Locks Lash Blog

#144 5 TIPS TO SPRING CLEAN & DECLUTTER YOUR LIFE
Yo! It's your Locks Lash homies, Jess and Ali! We're both heavily obsessed with this gorgeous little babe Marie Kondo. If you like organisation, then you probably know exactly who she is. Click here for reference if you're completely lost...
#143 HOW TO SAVE/LOOK AFTER YOUR BUSINESS DURING LOCKDOWNS
  With much of NZ and Australia STILL (bloody) in lockdowns, we wanted to help you in different ways to ensure when you DO re-open, (because you will and all of this bollocks WILL be over SOON) that it is...
#141 What these Locks Lash Mums did to survive lockdown with kids
With the world being in and out of lockdowns for the past year and half ( I know 😳), it's kind of felt like we're all going through the stages of a really, really shitty breakup; first shock & denial,...
#140 REAL & RAW: What will COVID do to the Beauty & Lash Industry?
Who's in need of some real talk sesh these days? Bit of honesty, bit of big sister, 'you-can-do-it' stuff and bit of 'what-the-eff-are-we-to-do-now' kind of talk... I know I am 🙃 We all thought that 2020 was the year of...
#139 IS THERE MONEY YOU'RE MISSING OUT ON AS A LASH TECH?
There is something we find which is one of the BIGGEST mistakes we see lash tech’s continually doing and not realising this is where they lose the bulk of their potential income … the subject of REFILLS!   LET'S TALK ABOUT...
#138 WHY YOU SHOULD START/KEEP GOING AS A LASH TECH
Maybe you are in the process of learning lashes and finding it harder than you thought, or maybe you have been at it a while and have hit a difficult stage, or maybe you are trying to decide if this...
#137 ONE OF THE MOST COMMON CAUSES OF GLUE ISSUES
Yo, Derik here. This is a quick blog to touch on an issue I hear every so often from people with glue problems (believe me, I've heard EVERYTHING).   5 SECOND SCIENCE LESSON: Let’s review quickly on how glue works. We’ve got...
#136 - A FEW THINGS TO GET YOU THROUGH ANOTHER LOCKDOWN
Lockdowns suck and with short notice (sometimes very short!) your main income can be cut & you might not have another way of making money. Luckily it is not all doom & gloom, and we’ve gathered together some simple ways...
#135 - LOCKS LASH FOUNDERS START TO NOW
Here's the real and raw of it my business journey! I tell this in hopes of inspiring you a little bit that setting your mind on something is achievable.  In the height of my salon career I owned three salons...
#134 - Spray Tanning & Lash Extensions. Can you do both?
Once upon a time, a brand new lash technician couldn’t figure out why on earth her lashes weren’t sticking to her client’s natural lashes. She lashed in her big, beautiful previously-spray-tan-only beauty room and was doing everything by the book....
#133 - HOW TO GET TONNES MORE CLIENTS WITH ALMOST NO ONGOING EFFORT!!
How to get more clients with (almost) no ongoing effort! Easy and free ways to get more clients. How to display on Google results? Read the FREE blog to find out more
# 132 DIARY OF A (now experienced) LASH TECH (PART 2)
*Alyssa trained with Locks Lash a few years ago and we have been following her progress. This is part 2. She has gone from doing her first lash training with Locks Lash, to being fully booked, to now employing 2 extra staff...
# 131 - An Amazing Way to Pay Off Your Online Course! Read on...
We won't beat around the bush(where did that saying even come from?*), paying for your lash training can seem expensive - especially if you're interested in skills other than just lashing (tinting, waxing, spray tan). HOWEVER, when you start to...
#130 - Indoor Plants Help Humidity In My Lash Room?
TREND ALERT!   Yep, We're Talking Indoor plants Were you aware that as well as enhancing the aesthetic of your lash room/home salon, indoor plants can help to increase the humidity in your lash room? Cool huh? Before you read...
#129 - Top 6 Content Tips for a Top Insta Feed
We have some fun tips for you GET EXCITED! Whether you're totally new to the lash world, or a seasoned pro, it's a simple truth that social media is a very beneficial tool to harness!  We want you to have...
#128 - MYTH BUSTER! The truth about Lash Lift and Brow Lamination
We love a good myth buster.   We've discussed some of the myths surrounding pro-made and pre-made lashes, now it's time to dispel the confusion around some lash lift and brow lamination myths.    #1 A lash lift only lasts...
#127 - MOST LASH TECHS SHOULD DO THIS BUT MOST DON'T! (for getting clients)
This is one of the most old school kinds of marketing…  One that is often overlooked...   And one that works really well for lash techs!   Letterbox drops!! Basically, putting a little flyer in someone's letterbox. The reason this...
#126 - MYTH BUSTER: Pre-Mades vs. Pro-Mades. What's the Difference?
HOW PRE-MADE FANS ARE MADE!  Let's cut straight to the chase. There are different types of lashes and it can be overwhelming when learning the ins and outs of each. What are they? How are they used/applied? Why do two...
#125 - LASH DICTIONARY: Do You Know The Lash Lingo?
We've developed the Locks Lash Dictionary so you can come to one place to keep yourself up to date on all the Lash-Lingo. Consider this your one-stop shop for all terminology we're using all the time in our industry. It's really...
#124 - So... What's Our Story?
Well, let's start at the beginning of it all with the story of Adam and Eve......also known as Jess and Derik husband + wife who bought Locks Lash in 2013 and ran the business by themselves for years! They had a little...
# 123 - WAXING - You NEED to know these DOs and DON'Ts!!
WAXING. LET'S GET STRAIGHT TO IT! Things to do before waxing: 1) Exfoliate - This helps to remove the outer layers of the skin. By removing the dead skin on the surface, it helps to ensure the skin is nice and clean...