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Masks Affecting Lash Retention? Try Our Top Tips
A large amount of moisture is gathered in the masks during the treatment, which is then coming out the top of the mask, on to the lashes. Moisture cures the eyelash extension adhesive, so therefore the adhesive is curing a...
Hand-Made Fans
Why hand-make fans?Hand-making fans allows you to have more control over creating the volume lash set specifically for your clients natural lash texture, strength and length - ultimately giving better retention and minimising damage. Hand-made fans can be timely, but clients are...
Lash Shedding Season
As springtime approaches, we thought we’d give you the lowdown on lash shedding season. In the spring and autumn, we have witnessed so many lash clients wonder why they’re losing more lashes, and so many lash artists wonder why the...
How To Map Lash Extensions
When creating a set of lash extensions, lash mapping plays a leading role in ensuring you create the perfect shape to suit your clients. Outlining your lash lengths and segments on an under-eye pad before you begin treatment allows you...
An Educator’s Story on Postpartum Lashes
The topic of postpartum lashes doesn’t come to light regularly within the lash industry. If a client were to have poor condition natural lashes, there is often help and advice on the technical aspect of how to lash them correctly,...
Map Your Way To Halloween Lash Perfection
As lash enthusiasts we know lashes can change up a whole look. So what better way to celebrate halloween, than with halloween lashes.Here are some Halloween lash extension looks we think you'd love to try out on your clients; from...
Map Your Way to B-Curl Lash Beauty As Worn By Gabby Allen
We've been working with the stunning Gabby Allen a while now and our go-to lash on her is always a B-Curl. Why do we love using B-Curl lashes on Gabby? They're beautiful, yet understated, they're natural and classic. B-Curl is great on...
Fast-Fanning Lashes FAQs
We're so excited to be launching self fanning volume lashes here at The Eyelash emporium HQ. But you might have some questions about how these easy fan lashes work or why you should be using them. If you're unsure, read on...
Flat Lashes vs Normal Lashes – What’s The Difference?
Have you ever heard the terms ‘Flat,’ ‘Ellipse’ or ‘Cashmere’ Lashes and wondered what they are? They are, in effect, the same type of lashes - ‘Ellipse’ means ‘Oval’ - flat, ellipse and cashmere lashes are all oval at the...
Eyelash Emporium Pre-Made Fans vs Competitors
Traditionally, pre-made fans are manufactured by dipping the base of the fan into Cyanoacrylate adhesive, leaving the fan to dry and form a thick clump of dried adhesive at the base. They are often made from thicker PBT, which is...
Why Choose Our Fast Motion Express Treatment?
Our Fast Motion Express Lashes treatment is unlike express lash treatments from years gone by. It does not cause harm to the natural lashes – this is down to our carefully selected products and express eyelash training. Our express eyelashes...
Oh, how we've missed you Hay Fever

Oh, how we've missed you Hay Fever. How will this affect my GDL Lash Lift? From snow storms to heat waves, the UK has championed through it all this year. We have experienced a very hot summer and we’re struggling. This is due to the high pollen count, resulting in the dreaded Hay Fever. We love the long light nights, drinking cocktails and the golden glow – but, from as early as March we enter Hay fever season. See how we deal with lashes during this oh-so-challenging time. 

Hay Fever & Eyelash Extensions
As summer is here you may find more and more clients are visiting you with hay fever. On our training in the Classic Individual Eyelash Extension course at The Eyelash Emporium, we teach not to do a treatment on a...
How & When To Correctly Remove Eyelash Extensions
Knowing how and when to correctly remove eyelash extensions is an important skill for every lash artist. To do eyelash extension removal you’ll need the following products: The Eyelash Emporium Dissolve Gel Adhesive Remover The Eyelash Emporium End Scene Micro-Applicators...
Eyelash Extensions: Retention Problems?
Eyelash extension retention is one of the most common issues in the lash industry, often leading to unhappy clients and stressed out lash artists. Thankfully, there are ways to help you overcome these issues; developing your knowledge, education of technique...
Why are my client's lashes falling out?
We’ve all been there, a client gets in touch with you to say their lashes are falling out. It is more obvious to a client when their eyelash extensions fall out in comparison to than their natural lashes, because that...
How to help clients who always wear lashes avoid traction alopecia
Traction alopecia is primarily caused by applying a pulling force to the hair, causing the natural hair to shed prematurely. Within eyelashes traction alopecia can develop if there is too much strain on the hair follicle of the natural eyelash, i.e....
What Are Stickies and How Do I Avoid Them?
'Stickies' are an industry term for eyelashes that have become stuck together during an extension treatment. Stickies can occur when your client's natural lash has not been completely isolated, and/or you have not allowed the adhesive to dry properly before...
Our Most Asked Questions...The Answers You Have Been Looking For!
What is the best eyelash adhesive for me? We spent almost 2 years with Europe's top adhesive chemist developing our Blockbuster Ultra Platinum Adhesive to have the best properties for experienced eyelash technicians. We knew that it needed to be not only the...
Top Tips for Ensuring your Clients Enjoy Long-Lasting Holiday Lashes
Holiday season is finally upon us and your clients are no doubt booking in for fabulous eyelash extensions in preparation for their time away. Make sure you inform them about the common holiday activities that can shorten the life of...
Choosing the Best Magnifiers for Beauty Treatments
Clear Vision is Essential for Beauty Treatments Head worn magnifiers have been an essential part of the tool kit of precision craftspeople for centuries. They have the obvious advantage of not just focusing on a limited work area like magnifier lamps and fixed...