the things that we never expect to happen
Cleansing your eyelashes on a regular basis will keep them stay intact , thick and full,Using a decent eyelash extensions twice a day, in the morning and before going to sleep.
The foaming eyelash extensions will rinse out completely. They leave no residue on your lashes. Furthermore, they do not weaken the adhesive bond and the compositions improve lash health The products are specifically designed for eye health and have a PH that is balanced to prevent eye infections.
Micellar water efficiently removes even the stubborn makeup, owing to the product’s component balance. So, no matter what face and eye makeup that you put on is, you can count on micellar water to thoroughly cleanse Micellar water draws oil and dirt, leaving you with clean, healthy and moisturized lashes. Make sure that the micellar water you’re using is not oil-based.
Some lash technicians suggest cleansing lash extensions three times a week, However, doing that on a regular basis will keep them stay intact , thick and full, Using a decent eyelash extensions twice a day, in the morning and before going to sleep.
Extensions should be cleaned after activities such as exercise and swimming. Sweat, salt and oil compromise the adhesive’s bond. To keep the strength of the bond, you must remove them as soon as possible.
And one more thing you acknowledge that you should not clean your lash extensions for the first 48 hours of applications to give them time to cure.
How to clean eyelash extensions at home:
Here are some useful tips you might need to keep a long-lasting and beautiful lash extensions set:
Use a good cleanser
To remove dirt, oil and debris, use a mild, glycol and oil-free cleanser. Furthermore, an antibacterial cleanser will keep your eyes and lashes healthy. There’re a variety of lash cleansers out there, be a wise buyer! Don’t forget to read and acknowledge all the ingredients of the product to find yourself the best suit.
Plucking, rubbing while cleaning can make your extensions shed off, If you have an itch, brush your lashes or softly massage your eyelids with your finger.
Remove makeup before cleansing
If you wear a thick foundation, remove it before washing eyelash extensions while leaving the eye area. Use oil-free makeup remover if you have eye makeup on
With a proper cleansing routine, your lashes will look better. Here are things you need to keep in mind:
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