Lash Retention is the # 1 concern of every client and lash artist. We all want full, long lasting lash extensions. This is the best way to keep clients loyal and coming back. Both parties play a part in the retention of your lashes. The Lash Artist is responsible for 50% and the Client is responsible for the other 50%. Below are 7 things or habits that are causing your lash extensions to shed prematurely. 1. Picking and Pulling Although it may be tempting to pick at your
Lash artistry is something you build upon. A skill that is curated over time. Techniques like Hybrid, Volume, Mega Volume require knowledge and expertise of the fundamentals. What are the fundamentals you ask... Classic Lashes are one! This is where a lot of lash artist start. It’s the technique of applying one lash extension to one natural lash. A 1:1 ratio. As a result, Classic lashes will never be fuller than your natural lashes (although they may give that appearance).
I always say "doing lashes isn't rocket science", however it is a lesson in Anatomy. Let's get into it... Lashes are beautiful and take everyone from okay to okuuurrrrr, but they actually serve a serious purpose. They protect the eye from debris. Consisting of 90-150 lashes on the top lid and 80 on the bottom, you lose about 1-4 lashes per day. So warn clients not to freak out when they see a few lashes on their pillow, this is normal. We lose lashes because they go throu