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What to do if a lash client gets a bad chemical reaction to adhesive?

Introduction I'm a lash artist, and I've been doing this for years. One of my clients came in recently with a rash around her eyes. She'd had it for about two weeks, but it wasn't getting better so she decided to see me. The first thing I asked her was whether she had any known allergies or previous chemical reactions to adhesives, and she said no—she'd never had any issues with them before. That made me wonder: Was this just an isolated incident or was something else going on? So I did some research into how other lash artists handle cases like this (and also talked with my colleagues), and here are some things you should know if one of...

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How to budget to grow your eyelash extension business

Creating a budget is one of the most important things you can do to grow your business and make sure you're on track financially. Whether you're trying to start an eyelash extension business from scratch or taking over an existing one, creating a budget will help you plan for expenses, stay focused on your goals, and reach them far more easily than if you didn't have a budget at all. Create a budget. Before we get into the nitty-gritty of how to create a budget, it's important to understand what exactly a budget is. A budget is a plan for your business that lays out where all your money will be spent and how much of it you're willing to...

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5 Reasons to become a Lash Artist

Lash Artists are in high demand. As the popularity of lash extensions continues to grow, more people are entering the field and creating their own businesses as Lash Artists. If you have a passion for beauty and want to make a difference in people's lives, becoming a Lash Artist is worth considering. Here are just 5 reasons why you should consider this career path:

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How to Deal with Lash Clients who are Late to their Appointment

There are a few different ways to deal with late clients. One of the simplest is to set a time limit for every service you offer, and communicate this to your client before they book their appointment. If they're late, you can either lash them in the remainder of the time left or reschedule them for another day—it's up to you!

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How to Improve Lash Retention: Lash Tips 101

Introduction Eyelash extensions are incredibly popular and easy to maintain, but if you want them to look their best and last as long as possible, there are a few things you need to do. Here’s how to get the most out of your eyelash extensions: Section:Proper cleansing is vital. Proper cleansing is vital. You need to make sure you remove all traces of makeup and mascara, including any residue left over from the day before. In fact, this is such an important step that we suggest using a mild foaming cleanser or even baby shampoo to ensure that every last bit of oil and dirt is removed—even if you're in a rush. Section:Never rub or pull on your lashes. The...

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