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How to disinfect eyelash tools

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Maintaining clean and disinfected eyelash tools is important for your overall eye health and preventing any potential infections.  Whether you are a professional eyelash technician or an individual who likes to do their own eyelash extensions, proper disinfection is critical.  Here are some essential steps you can follow to disinfect your eyelash tools effectively:

1.  Preparing the tools:

- Gather all the tools that need disinfection, including tweezers, scissors, and lash combs.

- Remove any excess adhesive or debris from the tools using a clean cloth or cotton pad.

- Check for any damaged or rusted tools that may need replacement.

2.  Cleaning:

- Start by washing your hands thoroughly with soap and water to avoid transferring bacteria to the tools.

- Use a mild soap or a gentle eyelash extension cleanser to clean the tools.

- Wet a clean cloth or cotton pad with the cleanser and gently wipe each tool, making sure to clean all the surfaces thoroughly.

- Pay extra attention to areas that come into direct contact with the eyes, such as the tips of tweezers or combs.

- Rinse the tools with warm water to remove any soap residue.

3.  Disinfecting:

- Fill a clean bowl or container with a disinfectant solution specifically designed for eyelash tools.

- Immerse the cleaned tools into the disinfectant solution, ensuring they are fully submerged.

- Follow the manufacturer's instructions to determine the appropriate soaking time.  It is usually 10-15 minutes.

- Avoid overcrowding the tools in the container to ensure proper disinfection.

- After the recommended soaking time, carefully remove the tools from the solution using clean and disinfected tweezers or tongs.

4.  Drying and storage:

- Place the disinfected tools on a clean towel or paper towel to air dry.  Avoid using the same cloth you used for cleaning as it may reintroduce bacteria.

- Ensure the tools are completely dry before using them again or storing them to prevent any potential rust or damage.

- Consider storing the tools in a clean and dry container or pouch to protect them from dust or other contaminants.

It is crucial to repeat this disinfection process after each use of the eyelash tools.  Additionally, regular inspection of the tools is essential to identify any signs of wear and tear, which may require replacement.


Proper hygiene and disinfection are essential for the health and safety of yourself and your clients, so it's important not to overlook these steps when working with eyelash tools.

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