Secrets for Beautiful Eyes

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    Is it Safe to Tint Brows and Lashes?

    Women are flocking to salons and spas for a time-saving beauty trick: lash and brow tinting.

    A real concern, however, is eye sensitivity and safety.  “If done in Joz Salon & Spa by a well-trained and highly experienced aesthetician or hair colourist who knows what she’s doing, it’s absolutely fine

    Keep in mind, though, that permanent eyelash and brow tints and dyes have caused reactions such as granulomas (small areas of inflamed tissue) or contact dermatitis (a rash). The FDA does not condone the practice. If you wear contact lenses, be sure to take them out before the procedure. You can reinsert them the next day. If your eyes are especially sensitive, have some saline or lubricating eyedrops to rinse your eyes afterward.

    Lash and Brow Tinting Safety

    Applies a cotton pad moistened with a gentle toner under the eyes to keep the colour off the skin. “We never use hair dye on lashes; it’s too harsh.

    Instead,we use organic products, semi-permanent stain on lashes with a small disposable mascara wand for each eye. She never double dips, which can spread infection. After a few minutes, a colour developer goes on. There are some brands that can be done in a single step.

    “You’ll see lashes immediately turn black — that’s the most popular color. Other colour choices for lashes and brows are blue-black, brown, and chestnut. In three to five minutes, gently wipe off residue with a damp towel. You shouldn’t feel any stinging, and the aesthetician should be with you the entire time in case the dye gets in your eyes.

    She brushes it on with a disposable wand and lets it process for 10 to 20 minutes.

    One of the client says, “I don’t usually wear mascara, and it looked too dramatic,” she says. Still, for many women, the results are well-defined lashes and a little more free time in
    the morning.