Posts by Maryann Matykowski

Wednesday Wink – 6 Hot Tips for New Lash Artists

Wednesday Wink - Tips For New Last Techs

I have noticed that a lot of newer lash artists have been reaching out for tips and tricks to help them get better at the practice of lash artistry. First of all, Rome wasn’t built in a day – your work will need improvement along the way. You will need to apply many sets of […]

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Wednesday Wink – Staying Positive During a Salon Walkout

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How do you keep yourself positive when chaos is swirling around you? I just experienced this in my current work environment. It’s difficult not to get swept up in the drama. Who’s right? Who’s wrong? And how do you stay positive and neutral while your co-workers self implode. Let’s break it down here: First off, everyone […]

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Starting From Scratch Pt 10 – Marketing Your New Lash Business

Starting From Scratch Pt 10 - Marketing Your New Lash Business

With all the preliminary steps you have taken to get your new business off the ground, let’s not forget to get your advertising and marketing off to a great start as well.  If you are offering services in a retail center, your plan will differ from a salon boutique or booth rental. In this post, […]

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Wednesday Wink – How to Choose an Eyelash Extensions Training Course?

Eyelash Extensions Trainers Directory

Have you been thinking about adding lash extensions to your service menu? Lashes have been around for a long time and are here to stay. This is a beautiful service to offer your clients. In just a short time in your chair, you can transform your client from having short sparse lashes to having full and fluffy lashes […]

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Wednesday Wink – Believe the Hype About Hybrid Lashes!

Hybrid Lashing Hype

The questions on everyone’s mind these days revolve around getting hybrid lashes. I’m going to explain the details on this newer and very requested set of lash extensions. Hybrid lash extensions can come in a variety of styles and textures. We will go over each in this article! A Classic Hybrid Set I’ll start with using .07mm […]

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Wednesday Wink – Forget Resolutions! Start Planning For Lash Business Success in 2019


I would like to wish you all a happy and prosperous new year. Most of us look forward to starting a new year. We worked hard in the past year, faced challenges, had victories, made new friends, lost some friends and just rolled through the year. Now, I’m not one who is big on resolutions. […]

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Wednesday Wink – Must Do Strategies to Maximize Future Income: Pre-Booking and Rebooking

Pre Booking Your Lash Clients

Nothing has been more exciting and rewarding than opening my schedule on Mondays and seeing my schedule 80% or more booked. This has been the most important step in growing my lash business. I learned a few tips and tricks over the years I have been in the beauty business. One of the most important […]

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Wednesday Wink – Note These Conferences and Trade Shows For Salon Professionals in Your 2019 Calendar


With the holidays just around the corner, we get wrapped up in taking care of our clients. This time of year we are at full steam working to get all our wonderful clients’ appointments filled. With schedule changes and hours that seem to melt into one another, it’s a joyous and hectic time of year. […]

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Wednesday Wink- 4 Must Do Tips to Keep Your Tweezers in Tip-Top Shape

Tweezer Care

Tweezers are one of the most important tools in our arsenal, which is why taking proper care of them is a top priority. Never let anyone besides yourself use your valuable tweezers – improper care and dropped tweezers can shorten the lifespan of one of your most valuable tools. Cleaning and sanitation are so important […]

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Wednesday Wink – 5 Steps to Prepare Your Salon Business for the Holiday Season

Wednesday Wink - Ready for Holidays

We’re getting close to that time of the year again. Will your business be ready? Do you have your action plan in place for the holiday season? Let me give you some pointers on how to freshen up your strategies for a fun and prosperous selling season. 1. Stock Up Your Shelves Do an evaluation of […]

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