How To Remove Lash Extensions and Eyelash Glue

How To Remove Lash Extensions and Eyelash Glue

False eyelashes such as Russian volume lashes can transform your client's look by adding volume and length to your natural lashes. However, the challenge arises when it’s time to remove the eyelash glue. If not removed properly, it can damage your client's natural lashes and make reapplication of false lashes difficult. In this blog post, we’ll guide you through the process of effectively removing lash glue, ensuring the longevity of your client's false lashes and the health of their natural ones.

Tips for Removing Eyelash Glue

Don’t use too much adhesive on your client's lash extensions during application.

The best way to prevent a build-up of glue on your client's lashes is to use as little as possible during the application process. If your client feels you have applied too much and can feel the glue on their eyes, you must remove the excess adhesive to prevent an allergic reaction, resulting in your client no longer being able to wear lash extensions.

Use a Gentle Gel Lash Glue Remover

There are so many Lash Removers on the market today! But the key to successfully removing your client's lash extensions stress-free and comfortably is to use a gentle Gel Remover,

Our gel remover was designed with care. This lash glue remover is expertly formulated to work quickly and efficiently, safely breaking down adhesive bonds. 

Our eyelash remover gel is gentle on the eyes but tough on glue, ensuring a comfortable experience for your clients. Each tub contains 15g of our specially designed gel remover, providing numerous applications for professional use.

What to Avoid When Removing Eyelash Glue

Don’t Pull On The Natural Lash

When it’s time to remove your clients' lashes, resist the urge to start pulling them off. This won’t remove all the glue from your clients lashes, it will damage their natural lashes and irritate their eyelids.

Do NOT pull the lash off without soaking. This can cause irritation of the delicate skin around the eye and potentially pull out your clients natural lashes and cause swelling and pain.

Step-by-Step Guide to Eyelash Glue Removal

Step 1: Prepare Your Clients Eye For Removal

Start by placing Lashmelovely under-eye gel pads on the under eye of your client covering all of their bottom eyelashes. This is comfortable for your client and the safest way to remove their lash extensions.

Step 2: Apply Lashmelovely Gel Remover

Using a lash removal cleansing stick/applicator take a pea-sized amount of gel remover from the gel pot and apply it to the lash extensions, sticking the lash extensions down onto the gel pad. If not all of the lash extensions are covered take the required amount from the gel pot and cover all necessary areas. Avoid your client's eyelid as this gel remover is not formulated for skin contact, if contact is made remove the gel remover immediately using Lashmelovely Lash foam to prevent irritation.

Step 3: Activate your Gel Remover 

To activate the gel remover you must then place a second gel pad on top of the existing gel pad that you have stuck the lash extensions to using your gel remover this creates a gel remover-like sandwich! Leave for 20 minutes, continue to check the skin around your client's eyes and ask your client if they are still comfortable to ensure no irritation or reaction is taking place.

Step 4: Remove Your Gel Remover 

Hold either outer corner of both gel pads and slowly lift towards the inner corner, as you peel the pads off your client's face the lash extensions should slide off the natural lash but stay sandwiched in between both gel pads.  If there are any Lash extensions are remaining using your tweezers gently peel them away from the natural lash without damaging or removing any of your client's natural lashes.

Step 5: Cleanse your client's eye.

Using your Lashmelovely Lash Foam Kit remove any residue of the gel remover, cleanse your client's natural lashes, then dry with your Lashmelovely power fan.


What is the best way to prevent a buildup of glue on lashes? 

Use as little glue as possible during the application process.

How to remove fake lashes without damaging natural ones? 

Use a soft and gentle remover to soak them off.

What should be avoided when removing eyelash glue? 

Do not pull off the lashes without soaking. This can lead to irritation of the delicate skin around the eye and potentially pull out your lashes.

What is the recommended process for eyelash glue removal? 

Apply a pea-sized amount of gel remover onto each of your client's eyes ensuring you have applied under-eye gel pads beforehand to protect the under-eye skin, once you have done this apply a second gel pad on top of the first one and then leave for 20 minutes until ready to remove, if the lash extensions don’t easily slide off wait an extra 10 minutes, once gel pads have been removed cleanse and dry clients eye area.

What to do after removing the lashes and the glue? 

Cleanse your client's eye with your Lash Lovely Lash foam kit.

How to clean natural lashes after removal? 

You apply 1-2 pumps of lash foam to each of your client's eyes, using your cleansing brush go along your client's lash line in circular motions removing any residue, then pat your client's eye dry with a lint-free paper towel.

Can the glue damage natural lashes? 

Yes, if not removed properly, it can damage your natural lashes by pulling them out. This will also cause irritation and pain in your client's eye area.

Can the glue be removed quickly? 

Depending on how many lash extensions your client has to remove will determine the length of time to remove them, usually a removal can be as quick as 20-30 minutes.

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