Regarding shield/rod & size .....
Very short lashes = small shield
Short / medium = small/ medium shield
Medium/long = medium shield or medium/large rod
Long = large rod
This is a rough guide that I find works quite well
I have elleebana & Lashus.
Elleebana is quick - but strong - so be careful with your timing.....
LASHUS is definitely my preferred when dealing with more fragile lashes as its strength diminishes, so the chances of over developing are removed
I have also used Ellisons ‘Mylash’ and had great...
Both are ‘perming’!
The end result differs depending on the medium used to wrap the lash around.
Curling the lashes is the old way - lifting the new!
Nowadays a ‘shield’ is used to wrap the lashes around, and the perm lotion is placed at the root to create a bend at the base, enabling the...
The problem we all have in this industry is saturation.
Folk wanting ‘cheap as chips’
Minimum wage..... yes I said it!
Back in the day our wages were sh*t - but our commission / our ‘incentive’ was HIGH!
We worked our arses off to please the client to keep them coming back to us - to ‘our salon’...
Neither courses are ‘cheap as chips’
You cannot expect folk to pay top dollar to have their treatment carried out in someone’s bedroom
Sorry to be blunt - but friends and family will expect to be paying ‘mates rates’ and you will find it hard to recoup your training costs- let alone make a...
I had a client who let her husband (not a hairdresser) colour her hair.
She did however push the boat out for her wedding and ‘allowed’ me to do the colour - lucky me!
Next time round - you guessed it - hubby had decided to FULL HEAD FOIL via a YouTube tutorial!!!
It was as a mess
I cannot see the benefit of self employment within a salon.
As has been said many times before - you are just their landlord - the rent collector!
The amount you receive for a daily chair rental versus the sh*t you often end up in is a no- goer for me!
I work alone, with just an assistant, good...