How to Make Eyelash Glue That Is As Good As Any You Buy

Eyelash extensions can be key to looking great any time, and using great eyelash glue is something that can save you time and money.

Building your own homemade lash glue is something that can be done relatively easily and leave you looking nd feeling great. However you need to take care to ensure you are doing so carefully and are aware of any infection or irritation that may occur to your eyes.

They are the only ones you’ll ever have so take care to ensure that if you are going to make homemade adhesive for lashes you do so with appropriate care.

What are eyelash extension adhesives?

There are a variety of eyelash adhesives such as self adhesive eyelashes, with have a band of adhesive strip already, which are easy to apply than the false eyelashes. Their problem is that they do not necessarily look natural and can be difficult to remove.

Then there is the magnetic eyelashes which can be very easily removed (and put in place) without the glue used in the false eyelashes and is one of the best alternatives to the false eyelash alternative.

What are the ingredients for eyelash glue?

The key ingredient for eyelash glue is cyanoacrylate or a variation of it, which is commonly referred to s ‘CA’ . It is found in such extension adhesives and other such products used for lash adhesives.

The cyanoacrylate is composed of cyanide and acrylate, the former being something that thickens the actual adhesive used for lashes and coming from acrylic acid, used to harden the lash extension glue.

Carbon black is the pigment in an adhesive that permits the black color for the lashes to blend with.

The primary ingredient that makes the extension fiber stay fixed to your natural lashes owes it to PMMA or Poly Methyl Methacrylate, which is an acrylic glass.

If an adhesive contains higher PMMA, the longer the hold. PMMA is so strong that it’s used for bone remodeling too.

One of the other common elements of eyelash glue is hydroquinone sometimes referred to s the ‘the lash antioxidant’. Most importantly, it prevents the lash adhesive from drying out quickly. The bonus of hydroquinone is that it remains in the liquid form but instantly solidifies when it comes into contact with air.

But Can you make your own eyelash glue at home?

The short answer is yes. Although there are some false eyelashes that have a water activated lash band avoiding the need for glue, but these require trimming eyebrows and the like and many ladies like to make their own, natural glue that will do the trick easily.

There re some key ingredients you will need, which include:

  • sugar
  • water
  • honey or substitute like corn syrup
  • non toxic white glue
  • Qtips
  • tweezers
  • eyelash curler
  • Mascara

What to do?

Before making your homemade glue make sure you are using good lighting and mirror so you can see exactly what you’re doing. Then use a natural or gentle face cleanser to clean your face, using little mascara to clean your lashes. You can also curl the eyelashes with a curler and you’re almost ready to go.

Next mix about half a tablespoon of sugar with a couple of drops of organic honey and stir it until you have a nice, consistent mixture that you can apply.

Remove your lashes carefully with a pair of tweezers and get them curled by wrapping them around a pen, your finger or something similar after they’ve been sitting in their box.

Now use your Qtip to just dip gently into your sugar-and-honey mixture and put a little on the lash line of the lashes so that they will adhere when applied, but do so carefully without putting too much on the line. (This is what the lash artists are so good at, but you can do it too. Just be sure not to get any into your eyes.

Now apply the false eyelashes and ‘fit’ them so you get the fake lashes looking just the way you want them. The eyelash adhesive should be doing its magic, although you can apply a little extra adhesive should that be required.

One of the best ways to ensure the lashes are in place is to hold them for 20 to 30 seconds in place and then move them if you want to alter their position or ‘look’.

Use your eyelash curler to curl your lashes and blend the lashes with an eyelash curler and mascara wand to create your great if fake eyelashes.

You will be satisfied that you are the complete makeup artist with this homemade lash glue and you can curl your lashes to get the effect you want and apply any make-up or other addition as required to get the look you’re looking for.

Your magnetic eyelashes are ready, created with DIY eyelash glue that uses natural ingredients and creates just the right amount of glue to do the job right.

Remember too that you should dispose of your own lash glue’ once completed rather than keeping and using again. You may keep it for a short period but make sure it is kept in a cool place so it doesn’t ruin itself and create an unusable and unpleasant paste that you would not want to use.

In case of any allergic reaction to your homemade adhestive, discontinue use immediately and consult your doctor.

If you have an allergy to honey you can use a substitute like corn syrup, so feel free to do so and certainly avoid an allergic reactions, which the homemade remedy is designed to avoid.

Similarly, if there is an allergy to the honey you can blend water and granulated sugar mixed over warm heat with a small spatula to dissolve the sugar and create the necessary adhesive.

Avoid Allergic Reactions

Many people have problems with some of the glues used in eyelash adhesion and finding the right adhesive can be a problem. When there are sensitive eyes, irritated eyes, red eyes and similar the best option is often the homemade clear glue alternative which can help create something great looking, but also natural. This also applies in cases of sensitive skin too.

Removing Eyelash Adhesive

Removing the adhesive is easily done with warm water and a mild cleanser and then used an oil-based makeup remover to take off the false lashes, taking care not to remove real lashes in the process.

The whole process of learning how to make eyelash glue is one that is not particularly complicated at all. But it does require care regarding how you apply it to your face. Don’t risk any eye damage and make sure you mix and prepare your glue carefully – then enjoy the results.

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