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Posts by Esther Bolkin

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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Turn Your 2021 Visions Into Reality with GladGirl

Training at GladGirl

Hello, Lash Lovers! We are well into the New Year now, and with it a fresh round of hopes, wishes and intentions. I’m sure many of you have made a resolution or two, or at least wrote a To-Do list. 2021 is the perfect year to truly focus and transform your vision of hopes and […]

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A Bold New World for Eyes in 2021

Focus on eyes and lashes

As we welcome in the New Year year and during this unprecedented moment, our thoughts land firmly on the eyes. At a time when we’re sporting masks throughout the day to day, it’s no longer the smile that welcomes friends and clients or makes that first impression, that job now belongs to the eyes. Never […]

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COVID Guidelines for Salons and Beauty Professionals Getting Back to Work

COVID Guidelines Infographic for Salons and Spas

Anticipation has been high, as has nervous energy. Waiting for something to happen can make everything feel much more daunting than the actual, happening itself. The wait is over Lash Lovers, and we can once again start working. But how? With very few best-practice sanitation guidelines in place for salons or brow/lash bars, the ins-outs […]

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From the Manual: Classic Application of Eyelash Extensions – Pt 2 – Working With Clients

From The Manual 2- Classic-Eyelashes Working with Clients

Welcome back to From The Manual our complete series on the application of Classic eyelash extensions. In this blog post, I’m covering best practices for working with clients. Client Saftey in Eyelash Application Client consultation, care, and aftercare can make or break a successful eyelash extension business. Client safety should be your priority at all times. […]

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From the Manual: Classic Eyelash Extension Application – Pt 1 – Lash Products Overview

Classic Extensions Manual - Glad Lash

In the 30+ years I’ve been creating lash looks for clients, there have been major advancements in lash technology. Throughout each innovation, I’ve found it helpful to come back to the basics, which is why I’m dedicating a 5-part blog series to the classic application of eyelash extensions. These articles will be based on the […]

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Your Comprehensive Step-by-Step Guide to LashLift Eyelash Perming Technique

Lash Lift How To Training Manual Cover

Hey LashLifters! Since my first post on eyelash perming, many of you have reached out and asked for more details about the eyelash perming process. So, let’s explore the finer points of one of my favorite beauty services! Here is my comprehensive how to article, with tips taken from our new LashLift Training Manual. Note: In […]

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The Golden Age of Eyebrows – Explore the Many Options to Build and Shape Bold Brows

Brows by Glad Lash - Golden Age of Brows

Who doesn’t want bold, beautiful eyebrows that stand out and frame their eyes? Nothing is subtle or shy about brows these days… They’re hot, hot, hot! There are many options for both shaping and building up brows. Perhaps the greatest benefit of professional brow enhancement is the power to dramatically change how your customers see […]

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Craving Extra Curl Without Using an Eyelash Curler? Give Your Lashes a Lift with an Eyelash Perm

Lash-Lift-Glad-Lash

Throw away your eyelash curler forever. Seriously. You can get a far greater lash-loving effect from perming your lashes. Perming, LashLift, Eyelash Enhancement Services – What Does It All Mean? Permed lashes look longer than straight lashes because they provide added curl and enhancement. Perming lashes also helps to impart a wide, doe-eyed look. You […]

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Bridal Lashes: Something Old, Something New, Something Borrowed, Something Blue

Bridal Lashes Glad Lash Blog

Every bride needs drop dead gorgeous lashes on her special day. Lush false lashes are the best part of having her makeup done! Whether she’s a minimalist/ natural bride or a glam/ dramatic one, there are many different styles and applications to choose from. Take your pick from false strip lashes, cluster lashes (aka flare), […]

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