Congratulations you got your new eyelash extensions, now you’re ready to show them off. What makeup should you apply? Well, it will shock you to know that a lot of your usual makeup isn’t going to work with your new lashes. Yes, they may actually cause them to shed or not last as long between refills. Some of us have a fast lash shedding cycle, but for others, it can because you are using the wrong products. Here are four of our favorite beauty options.
Do not use waterproof liquid or a pencil liner, they are both bad for your new fans. Liquid liner can be very hard to remove even if it isn’t waterproof. It requires that you rub a little harder than recommended or you may have to touch your lashes to remove it. Why not try a high-quality powder liner instead. Use an angled brush to get the definition and perfect cat-eye you want.
Now that you no longer need mascara, bring attention to your beautiful eyes by using eye shadows. There are a few choices on the market but stay away from creme based shadows they may contain wax or oils. Use a powder shadow and brush your lashes with a spoolie to remove excess powder. Apply your makeup with a flat shadow brush. Shake off any excess powder and tilt your head up when putting the shadow on your eyelid
A foundation or concealer that is water-based or oil-free is the best for eyelash extension wearers. When applying your foundation or base do not get the product on your lashes. Using a blending sponge or brush gives you more precision and produces a flawless finish.
At all cost avoid makeup remover that is oil or wax-based. Only use a high-quality water-based makeup remover. Apply to your eyes with either a q-tip of remover pad. Do not pull on your new lashes. Avoid getting super close to your lashes by wiping up towards your brow not down towards your lashes. Follow up your makeup removal by gently washing your lashes with eyelash shampoo available at Beauty Time.
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