Sometimes it can take up to 3 days before you notice any type of reaction. If you start to experience these symptoms, they may last until the adhesive is completely detached from the eye. The reaction may continue to worsen while the eye is exposed to the adhesive (or allergen). Depending on the severity of the allergic reaction, a person may have symptoms that last from a few hours to a few days.
On the danger scale, allergies to glue for eyelash extensions are at the bottom, but they can still cause extreme discomfort to the person suffering from it. Customers who develop an allergic reaction to eyelash extension adhesives often experience swelling and itching on their eyelids. They usually appear within the first 3 days (72 hours) of ending an eyelash service. If the allergy to eyelash extensions does not go away after 24 hours, be sure to remove them with a special liquid (remover).
If the reaction does not stop and even “gains momentum”, medical attention will be needed. As an eyelash stylist, it's essential that you arm yourself with the right knowledge and procedures to implement in the event of an allergic reaction after an eyelash extension service. An allergic reaction to eyelash extensions is similar to other contact allergies, also known as contact dermatitis. When observing the correct extension technique, the eyelash stylist uses a small drop of glue, preventing it from coming into contact with the delicate skin of the eyelids.
Allergies to eyelash extensions can be triggered by the body's hypertensive reaction against any type of cosmetic product used by the eyelash technician. The Hairdressing and Cosmetology Board recommends that people with certain conditions or risk factors avoid wearing eyelash extensions. Therefore, people who are allergic to eyelash extension glue or any of its ingredients can often experience symptoms such as redness, swelling, swelling, and itching around the eyes. While a small percentage of customers develop an allergic reaction to glue for eyelash extensions, this allergy in and of itself is not particularly dangerous.
For some people, eyelash extensions can cause an allergic reaction or cause other eye health problems. However, if you're about to apply eyelash extensions to your client and they start showing signs of an allergic reaction, don't panic. To avoid an allergic reaction, they recommend using formaldehyde-free products and avoiding washing your face for a few hours after applying eyelash extensions. Nobody (not even the most experienced professional) can predict how your body will react to eyelash extensions.
The quality of false eyelashes can directly affect the health of your eyes, so choose a professional extension. Allergies caused by eyelash extensions are extremely rare (less than 1% of confirmed cases of all complaints of various reactions after the appointment). An allergic reaction to eyelash extensions is manifested as redness, swelling, and a feeling of itching along the lash line or in the eyelid area.