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We know that you know lash extensions are more than just a beauty treatment—they're a lifestyle. Whether you're the queen of lash glamour or you're eyeing a career that celebrates this love, keeping your extensions clean and fabulous is essential. 

And guess what? You don't always need professional lash shampoo to do just that. Here are some lash expert-approved tips on how to clean lash extensions without lash shampoo. 

How to Clean Your Eye-Lash Extensions (No Lash Shampoo!) 

The Gentle Cleanse Method

  1. Baby Shampoo as Your Go-To: Who knew that the secret to clean lash extensions could be found in the baby care aisle? A tiny amount of tear-free baby shampoo mixed with water creates a gentle solution that's tough on dirt but tender on your lashes.
  2. The Mascara Wand Trick: A clean mascara wand is your best friend here. Dipped in your homemade mix, it's the perfect tool for combing through those lashes gently. This ensures your lashes get the clean they need without any harsh tugging.
  3. Cool Water Rinse: Keep it cool when rinsing your lashes. A splash of cool water or a soft, damp cloth can help you rinse without risking the bond of your lash adhesive.
  4. Pat and Fluff Dry: Finish off by patting your lashes gently with a lint-free cloth. Then, take a moment to comb through them with a dry mascara wand. This fluffs them back into their ideal, eye-catching position.

Why Does This Work?

This gentle cleanse method isn't just about being gentle; it's about keeping your lash line healthy, preventing any nasty build-up, and ensuring your extensions stay in tip-top shape. Plus, it's a great way to extend the life of your lashes between salon visits.

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How to Clean Eye-Lash Extensions FAQs

What’s a good lash-safe makeup remover?

Look for oil-free formulas specifically designed for sensitive skin. Micellar water is a great choice, as it's gentle yet effective at removing makeup without affecting the lash adhesive.

Can you swim with eyelash extensions?

Yes, but wait at least 24-48 hours after application before jumping into water. Chlorine and saltwater can weaken the adhesive over time, so try to keep your lashes as dry as possible when swimming.

Can you put mascara on lash extensions?

It's best to avoid it if you can. Mascara can clump your extensions and make them harder to clean. If you must, opt for a water-based formula and apply it sparingly to the tips.

My eyes are red after eyelash extensions – what do I do?

Redness can occur due to irritation from the adhesive or if your eyes were slightly open during the application. It usually subsides within a few hours. If it persists, consult with your lash technician or a doctor to ensure it's not an allergic reaction.

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