All About Eyelash Glue Problems
For those people looking to get an eyelash extension it is important to know if the eyelash glue will pose a problem with irritation. It is also not uncommon for people to have an allergy to eyelash glue adhesives.
People like to get eyelash extensions for a variety of reasons, usually for some type of special occasion, such as a night out on the town, a wedding, family photos, etc. Unfortunately, eyelash extensions may not be appropriate for everyone, especially if you have sensitive eyes. Those with sensitive skin and eyes may have allergies to eyelash glue.
There are some things that can create problems for people with eyelash extensions, such as someone who rubs there eyes a lot. If someone has a habit of rubbing their eyes, or if they have allergies or other eye irritations, an eyelash extension may not be the right way to go.
Irritation around the eyes after using makeup is a good indication that you will not be able to get eyelash extension, as the eyelash glue may cause severe irritation in the eyes.
Other conditions that can cause problems with eyelash extensions include watery eyes or a cold. When your eyes are watering, not only will it cause your eyelash extensions to not last as long, but also it can cause further irritation due to the eyelash glue.
If you have an allergy to latex, you will want to be sure that the eyelash glue that you use is latex free. For those with this type of allergy there is no doubt that the adhesive will cause irritation and possibly even swollen eyes.
Clumping eyelash glue can also be a major problem. If the glue is not high quality or applied correctly, it can clump together cause not only an unsightly problem, but eyelashes that are pointy and sharp.
When considering what type of eyelash glue to use, you will want to understand that there are no FDA regulations on this adhesive so the manufacture of this adhesive is strictly regulated by the company. Unfortunately, not all of these manufactures are going to be as careful as t hey should be about their product’s safety.
One of the primary ingredients in eyelash glue that causes irritation is formaldehyde, which research has shown to be a contributor to certain types of cancers. Not all eyelash glue contains formaldehyde, and those that do are usually the adhesives that are imported from other parts of the world. These manufacturers use formaldehyde because it is cheaper to make the glue with this ingredient, plus it has anti bacterial and anti fungus properties.
If you have never used an eyelash glue or adhesive and are considering wearing false eyelashes or getting an extension, you will want to ensure that you do not have an allergy or sensitivity to this substance. If you do have a reaction to eyelash glue, contact your healthcare provider for advice.