Instead, gently blot the tears away using a clean, dry paper towel or a soft microfiber cloth. This can help minimize the exposure of your extensions to the salts and oils from your tears. Rinse and Dry: Next, rinse your eyes with lukewarm water or micellar water to remove any residual salts or oils from the dry tears.
What happens if you cry within 24 hours of getting lash extensions?
It is important to avoid crying as well as moisture during the cure period, but as soon as that period (12 to 24 hours) is over, cry all you want. Lash extensions are water-resistant. It is very important to not cry during the process as crying can spread the glue/vapors causing irritation.
How do you fix damaged eyelash extensions?
A very effective way to repair damaged lashes is treating them with natural oils. Advise your client to treat their lashes with coconut oil, lavender oil, castor oil, or rosemary oil. You could even consider having these products on hand in your salon.
What happens if I cry after a lash lift?
Fear not if a few tears fall—crying once likely won't ruin a lash enhancement.
Does crying a lot ruin lash extensions?
No, you can cry with eyelash extensions since they are waterproof. However, avoid crying for 4 hours after your lash appointment for the adhesive to completely cure. After this period, cleanse your lashes when you cry to avoid oil and salt from your tears to weaken the eyelash glue.
How do I protect my eyelash extensions when crying?
If you're going to have a cry, wait until a few hours later and put in some waterproof mascara. This will keep some of the moisture at bay. In general, you should avoid crying or getting your lashes wet for at least a day.