Here are some great tips how to keep lashes stay healthy, longer, and comfortably. The beauty of eyelash extensions is that they are fairly maintenance free. Lash extensions that are not properly cared for will fall out sooner and can even be the cause of irritation / infection for the eyes. If you take proper care, lashes likely remain in place until the natural lashes that hold them fall out. There is not a whole lot that needs to be done in order to facilitate their upkeep. They are designed to enhance your eyes and add a thicker, fuller look to the eyelashes.
- First day, definitely and absolutely not getting them wet during showering, You may wash your face in the sink using a washcloth, avoiding the eye area. For taking a shower, make sure to avoid running water on your lashes, wear a swimming goggles to avoid any water during the first day if possible. After taking a shower, resist scrubbing at them with a towel, instead gently pat dry and allow your lashes to dry fully.
If you follow a few simple rules, you will be able to easily maintain your lash extensions and keep them much longer. With the proper attention, you can enjoy them for even more than one month by cleaning around the lash line every day. we encourage you to use baby shampoo and Q-Tips, brushing and rinsing.
All you have to do is simply in less than a few minutes (recommended daily):
1. Dispense diluted baby shampoo ( half and half with water ) into Flocked Lip Gloss Sponge Tip preferable.
2. Splash eye lashes with water.
3. Brush lashes with Sponge Tip, clean it to get rip of micro dust, debris, and dead skins.
4. After cleaning all along the lash line, splash your eyes with water until all the soap is gone.
5. Pat the skin above and below your lashes with a towel, and your lashes will air dry. All done!
Lastly using an eyelash brush on the lash extensions on a regular basis will help them look more natural and even. It will also help them last longer in general. They might start to clump or stick together if people do not regularly use eyelash brushes or anything of that nature.
And if there is an eyelash or two in the sink, don’t worry! That was likely about to come off any moment anyway. We lose anywhere from 1 up to 5 eyelashes a day, we just don’t normally notice them.
One of the major cause of itchy or eye infection is lashes are not maintained, eye lids become itchy from the buildup of dead skin. Basically, dead skin cells when not washed away properly can build up on the eyelids, and cause itchiness and inflammation. It can cause the eyes/eyelids to feel itchy, block the hair follicles, and they can even end up looking a bit red and sore. Then end up itching your eyes and playing with your extensions and they start to come off.
Some people that have blepharitis think they are having a minor allergic reaction to eyelash extensions. Then when they start proper cleansing of their lids and extensions, they discover that they are not at all, because the itchiness disappears very quickly, and When they start up a proper cleansing regimen, their eyes feel much better and their extensions last longer.
Do not rub your eyes or tug at the extensions.
Not only is rubbing your eyes harmful to the health of your eyes, but it can also rip your extensions out or remove your natural lashes plus the extensions bonded to them. Rubbing your eyes can introduce bacteria and diseases into the eyes. It can also damage the look you have achieved by causing extensions to lift from the base and fall out. Also rubbing the lashes can pull out the root and eventually the lashes won’t growth anymore, eventually leaving gaps between lashes for 4 months or more.
If you wish to remove your lashes, this should only be done by a trained professional. If you try to remove them yourself, it will end up pulling off natural lashes and causing damages. We can remove them for you if you wish. We know how to protect your eyes.
Lastly but not least, the human eyelash grows between 7mm and 9mm in length, growing for 30 days and resting for 60 days. After this they start to naturally fall out, and a new growth cycle begins. Use a lash enhancing serum to keep your natural lashes in good nick. If your eye lids feel dry, the dead skin debris can fall into the lashes and causes irritation. Keep eyelids healthy and smooth with eye cream. While taking a shower, don't scrub them, just pat once or twice with a towel afterwards.
If you wash them, you will wear them longer. Be sure to cleanse daily to remove oils. Brushing solves most problems. Try brushing the lashes gently if you notice something amiss.
Should avoid rubbing their eyes too frequently in general since this will make it more likely that they will get eye infections. And they might be ripped out altogether with natural lashes. Do not pull them out, it will leave gaps between lashes for 4 months or more. If you need to remove them for any personal reasons, we will remove it for you without damaging the natural lashes.
When Your Eyelashes Itch
Don’t rub it
Many conditions can cause your eyelashes and eyelash line to feel itchy. If you’re experiencing itchy eyelashes, it’s important not to scratch as this can further irritate or possibly infect the area.
Causes of itchy eyelashes:
- bacterial infections
- eyelash mites or lice
- allergies (Should have a patch test)
- Note: allergic reactions could lead to redness, itching, and inflammation of the eye and lid area.
- seborrheic dermatitis
- clogged oil glands
Treating itchy eyelashes
Cleansing. Keeping your eyelids clean can be beneficial in all cases. Don’t use a drying soap, especially if you have dermatitis. If you have blepharitis, massage your eyelids gently with a cloth to stop oil from gathering in your eyelid glands. You can also try gently washing your lids with diluted baby shampoo or an eyelid cleanser designed for this purpose.
Directions for a Warm Soak of the Eyelids:
- Wash your hands thoroughly.
- Moisten a clean washcloth with warm water.
- Close eyes and place washcloth on eyelids for about 5 minutes.
- Repeat several times daily.
- Wash your hands thoroughly.
- Mix warm water and a small amount of non-irritating (baby) shampoo or use a commercially prepared lid scrub solution recommended by your optometrist.
- Close one eye and using a clean cloth (a different one for each eye) rub the solution back and forth across the eyelashes and edge of the eyelid.
- Rinse with clear, cool water.
- Repeat with the other eye.