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Wednesday Wink

Wednesday Wink – Know Your Worth: How and When to Raise Your Prices

Know Your Worth

Time to Raise your Prices? So many salon professionals struggle with how and when to raise their prices. We all know we deserve to make a decent wage, but have a hard time justifying this to themselves and their clients. We are sensitive, artistic and people-pleasers by nature. This can be a challenge to even […]

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Wednesday Wink – Parting Ways With a Client

Wednesday Wink - Parting Ways With Clients

It’s never easy to see a client move on. It’s even more difficult if you are the one to make that decision. Over the years of being in a service-based business, there have been a few times when it was best to part with a client.  A few of the reasons are clear; chronic lateness, […]

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Wednesday Wink – Quick Lash Care Tips to Beat the Heat

Wednesday Wink - Quick Summer Lash Care Tips

When the temperature climbs and the heat and humidity wreak havoc on our skin, hair and nails, it also affects our brows and lashes. Where I live you can literally fry an egg on the sidewalk. It has been over 110 degrees F here and other places around the globe. How do we handle client […]

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Wednesday Wink – The Hottest Trend in Eyebrows – 3D Microblading

Wednesday Wink Microblading Before and After

You may have seen before and after pictures all over social media of women with fuller, practically perfect looking eyebrows and wondering, “What is that?” Or your clients may be asking, “How did they get their brows like that?” Well, it’s called 3D Microblading, and whether or not you are considering offering 3D microblading to […]

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Wednesday Wink – What’s Your Application Style?

Whats Your Application Style

When I started lashing, over ten years ago, lashes were loose, not nicely packaged in neat little rows. We had to struggle to pick them out of a bunch and prepare them for application. I’m so glad things have progressed. How are you using your palette? Are you working from a tile, jade stone or […]

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Wednesday Wink – 4 Quick Eyebrow Grooming Tips For Men

Eyebrow grooming tips for men

You receive a phone call for an appointment, and it’s a man’s voice on the other end- “I’d like to make an appointment for my eyebrows.” Your first thought can be, “I’ve never done a guy’s eyebrows before.” Because men need grooming too, here are 4 quick tips to help both you and him… 1. Be […]

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Wednesday Wink – Patch Testing your Clients; The Way to Peace of Mind

Tested

When a new client books their first time appointment with you, are you patch testing? I know with some lash artists it isn’t always common practice to perform a patch test. Have you had a client who has had her lashes done by another artist? Most of us have. When a client comes to you […]

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Wednesday Wink – To Each Their Arch: Eyebrows Over the Decades

Wednesday Wink Decades of Eyebrows

As much as hair changes over the decades, so to do eyebrows. They’ve gone from thick to thin, to over tweezed and back again. So many trends and shapes have come and gone throughout the decades, take a look back with me. The 70’s On the heels of the 1960’s, when the brow was more […]

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Wednesday Wink – Adhere to This Tip!

Wednesday Wink - Adhere to this tip

If you are having issues with lashes sticking to your under eye tape or gel pads, we have an easy trick for you!! Nothing can cause more frustration than applying a perfect set of lashes only to mess them up as you try to remove the under eye protection. How many times have your lashes gotten […]

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Wednesday Wink – 5 Tips for Getting Really Awesome Eyebrows

Wink 5 Tips Eyebrows Featured

1) Determine the Best Shape for Your Face To determine the best eyebrow shape for your face, make sure you find the right arch, width, and thickness for your eyebrows. This is key and be sure to take into account your whole face, not just the eye area. 2) Know Where the Brow Actually Starts To achieve […]

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