What to do?
- First and most important rule every lash artist has to follow is to work in a well ventilated room. If your space is small, make sure to keep windows or even doors open or maybe getting a fan.
- If you know your client has sensitive eyes, use as little glue as possible. Not only it will limit adhesive fume exposal, it will also perfect your lashes, since you'll be able to achieve a more natural look. Two birds with one stone!
- Always make sure your client's eyes are closed during the procedure. Explain to them in great detail why they have to do so, be as transparent as possible. It's important they understand what exactly is happening and what are the reasons for this requirements.
Remember, even if you follow each and every guideline there is still a good chance irritations will happen from time to time. Our eyes are extremely sensitive, there is no way around that. If your client is concerned about this, take them seriously and help them through it. Also, don't automatically assume they have an allergy, in most cases it's nothing more but an annoying irritation that will fade away in a few hours. Note: Don't forget that when medical related issues are involved it's always best to seek professional advice and consult a doctor. Our article is just a simple guideline to help you distinguish and deal with irritations and allergies.