Eyelash extensions are a great way to get the look of longer, fuller eyelashes without having to apply false eyelashes every day. However, it is important to know when the right time is to remove them. To ensure that natural eyelashes recover from the constant use of eyelash extensions, they should be removed every six to eight months. This allows the eyelid line to be thoroughly cleaned after months of makeup and bacteria buildup, and also for natural eyelashes to grow and thicken.
Additionally, extensions may need to be removed after two to three weeks of use due to the natural eyelash growth cycle. Removing eyelash extensions isn't cheap, so it's understandable that you want to save some money and do it at home. Thankfully, there are some undamaged, expert-approved ways to remove your eyelash extensions at home. Natural oils can break the adhesion of eyelash glue, but these oils aren't strong enough to effectively remove eyelash extensions.
The safest way to remove them is by using a professional who has access to specially designed products and who is experienced in not damaging your natural eyelashes. For optimal product condition, keep the remover away from direct sunlight and keep it in a cool, dry place. Gels are usually a little stronger and remove all extensions and remaining glue. To remove eyelash extensions, you must apply nail polish remover (we humbly recommend the eyelash extension remover and the TLP eyelash extension tile) to any application tool that you feel comfortable using and that doesn't come into contact with your client's eyes.
The key mission of a professional eyelash polish remover is not only to remove eyelash extensions, but to do so without damaging natural eyelashes. Even after carefully removing the extensions, professionals will shampoo and dry the natural lashes to ensure that the chemical remover has been safely removed. The first and most common reason to remove your eyelash extensions is because you get tired of them. Removing eyelash extensions, either by removing individual or fan-shaped eyelashes, such as volume lashes or hybrid lashes, can be complicated.
Trichotillomania is a hair-pulling anxiety disorder that causes an irresistible urge to pull hair out of the scalp or eyelashes. False eyelashes are becoming a thing of the past as eyelash extensions can last up to 8 weeks, look more natural and you don't have to take them off every night. Knowing when it's time to remove your extensions is essential for maintaining healthy natural lashes and avoiding any damage caused by overuse or incorrect removal techniques.