The eyelash extensions themselves also harbor additional bacteria, increasing the risk of eyelid infections, such as sties, and eye infections, such as bacterial conjunctivitis, commonly known as conjunctivitis. Clogged follicles could also form a stye, which can develop into a bacterial infection, Yu says. If your eye is infected, you may experience symptoms similar to those of dry eye, in addition to photosensitivity, eyelid swelling, and pus secretion. Eyelash extensions, when done correctly, should only touch natural lashes and should never cause a stye.
An allergic reaction to glue. If you have “conjunctivitis”, a corneal abrasion, blepharitis, a stye, or eye mites, you are currently NOT a candidate for eyelash extensions. When the infection is gone, you can talk about extensions then. It's crucial to find an accredited and licensed beauty salon that has performed many eyelash extension procedures.
We recommend that you use a safe mascara for eyelash extensions and avoid a mascara that is water resistant. Eyelash extensions (individual false eyelashes semi-permanently glued to the lash line) are gaining popularity. This means that dirt or bacteria that are trapped in eyelash extensions may not be removed as they normally would, allowing them easy access to the eye. Not only are eyelash extensions likely to protect your eyes worse, but they can also cause other problems.
Since eyelashes keep dust and dirt out of the eyes, it's reasonable to assume that the longer eyelash length of extensions would be even better at keeping debris away. Eyelash technicians, who require a license, recommend which extension will work best for you, balancing the desired look with the capacity of your natural lashes and choosing the length, width and degree of curl accordingly. And while it's not common, sometimes an eyelash extension is embedded in the transparent membrane that covers the eyeball. But if you opt for the advanced eyelash technique known as “Russian Volume”, your technician will apply a range of eyelash extensions to each eyelash.