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Everything You Should Know about Eyelash Extension Glue

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Everything You Should Know about Eyelash Extension Glue

Working with eyelash extension glue is a tricky business, as it’s important that the product is stored correctly, the right amount is applied, and set properly to ensure maximum adhesion and the safety of your client. To take a look at some of the history and science behind this product and follow our tips for proper usage to master the art of working with eyelash extension adhesive!   Cyanoacrylate: The Main Ingredient The main ingredient in most eyelash extension glues on the market is Cyanoacrylate. This is an acrylic resin that rapidly cures in the presence of water forming a...

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Are bookings a little slow? Here are some ideas....

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Are bookings a little slow? Here are some ideas....

Those dreaded slow weeks, we all get them... But, don’t despair! As there are a few ways you can use these weeks to your advantage - hallelujah!    Work on your social media accounts: Social media is super important for any lash artist. Not only does it create an online portfolio of your work, but it also allows people to leave reviews for your business. If your social media has been taking a back seat lately, use the spare time you have to edit and schedule some post, interact with other lash businesses & network, network, network!   Sales, promotions, competitions: Nothing gets...

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Thinking of making your own lash cleanser?

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Thinking of making your own lash cleanser?

When it comes to lashes, little is more important than cleaning, both for the safety of your eyes and longer lash retention. As we all know, dirt and makeup can and will cause buildups in between and around our beautiful lashes. This pesky accumulation of unwanted grime will make lashes fall out prematurely, and new extensions harder to stick. To put it simply - buildup is the enemy of the lash tech! To avoid your hard work (or money) going to waste, it’s important to maintain an effective cleansing routine. But don’t jump to the conclusion that you can use...

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What retention issues? 🙅🏼

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What retention issues? 🙅🏼

This week I wanted to cover one of the most challenging aspects of being a lash artist, the dreaded premature lash loss...   It can be super frustrating for both you and your client when this happens. We all know that retention issues are not necessarily the fault of the lash artist, but it always pays to know the best ways to avoid it so that you can help your lash biz every step of the way.   Check your work space:Lash glue works best when the room has a humidity range between 40-70%. Investing in a hydrometer is the...

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Different Eyelash Tapes ♡

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Different Eyelash Tapes ♡

Tape is an essential when it comes too lashing! But what tape is best for you and your clients needs?⁠⁠Let's break it down ..  ⁠⁠1. Foam Tape - This tape is best used on clients who may have a reaction to eye pads or have tape allergies, plus foam tape can be used close to the eyelid with minimal irritation. The thickness of the tape acts like a cushion protecting your client from the tweezers.  2. ⁠Micropore Tape - The perfect addition to eye pads as it is easy to remove, is the least sticky tape and is suitable for...

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