As for eye drops, “they can really destroy a set of lashes if they aren’t put in right!” she says.
Can you use eye drops if you have eyelash extensions?
The use of eye drops immediately after lash application can interfere with a complete bond of the lash extension. The excessive moisture does not allow the glue to dry properly.
What products should you not use with eyelash extensions?
When it comes to taking care of your eyelash extension, the other products you need to be sure to shy away from when you have lash extensions include any products that are oil- or alcohol-based. Products like lotions, creams and moisturizers that contain oils are not good to use on or near the lash line.
How long after eyelash extensions can I use eye drops?
For 3-4 hours after application:
No touching your lashes as this may move their very specific and meticulous placement and cause premature shedding. No eye drops.
Can I use allergy eye drops with lash extensions?
If a person has an allergic reaction, they should remove the eyelash extensions. They should also avoid getting eyelash extensions in the future and use mascara instead. A person can often treat the allergic reaction with at-home solutions, such as eye drops or allergy medications.
Why do my eyelids swell after eyelash 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.
Can I use baby shampoo to clean my eyelash extensions?
It’s also good to note that baby shampoo can contain such things as fragrance, artificial colours and mineral oils that overtime, and with extended use, will break down the integrity of the adhesive, causing lashes to have shorter retention. In short, using baby shampoo as a lash cleanser is not recommended.
Can you sleep on your side with eyelash extensions?
A: Not necessarily! Most eyelash technicians will highly recommend sleeping on your back in order to protect your eyelash extensions from getting tugged at or pulled off in your sleep. See, when you sleep on your side or on your front, your face usually ends up rubbing against your pillow or bedcovers.
Why do my eyelash 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.
Why do my eyes burn when I cry with eyelash extensions?
This could be a sign that you have an allergic reaction to the glue. It is important to avoid crying as well as moisture during the cure period, but as soon as that period (12 to 24 hours) is over, cry all you want.
Why is my eye sore after eyelash extensions?
Too much glue
If your eyes get bloodshot red or feel sore the day after your appointment, you should see an optometrist. If your eyes sting every time you get your eyelashes wet, then it’s a telltale sign that your lash artist used too much glue. When applied properly, eyelash extensions are completely waterproof.