Wednesday, July 10th, 2013

How to become a Certified Lash Extension Technician

Certified Lash Extension Technician

Certified Lash Extension Technician

What Does A Certified Lash Extension Technician Do?

Lash extension technicians apply permanent lashes, also known as eyelash extensions, to the natural lashes on the upper eyelid.  Extensions are attached individually to each natural lash with an adhesive.

What Are Lash Extensions?

Lash extensions are the beauty industry’s newest trend!   It is a growing business in the cosmetic industry as most women desire attractive eyelashes.  Eyelash extensions are designed to add length, thickness and fullness to natural eyelashes.

Is This Career Right For Me?

Applying lash extensions requires you to have steady hands, good eye-hand coordination, good vision as well as excellent attention to detail.  Also, you should have good finger dexterity.  If you enjoy the beauty business and working with clients, then this may be a suitable job for you.

Where Are The Jobs?

Lash Extension Technicians generally work in spas or hair salons.  It’s possible to be self-employed as well and run your business out of your home.

Where Can I Study?

The following are some of the companies that provide training and certification for Lash Extension Technicians:

Jerri Carson
Author: Jerri Carson
Jerri is a graduate of the University of Victoria.  She teaches primary music and choir at SD61 in Victoria, B.C.  
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