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Lash Festival 15 - The Results
New World Lash Masters are Crowned After a Thrilling Final Round With 120,000 visits and over 80,000 votes cast in Lash Festival '15 amazing eyelash competition the titles hung in the balance right up until the final day of voting. Each...
Training to be an Eyelash Technician: Week 1
I should probably start by introducing myself as that seems like the best place to begin. My nameis Amy and I have recently started working for The Eyelash Emporium. I have always taken a great interest in beauty so when...
Judges Announced for Lash Festival 2015
Lash Festival Eyelash Extension Competition Celebrates the World's Best Lash Artists. This year's Lash Festival is in full swing and drawing entries from across the globe. With 1100 pictures submitted so far and still a week to go, it's going to...
New Venues Added for Classic and xD Russian Volume Lash Courses
Our Award-Winning Courses are now at Even More Venues in the UK Demand for the best training continues to increase as students realise that investing in high quality training pays off in the long run. If you're well trained, it increases...
Tightened Controls on the Sale of Glue to Protect the Lash Industry
Better Training is Essential to the Future Success of Eyelash Extensions To protect the future of our industry and the safety of clients, lash glues are only being sold to therapists who have taken a proper individual semi-permanent lash course. If the course has...
Red Eyes - How to Avoid Irritation
Sore Eyes Don't Have to be Part of Eyelash Extension Treatments All eyelash glues are irritants and if vapours come into contact with your client's eyes, it stings. While this irritation is usually minor and passes quickly, it's worth taking...
Star Trainers Wanted
We're Searching for the UK's Best Lash Educators to Join our Training Network Have you got what it takes to become an Eyelash Emporium Trainer? Increasing demand for our award winning courses means that we're searching for the best of...
Thinking about Eyelash Extensions? Start Here
Types of Eyelash Extensions Individual eyelash extensions are the ultimate beauty treatment for your eyes, I've worn them for 7 years and would feel undressed without them. All lash extensions are not the same though, and choosing a good salon...
How to Make Lashes Last Longer
Aftercare is the Key to Making Eyelash Extensions Last We want our client's to come back for infills but; if their lashes start to drop after a few days, it's not good for business. Dissatisfied clients will look elsewhere and...
Holiday Lashes - how can you make them last?
Our Tips for Looking After Eyelash Extensions at the Beach or Pool Many of our clients will be asking for a top up before they head off to the beach, but can their lashes last the entire holiday? Follow our advice and most...
How to Improve Eyelash Adhesive Performance in Hot and Humid Weather
How to Improve Eyelash Adhesive Performance in Hot and Humid Weather All semi-permanent eyelash extension adhesives need moisture and heat to set properly. The heat helps the adhesive to dry and moisture causes a chemical reaction in the adhesive to help it set. Each...
What's the Difference Between Acrylic and PBT Lashes?
All Lashes are the Same.. Right? Some brands may like you to think so, but Chinese acrylics can't compare to the quality of PBT lashes.  Once upon a time all lashes were made of acrylic resin. It's cheap, easy to...
Why Not to Patch Test Eyelash Adhesive on Skin
Patch Testing Semi Permanent Eyelash Adhesives on Skin can Sensitise Your Client and Prevent Further Treatment We are hearing from lash technicians that are still being trained to patch test adhesive on their client's skin. All semi-permanent lash adhesives, that are...
Can you Really Learn xD Russian Volume Lashes in One Day?
We Think that Real xD Russian Volume Lashes need an Intensive 2 Day Course.. Here's Why.. Our multi award-winning xD Russian eyelash extension courses are widely recognised as the best you can get. We are sometimes asked if we can train in one...
Play the Long Game - Tips to Keep your Lash Clients for Years
Simple Rules to Keep your Lash Clients Coming Back Time After Time A successful lash extension business is built on a solid base of returning customers. It's not just the infills that will keep your income coming in and you should...
Crackdown on Uninsured, Unqualified Eyelash Extension Technicians
Unqualified Lash Therapists put Their Clients (and Themselves) at Risk. You've all heard the horror stories of the damage done by untrained technicians, it affects us all. There is no requirement in the UK to be licensed but now untrained therapists are finally being...
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...
Coloured Lashes are not Just for Fun
Add Even More Depth and Definition to xD Volume Lashes with Colour Accents. Coloured lashes have been around for a while but we've only recently started using them in Russian Volume treatments. We've seen fun sets or special occasion lashes...
Which Eyelash Extension Tweezers are the Best for Me?
Choosing the Best Tweezers Can Make a Huge Difference There are so many different types of lash extension tweezers that it can be very difficult to know which ones to choose. We have a large range ourselves and we are often...
Winners of the 2015 Beauty Guild Award of Excellence
For the 2nd Year in Succession - We're Winners of the Beauty Guild Award for Training We are delighted to announce that, once again, we have won the Beauty Guild Award of Excellence. These awards are the Oscars of the...
Write it Down!! Keeping Client Records
Don't be Tempted to Skip on Your Client Records There are many good reasons to keep client records. They help you prepare for future treatments, ensure you have the right lashes in stock and remember your client's preferences. When you're...