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How many times can you use fake lashes?

by Claire

It is common to think that you can use fake eyelashes as many times as you want. But the truth is, this isn’t always true!

You should know how often fake eyelashes can be used before purchasing them because they are expensive and it would be a waste of your money if you find out later that they cannot be reused.

How many times can you use fake lashes?

There are a few different factors that will determine the answer, but in general, the number of times you can wear these lashes depends on your habits and how well they were applied. For instance, if you apply glue with your hands or a cloth and then put them on, they will last for a few hours. But if you use adhesive glue or tape to apply the lashes and clear mascara to set them in place, these eyelashes can sometimes be reused multiple times before they start looking worn out. Also, synthetic eyelashes last for up to 5 days while mink eyelashes can last up to 20 days.

 

Longevity of  fake lashes on the basis of type of glue

Depending on how often you apply your false eyelashes, the type of adhesive will make a difference in their longevity.

There are two main types that people use: one with hand or cloth and one with an applicator like Duo Adhesive Gel.

The first option, applying the glue to hands or a cloth and then putting it on the lashes, is effective because it can be re-applied without worrying about clumps.

The second option, which includes adhesive that you apply with an applicator before attaching the lashes, allows for reuse after application as long as they were applied properly.

Applying glue with the hand

If you are applying the glue to your hand, it is best to use a water-based adhesive.

This type of glue can be used up to three times and should last for hours before drying out – just make sure that your hands are completely dry when using this product!

Applying with an applicator

For an applicator, it is best to use a solvent-based adhesive that can be reused up to five times.

It’s important that the lashes are attached properly with this type of glue because they will not last as long if you do not adhere to them correctly!

Longevity of fake lashes based on its type

Synthetic eyelashes

These are the cheapest and most common types of false eyelashes that people buy.

They can last for up to five days when applied with Duo Adhesive Gel.

Natural mink lashes

These are more expensive than synthetic lashes, but they will not irritate your eyes like many other types of fake eyelashes do because they have a silk base as opposed to a plastic or rubber one.

They can last for as long as 20 days.

 

How many times can you reuse false eyelashes?

Now that you know the difference in adhesive types, you can make an educated decision on which one to use.

The simplest option is using water-based glue for lashes that are applied with hands or a cloth – this type of glue will last up to three times and does not require precision when applying.

But if you prefer more control over your lashes, solvent-based adhesive is the right choice because they can be reapplied up to five times with precision.

Also, natural mink eyelashes last longer and can be reused for multiple times than the synthetic ones.

Taking care of your fake eyelashes

For those of you who buy fake eyelashes, it is important to know how to take care of them so that they last longer.

1. Remove all excess adhesive

One important step in this process is to remove all of the excess adhesives from your lashes.

This will help them last longer by preventing clumping and damage!

To do this, use a cotton swab or makeup remover onto any leftover glue before storing away.

2. Nourish fake eyelashes

Another step for taking care of your fake lashes is to use a nourishing solution every few weeks.

You can do this by soaking the lashes in a gentle contact solution for about five minutes and then pat them dry with paper towels before storing them away.

3. Store away

The next step in the process for taking care of your false lashes is to store them properly.

To do this, put a cotton ball with contact solution into their container or package and place it inside an airtight bag before storing it at room temperature out of sunlight.

This will ensure that they last as long as possible!

4. Dampen the eyelashes

In order to make your false eyelashes last longer, it is important that you dampen them before using them.

This will prevent the lashes from clumping and sticking together when they are applied!

To do this, soak a cotton ball with contact solution and wipe down both sides of each lash carefully – then gently pat dry the excess liquid left on the lashes with paper towels.

5. Cleaning the eyelashes

The last step in taking care of your false lashes is to clean them!

This will allow you to use them for a longer period of time and make sure that they do not get clogged up by makeup or other products.

How to properly put on fake eyelashes?

To put on fake eyelashes properly, first, you need to apply the base coat of adhesive onto the lash band.

You can do this by either using a cotton swab or your fingers – which is best depending on how much control you want over placement and positioning.

Next, place one side of the false lashes at a time against your natural lash line so that the lashes are as close to your natural lash line as possible.

Then, use a cotton swab or makeup remover onto any leftover glue before storing away!

To ensure you get a long-lasting application, it is important to make sure there is enough adhesive on both sides of the false eyelashes where they will have adhered to.

To do this, apply a thin coat of the adhesive on both sides of each lash before you position them to your natural lash line – then gently press together so that they are secure and watertight.

Lastly, after applying all the false eyelashes in one go, you can use any solvent-based adhesive to glue the false eyelashes to your natural lash line.

The process for reusing your fake lashes is simple!

To do this, soak your lash strips in a contact solution overnight.

The next day, pat them dry with paper towels and follow the instructions to use them again!

Video – How to store, clean and reuse fake lashes?

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