Wednesday Wink – Safety and Sanitation in Your Lash Business


I have been blessed with an amazing apprentice in my practice. I think apprenticeships are such a great opportunity to train people on all the different aspects of running a lash business. One of the initial challenges is getting past the subject matter that can be really boring to do but is required nonetheless. Safety […]

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Salon Hygiene – The Proper Practices for Sanitation, Disinfection and Sterilization

Salon Sanitation

Hello again current and future lash and brow technicians! I felt inspired to write about some common issues that we face every day, such as safety precautions and sanitation practices. So let’s dive in, shall we? Keep in mind that many of these answers are condensed to keep the article length down, but are covered […]

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The Complete A-Z of Eyelash Extensions Terminology You Must Know…

GladGirl Model with Lashes

You might have picked up on the importance of being on top of your salon lash lingo from our salon business articles. By using “descriptive, professional, and up-to-date” language in your salon, you not only stay relevant in the eyelash extensions world, but you also contribute to the growth and evolution of a constantly evolving […]

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Bizwomen – The Business Journals April 2022 – In Her Own Words: GladGirl’s Esther Bolkin lashes out (successfully)

Esther Bolkin founder of GladGirl Eyelash Extension Supplies

GladGirl founder Esther Bolkin shared her thoughts on how the pandemic affected the eyelash extension supplies lash business with Ellen Sherberg a longtime reporter, editor and publisher at American City Business Journals, Bizwomen’s parent company. In Her Own Words: GladGirl’s Esther Bolkin lashes out (successfully) As the pandemic hits pause, women return to their routines, […]

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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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Q&A With the GladGirl Northridge Team: Sandra

Sandra at GladGirl Northridge

At GladGirl, we don’t just lash our customers, we love them. And this week, in the first of a four part series, we talk with Sandra, one of our expert team members at GladGirl Northridge. Q&A 1. What’s your favorite Glad Lash/GladGirl product, and why? My favorite Glad Lash product for professional use are the […]

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Wednesday Wink – Who Trained Your Trainer? And Other Things to Know About Your Training

Who Trained Your Trainer?

What makes a great lash training? For those of you who are thinking about getting trained in lash extensions, here are a few things to look for. Where Did the Trainer Get Their Credentials? What I mean is, who trained them? Did they get certified? Most trainers have been working behind the chair for several […]

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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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Introduction to Microblading – Things to Consider Before You Begin Your Microblading Journey


Hi! I’m back again with yet another episode of “The Microblading Diaries.” If you tuned into my first post, you’ll remember that I introduced you to the world of microblading, the new age brow tattoos. Microblading is great for people who struggle with achieving perfect symmetry with their brows or even people who may have […]

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Wednesday Wink – My Journey to Becoming a Lash Extensions Educator


I get asked quite a bit about how I became a lash extension educator. Mostly, the questions sound something like, “What makes you so qualified?” or “How did you get to be a certifier?” Well, I am here to shine some daylight on all those questions and more. In this article, I will be explaining […]

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