False eyelashes and mink lashes can add a ton of drama and glamor to your look. But taking care of them properly is essential to keep them looking their best. Today, we will go over the basics of taking care of false lashes and mink lashes. 

How Can You Care For False Eyelashes To Make Them Reusable?

Eyelashes are reusable, but properly caring for them will extend their life. Here are a few tips to keep in mind when caring for false eyelashes:

  • Clean them after each wear. The best way to clean your lashes is with either makeup remover or hot water and soap. Be gentle as you clean them so don’t ruin the adhesive bond. ( you can check above video of how to clean it)

  • Store them in a dark, dry place. Storing your false eyelashes somewhere where they’ll be exposed to light or moisture will encourage mold and bacteria growth. Doing this could cause eye infections, irritation, or other problems with wearing them! Try keeping them in a small, closed container to keep them safe and clean.

  • Only use one kind of adhesive. Using different adhesives with your false eyelashes could cause them to come apart or have other problems. Stick with one type of eyelash adhesive for the best results!

  • Don’t store them in a hot place. Keeping false eyelashes in a scorching place, like your glove box or near a heater, could lead to adhesive melting.

How To Care For Your Mink Eyelashes?

Mink eyelashes are all the rage right now. Celebrities everywhere seem to be sporting them, and with good reason – they look fantastic! But if you’re not used to wearing fake lashes, the prospect of taking care of mink eyelashes may seem daunting. Never fear – below, we have outlined some simple steps to take care of your precious mink falsies best.

Apply your falsies correctly.

False eyelashes can be a bit of a pain to apply, but it’s important to do it correctly if you want them to last as long as possible. False eyelashes can be applied with glue in a few easy steps:

( you can check the above video of how to apply false lashes)

  1. Apply a thin line of glue to the band of the false eyelashes. The most delicate layer of adhesive is essential when applying mink lashes. It ensures that the lashes will be securely attached to your lashes and will stay in place all day long. A thin layer of glue also prevents any clumps from forming, which can make your lashes look unnatural. Make sure to use a good quality lash adhesive for the best results.
  2. Let the glue dry for a few seconds until it becomes tacky. It’ll prevent your lashes from sliding around when you apply them.
  3. Place the false eyelashes as close to your natural lash line as possible and press down on them for a few seconds to secure them in place.
  4. Repeat on the other eye.

Remove your mink eyelashes carefully.

Coconut oil is the way to go when it comes to removing extensions. Coconut oil (1) has been shown to protect hair against harm from washing, chemicals, and styling. While all the studies examined only hair on your head, eyelash hair may also benefit.

Sweep softly between your upper and lower lash lines using cotton with makeup remover to remove the makeup. It is to ensure none gets into your eyes for safety reasons! The slip will allow them to slide right off without much effort at all while giving you that natural, long-lasting look.

The proper storage of mink lashes

Mink lashes are great for adding a bit of glam to your look, but if you don’t properly take care of them, they will lose their shape and taper off. Here are some guidelines for caring for mink lashes:

  • Store them flat. Storing mink lashes vertically can cause them to lose shape and tapered off. Keeping them flat will help maintain their appearance!
  • Don’t store your lashes near humidity. Humidity can cause eyelash extensions to lift, curl or become loose from the base. So keeping them somewhere that is not humid is recommended.

Can Mink Eyelashes Get Wet?

While mink lashes are great for the waterline, they should not get wet. The base of the eyelashes is made up of glue, so when exposed to moisture, it can cause them to lift and lose their shape. It’s critical to keep your mink lashes clean and dry. Soaking them in water will damage the shape and curl of these beautiful false eyelashes.

Furthermore, it is also a general rule to keep false eyelashes clean at all times. Yet, moisture harbors bacteria (2). Moisture content affects bacterial growth. It provides a hospitable environment for bacteria to thrive.

How To Wash Mink Lashes?

To wash your mink lashes:

  1. Soak them in a bowl of warm water and gentle soap.
  2. Gently massage the lashes with your fingers to remove any dirt or makeup.
  3. Rinse the lashes with warm water and let them dry on a towel.

To keep your mink lashes looking their best, avoid getting them wet whenever possible. If they do get wet, gently pat them dry with a towel.

You may want to consider not wearing any mascara, especially if waterproof mascara.

6 Tips To Prolong The Lifespan Of False Eyelashes &Mink Lashes?

Keep them clean. 

One of the most important things in maintaining false eyelashes is keeping them clean. When they are stored, dried, or packaged, they are exposed to all types of dust. Lashes can be cleaned with gentle soap and water. But if you’re looking for a more long-term option, we recommend using premoistened false lash wipes. It will wash the hair and disinfect them to keep it from getting old before its time.

Avoid mascara. 

When you apply mascara to your lashes, it can react with the ingredients of your eyelash glue or eyelash material. Thus, they can shorten the lifespan of false eyelashes. By applying less or no mascara, will help to extend their lifespan.

Minimize friction. 

The less friction (3) there is, the longer the lifespan of your false eyelashes. This is because there is less wear and tear on the lashes, which means your lashes will stay in place for longer. Due to the strong frictional force, wet-sheet type cleansers are not ideal for false eyelashes. Don’t use cotton or sheet fibers because they are easily caught in false eyelashes.

Don’t put too much glue. 

Putting too much glue on the false eyelashes will clump them together and make them unable to be worn. Too much glue damages the false eyelashes by either making them brittle or causing them to become difficult to remove from the lashes. If a person is applying too much glue, they will cover their natural eyelashes with a thick glue film. Thus, it can be difficult to remove without irritating the natural eyelashes with harsh chemicals.

Don’t soak your mink lashes. 

It’s advised not to soak, as it causes them to go limp and curl. The reason is that soaking causes the lashes to go limp and curl. If you want to wash them off with soap or if they’re dirty, use a cotton swab. Then, gently wipe the eyelash from above down towards the roots. Putting water on them will weigh them down. It makes their curls harden again, which will ruin the beautifully long effect of your false lashes.

Use quality products. 

False eyelashes are fragile by nature; they need to be treated gently to last long. Quality lash products provide the proper care with good-quality lashes. Quality products allow lashes to be preserved. It will work more easily on your eyes as well. So lash extensions can last longer for a high-quality experience. Furthermore, the high-quality product is often applied with various chemicals and treatments. These promote quick adhesion and increased durability.

Final Thoughts

As you can see, there are many things to consider when caring for your false eyelashes. For those who want to make the most out of their lashes and have them last as long as possible, it’s important that they take care of them properly. Now go forth and glam with confidence, knowing what’s in store down the road if you don’t take good care of these precious pieces.

References:

  1. Coconut Oil. Retrieved from https://www.healthline.com/health/coconut-oil-for-eyelashes#benefits
  2. Bacteria. Retrieved from https://www.thecompressedairblog.com/the-effect-of-temperature-and-moisture-on-microorganism-growth
  3. Friction. Retrieved from https://www.livescience.com/37161-what-is-friction.html#:~:text=Friction%20is%20the%20resistance%20to,particles%20in%20two%20touching%20surfaces.

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