Minnesota Tech: Licensed to Lash

Being a lash stylist in Minnesota is a professional career. Performing eyelash extensions in this state requires special training and licensing. The state Board of Cosmetology governs the laws, rules, schooling requirements and official exams. Passing your MN Board exams are just the beginning of your Lash Tech journey. As in any industry, but especially in the beauty industry, trends and technology evolve. And so should... (read more)

COVID-19 Preparedness Plan

COVID-19 Preparedness Plan for Whiplashes Lash Studio Whiplashes is committed to providing a safe and healthy workplace for all our workers and guests. To ensure we have as safe and healthy workplace, we have developed the following COVID-19 Preparedness Plan in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Managers and workers are all responsible for implementing this plan. Our goal is to mitigate the potential for transmission of ... (read more)

Covid-19 Cancelled my lash appointment. 4 tips to maximizing lashes during quarantine

These are strange times. A few weeks ago who could have predicted how differently our lives would be today? In just a short time we went from cautiously aware into shut down mode due to Covid-19 Corona Virus. Here in Minnesota the Governor made an executive order to close places of public gatherings such as bars, restaurants, and includes ALL salons, spas, massage, etc. Any place that is regulated by the state board of ... (read more)

NEW Minnesota Eyelash Extension Technician license

Minnesota creates law for Eyelash Extensions HOW DOES THIS EFFECT YOU? I am a currently licensed Cosmetologist or Esthetician: Good news! Your license already allows you to preform eyelash extensions applications, removals, and tinting of lashes & brows. Bonus for Cosmos; you are allowed to do lash lifting/ perming. Whereas Estes, are not legally able to perform chemical services. I am not licensed, but I am ... (read more)

Lash lift, what is it?

Wouldn’t it be nice to have perky natural eyelashes? No eye lash curler. No extensions to upkeep. Just darker, lifted, and curlier natural lashes. That, is a lash lift! It is your own natural lashes with natural looking curl, beautifully lifted. Just as we all have various hair types...straight, wavy, kinky Some of us have straight lashes that look flat. This makes our eyes appear smaller or tired. Some lashes lay... (read more)

Wearing mascara on eyelash extensions

Can I use mascara with my extensions? Quick answer is NO!   There are so many reasons why not.  Mascara significantly shortens the lifespan of the extensions.  This is probably the #1 cause of premature lash loss.   Here’s why: We all want our lash fringe lush and full.  When we start feeling like they are thinning out it is tempting to reach for trusty mascara for a quick fix to patch up between lash fills.  Bu... (read more)

Lash Fills. How often should I get my eyelash extensions filled?

How often should I get fills? This popular lash question… Quick answer : 2-3 weeks BUT, the frequency is largely determined by various factors. As natural lashes grow and shed along with the natural lash cycle.  The eyelash extensions are along for the ride.  Adhesives are getting so good that extensions can stay attached for the life of the natural lash.  It is normal to shed our lashes daily.  Typically 2-5 lashes... (read more)

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