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 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.
How long after eyelash extensions can I brush them?
First 12 Hours
Try to sleep gently on them during this time. During the first 12 hours, the glue is still “curing” so it’s super important to follow the after-care during this time. You may want to gently brush them during this time so the glue will dry and the lashes will set in the way you want them to look.
Is it better to brush eyelash extensions wet or dry?
When it comes to the drying, much like with the washing, you need to avoid rubbing them, just pat/dab them gently with a soft paper tissue. Brush those lashes out. … Ensure that you never brush your lash extensions while they are wet. Dry them properly with a tissue or use the cold setting on a hair dryer.
Why do my lash 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.
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.
What happens if you cry after 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.
Can I brush my eyelash extensions when dry?
Gently pat dry the skin around your eyelashes with a lint-free towel or microfiber towel (we recommend The Original MakeUp Eraser) and then just let your lashes air dry. Last but not least, brush through your lashes with a clean mascara wand to separate and fluff once they have dried.