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Hybrid Eyelash Extensions: Everything You Need to Know – With Lash Maps and Videos!

Hybrid Lashes - Featured GladGirl Model

Hybrid Lashes have seen a rise in popularity over the past few years; all thanks to our Hollywood super stars. There’s no doubt that stars like the Kardashians have given this lashing trend the popularity boost it deserved. In this post we will dive deep, very deep, into all things hybrid lash extensions, and leave […]

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Wednesday Wink – Is Your Client Lashable? How to Choose the Right Lash Length and Thickness

Lash Health and Choosing thickness and length for volume fans

Happy Wednesday Lash Lovers! The world of lash extensions, and making all the decisions that come with it can be anything but easy; from lash mapping styles to the type of adhesive you use, everything is always a jumble of choices, and it can be overwhelming if you aren’t sure which choice suits you and […]

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Wednesday Wink – Brow Lamination – A Quick Summer Service to Upsell to Your Clients

Model with Brows laminated using GladGirl Brow Lamination Kit

Summer is all about soaking up as much sand, sun and surf as possible, and the last thing anyone wants is to be spending those sun shining days at the salon. Your clients still want to look like the summer goddesses they are, so why not give them brows that came from the Golden-Ray Gods […]

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Wednesday Wink – Why Understanding Our Industry is So Important

Eyelash Artist at work

Today, let’s push the products to the side. I want to talk about our beauty industry, and how understanding the industry helps us all to grow and improve. I’m a firm believer that in this business we have to continually grow and learn! Let’s talk about continuing education and how that helps keep you up […]

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Professional Lash & Brow Artists’ Industry Survey 2021 – We are Listening

Professional Lash and Brow Artist' Industry Survey

In 2016, we conducted the first ever international survey of lash and brow artists to better understand our place in the beauty industry. Five years on, today we launch the Professional Lash and Brow Artists’ Industry Survey 2021, a GladGirl initiative supported by our sponsor Glamcor. We know the past year has been tough on […]

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Wednesday Wink – Lash Pads 101: All the Tips and Tricks of Under Eye Lash Pads

Janelle Greenstreet wearing under eye pads

Happy Wednesday, Lash Lovers! Today we’ll be diving into all the ins and outs of eyelash under eye pads, and the tricks you can try to help troubleshoot any problems you may be running into. Choosing the Proper eye pad and correct placement  is arguably one of the most important steps in your lash set, […]

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Wednesday Wink – How to Choose the Best Forehead, Bed or Hand Palette for Eyelash Extensions

Wednesday Wink - Lash Palette Options Explained

Welcome back to Wednesday Wink, Lash Lovers! Today I am going to take you down the long and winding road of lash palettes! There’s no need to stress about the endless options and which one you should spend your hard earned lash cash on; I’m here to take the guesswork out of finding the best […]

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Wednesday Wink – Ring, Cup, Stone OH MY! – How to Choose the Best Fit for You

Glue Ring With Volume Fan in Glue

Wednesday Wink is back, Lash Lovers! And, I’m so excited to be a part of it as your new GladGirl Product Expert! My name is Janelle and I’m here to bring you the tips and tricks I’ve learned over my years as a licensed cosmetologist and lash artist. While lashing, I’ve found an incredible passion […]

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Think Faux Mink: Choose Synthetic Mink Lashes by GladGirl

Faux Mink Lashes

In recent years, manmade poly-fiber, faux mink lashes (aka “synthetic mink”, or more commonly today, just “mink”) have become a welcome addition in eyelash artistry. Designed to mimic the look and feel of real mink fur, the move to faux mink, marks an important evolution in the ongoing pursuit of a more humane and sustainable industry. […]

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Make It Up Monday – Update Your Smokey Eye Look in 4 Easy Steps

2021 Updated Smokey Eye Makeup Look

A great way to update your look is to change up the way you do your eyeshadow. I have been using this technique for a modern smokey eye on myself and clients with beautiful results. It really opens up the eyes making them look larger and more awake. It is also more versatile and customizable […]

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