Most people want to remove their eyelash extensions because they are allergic or simply don’t like them. If you are thinking of removing your eyelash extensions, this guide will help you on how to remove them safely and effectively. It is an essential guide for anyone who wants to do it at home.
Is it Safe to Remove Eyelash Extensions at Home?
If you want to remove your extensions at home, it is safe but you need to do it properly. If done incorrectly, it can cause irritation and even infection of the skin underneath the extensions. We provide a step by step guide to removing eyelash extensions at home safely and effectively.
Step 1: Preparing to Remove your Eyelash Extensions
The first step is to prepare your eyelash extensions. Remove them from the band that holds them in place, then cut the plastic that was used to hold them on. You can now carefully pull each individual lash from its holder and remove it from your eyes completely. If you have any extensions that are not yet removed, you can carefully remove them by following the same steps.
Step 2: Cleaning your Eyelash Extensions
You should always wash your eyelashes with a gentle cleanser before removing them. Some people choose to do this step before removing their extensions because it helps to keep the eyelashes healthy and soft. If you choose to do this, make sure that your cleanser is free of any harmful chemicals or other ingredients that may irritate your eyes.
Step 3: After Removing Your Eyelash Extensions
Once all of your extensions are removed, you can now start to remove the adhesive that was used to hold them in place. Some people prefer using an eyelash remover or eye drops, but there are other options that are much easier and safer for your eyes.
You can easily remove the adhesive with warm water by gently wiping the lashes away with a cotton ball. Do not get the water in your eyes, and do not rub or tug on your eyelashes while removing the adhesive. You can also use an eyedropper to gently squeeze out any remaining glue.
You should never remove all of your extensions at once. This can cause your eyelashes to grow back in a very uneven way, and it may even damage them. Always remove individual lashes at a time, removing all of the glue from each lash before moving on to the next one.
Step 4: Applying Eyelash Adhesive
You can also choose to apply eyelash adhesive after removing your extensions. If you do this, make sure that the glue is completely dry before applying it so that it does not get on your eyelids or lashes. Use a very small amount of glue so that it does not run or drip.
To apply the adhesive, first, apply a small amount on your eyelid. Next, gently press the adhesive into your lashes and hold them in place for about 30 seconds to 1 minute. You can also use tweezers to hold your lashes in place while the glue dries.
If you are using an eyelash adhesive that is not waterproof, it may take longer for your glue to dry than if you are using a waterproof formula. Wait at least 30 minutes before removing your extensions so that they can fully harden and stay in place.
Removing your eyelash extensions is no easy task. It requires patience, precision and time. But it’s worth the effort because the results are totally worth it! If you want to make it 100% safe, then find a qualified lash technician in your area that can help you remove them safely.