Hidden Dangers of Fake Eyelashes
Behind the beauty lie the hidden dangers of these fake eyelashes. They have great disadvantages but it depends on the person if they want to accept the problems and go ahead to use the product or not.
Given below are some dangers of fake eyelashes that you must know.
Exposure to Dirt and Bacteria
Your eyelashes keep the dirt from getting into your eyes, but when you have extensions on your original lashes, they become so full that the protection it provides is gone. Sometimes, the condition might get worse and you might end up at the doctors’
getting the whole eyelash removed. Moreover, the reusable lashes after a point can trap bacteria and dirt as these products have chemicals in them, which then leads to infections.
Eyes Become Sensitive
After putting a lot of glue and makeup on your eyes, it might cause eye problems for which you will medical help. They might also cause irritation, which can lead to problems known as madarosis (the loss of lashes).
If you have sensitive or allergy-prone eyes, chances are high that they will react to fake eyelashes, the glues, and the removers in adverse ways. Chemicals found in fake eyelash glues are latex, formaldehyde, cellulose gum, benzoic acid, cyanoacrylates, etc.
while geraniol, propylene glycol, formaldehyde, etc. are some other chemicals used in fake eyelash removers. Reaction to these can lead to bloodshot eyes, burning sensation, pain, itching, rashes, redness, eyelid inflammation, and severe swelling.
Weight of Fake Eyelashes is Harmful
You might not know but fake eyelashes also damages your natural lashes. Those once natural and healthy looking lashes will not stay the same after the use of fake eyelashes. Our natural eyelashes are feather-like; the weight of these fakes (which are comparatively heavier) actually harm your original lashes.
Loss of Eyelashes
In order to put on these eyelashes, you have to use glue. When you glue the fake eyelashes onto the eyelid, you might glue the real lashes too. And when you remove the fake eyelashes, you might tear off your real eyelashes which will end up with bald eyes.