The eyelash extension service is well-deservedly popular with modern fashionistas of all ages. Young girls want to emphasize the natural beauty of the eyes, to attract the attention of fans. Busy with work and everyday affairs, ladies prefer to visit a beauty salon from time to time, instead of wasting precious time on daily thorough makeup.
And older ladies undergo this procedure to hide some imperfections, to give thinned cilia a more expressive and natural look.
The eyelash extension procedure gives a long-term, but not permanent effect. Sooner or later, artificial beauty has to be removed.
How to remove glue and synthetic hairs as safely as possible for your eyelashes? What can be used for this? Experienced lash makers tell.
When to remove lash extensions
There is no strict schedule for correcting or removing lash extensions.
Their expiration date (shelf life) depends on a number of factors:
- professionalism of the lashmaker, the quality of the material used, the type of adhesive composition;
- selected type, scheme and effect of building. So, classical and partial techniques last longer than volumetric ones. And super-long and voluminous eyelashes give a greater load than thin ones;
- the condition of your own eyelashes, their strength and health, as well as skin type;
- proper care of extended eyelashes;
- individual reaction of the body, the state of health of the client.
As a rule, artificial fibers last from three to eight weeks, while the natural regrowth and change of natural hairs takes place. After that, eyelash correction by a qualified master is required, or complete removal for a new extension or rest.
However, sometimes you have to remove or adjust the cilia before the estimated time.
If you experience the slightest discomfort, itching during the period of wearing extended eyelashes, you should immediately contact a specialist. If everything is in order with the eyes and cilia and you just need to remove the synthetic hairs, then you can do it yourself, at home.
Methods for self-removal of eyelash extensions 2022 at home
You can delicately remove the artificial material and glue from the eyelashes at home or in a beauty studio.
But you need to remember one rule: in no case should you remove glued hairs mechanically! There is a great risk, along with them, to pull out their own cilia, to injure the delicate skin on the eyelids. Professionals and fashionistas around the world use improvised or special formulations for removing eyelash extensions.
Using natural oils to remove eyelash extensions
The easiest and most convenient way, since vegetable oils can be found in the kitchen of any housewife. For this procedure, it is recommended to use burdock or castor oil, combining the removal and restoring mask.
If these are not at hand, olive or sunflower will do. The main thing is that there is no allergy to it.
Steps to use the oil:
- the face is steamed over a decoction of medicinal herbs (chamomile, calendula), or over steam;
- the oil is heated to 38-400 in a water bath, after which it is applied to the eyelashes with a brush, cotton swabs;
- you can moisten pieces of a cotton pad with oil and put on the lower eyelid, under the eyelashes. Then carefully smear the upper eyelashes with moistened cotton swabs, pressing them to the disk;
- it is necessary to ensure that the oil does not get into the eyes;
- leave for 30-40 minutes, then gently pull the artificial fibers. If they hold tight, then you should leave the mask on all night. In this case, you will have to sleep on your back, laying your head between the pillows.
Eyelashes are removed with the very tips of the fingers or tweezers. If it was not possible to remove all the fibers in one session, the procedure is repeated.
Fact about eyelashes
Eyelashes protect the eyeballs from dust, foreign objects, and direct ultraviolet rays. In addition, it is generally accepted that rare eyelashes are a sign of insidious, unreliable people.
Removing eyelash extensions at home with a cream
The usual oil-based care cream can also destroy the glue for eyelash extensions. It works slower than natural oils, but is also effective.
The application process is no different from the use of vegetable oils. The duration of the procedure is 1-2 hours. If it didn’t work the first time, you can apply the cream again, leave it overnight.
It is necessary to use only high-quality, familiar formulations that absolutely will not cause irritation or allergies.
Specialized products 2022 for removing eyelash extensions at home
The modern market offers fashionistas a large selection of products for removing eyelash extensions. They are produced by different brands, domestic and foreign firms.
Debonders and removers has a creamy or gel consistency, are sold in specialized stores, on online platforms.
In just a few minutes, they completely destroy the structure of the adhesive, allowing you to easily remove synthetic hairs.
Before using the tool, you must read the instructions and follow them carefully.
Do not allow the product to get on the mucous membrane of the eye, and also exceed the specified time. In addition, it is worth making sure that there are no allergies to the components of the composition.
The best way to safely and gently remove lash extensions is to book an appointment with a professional lash maker.
The specialist will select the most suitable composition that will quickly cope with this type of glue. Carry out the necessary cleaning, care and restorative procedures. If necessary, it will build up new, luxurious eyelashes.
Careful removal of eyelash extensions does not harm the health and appearance of natural eyelashes.
Many fashionistas complain that after removing their eyelashes look too thin, pale. However, this is only a consequence of the contrast between fluffy, rich black or colored artificial lashes and more modest natural lashes.
If the extension and removal procedures are carried out in compliance with the rules and safety precautions, natural hairs do not suffer at all.