Lash Glue Substitute

A lady applying fake lashes

Lash glue is an essential part of wearing fake lashes. It helps to keep the lashes in place and look natural all day or night. However, what if you run out of lash glue or don’t want to use it? Are there any suitable substitutes for it? This guide will discuss some of the best alternatives to lash glue and their pros and cons. We will also look at how long they last and whether they are safe to use.

Belt lashes are a quick and less expensive alternative to lash extensions

Belt lashes are a quick and less expensive alternative to lash extensions. They come in a kit with everything you need to apply them, including the belt (which is made of latex) and adhesive. With proper care, belt lashes last for about two weeks and can be reapplied multiple times. One downside to belt lashes is that they can be difficult to apply if you have never done it before. Another downside is that they are less durable than lash extensions and can fall off sooner.

How to apply glue on fake lashes with a thin brush

Belt lashes are a good option if you are looking for a quick and easy alternative to lash extensions. They are less expensive and last for about two weeks with proper care.

What materials can be used instead of lash glue?

They are latex and hypoallergic glue from a drugstore. If you are allergic to lash glue or don’t want to use it, there are a few other options. You can buy latex-free and hypoallergic adhesives from a drugstore. These will work as well as regular lash glue and won’t irritate.

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How to glue fake belt lashes with a lash glue alternative

Skin-safe silicone

There is also a skin-safe silicone adhesive that can apply fake lashes. This adhesive is safe to use on sensitive skin and won’t cause any irritation. It also holds lashes in place for a long time, making it a good option if you want them to last all day or night. The only downside to silicone adhesive is that it can be difficult to remove.

If you are looking for a safe and gentle alternative to lash glue, skin-safe silicone adhesive is a good option. It won’t cause any irritation and will hold your lashes in place all day or night. The only downside is that it can be difficult to remove.

Self-adhesive lashes

If you don’t want to use adhesive, there are also self-adhesive lashes. These come with a glue strip on the back that you can peel off and apply to your lash line. Self-adhesive lashes are easy to use and remove but don’t always stay in place like other types of lashes.

If you are looking for an easy-to-apply and remove alternative to lash glue, self-adhesive lashes are a good option. However, they don’t always stay in place like other lashes.

Applying belt lashes with mascara

You can also use mascara to apply belt lashes without adhesive. Add generous mascara to the lash line and then adhere to the belt lashes. This method is quick and easy, but it doesn’t always hold the lashes in place as well as other forms.

You can use mascara if you want a quick and easy way to apply belt lashes. Add generous mascara to the lash line and then adhere to the belt lashes. However, this and other methods don’t always keep the lashes in place.

Why homemade lash glue can be dangerous?

Homemade lash glues can be made with ingredients that are not safe for use on the skin. For example, some people use super glue to make homemade lash glue. This can cause severe irritation and even burns. If you want to make your lash glue, use only safe ingredients.

If you want to make your glue, keep in mind, that glue that contains sugar syrup, honey, and other similar elements can be an excellent place for bacteria that can lead to severe problems with the eyes. So, remove glue and lashes once you do not need them, and clean the skin and lashes, to remove homemade lash glue.

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Recipes for homemade lash glue

You can find recipes for homemade lash glue online, but it is not recommended to use all of them. Homemade lash glues can be made with ingredients that are not safe for use on the skin. For example, some people use super glue to make homemade lash glue. This can cause severe irritation and even burns. If you want to make your glue, ensure you know all the ingredients.

Sugar syrup lash glue recipe

This is the most popular DIY lash glue you can make at home.

Ingredients:

  • White sugar
  • Water
  • Lemon juice

Instructions. Combine sugar and water in a small saucepan over medium heat. Cook, stirring occasionally until the sugar has dissolved. Remove from the heat and stir in lemon juice. Let cool completely before using.

Non-toxic white glue plus sugar syrup and water

Here is a recipe for the safest and the most reliable DIY lash glue. Note, that it contains sugar. This means, that you need to rinse it well enough when removing lashes to avoid bacteria.

Ingredients:

  • Water
  • Sugar syrup
  • Non-toxic white glue

Instructions. In a small bowl, mix together water, sugar syrup, and non-toxic white glue. Apply to lashes as desired.

Summing it up

There are many types of lash glue, each with pros and cons. If you want to find the best kind of glue for your needs, it is essential to experiment with different types and see what works best for you. Remember to always test the bond on a small area of skin before using it on your lashes, and if you notice any irritation, remove it immediately and do not use it on your eyes.

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Olena Aliamina
I am Olena Aliamina, a prefessional coach and makeup artist. I started my career in beauty industry back in 2016 as a makeup artist, and later on added professional hair design, lash extension and hair stylist skills to my portfolio. I hope you will like my articles and tips I share!