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damaged eyelash extensions
As lash artists, you hope that your clients will remain faithful to you—but there’s never a guarantee. What if they leave you for another artist who damages their lashes? They may return to you for much needed TLC, but it’s always good to keep them informed about what a botched lash job looks like—in the event they stray. Here, Lisa Sbragia, owner...
eyelash extensions for men
We’ve said it before, and we’ll say it again: Lash extensions aren’t just for the ladies. According to Loreta Jasilionyte, founder of Flawless Lashes by Loreta in Crawley, United Kingdom, “nude lashes” for men is becoming an increasingly requested service in Europe and Russia, and she points to the fact that European lash competitions have even...
Melissa Clifton-Bahr
After finding her own healing in brow shaping, Melissa Clifton-Bahrs opened Arch Brow Bar to set clients up for brow services.When Melissa Clifton-Bahrs envisioned her career, that picture included her as a graphic artist. While in pursuit of her art degree, the tragic loss of her older brother shattered that dream, causing her to reevaluate what...
NovaLash Better Business Bureau
For the third year running, the Better Business Bureau recognized Houston-based NovaLash as a Winner of Distinction, in acknowledgement of the eyelash extensions company's commitment to quality in the workplace.VIDEO: Watch NovaLash’s Glove Technique“We work hard to provide topnotch service to our customers and clients, and it’s an honor to be...
eyelash industry survey
Ever wondered how you stack up against the competition? Wonder no more. In the Professional Lash and Brow Artists’ Industry Survey conducted by Glad Lash (and sponsored by Glamcor), more than 450 artists spilled about their profession—think: job satisfaction, salaries, price points, experience, challenges, marketing, education and age. “We hope...
eyelash retention
Relative humidity is only one factor in the application equation; technicians also must take into consideration how fast or slowly they can—or prefer to—work. “Some are thrilled to work in the maximum possible relative humidity with an adhesive that dries as quickly as possible, to speed up their productivity,” explains Michelle Mirizio, a...
glossy eyelid makeup
If your peers have their say, sticky sheen on lids isn't going anywhere–literally.Let’s call it like it is: Glossy eyelids are a makeup artist’s construct, typically created in controlled environments (think: photo shoot sets or runway shows) where the gloss needn’t hang around for longer than a few hours tops, or—better yet—where it’s...
sheri terry makeup artist
For Sheri Terry, makeup artist and creator of the YouTube channel Makeup With an Attitude, the artistry of makeup—and its part in any collaboration—is much like storytelling. “I always keep in my mind when I’m approaching a project: What is my role in telling this story?” she says. Terry also likens the process to making music: “Not everyone can...
skincare primer
Primer: Its main function is to set up a smooth canvas for your makeup creation. Yet, sometimes primer will roll, or “ball up,” when you glide it onto skin, creating loose pills that are the antithesis of smooth. Why does this happen? Natalie Soto-Carlisle, Jane Iredale global educator and makeup artist, reveals two reasons behind primer pilling...