Elise Brisco, OD, CCH, integrative optometrist and clinical homeopath, says yes, overall, magnetic lashes are safe to use around the eyes. She explains that magnetic eyelashes are better than using traditional false eye lashes because you don’t need to apply glue close to the eye area.
Do magnetic lashes ruin your real lashes?
As with other eyelash enhancements, you can still lose lashes when you remove magnetic lashes. They can break your natural lashes or cause them to grow in the wrong direction. No matter which kind you buy, touching your eyes to put your lashes on can lead to eye infection. You might also get a stye on the eyelid.
What is bad about magnetic eyelashes?
As with magnetic liner, it’s possible to have an allergic reaction to magnetic eyelashes. You shouldn’t use the lashes if you have any sign of irritation or infections in the eye area. When used incorrectly, the magnets in these products can possibly tear your real eyelashes and damage their hair follicles.
Do you put mascara on magnetic eyelashes?
Just because you’re wearing magnetic lashes doesn’t mean you should ditch your mascara. The same way you can wear mascara with falsies, a coat of mascara will help your natural lashes blend with your magnetic ones.
Can you shower with magnetic eyelashes?
As fun as going for a dip is, we highly recommend that you don’t go swimming or take a shower with your MoxieLash magnetic lashes. However, if you’re a hot yoga type, like to go hiking or anything else that’s active, it’s no problem.
Do magnetic eyelashes damage your eyes?
If used correctly, magnetic lashes shouldn’t damage your own lashes at all. They adhere to your eyelid, rather than your own lashes (unlike lash extensions or cluster lashes) so your own lashes will stay safe and intact. The fact that Lola’s Lashes don’t use glue, mean your lashes are even less likely to get damaged.
How many times can you reuse magnetic lashes?
Magnetic lashes are reusable. They aren’t one and done. After you use them, you can give them a gentle clean, and they will be good to go again. As they are reusable up to around 50 times, they have a much longer lifespan than regular false lashes.
Are magnetic lashes good for beginners?
Or, you can opt for a rather quick and easy at-home option simple enough for beginners: magnetic eyelashes. These affordable lash extensions secure to your lids with tiny magnets, not glue—so if traditional falsies often leave you in a sticky situation (literally), magnetic lashes are totally worth it.
How do you get magnetic eyelashes to stay on?
If it’s not working add another coat or two and allow it to dry before putting on the lash. You can also add an extra little bit at the corners. The magnets are dirty. Be sure to clean them off between applications.