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The benefits of retailing products in your Eyelash Extension Salon

As a lash artist, you're not just someone who applies beautiful eyelash extensions but also an entrepreneur. Whether you operate from the cozy confines of your home, are a beloved fixture in your local community, or own a bustling lash salon in an upscale area, maintaining professionalism is critical to thriving in the beauty industry. One powerful strategy to enhance your lash business and increase incremental revenue is incorporating a dedicated retail space within your salon, showcasing select lash aftercare products tailored to your clients' needs. Check out our podcast to discover tips and tricks for creating a retail space from Prolong Lash's CEO, Jodi Harrison, and our in-house lash expert and Head of Marketing, Alicia Phoenix:    Why having a...

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Everything you need to know about the Phoenix Style Lashes

In a world of ever-changing beauty trends, it can be hard to keep up with the “Next big thing”, but we think this one is something worth talking about. I (Alicia Phoenix, Prolong Lash Head of Marketing and in-house Lash Expert) accompanied Jodi our CEO to the International Lash Masters Conference in Sunny Gold Coast, Australia to host the day as MC. Not only did we have a ball meeting lovely lash artists from all over Australia and New Zealand, we had the chance to show attendees our lash aftercare products, specially our lash cleanser, Prolong Lash Cleanser Concentrate - that is designed to be diluted and resold to lash clients! We had a lot of fun during this conference, but...

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DIY Lashes: After all, Can You Do Eyelash Extensions On Yourself?

It's no secret that the beauty industry has experienced a DIY (Do It Yourself) trend, especially after our COVID-19 experiences. And guess what? Eyelash extensions are no exception! While it might seem enticing to save some money and try it at home, I'm here to share some friendly advice on why going to a professional lash artist is the safer option. So, let's dive into the pitfalls of DIY lash extensions, covering everything from safety concerns and application processes to potential risks and the quality of the results. Trust me; you'll want to know this before taking matters into your own hands! Check out our podcast to know what Prolong Lash's CEO, Jodi Harrison, and our in-house lash expert (and...

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All you need to know about COVID-19 & Lash Retention

The last few years haven't been easy for any of us due to the COVID-19 Pandemic. Thankfully, things are looking better now, as the world had to reinvent itself and adapt to a new reality.  Many businesses are still trying to adapt to the "post-pandemic" era, including the lash world. There has been a newfound concern among eyelash extension clients about severe hair loss after recovering from COVID-19.  If you have always had lash extensions or are considering getting them done now, here are some things to consider before making your decision. Here is your checklist: The Safety of Lash Extensions  Before we dive into the topic of lash shedding, we would like to talk to you about the safety of...

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Lash Posture Guide: Essential Ergonomics for Lash Artists

As a lash technician, you spend countless hours hunched over your clients, meticulously applying eyelash extensions. While the results may be stunning, the toll on your body can be significant if you neglect your posture and ergonomics. It’s easy to overlook the impact that repetitive movements and prolonged periods of work can have on your physical well-being.  In this blog post, we team up with Gabby Leyonhjelm, Osteopath and Clinical Pilates Instructor, to offer valuable insights and practical tips to help you safeguard your well-being and ensure the longevity of your career as a Lash Artist. So, let’s get started!  Why should lash artists prioritize proper posture while lashing?   Gabby explains that “constantly sitting with poor posture can lead to...

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