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Jenelle Paris
Not all love affairs should be kept secret. Case in point: Lash Affair by J. Paris. After working as a spa owner and esthetician specializing in makeup, waxing and facials, Jenelle Paris experienced love at first lash when she took an extensions class eight years ago. Hooked as soon as the liaison sparked, Paris began booking her schedule...
Gigi Hadid Moschino Runway
While the current push for precise brows and beyond-lush lashes can be attributed to a certain reality television family, makeup artist Tom Pecheux found his inspiration for the Moschino Spring/Summer 2017 show in a different group of goddesses: the original “’Supes” of the ’90s.RELATED: Unveiling Spring’s Brightest Beauty TrendsDrawing upon what...
eyelash business
Without your clients you wouldn’t have a business to operate. So when it comes to branding, it’s a no-brainer that clients—their wants and needs—can be a key factor in helping you refine your brand. Here, JB Lashes cofounder Faith Kim offers advice on gathering client intel and putting it into practice.Intel #1: One-on-One Conversations Approach...
no scissors
A recent YouTube video in which the vlogger proclaimed her extremely lengthy lashes are the result of regular trims hit a fever pitch when commenters debated the merits of this claim. Half of the commenters believed the practice of nipping the lashes works like snipping split ends from hair; the other half cried foul. Which is it?RELATED: The...
Sugarlash Pro
Sugarlash PRO aims to change lash extension education with its newly developed online and in-person LashPRO Academy. Offering five courses, including Classic Lashes, Volume Lashes, Advanced Styling, Lash Lift and LashPRO Accelerator, the LashPRO Academy helps buildout lash artists’ skill sets. Though the courses are online (Classic and Volume have...
eyelash adhesive
Having trouble with retention and dry time? You may want to look at the way you apply your adhesive. “One of the most common causes of slow dry time and poor retention is applying too much adhesive,” says Amanda Jacobellis, CEO of Makeup Mandy Los Angeles and creator of LAshX. She notes that Cyanoacrylate should be applied in an extremely thin...
eyelash fantasy competition
Competing in the Fantasy lash category at any lashing competition takes next-level creativity. Not only do you have to come up with a total head-to-toe look, but you must also source all the materials that bring the creation to life. Leah Lynch, CEO and owner of Beautique Salon & Spa in Newburyport, Massachusetts, and master trainer for Lash...
Eye Tactics Lash Lift Studio
Tialutrell Ridley offers consumers the opporutunity to "Wake up in your makeup" with her exclusive lash lift service.For Tialutrell Ridley, the road to becoming an eye guru began in the Far East. On a 2006 trek to Japan she witnessed the wonders of extensions first-hand and immediately knew she wanted to pursue lash artistry. “I freaked out and...
Lash Wardrobe App
The try-before-you-buy approach doesn’t quite work with strip lashes—but virtual apps are ready to take your clients one step closer to experiencing their potential purchase.RELATED: Trend Hunting with Celebrity Makeup Artist Mai QuyhnThe new mobile app Lash Wardrobe by KISS allows users to apply 50 different styles of KISS lash styles to their...