Posts by Maryann Matykowski

Wednesday Wink – Why You Should Be More Than Just Brow-zing

Brow Services

Are you a brow master? Do you love making brows beautiful? Are you thinking about offering brow services? If not, let’s get you going! What Are Brows Good For? Brows are your face frame. It’s amazing how perfecting the brow changes the look of the face. As we become more focused on creating the perfect […]

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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 – Burn Out Is Real! 3 Things to Help You When You’re Lashing

Burn out in the beauty industry

Beauty professionals, the struggle is real when we speak of “burn out”! Recognizing that you are burned out can be a challenge, so here are a few tips to help you navigate the stress. If you are experiencing headaches, back strain, wrist or arm strain and lastly eye strain, you may be burned out. Burn […]

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Wednesday Wink – 5 Secrets to Sublime Summer Lash Care

Summer-Lashes

Summer gives us a lot of challenges with our beauty routine. The heat, humidity, sunshine, salt water, and chlorine that make summer so great can actually negatively affect your eyelash extensions. In this post, let’s break down how to deal with these issues and still maintain full fluffy lashes! 1. Avoid Sauna-Like Temperatures Heat can […]

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Wednesday Wink – The Secret to Speeding Up Curing Without Enhancers

Know-Your-Lash-Products

Do these products really work? Do I need them? Today I want to shed some light on a few new items that have come to the market to help speed up glue curing and lash retention. Just for full disclosure: I am not a scientist. However, I have used many types of glue and have […]

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Wednesday Wink – The 4 Things Your Lash Artist Wants You to Know

wednesday wink

We love our clients and we are willing to bend over backwards to make them happy. In return, there are a few things lash artists wish clients knew before, during, and after a lash service. 1.How Important it is to Keep Lashes Clean We wish our clients knew how much better their lash retention and […]

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Lash Team Coach & Mentor – Part 4 – How to Set Realistic Staff Productivity Goals with Smart Scheduling and SPLH

Setting Staff Productivity Goals in Your Salon

Welcome to part four of the Lash Team Coach & Mentor series! We are excited to get into more details about developing your salon business for success. We will be taking a look at how to set goals and expectations for new staff when bringing them onto your business. If you have an existing employee […]

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Wednesday Wink – 6 Tips for Better Lash Extension Retention 

Better Lash Retention 6 Tips

We all are interested in getting great results with our lash applications. From the best glue to what to do with our most challenging clients. We have struggles and victories and I’m going to share a few tips that have worked for me, and some helpful tips I have tried for other lash artists. So let’s get […]

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Wednesday Wink – Safety and Sanitation in Your Lash Business

Wink-246-Salon-Hygiene

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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Starting From Scratch Pt 12 – Scheduling Your Staff

Scheduling Staff In Your Lash Business

We are almost there. This is the final installment in our Starting from Scratch series. If you have already settled on the hours of operation for your salon business, you will now want to start thinking about the optimal scheduling of your salon workers. Pay close attention to this one. This will save you frustration, […]

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