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Got lashes on from somewhere else? Why we need to know this when infilling your lashes!

Have you ever called up to make your lash infill appointment, only to be met with a series of questions that make you feel a little like – whyyyyy?! It’s just lashes, right?! Well, we’re here to let you in on a little secret… those questions are actually for your (or your lashes!) own good! […]

Wet Look Lashes

Hello there! As seasoned lash stylists, we’ve seen trends come and go, but one style that’s been catching our eye lately is the wet-look eyelash extension look. It’s a bold and dramatic look that can elevate any makeup look, and I’m here to spill the tea on all things wet-look lashes. We’ve heard these sets […]

Why you should invite GC Lashes to your wedding (preparations!)

Wedding beauty prep is a different kind of beauty prep altogether. It’s the kind of thing that most people tend to plan in advance and test out/trial to ensure that they’ve got the perfect look for their big day – particularly in regards to bridal eyelash extensions. Every year at GC Lashes we help hundreds […]

Why aren’t my lashes lasting? Strange reasons that can affect eyelash extension retention

If you are a regular eyelash extension wearer, then you will know that retention or how long your lashes last is a very important factor. Ideally, we want to be getting a few weeks between infills – we want the lashes to gradually and evenly fall out over a few weeks, and then have them […]

Best Eyelash Extension Kits for Practice

Yegi Beauty Kit Version 1 This kit from Yegi Beauty goes above and beyond, with everything a beginning lash stylist needs. It includes a very realistic mannequin, multiple trays of classic and volume lashes of varying lengths and curls, tweezers, accessories, and everything else a stylist requires to offer lash extensions professionally. Classic Lash Kit […]

How to Practice Eyelash Extensions Without a Mannequin

1- Use Your Friends and Family Even if you do own a mannequin, try to practice on people as often as possible. That kind of practice is invaluable in teaching you how to deal with different natural lash patterns and clients’ needs and preferences. It’s best to start by asking your friends and family. Choose […]

How to Practice Eyelash Extensions On a Mannequin

1– Set Up Your Mannequin Start by setting up your mannequin in the area where you’ll be working. A lash bed is ideal, but a table that’s at a comfortable height can also work. Make sure the mannequin is at about your chest level when you sit, so you don’t have to bend over it […]

Benefits of using an Eyelash Extension Primer

Benefits of using an Eyelash Extension Primer     Not to prime is a crime… but there are exceptions! Think of it like this: Priming is a preparatory step that’s applied best on a clean canvas to hold onto whatever eyelash extension product is applied afterward- this can be painting a wall or makeup application! […]