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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.
* 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 are only recommended for currently licensed professionals (cosmetics, esthetics etc.) as they do not legally allow one to practice lash extensions without them.
* 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.