In 2020, the lash extension market was valued at $1.36 billion. There's a strong demand for this service and offering it is a great way for salon professionals to stand out in the beauty industry.
If you've been thinking about becoming a lash tech, there's never been a better time to take the leap. This is an essential skill that can expand your client reach, optimize your local presence, and help you establish yourself as the go-to lash expert in your community!
The best part? With our online eyelash extension training courses, it's easier than ever to get started. Today, we're sharing a step-by-step guide to help you complete your training, receive your certification, and open for business!
Why Pursue Lash Tech Training?
With so much going on at your salon, you might wonder why you should get certified in lash extensions. The answer is simple: It diversifies your skillset and makes you more marketable to your clients. If you're already certified in other salon services, it only makes sense to add this technique to your ever-growing list.
Once you complete your training, you'll be ready to apply a full set of lash extensions on any client. You'll also be well-versed in different techniques, including how to customize lash styles based on an individual's preference as well as apply special types of extensions, such as:
- Classic extensions
This knowledge will set you apart in your industry, allowing you to combine your artistic talents with technical expertise and precision. As you learn more, perfect each technique, and build your brand, you'll be able to parlay your beauty interests into a thriving and rewarding career. This could be the decision that unlocks a treasure trove of new connections, clients, and opportunities!
1. Step 1: Register for Training
The first step to becoming a certified lash tech is to register for our online training. You can go here to check out all of our training courses, which also cover topics such as:
- Eyebrow and eyelash tinting
- Lash lifts
- Brow lamination
All of our courses are offered online, so you can complete them on your own time, choosing a path that fits your schedule. We'll provide you with everything you need to complete the coursework.
Our Eyelash Extension Training covers all of the topics you need to know before you can start offering this service at your salon. The material includes a 10-lesson training program taught by an experienced, professional lash extension trainer. The cost to purchase the course is just $199.99.
Step 2: Review the Modules
When you purchase our Eyelash Extension Training Course, you'll gain immediate access to all of the materials, which includes a digital version of our Eyelash Extension Training Manual.
In addition, you'll also be able to view all of our 10 modules, which cover the following topics:
- Module 1: Eyelash Extension Knowledge
- Module 2: Product Knowledge
- Module 3: Adhesive and Proper Care
- Module 4: Eye Shapes and Lash Mapping
- Module 5: Preparing for the Client
- Module 6: Beginning of Service
- Module 7: Placement and Isolation
- Module 8: Placing the Extensions
- Module 9: Finishing the Service
- Module 10: Eyelash Extensions Fills and Removal
We carefully designed our Lash Extension curriculum to be as comprehensive as possible. As you work through each module, you'll learn everything from basic lash anatomy to more intricate application techniques. We'll even show you the business side of this industry, sharing how to set up your business, fairly price and advertise your services, and attract clients in a competitive marketplace.
Even the progression of the coursework is intentional, meant to build on your expertise as you move from one step to the next. For instance, once you learn the essentials of the application process, we'll dive into more complex topics such as how to apply different types of lash extensions, remove them, and more. By the end, you'll have a complete knowledge of the process from start to finish, including:
- How to prepare a client for lash extensions
- How to apply lash extensions
- How to care for and maintain lash extensions
- How to remove lash extensions
Worried you'll be forced to read a ton of text or click through an endless series of PowerPoints? Don't be. Each module is designed and led by a skilled eyelash extension artist, so you can see firsthand how each technique works.
As a result, the course is anything but passive. It's engaging and interactive, allowing stylists and estheticians of all levels to perfect this craft. Whether you're an aspiring lash artist or a seasoned pro, you'll gain valuable knowledge and insights from each segment.
Step 3: Complete the Coursework
Once you've familiarized yourself with each module, you can begin taking the course! Everything is available online, so you can work through it as your time and schedule allow.
Feel free to go at your own pace, working from anywhere at any time. Once you register for the course, you'll have around-the-clock access to all materials and tutorials, so you can squeeze in a little work in the evening, during your lunch break, or any time that works for you.
After you complete each module, you'll take a short online quiz to test your knowledge. Don't be intimidated by this step! By the time each quiz occurs, you'll have all that you need to ace it.
In addition to written material, we also provide virtual, hands-on sessions that allow you to view and work alongside our expert stylist. From lash mapping and styling to application and after-care, we'll show you how to do it all.
Along the way, you'll have the opportunity to submit your work for review by our stylist, as well as your peers who are also in the class with you. With just a few clicks, you can communicate directly with your fellow learners, with online communities that allow you to ask questions, seek advice, and share your experiences on a communal platform. Not only does this give you a sounding board, but it also connects you with other industry professionals who could become a valuable part of your network!
In addition, you'll also receive direct, one-on-one guidance and personalized support from your instructor. This may include praise for a job well done, as well as constructive and helpful feedback to help you fine-tune your technique.
Step 4: Receive Your Certification
When you've successfully watched each lesson, participated in the interactive activities, and taken the module quizzes, you'll be finished with our online course! Next, the only thing left to do is receive your certification.
We'll send your certificate directly to your inbox, and that's all you need to validate your new expertise in everything related to eyelash extensions! We suggest printing and framing your certification and displaying it proudly in your salon space.
This is a great way to build your professional portfolio, attract new leads, and enhance the services you can offer to existing clients. It may even open the door to a new career opportunity!
Optional: Purchase Your Training and Kit
With our Eyelash Extension Training Course, you'll have all the skills and knowledge you need to offer lash extensions at work. However, you'll still need the supplies.
If you work for a salon that provides these materials for you, that's great! If not, we've got you covered. Our Eyelash Extension Training With Kit option allows you to purchase both the course and a full kit complete with all the gear you need.
For just $299.00, you'll get it all. In addition to online access to all of our coursework, we'll also send you our exclusive lash extension kit right to your doorstep, which includes premium products such as:
- High-quality lashes in various lengths
- Professional-grade lash adhesive and remover
- Expert precision tools
- Lash tile
- Mascara brushes
- Flocked applicators
- Lash extension sealer
- Lash extension manual
- Pink trim kit bag
With these materials, you'll have all of the essentials you need to kickstart your lash journey. Just one of our kits contains enough products to apply a full set of lash extensions for more than 100 clients! All of the extensions are made from a top-quality material that's true black in color for a natural, beautiful appearance.
Note that our Eyelash Extension Kit is not meant for at-home use. This procedure is very technical and must be performed by a trained professional only. That's why we recommend purchasing your online certification course along with the kit!
Register for Our Online Eyelash Extension Training Courses Today
If you're going to make an investment in the beauty industry, invest in yourself. As a stylist, you know that expanding your services is key to attracting new clients and keeping your existing ones happy.
If you've been thinking about segueing into lash services, we can help you get there. We designed our online eyelash extension training courses with experts like you in mind! Our 10-module curriculum is extensive and informative, covering everything you need to begin work in this exciting space.
Feel free to purchase the standalone course, or combine it with our all-in-one eyelash extension kit! Either way, you can rest assured you're getting a valuable product at an affordable price point. Create an account with us today to get started!