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LASH LIFTING: INSIDER TIPS & TRICKS

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LASH LIFTING: INSIDER TIPS & TRICKS

“I did my lash lift a few weeks ago but they aren’t standing longer as they are supposed to do.”
Melinda. 

“I think I did my lash lit wrong. They eyelashes are stuck together and won’t straighten no matter how many times I brush them.”
Sophie.

“Why are my eyelashes still droopy? I followed the instructions to a T but there’s no lift to them.”
Natasha.

“Half my lashes have a lift and the other half don’t. Where did I wrong?”
Julie.

Take your pick, or have you faced all of the problems mentioned above? There’s nothing to worry about because none of these complications will damage your eyelashes. You simply took a few wrong turns during application, which is why your DIY lash lift didn’t go as you had planned.

Before I tell you about the tips and tricks of lash lifting, check out my blog “A Complete Guide on How to Lash Lift At Home” to know the step-by-step process of doing lash lift and tint. If you are trying a lash lift kit for the first time, this guide will help you avoid any mistakes. In case you still end up making some, the following advice will answer all your questions.

8 Tips on How to Do a Lash Lift and Tint Right

1. Clean Your Skin Thoroughly If It’s Oily

If the lift shield moves even the slightest of inch, your lash lift will not be as effective as shown in pictures. This happens mostly when your skin is oily. The shield dislocates and as a result, the glue moves, changing the direction of your lashes. 

To fix this issue, place a small piece of paper tape on your eyelids. This way, when the glue is applied, the shield will stick to the eyelid securely with the help of adhesive. One of the best things about this tip is that you can protect your skin from getting rough and dry due to the glue.

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2. Know About the Placement Styles to Get the Desired Lift

There are four types of placement styles that deliver different lash lifts. They are as follows:

  • Vertical Lift Style: As the name says the adhesive is applied in an upward style, which positions the lashes in a straight direction. This style is used to emphasize eyes and make them appear larger.
  • Open Lift Style: In this style, the lashes are lifted upwards and outwards. The lift gives your eyes a soft touch and at the same time, makes them appear larger… like a doe-eyed look.
  • Cat Lift Style: This style is similar to the open lift style. The only difference is that the lashes are lifted outwards slightly. The lift lengthens your eyes and gives your lashes a more dramatic look.
  • Kitten Placement Style: In this style, the right eyelashes are lifted to the right and the left eyelashes are lifted to the left. The style gives your eyes a narrow look, which is why if you have hooded or almond-shaped eyes, you should try this lift.

3. Use Tape To Secure Loose Skin

Another reason the lash shield might not stick on your eyelid is because of loose skin. If you have droopy skin then the constant movement of the shield will destroy your lift. So, here’s what you do: Take a strip of paper tape, stretch the skin above your eyelid, and secure to your forehead with the tape. Once the skin looks smooth, you can apply the lash shield.

4. Apply a Minimum Amount of Adhesive

The adhesive used to straighten out the lashes can make them clump together if a large amount is applied. The good news is that the adhesive is water-soluble so you can remove the excess by using a lash pick and then wipe the surface with a dampened piece

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5. Give the Lashes Appropriate Processing Time

Do not breeze through the process! Here’s how much time each step should take:

  • Applying the adhesive on the lash shield: 30 seconds wait time

  • Applying the shield on your eyelid: 30 seconds

  • Applying the adhesive on your lashes: 30 seconds

  • Applying the perm lotion: 12 to 15 minutes depending on the thickness of your lashes

  • Applying the fix lotion: 8 minutes

In total, the lash lift process takes about 20 to 25 minutes.

6. Apply Less Tint

When it comes to lash tinting, less is always more. You don’t want your lashes looking different than your eyebrows or head hair!

7. USE PADS TO PROTECT YOUR SKIN

Even the smallest touch of tint can leave a color mark on the area. So, make sure to apply pads up, down and sideways. Moreover, start applying the tint from above the lid line to prevent giving yourself a temporary liner look.

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8.Use the 3-Step Removal Trick to Wipe the Tint

Tinting takes about 3 to 5 minutes. When removing it, always wipe the lashes with a dry pad. Then wet another pad to remove any residue and finally wipe the lashes again with a dry pad.

And that’s how you use a DIY lash lift kit the right way! The mistakes I mentioned are pretty common that all beginners make. You simply need to change your tactics and the rest will fall in line. The good news is that if you don’t get your desired effect, you can re-lift the lashes after a few weeks. 

Try these tips and tricks and you will see a vast difference in your next lash lift. To get your hands on a lash lift kit, visit the website Nicky Lashes. Their Home Edition Kit offers an easy and a safe way of getting beautiful lashes at home that last for 8 weeks.