How long does it take for an allergic reaction to eyelash extensions?

An allergic reaction to eyelash extensions is similar to other contact allergies, also known as contact dermatitis. An allergic reaction to eyelash extensions can occur in one or both eyes. Customers who develop an allergic reaction to their eyelash extension adhesives often experience swelling and itching on their eyelids. They usually appear within the first 3 days (72 hours) after the end of the tab service.

The irritation usually begins within the first few hours after application, but decreases in the first two days. While a small percentage of customers develop an allergic reaction to eyelash extension glue, this allergy in and of itself is not particularly dangerous. While you can never be 100% sure of the type of allergy you're facing, if you don't do more research, there are three main causes that cause customers to suffer from allergies to eyelash extension adhesives. However, remember to tell the customer that latex-free glue will reduce the lifespan of eyelash extensions by about a week.

As an eyelash stylist, it's crucial to have the right knowledge and procedures to act in the event of an allergic reaction after an eyelash extension service. However, some people may experience an allergic reaction to eyelash extensions under certain circumstances. Allergies to eyelash extensions can be caused by the body's hypertensive reaction against any type of cosmetic product used by the eyelash technician. Here's everything you need to know about allergies and irritation from eyelash extensions, so you can keep your eyes superbly healthy.

If an allergic reaction occurs, an eyelash professional should immediately remove the eyelash extensions and treat the symptoms. However, if you're about to apply eyelash extensions to your client and they start showing signs of an allergic reaction, don't freak out. Therefore, people who are allergic to eyelash extension glue or any of its ingredients tend to have symptoms such as redness, swelling, swelling, and itching around the eyes. If you know for sure that you're allergic to eyelash extensions or that you simply have very sensitive eyes, be sure to choose your eyelash technician carefully and go to a consultation.

Asako (left) and Naoko (right) are certified eyelash stylists and owners of Divine Lashes, a site for eyelash lovers to meet and learn more about eyelash extensions and lifting.

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