As a beginner to false lashes, you like won’t start with strip lashes, but they are worth mentioning because they are the most popular eyelash extension.

Strips lashes are made from various kinds of material. The best part about strip lashes is when you master them they become easier to use and apply. Some tools you will need when applying false lashes are tools like

  • Tweezer
  • A mirror
  • Scissors
  • lash adhesive

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Lash adhesive: what are they and the types

There are different types of lash adhesive all suitable for different situations. These eyelash extensions are;

  • Dark tone: it allows for extra definition and the black color gives the effect of eyeliner.
  • Clear tone: As the name implies, it has a clear color and it is best for beginners. Clear tone adhesive color makes it easy for beginners to use because if there is a mistake it won’t be visible.
  • Brush on: This type of adhesive is also beginner-friendly. It comes with a stick you can use to apply thin layers of adhesive to your lash line.
  • Tube: Like the implies adhesive in a tube. This type of adhesive is the most cost-effective compared to others.
  • Latex-free: This option is best for people with latex allergies.

How to apply false lashes (strip lashes)

  • Use a pair of clean tweezers to remove the false lashes from the wrap.
  • Take that the false lashes close to your lash line and measure.
  • After measuring, check to see if they are any left then trim them out.
  • Take the lash adhesive and carefully apply a thin layer to the band of your false lashes.
  • Aline the false lash to your natural lash line, make sure they fit, then lightly press them together.
  • If the false lash moved when applying pressing them together, gently press and move them till they securely align.

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How to Remove eyelashes (strip Lashes):

  • Take a piece of a cotton bud, put a small amount of oil-based cleanser.
  • Take the piece of a cotton bud and wipe gently across the lash line.
  • Once the oil-based cleanser breaks up the adhesive, gently peel the lash off.

What to do when caring for your lashes

  • Don’t get your eyelashes wet for at least 24-48 hours after fixing them.
  • Clean your eyelash after the 24-48 hour period.
  • Try to clean your eyelashes every 3 days to keep clean and fresh.
  • Brush them every morning to keep them detangled.
  • Remove all makeup from your lashes before your sleep every night.
  • Avoid rubbing your eyes, it will damage your eyelash extension.
  • Be careful of waterproof mascara they could soften the glue.
  • New fixed lashes sometimes can feel uncomfortable.
  • Avoid sleeping with your face facing the pillow. Doing that will damage your lash extensions.
  • Be careful with eyelash curlers, they can damage your lash extensions. If you must use one, then be very careful or get an expert.

The Importance of Lash Aftercare

  • Prevent infections from your eyes

With proper eyelash extension aftercare, you prevent your eyes from infections. Be careful of the things you put in or close to your eyes.

  • Make them last longer

If you take care of your eyelashes it will last longer than expected, that is you don’t need to buy brand new ones all the time.

  • Saving Money

The more you take care of your eyelashes, the less you have to spend money buying new lashes.

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