Eyelash tinting is a process where your eyelashes are dyed.
Depending on your skin type and hair color, you can achieve eyelash colors, including black, blue, shades of brown, grey or whatever color best fits your complexion.
What is an eyelash tint?
An eyelash tint involves tinting the eyelashes with a semi permanent vegetable dye to make the lashes appear darker and thicker. It does this by tinting all the hairs including the blonde ones, giving a darker fuller effect. The process involves a quick and non-surgical procedure using vegetable dye as tint. Compared to putting on mascara, the effects of eyelash tinting is very natural. To ensure there are no ill effects a patch test is required 24 hours before treatment.
What is an eyelash tint good for?
An eyelash tint will darken the eyelashes so therefore is good for swimmers as it will not run in the water, ideal for holiday as you don’t have to keep applying mascara and also good for people who don’t like applying mascara all the time. It is also good for people with fine, blonde or red hair.
What happens during the treatment?
Cotton pads are placed under your closed eyes along with a barrier cream and then a small amount of vegetable dye is applied onto your eyelashes. After ten minutes, the dye is removed with water. The results could last around four to six weeks. A typical eyelash tinting takes around fifteen minutes.
The treatment should be painless, unless the dye gets into your eyes and causes a slight stinging.
The eyebrows can also be tinted giving a more defined shape to the brows. This can be useful on a client with blonde or fair hair. Patch test required before treatment
Anyone who has had a reaction to patch test
Allergies to hair perming or colouring treatments
Any contagious skin conditions on or around the eye or eye lid.