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Can You Use Micellar Water With Eyelash Extensions?

Can You Use Micellar Water With Eyelash Extensions?
Can You Use Micellar Water With Eyelash Extensions?

I get asked this question a lot, can you use micellar water with eyelash extensions? Since I went back to wearing eyelash extensions you all have had a lot of questions (yay!) and I’ve been happy to answer them! Micellar water is probably the number one question surrounding them. I talk about my favorite cruelty-free micellar waters and makeup wipes to use with eyelash extensions in this post.

Best Oil-Free Micellar Waters

Yes, you can use an oil-free micellar water with eyelash extensions. Below are my top 3 cruelty-free micellar water picks:

  1. Ofra Perfecting Elixir (vegan,  fragrance, and alcohol-free)
  2. Pacifica Coconut Micellar Water (vegan)
  3. Nyx Stripped Off Micellar Water

Polished Lash Spa (the salon I go to for my eyelash extension service) in Tampa also sells a cleaner, which I’ve purchased. It works very well! The lash salon you go to should sell a cleaner if you do not want to use micellar water. They often also sell special eye makeup wipes.

Best Oil-Free Makeup Wipes

I’ve also been asked, can you use makeup wipes with eyelash extensions? The truth is you can use them if they’re oil-free. They’re actually the ideal texture for removing makeup from your eyes with minimal damage to your lash extensions. Here are some oil-free makeup wipe recommendations.

  1. Bliss Makeup Melt Makeup Wipes (vegan, oil free, paraben free, pthalates free, sulfate free)
  2. Ulta Sensitive Skin Makeup Wipes (Paraben-free, oil-free, fragrance-free)
  3. Yes to Blueberries Makeup Wipes

If you are thinking about eyelash extensions, you definitely need to avoid oil-based cleansing products for your eyes so that the glue that bonds the extension to your natural lash doesn’t break down. Need to know more about eyelash extensions? Check out my Beginner’s Guide to Eyelash Extensions to learn everything you need to know about them!

Once you’ve got lashes, be sure to read How to Make Your Eyelash Extensions Last so that you’ll get your money’s worth out of them!

What are your favorite cruelty-free oil-free micellar waters and makeup wipes?


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