How To Remove Eyelash Glue?

Worried about the clump of glue hanging on your lid? Dreading going back home because you will have to spend who knows how many hours trying to get rid of the Eyelash glue? 

Well, don’t worry. In this article, we have discussed some pretty convenient ways to get rid of even that last bit of eyelash glue off your lids!

What Is Eyelash Glue?

Eyelash glue is a transparent or paste-like substance that is used to stick fake eyelashes over your natural ones. The main ingredient in most Eyelash glues is cyanoacrylate. The Glue usually hardens and thickens once exposed to air and this helps to keep the lashes in place.

You can glue artificial eyelashes to enhance their beauty. It is in most cases biodegradable and easily dried.

Why Is Removing Eyelash Glue Necessary?

It is always a given that removing any foreign element or substance on your body, especially cosmetologist makeup products should be removed from the surface of the skin before going to bed. The same thing applies to your eye makeup too.

Also, your eyes are one of the most sensitive organs. So to protect them from reacting against the chemicals and ingredients present in the glue, you should always properly clean it off before calling it a day! Overnight exposure to eyelash glue especially while sleeping may lead to irritation and in severe cases rashes.

While sleeping we often end up rubbing our eyes. Unresolved glue on the lids may enter your eyes and cause problems at these times.

How Do You Remove Eyelash Glue?

Face Steaming

Well, the benefits of face steaming never seem to end. Not only is it the go-to option for relief from cough and cold but it has also become a part of many beauty regimes. Additionally, another benefit of face steam is that it helps in removing your eyelashes.

All you have to do is take a bowl of boiling water and keep your face hovering just above it. Ensure that you get all the steam. To get maximum steam you can opt for covering yourself with a cover.

Do it for 5-10 minutes. This will clean out any stubborn dirt particles. And it will also loosen the hardened glue on your lids making removing the lashes easier.

To further protect your eyes, you can keep them closed during the process.

Oil-Based Cleanser

Many makeup-removing products deem themselves oil-based cleansers. These cleaners are often great options for removing stubborn eye makeup like kohl, eyeliner, and mascara. And it is also a great option for removing glue from the lids.

Though be gentle in the application of the cleanser. Don’t just rub it in. Do it in a downward motion ensuring you cover the entirety of your lashes, root to tip!

Use Lash Glue Dissolver

Well, it is literally what it sounds like. A substance that is essentially made to make the eyelash glue removal process easier. All you do is dip some cotton balls in a few drops of the dissolver and dab it gently.

Consider Taking A Shower

Okay, so this is a variation of the face-steaming method. The idea is to expose your face to an adequate amount of heat that can soften and dissolve the eyelash adhesive that keeps the fake lashes on your lids.

Although don’t try to pick the lashes out immediately even if you feel them loosening. Wait for some time and then very gently use tweezers to remove them.

Use Olive Oil/Coconut Oil

This is one of the most convenient methods of removing eyelash glue from your lids. All you need to do is generously dip some cotton into a few drops of the oil. Squeeze out the excess fluid.

Close your eyes and gently dab the cotton in a downward motion focusing especially on the roots of the lashes. This ensures the glue comes in concentrated contact with the oil.

Final Words

One cautioning thing to remember while removing eyelash glue is that ensure it doesn’t enter your eyes, or else it can get irritating and may aggravate any eye problem you have. Otherwise, you can use these methods to clean off the stubborn hard eyelash glue!

Hope this article helped answer your questions.