When it comes to the art of lash applications, one crucial aspect that often gets overlooked is the proper cleaning of lashes. Lash cleaning is not only a matter of hygiene but a fundamental step in ensuring the longevity, retention, and overall success of lash applications.
In this guide, we'll delve into the importance of effective lash cleaning and provide a comprehensive overview of the steps involved in preparing lashes before, during, and after the lash application process.
Overall, you should start with Cream remover, begin with shampoo, protein remover, primer and strengthen . So, let's embark on this journey of lash liquids and discover the key to pristine and beautifully extended lashes.
Step-by-Step Guide to Use lash liquids when applying lash extensions
Step 1: Cream remover (only used if you have lash extensions)
Introduction to Pro Cream Remover:
Before diving into the application process, let's understand the purpose of the Pro Cream Remover. This specialized solution is designed to safely and effectively remove bonded lash extensions without causing harm to natural lashes. It consists of key ingredients, including Propylene Carbonate, Montmorillonite, and Copolymer.
- Propylene Carbonate: This is a solvent that helps break down the adhesive bond between the extensions and natural lashes.
- Montmorillonite: A type of clay that adds thickness to the cream, preventing it from running and ensuring controlled application.
- Copolymer: Enhances the overall performance of the remover, making it effective in dissolving even the strongest eyelash extension adhesives.
Instructions for Using Pro Cream Remover:
1. Preparation: Cover the lower lashes and skin with gel patches or medical foam tape.
2. Amount: Apply a small amount of cream remover using a clean microbrush or applicator.
3. Application: Gently apply the cream to the base of lash extensions, avoiding skin or eyes.
4. Wait Time: Allow 1-2 minutes for the cream to break down the adhesive bond.
5. Gentle Removal: Use a clean microbrush or tweezers to gently slide or lift softened extensions away. Avoid force to protect natural lashes.
Cream Remover vs. Gel Remover:
- Cream Remover: The Pro Cream Remover has a thick texture that stays in place during application, preventing it from running into the eyes. It is suitable for controlled application, making it ideal for all skill levels, especially beginners.
- Gel Remover: Gel removers have a lighter consistency and may flow more. The choice between cream and gel removers often comes down to personal preference and the comfort level of both the lash artist and the client.
Liilash suggests the use of Pro Cream Remover for its efficient adhesive-dissolving action. The controlled application and thick texture make it a preferred choice for lash artists, ensuring a safe and simple removal process while maintaining client satisfaction.
Step 2: Shampoo
Role of Shampoo in the Cleaning Process:
Shampoo plays a crucial role in maintaining the cleanliness of lash extensions. It is specially formulated to gently cleanse the lashes, removing any residual makeup, oils, or debris. Regular cleansing with lash shampoo not only ensures the longevity of the extensions but also promotes overall eye health by preventing the accumulation of bacteria.
Quick Guide to Cleansing Your Lash Extensions:
Select a Lash-Friendly Shampoo: Choose a gentle, lash extension-friendly shampoo. Look for a formula that is free from oil, glycols, and other ingredients that might compromise the adhesive bond. Luckily, LiiLash’shampoo has everything you’re looking for.
- Wet Your Lashes: Start by wetting your eyelashes with water.
- Apply Lash Shampoo: Use cleansing lash shampoo brushes to apply a small amount of lash shampoo.
- Gentle Massage: Massage the foamy cleanser onto your lashes, moving down to the eyelids. Be gentle.
- Rinse Thoroughly: Rinse with water to ensure a thorough cleansing.
- Prevent Lash Loss: To prevent lash loss, either fan your lashes or gently pat them dry using a soft tissue.
- Brush with Mascara Wand: Finish by using a clean mascara wand to gently brush the lash extensions into place.
- Avoid Oil-Based Products: Remind clients to avoid oil-based makeup removers or skincare products near the eye area, as these can break down the adhesive and compromise lash retention.
- Consistent Cleansing Routine: Encourage clients to incorporate lash cleansing into their daily routine to prevent the buildup of oils and debris that can lead to premature lash loss.
- Use a Soft Brush: When applying shampoo, use a soft brush or applicator to avoid any potential damage to the lashes.
Step 3: Protein remover
Protein remover is a critical element in the lash care routine, designed to provide a comprehensive cleansing of eyelash extensions.
- Deep Cleansing: Protein remover effectively eliminates facial oil and dust, ensuring a deep cleanse that regular cleansers may not achieve.
- Enhanced Retention: Regular use contributes to better retention and prolonged lifespan for eyelash extensions.
