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Why Bella Lash?

At EB we specialize in lash extensions. In addition, we also provide other esthetic services along with offering a curated boutique of natural and clean skincare products. Like the skincare brands that are carefully chosen to stock our shelves, we were very intentional with our choice to solely use Bella Lash products on our clients for lash extension services.

My lash journey began 5 years ago in Dallas when I began learning and taking courses on how to apply lash extensions. It was big in Dallas before much word had been heard in Wichita, KS. When I relocated back to Wichita in 2014, I continued to lash friends and family on the side before going out on my own part time and investing in all kinds of lash products. I tried an assortment of products and brands of lash extensions as I learned the hard way, found things I liked and ultimately found a brand I loved.

A couple of years ago I found and fully invested in Bella Lash. Everything from their lashes, adhesive and aftercare had me hooked. And as trivial as it seems, their packaging sealed the deal. (Guilty. If the packaging is wretched, I won’t buy it.)

I love that Bella Lash is complete. From their products to their education, they provide a finished package whether you’re a lash artist or client/consumer.

As a lash artist I love that Bella is geared toward continuing education and being progressive in new technologies and high quality products. From lash extensions, tweezers and gel pads to aftercare and marketing materials.

As a client and consumer, I love that Bella provides an entire line of aftercare products. Cleansers, extension-safe mascara, sealant to protect and hydrate natural lashes and extensions alike and a lash growth serum that can be used solely and/or with extensions.

Lash brands, like all brands, are individual to everyone. It’s based on opinion and experience. I like multiple other brands for this or that – but when it comes to Bella Lash, I love it for everything.

**At EB, all lash artists are Bella Lash Certified and use Bella Lash Products. As a Bella Lash Educator, I currently teach certified Cosmetologists and Estheticians in the area and region the art of lash extensions.

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Brides + Lashes

Lash extensions are a great option for all types of clients — those who want a low maintenance morning regimen, those allergic or sensitive to mascaras, those wanting to add oomph to their less dramatic natural lashes, athletes, busy moms and BRIDES.

Whether you are a bride wanting lash extensions just for your big day or forever, extensions for the day you say “I Do” is a must.

Natural and noticeable or more dramatic, lash extensions provide a bride with lashes that are smudge, smear and mascara-run free. For a day that will be full of hustle and bustle, forgotten details and potential stress over one thing or another – opt for extensions and check one worry off your list. BONUS: your makeup artist will love them for your makeup application as well!

Did you know we have an in-house professional makeup artist at EB? Audrey Cotton is a certified Cosmetologist and lash artist and we just built her an amazing vanity to do YOUR special occasion and bridal makeup.

Be sure to inquire about our Bridal Package including lash extensions + makeup application. Complimentary trial run is included.

For questions regarding lash extensions, profesional makeup applications or booking a makeup artist for your special occasion — give us a ring!  >>> 316.440.7046

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We’re Hiring!

Gals – with a grateful heart, EB is looking to bring in another gal pal to join our team!

We are growing and looking to add an additional Lash Artist with a strong passion for people, growth and our beloved industry.

Our lash artists are team players, offer amazing guest care, are motivated, friendly, professional and detail oriented.

We are willing to train.

Must be a licensed Cosmetologist or Esthetician with a current license in the state of Kansas.

Job Type: Part time. Commission + Retail Commission

Interested?

Email your resume to: julianaphillips1@gmail.com

Graciously,

Juliana

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What Are Lash Extensions?

Our most common service, a passion of mine and something I truly nerd out on (hehe) – LASH EXTENSIONS!!

When moving back to Wichita from Dallas, I was unsure how lash extensions would be received in our neck of the woods. I recognized it was a growing service down south and now following suit – it is a growing service here as well.

When exploring lash extensions and whom you might hire to apply them, there are a couple things to keep in mind. So, here goes…

Lash extensions are an art form. They take time, patience and practice to truly master the skill of placement, the art of tailoring your extensions to fit your needs and wants and to develop efficiency when applying extensions to ensure you are in and out of your appointment in a timely manner.

The extensions we make use of are made of synthetic mink and can be applied using two different techniques: Classic or Volume. Classic lashes are 1:1 – one extension per natural lash. With proper isolation, nearly each of your natural lashes will walk away lashed and extended. Volume lashes involve a technique that allows us to place multiple extensions to your natural lash – creating a voluminous look; fluffy and full. Both techniques, when properly applied, maintain the health and safety of the client’s natural lashes.

While you many be a candidate for either style, I typically suggest classic extensions for newbies and advise they can go from there.

When deciding who to hire as your lash artist, take into account a handful of things:

  • Are they certified?
  • How long have they been doing lashes? It takes time and practice to become an experienced lash artist but that doesn’t mean less tenured artists are not capable of doing a wonderful job. Hence, next bullet…
  • Do they have photos of their work visible and readily available? We post before and after photos via Facebook, Instagram and Twitter. Any reputable and growing artist will be proud to show photos of their work.
  • Always look for a clean and sanitary environment.

On your quest to find a lash artist, you should be aware of a present trend: cluster lashes. Cluster lashes are NOT the same as lash extensions. While lash extensions are applied individually and involve precise isolation, cluster lashes make use of a pre-made fan with multiple lashes on them.

“The problem with most cluster eyelash extensions is that they are applied to multiple eyelashes at once and the bases are usually bulky from the adhesive that holds them together which causes follicle tension. Because lashes grow at different stages, the tension from the cluster can cause premature hair loss called Traction Alopecia if done repeatedly.” — Bella Lash

If you’ve stumbled upon a salon or spa offering quick, deeply discounted or cluster lashes it would be worth your time and in your best interest to look elsewhere.

Lastly, while lash extensions provide for easy mornings and a mascara-look without the hassle, they do require a little TLC. Make sure you choose a lash artist that is dedicated to educating you on how to maintain and take care of your precious lash extensions. Although caring for your extensions is quite simple, it can become an afterthought – it is necessary to cleanse, comb and refrain from touching or pulling on them in order to receive the best retention and health of your natural lash.

Do you have questions about lash extensions? For any inquiring mind wanting to know – potential lash client or not – I would be more than happy to help! Click the Contact Us tab or feel free to phone the shop.

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