Locks Lash Blog

# 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...
# 122 - Waxing & Threading: I can earn HOW MUCH Extra?!
Waxing & Threading - I can earn HOW MUCH Extra?! You're already lashing 3, 4 or 5 clients in your 8 hour work-day. Check out what you can earn on top of your lash income just by adding a wax...
# 121 Waxing and Threading - 10 Benefits You May Not Know!
What are the Benefits of Waxing and Threading? Let's wax on about waxing off today. And let's thread on about threading off (doesn't really roll off the tongue as much, does it...?). Do you struggle to decide whether waxing or...
#120 - The Ancient Art of Waxing and Threading - Where Did Each Begin?!
A BRIEF HISTORY OF WAXING AND THREADING Let's begin in Ancient Egypt   Even though waxing is a modern trend, it dates back to Ancient Egypt, when body hair was considered ‘improper’, and men and women with beards and other...
#119 - Em Explains Why You NEED To Add Spray Tanning To Your Business!
I owe the life I live now to Spray Tanning. So this blog might be a little bit biased, but anyone who knows me knows that I will force my love of spray tanning upon anyone that will listen. Unfortunately having opened...
# 118 IS THERE TOO MUCH LASH COMPETITION?
We have all witnessed lash extensions becoming more and more popular with more salons popping up almost monthly it seems. When I first entered the industry over 10 years ago, we were one of three salons in ALL of Melbourne to...
#117 WHAT INGREDIENTS TO LOOK FOR IN A LASH & BROW GROWTH SERUM
It’s rather easy for cosmetics companies to slap up a few before & after shots and make bold claims that their product will work miracles. We’ve all heard of photoshop, and false advertising, so how would you know if the...
# 116 LASH CONTENT IDEAS & INSPO
Thinking and then making up what to post on your social media can be exhausting and time consuming!     We have put together a few top ideas of what you should and should not be posting on your business...
# 115 HOW TO STAY BUSY AFTER THE XMAS RUSH
Leading up to Christmas you may have seen a boom in your business and it may be that January is traditionally a much slower month. But it doesn’t have to be that way! The answer to being busy is... PROMOTION!...
#114 BENEFITS OF BEING EMPLOYED AS A LASH TECHNICIAN
If you’re thinking about taking the dive into the Lash Tech biz, we’re sure you’ll be Interested in discovering the benefits of being employed as a technician as opposed to starting your own business. Of course, there are benefits whichever...
# 113 YOU NEED TO BE GOOD AT BUSINESS TO BE A SUCCESSFUL SALON
To be successful in this industry and make lots of money, you have to be great at lashes AND at business.     You can be the most AMAZING lash tech in the whole universe but still have a hard...
#112 FINDING LASH MODELS
So you’re training to become a lash tech and you’re keen to get practicing! You’re equipped with the essentials (lashes, glue, humidifier etc… you know the drill), you’ve got a gorgeous room setup, and you’re bursting at the seams with...
#111 WHEN LIFE GIVES YOU LEMONS
This year has certainly taken us all on a ride! Especially for those who have lost their jobs due to Covid and have had to start a full clean slate. From our last inspiring story we posted a couple of weeks...
# 110 NAILING THE UP-SELL TO CLIENTS
I know I personally shy away from the concept of having to ‘sell’ something to someone. I am not a salesman and didn’t come into the industry to be one! But one thing I have learnt over the years is...
# 109 HOW & WHEN TO FIRE CLIENTS
We once had this customer who was … well … lets be a little polite here … not the easiest to deal with. She would continually complain, expect free products, complain more, haggle with prices and generally upset any of...
# 108 FLIGHT ATTENDANT TURNED LASH TECH BECAUSE OF COVID
Let's just firstly mention that this is NOT a sop story. This is an inspiring, look at her go, make shit go right- kind of story that we want to share with the hopes that it motivates you and inspires YOU...
#107 HOW TO MAKE A CLIENT COMFORTABLE
As a lash tech, sometimes you can get too ahead of yourself when thinking about the ‘perfect’ set up for your room. Things need to be pretty, things need to be clean, things need to look inviting and warm and...
#106 Ten Steps To Survive Isolating Alone
Hey lash babes,  It's your girl Em 💙 As someone who genuinely really enjoys their own company and being by themselves, a 6 week lockdown alone being thrust upon me wasn’t actually as instantly deflating as it may have been...
# 105 ARE YOU USING DROPSHIPPING?
A Lash Tech does more for a client than doing their lashes. Honestly, how much do you know about your clients? You know their pet peeves, what their favourite type of pasta is, how all their exes became all their exes...
#104 BEST MASCARA OF 2020
Having a set of blonde eyelashes on my left eye and a set of black lashes on the right means mascara is a must for me. I’ve tried a tonne of mascaras and then some. Most often, the expectations I...
# 103 EXERCISES LASH TECHS SHOULD DO EVERY DAY
If you've been in the lash industry for more than a year, it's highly likely that you've experienced some form of temporary or chronic back pain. That's right, you're not alone and it is common. And most of the time, it...