How To Clean Magnetic Lashes?

how to clean magnetic lashes

False eyelashes form an important part of our makeup, to enhance the overall look. Magnetic eyelashes are expensive cosmetic accessories which are somewhat difficult to maintain in good condition, if not cared for well. These are an easy-to-use alternative to adhesive eyelashes. So if you want to own one, you need to know the right ways of keeping them in good condition. Read on to know more.

Magnetic Eyelashes: Using Them

Tiny magnetic bars are used along the lash line in the magnetic eyelashes. You can use them by attaching them to magnetic eyeliner or simply sandwiching the natural eyelashes between the set of magnetic eyelashes. There is iron oxide in the magnetic eyeliner which is in small amounts and is FDA approved for use around the eyes.

Applying a slightly thick coat of this eyeliner will make it easy to stick the magnetic eyelashes. It is recommended to thoroughly wash hands before using the eyelashes. You can trim them to fit your desired width length.

Process Of Cleaning The Magnetic Eyelashes

Things Needed:

  • 90% rubbing alcohol
  • Cotton swab and cotton buds
  • Tweezer set
  • Eye makeup remover

Steps by Step Process to Clean Magnetic Lashes

1. Eyelash Removal: Use a lash band to remove the magnetic lashes by tugging its corner lightly. This has to be done carefully to avoid any damage. Once removed, safely keep them.

2. Use The Makeup Remover: Clean the lashes to remove traces of eyeliner or any makeup residues. Do this with a cotton pad soaked in eye makeup remover. It is recommended to use an oil-based remover. This step has to be repeated until all the residues are wiped out. Do this gently to avoid them from breaking.

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Process Of Cleaning Magnets In Magnetic Eyelashes

Once the eyelashes are cleaned, the magnets in them must also be cleaned. It needs to be done very carefully with minimal pressure to avoid any kind of scratches. Here are some ways of doing it:

1. Using rubbing alcohol: Take 90% rubbing alcohol to use any residual matter on the magnets. The swab can be used to slowly rub the strip. Avoid excess pressure to prevent the lashes from getting distorted. It will take time, so you need to do this patiently.

2. Dry up the magnetic lashes: After the cleaning process is done, some time is needed to dry the lashes properly. For this, use a towel and let it dry.

Tips To Remember While Using Magnetic Eyelashes

  • It is safe to use magnetic eyelashes compared to the irritating glues in conventional eyelashes.
  • But make sure to check the material of the lashes as any cheaper material and synthetic fibres can lead to irritation.
  • Also, in case you are having MRI, avoid wearing these lashes as they can make use of a magnetic field which can result in complications.

With a little patience and the right tools, you can clean your magnetic eyelashes and keep them in usable condition for a long time. Make sure to follow the tips mentioned above.

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