Eyelash Extension Taping Method For Easy Application

Let's face it, the eyelash extension taping method can be the most difficult portion of any lash extension process!

In this blog we will be discussing the PROs of using lash patches in order to isolate and work with the layers of your clients lashes .

Eyelash Extension Taping Method
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Every gorgeous set of lashes should be accompanied with a happy, comfortable client. Customer satisfaction is a really important part of being a lash artist. Client comfort, should be at the top of your priority list. After all, lashes can take anywhere from 45 minutes for fills to 2+ hours for full sets. It's important for your client to be comfortable, in order for them to want to come back.  Improper tape placement is a common complaint and cause of discomfort and irritation for clients. When the tape is removed using really sticky traditional tape, some of the extensions can get ripped out, causing client discomfort.

We will go over an interesting taping technique using patches, this taping method for lash extensions will help you work easier, faster and more efficiently, keeping client comfort at the top of your priority.

 

TIP #1 MAKE SURE TO CLEANSE YOUR CLIENTS EYES ( pre- application )

Ensure that you cleanse the clients eyes, and eyelids using lash foam shampoo that has gentle cleansing formula that removes eye makeup and impurities from lashes. In order to ensure that the patches you apply stick very well to the clients skin. 

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TIP #2 MAKE SURE YOUR CLIENT LOOKING UP STRAIGHT

As you work with lash extension patches, to isolate the layers of your clients lashes, make sure your clients are looking straight up (not backwards) and that they are not talking. This will ensure that your client’s comfort is taken into account, and the patches are not moving.

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TIP #3 KEEP A SAFE DISTANCE FROM THE WATERLINE

Getting the lashes to stay down while staying away from the client's eye is one of the most difficult things to achieve. Keep a distance of at least 2-3mm between the pads and the client's waterline.

When exposed to moisture and heated, some lash pads have a tendency to expand or "melt." To avoid this, you must always keep the pad 2-3 mm away from the waterline. 

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TIP #4 SECURE THE PATCHES PROPERLY ( if needed )

To keep down any extra lashes that may come out, apply two strips of micropore tape about an inch and a half long down the lash line.

When your client closes their eyes, ask if they feel any pinching or discomfort. Then, with their eyes closed, gently tug the tape and pads to adjust ensuring their comfort is taken into account.

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HOW DO YOU TAPE EYELASH BACK USING LASH PATCHES?

TECHNIQUE #1

STEP #1 Remove the eye patches from their package, apply them hold lightly on the outer edges. Apply it to the top of the lower lashes, ensuring no contact is made with the waterline. Adjust the patches as needed for clients comfort.

STEP #1

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STEP #2  Take another pair of lash patches, and put them underneath the clients lashes. By ensuring the sticky part of the lash patches is facing the eyelid. Lift the lashes onto the eyelid using the lash patches. Stick the patches onto the clients eyelid revealing the lower layer of the clients lashes.

STEP #2

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STEP #3 Pull the bottom lash layer out using straight lash tweezers or isolation tweezers of your choice.

STEP #3

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STEP #4 Apply the extensions to the natural lashes that are exposed. You will have a much easier time working with the exposed lashes, since they will be easier to view with this technique.  This is a great hack to isolate each layer individual, if you are using a different mapping for your layering . 

STEP #4

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TIP: When using the lash patches you don't need to worry about the tape pulling out the client’s lashes, as they are less sticky then traditional tape.  

 

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TECHNIQUE #2

STEP #1 Apply the under eye patches and the tape.

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STEP #2 Take another pair of lash patches and apply them on the clients under eye area.

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(after)

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STEP #3 Pull gently the natural lashes using a straight lash tweezer or isolation tweezer of your choice.

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(after)
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STEP #4 Apply the breathable tape to secure the natural lashes from coming out.

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LASH LAYERING TECHNIQUE ( taping layers )

 STEP #1

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STEP #2
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STEP #3
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STEP #4
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REMEMBER:
It is important to pick the correct lash tape when you're taping the lashes and make sure the tape is not too sticky. The best tape to use is paper tape. It is good because the tape will come off gently as you're peeling it off the lashes. Make sure you are holding the lashes as you pull the tape off because you don't want to pull off your clients lashes that you just did.



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ADVANTAGES OF USING HIGH QUALITY UNDER EYE PATCHES FOR EYELASH EXTENSIONS

  1. It adheres firmly to the client's skin and does not slip or move during application.

  2. It has a similar form to the under-eye area and a good hold on the bottom lashes.

  3. It allows every lash artist to easily grasp the inner and outer corners of the bottom lashes.

  4. The under eye patches should be a light in color so that you can see the lashes clearly.

Great patches work as a blank canvas for the lash artist to create a lash map on. Lash mapping is an excellent technique for staying on track and achieving the desired look or style.

Advantages of using a good under eye patches for eyelash extensions
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HOW TO APPLY UNDER EYE PATCHES FOR EYELASH EXTENSIONS?

  1. Use lash foam shampoo that has gentle cleansing formula that removes eye makeup and impurities from lashes to clean and dry the eye area of your client especially if the client has oily skin, since the lashes will not adhere properly. 
  2. Remove the lash patches from the plastic gently.
  3. Make sure that when you apply it to the top of the lower lashes there is no contact with the eye of your client or in the waterline.
  4. When the lash extension application process is finished, gently remove the patches from the outside corner area.
Correct way to apply lash patches

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REMEMBER:

  • When applying lash patches, take your time. 
  • Keep an eye on your isolation tweezers. In most cases, their tips should not come into contact with the eye pad.
  • Check the eye pads. It’s always better to detect 2 or 3 lower lashes sticking out or even glued together at an early stage than to find 20 lower lashes already firmly glued to the upper ones.

 

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HOW TO TAPE BOTTOM LASHES?

  1. I love using lash tape because it works well to secure short and fine bottom lashes that point upwards. It also helps press down puffy under eyes or high cheekbones.
  2. Cut about 1.5 inch. Start with the outer corners and place the lash tape along the lash line while avoiding the waterline.
  3. You'll do the same on the inner corners to form an “X”
  4. Once the eyes of your client are closed, make sure to check that all the lashes are secured and that the tape isn't riding up to the waterline. If it is, adjust it gently.

 

TIP: You can use a sensitive tape that's flexible so that it wraps comfortably around the under eyes. It should have the perfect amount of stickiness while being gentle enough to be pain-free while removing.


HOW TO USE LASH TAPE?

Eyelash extension tape is great for multi-purpose use during the lash extension procedure. You can use it under the eye instead of gel patches, essentially well as on the top of the eyelid to lift the lid and natural lashes.

There are three considerations to consider while deciding which tape to use:

  • Client sensitivity (any allergies to latex, gel?)
  • Skin Type (oily skin, dry skin, any medical conditions affecting the skin?)
  • Eye shape (what kinds of eyes does the client have? almond shaped or oval shaped?)

 

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CONCLUSION

Lash extension tape is a best friend for every lash artist. It can be used for everything from fixing bottom lashes to soothing twitching clients eyes. It's one of those things that you could get by without during a lash session, but if you learn how to make tape work for you, it'll change your life! Proper taping may appear to be a minor aspect of the lash application, but it is important.



Do you find these taping techniques helpful? Leave a comment below and share your thoughts. Don’t forget to share this blog to your lash friend who is struggling on working with eyelash extension tape. 

 

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