For lash artists, it’s more important than ever to stand out in the industry with a reputation for outstanding work and professionalism. S.H.E. Lash Academy's hands-on teaching philosophy combined with the guidance of personalized mentorship will help accelerate your path to success. The key to long-term success in the lash industry is to never stop learning and perfecting your craft; to continually evolve with lash culture and professional trends.
Are you ready to change your life or level up your lash game? Turn your side hustle into a six figure business? Create a life with freedom and authenticity? Build your own business? Work around your life instead of live around your job?
I thought you might…
Taking a course at S.H.E. is an opportunity to change your life forever. I know, because lashing has changed mine and the lives of my peers.
My name is Kaitlyn Francisco. I am the owner of S.H.E. Salon & Academy, located in Rochester NY. I have been a lash artist for 11 years, salon owner and lash educator for 5 years. I am a certified lash extension educator through the National Association of Lash Artistry. Our course curriculum has been accredited by the National Association of Lash Artistry since 2019. S.H.E. is one of the only two lash academies in the USA to obtain this recognition. I like to consider myself a “freedom and success coach” as I teach other lash artists how to build their business from the ground up. My courses include classic, hybrid, soft volume and mega volume styles. As well as self development, personal branding, money management, clientele building and social media marketing. My goal is to inspire and help build as many successful lash artists as possible. To me being a leader, means building many more leaders. I hope to help build a beautiful community for lash artists.
Attending a course that is NALA accredited can give you the confidence that this program is the BEST it can possibly be for students. Accreditation is the tool used to monitor, assess and evaluate the quality of education a student receives at a lash training facility. Accredited programs are held to a higher standard. As a NALA certified educator, Kaitlyn has studied all 7 learning styles that differ from person to person. Our courses are taught involving every learning style, so that there is something that benefits every individual! You can leave feeling proud that you will be properly prepared for a successful career in the lash industry.
Our Lash Class Bootcamp is taught twice a year. Once in February and once in October. This Bootcamp is 5 days long. You may purchase just one portion of this course, two portions, three portions, or the entirety, however you choose to bundle us up to you.
Our levels include:
Lash Extensions 101 Course is your introduction, your fundamental. Every single thing you could possibly need to know to begin as a new lash artist, or level up your knowledge to become an *Elite* lash artist. This is a one day, five hour course that covers ingredients in lash extension adhesives, how they are affected by temperatures and humidity levels. Consent forms, consultations, policies and photo release forms. Lash growth cycles and lash extensions dimensions (lengths, curls, thicknesses). The differences between classic, hybrid, soft volume and mega volume styles. Infection control. Pre and post care. Allergies and sensitivities. Building clientele, social media portfolios and business mindset. This course is considered the “manual” or “theory” class for lash extension service and business.
This class may be taken individually. It is otherwise a prerequisite to the ‘Classic Lash Extension Application’ course and is included in the cost of the classic course.
Cost of course (separately from classic lash application course) $250
Classic Lash Extension Application Course
This is a two day course. Day one includes the ‘Lash Extension 101’ introductory course. Day two is all hands on work. You will be taught the foundation for classic application, refill appointments and removals. Taping techniques. How to hold and use adhesive. Hand placement on tweezers. Hand placement on clients head. Lash bath. Priming and sealing. You will watch a live demo as well as work on a manakin head. Classic lashing involves the placement of one lash extension fiber to every one natural lash. This is a beginner course and the most natural form of styling lash extensions.
Cost of course $1,200
Soft Volume & Hybrid Lash Extension Application Course
This is a dual certification course, meaning you will leave with two certifications, one for hybrid application and one for soft volume application. This course is to be taken after learning the fundamentals of classic lash extensions. Soft volume consists of creating hand made lash fans with 3-7 fibers and binding them to one natural lash. Soft volume sets include all soft volume fans. Hybrid sets include a blend of classic lash extensions and soft volume extensions. This is a one day, six hour course. It is suggested to bundle this course with the ‘Classic Lash Extension Application’ course if you do not have prior experience with lash extensions. If you do have experience with lashes but have not taken the classic lash extension course with S.H.E. it is suggested to bundle this soft volume/hybrid course with the ‘Lash Extension 101’ course. This class is all hands on work. You will observe a demo on a live model. You will be taught taping techniques, fanning techniques. Styling of different lash maps including the baby doll eye and the cat eye, which you will perform on two manakin heads.
Cost of course $999
Mega Volume Lash Extensions & Advanced Styling Course
This course uses industry leading methods to create the fullest, thickest lash sets. Mega Volume is an advanced technique that involves using 7-25 volume fans per lash, created with a very fine diameter. This course will teach you the proper way to apply mega volume lash styles while protecting the integrity of the natural lashes. In this class you will review pricing of your services as well as profit and loss charts for every level of your lash menu. We will also discuss how to increase the cost of your other lash services if necessary. In this course you will be taught how to create and apply mega volume fans as well as four different advanced maps, using different curls to create textured sets. You will learn how to create maps for lightly textured sets, wet lash sets, thick & messy strip lash, spikey sets and a foxy feline flick. You will perform 2-4 looks on 2-4 manakin heads, depending on your speed as an artist. This is a one day, six hour, hands on class. It is suggested to bundle this course with ‘Lash Extension Application 101’ if you would like to further your lash knowledge; or with the ‘Soft Volume & Hybrid Lash Extension Application’ course to master your skills as a lash artist. You will not want to purchase this class if you do not have prior experience lashing.
Cost of course $999
Lash Lift Course
Is a 1 day course designed to introduce you the Keratin Lash Lift method. This course provides hands-on education and live models. A Keratin Lash Lift is a great low maintenance alternative to eyelash extensions that lasts six to eight weeks by perming the client’s own lashes against a silicon pad to create a natural looking lift. It’s a perfect solution for those who have straight or downward facing natural lashes, or eyes that are too sensitive for lash extensions. You need no prior experience with lashes to take this course, and there are no prerequisites. This class includes theory work, a live demo and the opportunity to perform the service on one of your friends or family members. Your kit includes enough product to perform ten lash lifts. Lash lifts are the most profitable service that can be added to a lash service menu.
Cost of course $999
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