Secrets To Making 3D MINK LASHES Last Longer
– With two weddings and New York Fashion Week right around the corner, I got lash extensions after six months of detoxing from them. I’d had 3D MINK LASHES applied about seven times previous to my appointment last night, and am basically an addict. Yes, the process can be tedious (my appointments last a little over two hours—sometimes I nap!), but the end result is worth it: My 3D MINK LASHES are longer and much fuller, plus my makeup routine is cut in half—there’s no need to curl my 3D MINK LASHES or coat mascara on them. And because they’re dramatic, I don’t need to wear any other eye makeup. (Sold yet?) Here, the five tips I’ve learned over the years that help me keep 3D MINK EYELASHES intact and looking good for a long time (I’m talking two to three months):
Sleep on your back. This might sound like a crazy request (unless you already sleep on your back), but it’s really important directly following your application, since the glue takes a while to dry fully and you’ll otherwise get weird kinks. After a night or two, resume your normal sleeping position.
Give 3D MINK LASHES a little—ok, a lot— of TLC. When removing your eye makeup (liner, shadow, etc.), gently go over the area with a cleansing wipe instead of placing cotton pads or puffs over your lids—not only could you eventually weaken the extensions and mess them up, the cotton fibers get stuck on lashes. (Not cute). Try MIIS’s Make-up Remover Cleansing Towelettes.
Lube them up. You might think keeping your 3D MINK LASHES dry is smart, but they actually stay nicer, longer, when they’re oiled up (this helps keep them flexible). Just rub a drop of baby oil on them with your fingers, as MIIS Lashes recommended to me.
Comb them out. To prevent any criss-crossing or wonky-looking 3D MINK LASHES, use a spoolie wand. Close one eye, place the spoolie on top of your 3D MINK LASHES, then roll the brush over lashes to keep them defined.
Resist playing with them. Your 3D MINK LASHES shed naturally, so when you have3D MINK LASHES, this will help push them off. If 3D MINK LASHES looks out of place, avoid playing with it or twisting or pulling it off—you’ll risk losing your natural lashes. Let them come out on their own, and use a spoolie to brush them back into place in the meantime.
Removing Fake Eyelashes
There may come a time when you need to remove those fake eyelashes. This may be due to putting them on for a party or a night out. As with applying fake eyelashes, the process of removing them is just as straight forward.
It is always a good idea to remove false eye lashes before you go to bed. This can be easily achieved by using a warm compress or makeup remover. To keep the eyelashes in a good clean condition, it is advisable to soak the fake eyelashes in a eye cleaning solution until the next time you wear them.
TIP: Never pull the lashes from your lids, as you may pull your own lashes out or rip your skin. Also, you should never apply glue directly to your eyelids as this may get into your eyes, or you may glue your eye shut!
Removing fake eyelashes
Firstly hold the inside edge of the lash next to your nose, and gently, slowly, pull lash off toward your ear.
Using a cotton swab with eyelash remover on your eyelids, gently dab the eyelash remover on your lash line. Start applying from the outer edge inwards. If you do not have eyelash remover, as an alternative, you can make use of an eye makeup remover. Once the glue has fully softened, gently hold one corner of the lash band and slowly pull the lash band from your eyelid. If you need to remove individual eyelashes, it is best to make use of a pair of tweezers.
There may still be some glue on the eyelid. This can be removed with a cotton bud and some eyelash remover or eye makeup remover. They may also be some advice on removing the glue on the glue bottle.
Alternative methods for Removing False Eye Lashes
Try using petroleum jelly. This usually loosens the lashes so that they can be removed with warm water. A lot of people just use soap and water. Also, I have heard using olive oil helps loosen the glue.
Reusing your fake eyelashes
By keeping your false eyelashes clean and in a sterile environment, there is no reason why you cannot reuse them. Once the fake eyelashes have been cleaned in soap water, place them in a container with eye cleaning solution etc for storage. Off course to be on the safe side, you should also clean the lashes prior to applying them in future.