One of the common complicated things of the popular eyelash extension procedure is an allergy to the glue used to fix artificial eyelashes to natural ones. Let’s figure it out how this is connected between and how is an allergic reaction appears? Maybe it is not an allergy at all?
The allergy to eyelash extensions, as a rule, shows itself immediately after extension. As soon as a person has contact with an allergen, the body can begin to produce a response.
The allergy to glue for eyelashes can be triggered by the following factors:
- Individual intolerance to components
- Expired adhesive. It leads to the formation of toxic substances
- Glue mass is made from low-quality components
- Unprofessional actions of a cosmetologist during the procedure
- The skin on the eyelids has a special sensitivity
When an allergen enters the body, the immune system gives an answer in the form of various symptoms of the disease. What are those signs of an allergy to eyelash glue?
Attention! These include the following symptoms:
- Eyes begin to itch
- Eyelids swell
- Eyeballs and the skin around the eyes turn red
- Lacrimation appears
- Allergic rhinitis, sneezing develops
- Dry cough
In any best solution, you have to remove eyelashes with a special tool (remover) with any professional’s help, also consult a doctor. If it is difficult to turn to specialists, greasy creams or oil are applied to the surface of the adhesive base. After 2-3 minutes, a light massage of the eyelids is performed. Subsequently, eyelashes can be easily removed.
After removal, it is not recommended to use cosmetics for 7-10 days, so that the skin of the eyelids recovers and calms down. In order to strengthen your own eyelashes, it is recommended that after removing the strip with artificial material, apply a thin layer of castor or burdock oil on them. This will avoid possibility of negative effects of glue on the upper edge of the eyelid.