Student FAQs

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State License Requirements

* Professional status is granted by the state to legally practice lash extension installation.

*The Eyelash Extension Specialty Course was developed for individuals, that are not licensed professionals, desiring a career in the lashing ONLY. 

* A set of standards and practices must be completed per professional state guidelines & industry standards.

* Proficiency must be demonstrated by passing one or several tests set forth by state authority.

* Depending on the state, the number of hours need to complete education ranges from 320 to 2400 hours. 

*Every state EXCEPT for Connecticut requires anyone who performs eyelash extension services to be a licensed professional, usually a cosmetologist or esthetician.  Texas is one of only two states that developed licensure programs for lash technicians ONLY.

Certifications

* Certification is voluntary and provided by an instructor

* Time necessary to complete certification course varies, certification can be completed in as little as 8 hours

* Certifications & trainings are only recommended for currently licensed professionals (licensed lash techs, cosmetologists, esthetics etc.) 

* Certification does NOT mean the individual is licensed. It means they have been trained in lashing and CANNOT charge anyone for a service. Complimentary tips are allowed.

How soon can I start my lash career after passing the state exam?

Upon passing the state exam and receiving your license, you may start practicing immediately.