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What to Look for in a Lash Studio

  Lash extensions are becoming ever more popular - and for good reason! They’re an easy way to look and feel beautiful, without adding hours to your daily beauty routine. They mean less makeup, less maintenance and more fun! Whether you decide to try them for a special event or you’re ready to commit long term, you’re going to need to find a good lash technician or lash studio. Lashes can be pricey and finding a place you like is incredibly important. All service/beauty industry relationships are a little different than other types of business. This gets personal. There’s an...

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Why Eyelash Extensions

    Eyelash extensions are growing in prevalence and popularity. Chances are you have them or you know someone who does. They are becoming a more normal part of a beauty regimen, so salons, estheticians and others are beginning to offer lash extensions as a service. To many women lash extensions seem like an extreme choice - as if they’re only for the very fancy or the very vain or the very rich. Others see lash extensions as a “special occasion” type of service and think that you’d only get lash extensions for your wedding day or before having a...

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New Year's Resolutions for Every Lash Technician

  Lose Weight. Read More. Get Better Grades. Eat Healthier. Exercise. There’s a standard list of potential New Year’s Resolutions from which everyone can choose. That doesn’t mean they’re bad! It’s just that generalized, big picture goals about which you are not passionate aren’t always the best way to go. If it’s true that most resolutions are abandoned by February then maybe you should wait on that fitness pass to the shiny new gym in town. Resolutions can be an amazing way to improve, grow, and stretch as a lash technician, as long as you choose small, achievable goals which...

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6 Ways to Prep YOUR Salon or Studio for the Holidays

  They’re here! The crazy days of the holiday are before us. Long hours hunting for perfect gifts, getting ready for parties, and lots of activities with family and friends. Everyone is busier, and your eyelash extensions business will be no exception. You will probably have your regular customers booking earlier or more frequent appointments to ensure that they’re looking their best for the holidays, or new clients just looking for an extra boost for that important Christmas event or to avoid makeup on Christmas morning. Your eyelash extension business can absolutely thrive during the holiday season, as long as...

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Curing: Every Eyelash Extensionist's New Best Friend

Why do we need to cure eyelash extensions?  How does it work?   The adhesives used in the practice of eyelash extensions are sometimes referred to as “glue.” This is a bit misleading because we aren’t actually using glue to adhere the extensions; we are using cyanoacrylate adhesives, which are technically considered ACRYLIC RESINS. Acrylic resins do not dry; they CURE in the presence of hydrogen (hydrogen is in water, H20). Through introducing a micro-mist of hydrogen to the adhesive, we are able to activate the curing process immediately after the extensions are applied. Instead of requiring our clients to...

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