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If you like to slap on falsies to jazz up your less-than-full eyelashes, it's probably no secret the glue doesn't always come off the eyelashes or your skin easily. And since you can reuse most false eyelashes, you'll need a way to remove the leftover glue from both.
Removing Glue From Your Skin and Natural Lashes
Moisten a cotton swab with olive oil or waterproof makeup remover. Dab the solution onto the glue spots.
Let the solution soak into the glue for about a minute. Use your fingers to gently pull off the glue.
Wipe your eyes with a rag dampened with warm water to remove the solution and any remaining glue.
Removing Glue From False Lashes
Lay your false eyelashes on a clean, flat counter. For less of a mess, sit them on a glass plate.
Put a few drops of warm water over the glue on each of the lashes. Let the water sit on the glue for about a minute.
Pull the glue strip off with your fingers. Let the lashes air-dry completely, then return them to the original tray for storage.
If the glue is stubborn and water isn't doing the trick, put olive oil or eye-makeup remover on the glue spots. Let them soak for five minutes, then gently pull off the glue. Scrub them gently with a soft-bristled toothbrush to remove any remaining glue and rinse them under cool water, then let them air dry completely.
Hop in a warm shower for a few minutes for a quick way to soften the glue on your false eyelashes.
Most false eyelashes can be reused up to four times if properly cleaned between each use.