How To Clean Your False Lashes by. House of Lashes: Products needed: Paper towel, makeup remover, cotton swab, alcohol, tweezers. Step 1. Dip cotton swab into makeup remover and gently rub it on the lash band to break up the adhesive. Step 2. Gently peel off the glue with your finger tips. Be careful not to damage the lash band. Step 3. Dip cotton swab into alcohol. Disinfect the lash band by rubbing the cotton swap along the lash band. Step 4. Set the lashes onto the lash tray to dry a