Measures to Take Before Using Eyelash Glue

Posted by Irina Andreev on

When you’re ready to apply false eyelashes, the last thing you want is a sticky mess. Eyelash glue can be tricky to use and, if not done correctly, can cause serious damage to the eyes. But with just a few simple steps, you can ensure that your application goes off without a hitch. Here are some important measures that must be taken before using lash glue so that application is safe:

1. Get a patch test first

Before you apply any lash adhesive, make sure to do a patch test on different areas of the skin for every new customer, like the inside of the arm and behind the ear. This will help ascertain if there's an allergic reaction before using it in general. If irritation occurs after the patch test 24 hours later, then don't use that particular glue and find an alternative glue or offer an alternative procedure -eyelash lamination. 

2. Choose a glue that is suitable to your pace

The adhesive’s optimal drying rate is directly linked to your hand speed. If you're a novice at lash application, select a glue that enables you flexibility when placing the lashes correctly. A rapid-drying formula can make it difficult for newbies as it will dry up before they attach the extensions if not done quickly enough. Conversely, too slow of an adhesive means clumpy and stuck-together lashes. Choose one with a longer setting time so that there's sufficient opportunity to place them properly on each eye. If you are already skilled at the task, then you can use a faster drying glue.

3. Invest in high-quality lash glue

Using high-quality lash glue will help keep your eyes safe and healthy and ensure that the lashes remain on for a longer period. When selecting an eyelash glue, make sure to buy from reputable brands that test their products to ensure safety and efficacy.

When using lash glue, safety comes first. Follow these measures to ensure that you are selecting the right product and applying it in the best way possible. Once you get the hang of it, your eyelash application will be flawless.

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