Beginners Classic Eyelash Extensions

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This course is suitable for complete beginners wanting to start a new career as an Eyelash Technician or as an add on treatment to an already established business.
Covering all aspects of Health and Safety, application, removal, maintenance and patch testing.

Case studies are required to complete this qualification.


Types of Lashes

It is important that you understand the different types of lashes and methods of Eyelash Extension Application. Strip Lashes – These lashes can be bought for you to apply yourself at home. They range in price from as little as £5. Perfect for a night out. To be worn for a maximum of 24 hours. […]


Bad retention? Ensure you thoroughly cleanse prior to application. Preparation is key! Correct environment and speed for your adhesive? Make sure the lashes are the right length for your client Aftercare. Is your client following the correct aftercare? No Clients? Do you use social media to its full potential? Do you offer a referral scheme? […]


Once the treatment has been completed you should check that the client is happy before giving them aftercare advice. This should be clear and thorough, and where possible this should be given in writing. This can include advising the client about any retail products which may be beneficial to them. For example foaming cleanser and […]

Adhesive and the Environment

Facts to consider There are many different types and brands of adhesive The main ingredient of lash adhesive is cyanoacrylate Cyanoacrylate reacts with natural fibres such as cotton wool, leather and can cause an exothermic reaction. (white smoke) Each adhesive will vary, and work differently within different environments. Lash adhesive reacts with the moisture in […]

Lash Mapping

Reasons for Mapping We map out our eyelash extension sets to ensure symmetry, style the lashes and to create ease. Mapping shows you what length and curl to choose on which area of the lash line. How to Map There are many ways to Map depending on the style you are creating. Mark on the […]


Before starting the treatment, you should ensure that the client knows what to expect from the treatment and understands what results to expect. You should always follow the manufacturer’s instructions of all products used.  Cleanse the lashes and under the eye area thoroughly using Lash and Brow Cleanser and rinse with Saline Solution/water. Cover the […]

Curls, Thicknesses & Lengths

There is a wide range of Lash Curls and Thicknesses. We choose what to use by considering the client’s suitability, their natural lashes, and of course the styling and method we choose. Lash Thicknesses 0.03, 0.04, 0.05, 0.06, 0.07 For Mega and Russian Volume Lashing. Far too fine for classic 1:1 0.10 Can be used […]


Before commencing the treatment, you will need to have the following pieces of equipment: – Couch Couch cover Disposable bed roll Equipment trolley Stool Good Lighting (Ring light or equivalent) Lash and Brow Cleanser (Foaming) Water Under eye pads Transpore Tape Adhesive Glue Tray/palette Adhesive Remover Lashes Lash palette Tweezers x1 Straight (Isolation) Tweezers x1 […]


A hair is an appendage of the skin. It grows out of, and is part of the skin, and is made up of dead skin cells containing keratin.


A contra-action can occur during or after any beauty or holistic treatment.

Consultation & Patch Testing

Before carrying out any treatment, you should always carry out a thorough consultation. The most important aspect of this is to ensure that it is safe to carry out the treatment.

Contraindications Continued…

A contra-indication is a factor which will prevent you from carrying out your treatment, whilst contra-actions are things which may occur as a result of the treatment, either during or after it.


A contra-indication is a factor which will prevent you from carrying out your treatment, whilst contra-actions are things which may occur as a result of the treatment, either during or after it.

The Eye

-Iris: regulates the amount of light that enters your eye. It forms the coloured, visible part of your eye in front of the lens. Light enters through a central opening called the pupil. -Pupil: the circular opening in the centre of the iris through which light passes into the lens of the eye. The iris […]

The Skin

The skin is one of the largest organs in the body and consists of tissues which are joined together to perform specific functions. It is an epithelial tissue that can be used by therapists and to assess their client’s condition, as it can show signs of stress, dehydration or poor health. The skin has a […]

Removal & Maintenance

Removal is generally only necessary if a client requests it or you need to remove a specific lash at the time of maintenance. Apply under eye pads in the same way that you would apply them prior to application. Using a microbrush/cotton bud and a very tiny amount of GEL or CREAM remover apply to […]


It is extremely important that you obtain insurance from a reputable insurance company. This will also cover you for any loss or damage to your products, earnings or property. This will then cover you for any claims that you might have made against you. Here are just some recommendations. ABT THE GUILD PROFESSIONAL […]

Questions, Case Studies and Zoom Call

To obtain your full qualification you must complete case studies. With Eyelash Extensions this can be a long process. Please be patient with yourself it is important that we get it right Please note all students vary and there is no time scale. Please submit clear, well lit, detailed photographs of your work via WhatsApp […]