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  1. S

    Brow lamination/lash lift - time between treatments

    I've recently become trained in brow lamination and tinting, and lash lifting and tinting. I was told it was 6-8 weeks between treatments however I don't know how to tell which end of this time frame I should perform a clients next treatment without risking over processing their lashes/brows...
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    LVL on straight lashes advice

    Hiya I have been doing LVL for a long time and always have great results but I have one client with very long straight lashes I used a medium shield the first time and they were lifted but no curl. This time I used a medium shield and the same result really. Is there any tips I could try…...
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    Lash lift failure, which brand should I switch to?

    Hi everyone: sorry I was not sure where to post as there doesn’t seem to be a lash thread? I am trained in lash lift and I am not overly confident as never done a lift I loved (need more practice). I’ve been watching videos and trying to learn tips and tricks to get better I started with Salon...
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    Popular treatments for 2021

    Hey lovelies! Hope you are all doing well during this time. We have seen a massive popularity in lash extensions which means more and more therapists training in lashes. I was initially looking at doing a lash course but now i am thinking is the market too crowded, is there any point? What do...
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    Beauty services working from summer house?

    Hi looking for some advice please, I currently do Russian, classic and hybrid lashes from home just on my friends as a hobby, I’m looking into making this my career and I’m starting the pathways in aesthetics in February doing facials with needles & in 6 month time lip fillers, I’m unsure of...
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    Home based (lashes)

    How much would you recommend charging for a full set of classic lashes when home based? I don’t want to lose custom from charging too high but also don’t want to short myself
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    Lashing time

    Hi, so I started lashing in March 2020 just before lockdown, and I’m finding it hard to increase my lashing time. It currently takes me 3-4hrs to complete a set. I’m not really having trouble getting all the lashes. I manage to get nearly 100% lashes covered, and my sets look great. But I’m not...
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    Do you lash every lash?

    I wish there was a forum for lash extensions, we’re growing exponentially. Anyways, my question is if you lash every single natural lash? (Excluding baby lashes) I have a habit of always lashing every adult lash and my sets/fills can be lengthy if you have a lot of lashes. I lash every lash in...
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    Last lift product Elleebana

    Hi all, I’ve been trained in lash lifts & started using salon system which I didn’t get on too well with so switched to Airlift. I find I get great results however for clients who want the ‘pulled up’ lash look all my airlift lifts are always curled. I have since purchased a Elleebana test kit...
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    Hi guys, I am a newly qualified lash artist, and have only just begun taking on customers. I have found that even though I've taken time to stick the pads down and tape any stray bottom lashes over them, I'm having a huge problem of the bottom lashes being stuck to the top ones when the client...
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    Belmacil vs Refectocil tint

    Has anyone compared both of these brands of tint? I’ve only used Belmacil on eyelashes after a lash lift and the results are nice but I’d like to know how they compare in comparison to Refectocil on brows and standard lash tints!
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    Advice for nail tech/eyelash tech training in Ireland

    Hi all, bit of background - have worked for many years as a hair extensionist, mainly out of a family hair salon in Spain. I have been back in Ireland since the Covid and am planning on staying here until early next year when I will return to Spain. I love my job with hair but I have always...
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    Lash glue on eyepads

    Hi, new to the forum and already found lots of ace info. Have trained in lash extensions just before lockdown, practiced a ridiculous amount on a mannequin head during lockdown, the only thing im not happy with is when i finish a set of lashes i always have dots of lash glue on the eyepads that...
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    Eyelash extension help

    Help!! I have just done a 3 day course in classic lash extensions and STRUGGLED. After finally getting used to isolating the natural lash I am struggling extremely with placement. It’s almost like my depth perception is completely off and I end up going past the natural lash as I’m placing and...
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    Elleebana rods or shields?

    Hi. Im totally new to salongeek so hopefully im posting in the right place. I was wondering what peoples thoughts were on the elleebana rods and shield. Do you prefer one over the other? Also which rod is the closest size to the medium shield? Thanks in advance.
  16. KatieL3321

    I’m just here to vent!

    It’s recently come to my attention that there is another girl local to me that is newly qualified in lashes and nails has been working all throughout lockdown from home and doing at a heavily reduced price. She’s been advertising all over social media that she’s working “but no need to worry...
  17. Charlottehana

    Eyelash extension feedback please?

    Hi! I’m currently doing a lash extensions course, I have done two full sets on family members. I’m verrrrry self critical so I feel I’m not happy with them. I just wondered if I could have some feedback please on them?
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    Beautician wanted

    I'm looking for beautician wanting to rent a chair in salon in Birmingham (Erdington) Clinic reantal is also avaliable
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    Alternative to lash lift and tint nourishing oil and cleanser

    So I just switched lash lift and tint kits unfortunately the nourishing oil and cleanser bottles don’t close fully so after one use it all fell out are there any other alternatives I can use for a nourishing oil or cleanser or do I just need to buy a whole new kit
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    Lash glue for self lashing?

    Hello! New to this forum. I am a certified lash tech and I am WELL aware that this is like forbidden however I know there are people who do it lol. SELF LASHING! The fumes kill. I was wondering if there are any self lashers out there that can recommend a good glue with little to no fumes.. I...