- Apply Protein lash glue remover with two disposable microfiber brushes.
- Brush Placement: Position one brush under, one above lashes for full coverage.
- Gentle Cleansing: Gently move brushes upward along lashes for a thorough cleanse, focusing on adhesive residue.
Note: Professional Use Only:
Exclusively applied by qualified lash technicians to prevent contact with skin or eyes, avoiding potential irritation.
Step 4: Primer
Using a primer before applying new lash extensions is a must. It helps the lashes stick better by getting rid of oils and makeup, ensuring a strong and long-lasting bond with the adhesive. The primer also makes sure each lash is separate and clean during application, giving a neat and precise look.
Balancing the pH levels of natural lashes, it creates an ideal setting for effective adhesive performance. Besides making the extensions last longer, it minimizes the chance of irritation or allergies, making the experience more comfortable for the client.
In essence, using a primer is not just about looking professional – it keeps natural lashes clean and ready for a flawless extension application while supporting overall lash health.
Guidelines for Lash Extension Primer:
1. Pre-Application Cleansing: Ensure natural lashes are dry and makeup-free for optimal primer performance.
2. Application: Use 1-2 drops of Lash Extension Primer on a clean micro brush. Gently apply along natural lashes for thorough coverage.
3. Drying Time: Moisten the false eyelash bonding area with primer and let it fully dry within 30 seconds for an adhesive-friendly surface.
4. Fake Lash Removal: Carefully remove the dried false eyelash to begin the extension process.
Primer doesn't replace lash shampoo; clean and dry lashes thoroughly before application.
- Apply after Protein Remover for a complete cleansing routine.
- Use a moderate amount; wipe off excess to avoid eye contact.
- Keep primer separate from lash adhesive for a comfortable and effective application process.
Step 5: Glue
Selecting the correct lash adhesive is crucial for a successful and comfortable application. Consider factors like client sensitivity and lifestyle. Opt for a high-quality, formaldehyde-free adhesive for a secure bond without compromising eye health.
All of LiiLash’s adhesive is gentle for eyes and suits your needs. Especially for people who are easily irritated, we have sensitive glue for you.
When applying lash extensions, it's vital to choose adhesive wisely based on client needs. Apply the right amount to avoid clumping, ensuring the glue has the correct consistency for precision.
Timing is crucial – wait for optimal tackiness before placing lash extensions for a secure bond. Prevent lashes from sticking together with isolation techniques for a neat look. Work in a well-ventilated space for comfort, ensuring adhesive compatibility with other products used. Lastly, inform clients transparently about adhesive details, addressing concerns to build trust for a positive lash extension experience.
Step 6: Super bonder
A super bonder is a specialized product designed to enhance the performance and longevity of lash extensions. This advanced formula works by creating an additional layer of protection over the adhesive, offering benefits such as improved bond strength and increased lash retention.
Super bonders are often formulated with ingredients that promote faster curing of the adhesive, resulting in a quicker and more secure attachment of the extensions to the natural lashes. Additionally, they contribute to a glossy finish, providing a polished and lustrous appearance to the lash extensions.
Using Super Bonder for Durable Lash Extensions:
Applying Super Bonder is a straightforward process to ensure lasting lash extensions:
- Squeeze a Small Drop:
- Start by squeezing a small drop onto a microfiber brush for precision.
- Dab the Liquid:
- Carefully dab the Super Bonder onto the glue zone of lash extensions, reinforcing the bond.
- Allow to Dry:
- Let it sit for 1-2 minutes to fully cure the lash glue without causing any issues.
- Client Comfort:
- Ensure clients keep their eyes closed during drying for their comfort and safety.
- Use Super Bonder after completing the lash treatment.
- Apply an adequate amount to avoid excess running into clients' eyes.
- Avoid using bonders in nanomisters to prevent skin irritation.
Using lash liquids correctly, from pre-treatment to aftercare, provides multiple benefits for lash technicians and clients alike. Proper pre-treatment cleansing sets the stage for strong adhesion. Choosing the right adhesive and incorporating Super Bonder during application enhances durability.
Post-application, using lash shampoo and Protein Remover ensures thorough cleansing and maintenance. Following these steps ensures optimal lash hygiene, leading to longer-lasting and natural-looking lash extensions.
Regular aftercare, including a primer and Super Bonder, further guarantees client satisfaction. Encouraging readers to adopt these practices promotes a standard of excellence in lash care, resulting in stunning and enduring lash extensions.