How to Remove Eyelash Extension at Home

How to remove eyelash extensions at home

Now you do not have to use false extensions every day as eyelash extensions give you the instant satisfaction of fuller and longer eyelashes. Eyelash extensions make your eyes look beautiful, but you can not keep them forever. With a busy life schedule and a growing list of responsibilities, it isn’t easy to take the time to touch your extensions. Now the question is how to remove eyelash extensions at home? Here is an article with tips to remove eyelash extensions at home. 

Can you remove eyelash extensions?

The best and safest way to remove eyelash extensions is to get them removed with the help of a professional. In many cases, eyelash extensions are fixed using surgical-grade glue, and you should not mess with it. In addition to this, it is easy to spread bacteria in the area of your eye, and a professional can easily avoid that. Therefore, if you can wait to visit a professional, it is better to avoid removing eyelashes extensions on your own. 

There could be inevitable circumstances in which you can not go to the professional to get your eyelashes removed, and you have to take the work into your hands. Fortunately, there are certain damage-free ways that you can use to remove eyelash extensions

1. Avoid to Pick or Pull Your Extensions

In the hurry of removing your eyelash extensions, it is important to keep a few things in mind. The aim is to remove your eyelash extensions while keeping your natural lashes safe and healthy. You should avoid cutting your lashes or picking off your extensions as it can damage your natural lashes. Picking up the extensions can affect your natural eyelashes and even hinder your new lashes’ growth. Therefore, you should avoid picking or pulling your eyelash extensions. 

2. Take a Hot Shower to Loosen Eyelash Extension

Remember not to pluck, rub, pick, or pull your eyelash extensions even if you are in the shower. It might damage your natural lashes and eyes. Plucking the extensions can damage your natural lashes. In addition to this, touching your lashes can spread bacteria to your eye area and lash line. Instead of pulling the lashes, try to take a hot shower. Your lash artist might have advised you to avoid wetting your lashes and keep them away from steam to lengthen your life. So doing the opposite can help you loosen your lash extensions without damaging the natural ones. 

3. Use an Oil-Based Cleanser

An experienced artist will always advise you to avoid using the oil-based cleanser as it can cause the extensions to fall out soon. Nevertheless, if you want to remove the lash extensions. Then it would be better to use an oil-based cleanser. Begin with incorporating oil in your double-cleanse to loosen any leftover lashes. While cleaning your face, you should gently move the oil in a circular motion to dissolve the lash glue. Remember that it will not happen with one night’s use; you need to use the oil-based cleanser to loosen the eyelash extensions for a few nights. 

4. Try Lash Glue Dissolver

Since your eyes and eyelashes are delicate, using the right methods to remove the lash extensions is essential. You can loosen your eyelash extensions by a hot shower and using an oil-based cleanser, but you will have to use a remover to remove them safely. You need to understand that the bond of lash extensions is similar to superglue; therefore, you have to use a remover that dissolves the bond. It helps in avoiding damage caused to the natural lashes. 

Soak a cotton pad with eyelash extension remover and apply it to the extensions to loosen the glue. Make sure to keep it away from your eyes. It would help if you focused on keeping your eyes away from irritants while you try to remove your extensions at home. 

5. After Removal, Take Care of Your Natural Lashes

After removing the eyelash extension, you should pay attention to your natural lashes. Avoid using eyelash curlers as they can damage your natural lashes. If you want to take a break from eyelash extensions, you should start using the lash serum. It will help you to grow your natural lashes longer and thicker. Keep in mind that you might not notice immediate results. You will notice the difference in 4-5 weeks if you consistently use the serum and include it in your daily skincare routine.