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15 Essential Tools for Lash Technicians

Becoming a successful lash technician requires more than just skill; you need the right tools to create beautiful, long-lasting lash extensions.
At MK Lash Fan, we are committed to providing you with the best products to help you excel in your lash business.

Here, we’ve compiled a list of the top 15 tools every lash technician needs to get started.

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Getting Started with Lashes

Before investing in a professional eyelash extension kit, use this guide to build your own DIY lash extension kit, containing everything you need to begin your lash journey. Once you master the basics, the possibilities are endless!

1. Primer, Bonder

Start with a solid foundation. Priming the eyelashes is essential for maintaining the health of the natural lashes and ensuring the extensions adhere properly.

2. Lash Adhesive

A high-quality adhesive is crucial for attaching lashes securely. Always consult with clients about any allergies or sensitivities before applying products.

3. Lash Tapes & Eye Pads

Prevent mishaps by using lash tape or pads to protect your clients’ eyes and avoid gluing them shut.

4. Tweezers

Precision is key in lash application. Different tweezers are designed for various lash types, so find the ones that work best for you.

5. Gel Remover

A top-quality remover is vital for taking off old extensions or adjusting new ones quickly and efficiently.

6. Silicone Pads

This handy glass tile helps organize lashes during application, making them easier to see and less likely to be misplaced.

7. Spoolies / Disposable Mascara Wands

Also known as wands, these brushes separate lashes during application and keep them free from makeup and debris. They’re also essential for aftercare.

8. Disposable Micro Brushes

These multifunctional brushes are perfect for applying primers and cleansers to the lashes with ease.

9. Tweezer Cleaning

 Effortlessly remove glue residue in seconds with the safe and efficient sponge ball included.

10. Lash Foaming Cleanser

Ensure your clients’ lashes are clean and free of oil or residue before applying extensions for a better hold.

11. Eyelash Electric Fan

Suitable for drying grafted eyelashes, is portable, convenient, and easy to use, and is rechargeable and durable.

12. Silicone Practice Face

Eyelash extension head has a simulated human face, and the facial features are three dimensional and exquisite, which can better improve the skills.

13. Eyelash Cleaning Washing Squeeze Bottle 

Squeeze bottle for controlled dispensing of water or cleaning solution

14. Lash Mirror

A mirror is essential for clients to see the final result of your work.

15. Lashes

Having a diverse range of lashes in various styles, colors, and thicknesses will make you popular among clients who appreciate options.

Additional Tools and Knowledge

While the technical tools are vital, the knowledge and expertise behind their use are just as important. Tailoring each treatment to a client’s unique features is essential for success.

Considerations for Clients:

  • Face Shape: Different face shapes require different lash styles for the best results.
  • Facial Features: Eye size, shape, orientation, and eyelid type influence the ideal lash type.
  • Eye/Eyelash Color: The natural color of the eyes and lashes can impact the best lash style.
  • Eyebrow Shape, Thickness, and Color: Eyebrows frame the face and can influence the overall lash look.
  • Complexion: The client’s skin tone can affect how different lash styles appear.

Promoting Your Lash Business

  • Word of Mouth: Satisfied clients are your best promoters.
  • Social Media: Showcase your work on platforms like Instagram and Facebook, using relevant hashtags and tagging your location.
  • Collaborations: Partner with other beauty professionals to expand your client base and cross-promote services.

Why Become a Lash Technician?

Being a lash technician allows you to boost your clients’ confidence and make them feel beautiful. The flexibility of this career lets you work from home, a studio, or offer mobile services, fitting seamlessly into your lifestyle.

At MK Lash Fan, we’re dedicated to helping you succeed. With our top-quality lash products and expert guidance, you’ll be well-equipped to build a thriving lash business from home.

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