classic eyelash extension

2 day course


Accredited Certification: Eyelash Extension

Class Hours

10:00 am – 3:00 pm

Classic lashing is the foundation of any lash artist’s career and is the art of applying one eyelash extension per one natural eyelash. Students will learn fundamental lashing techniques in the Classic Course, including natural lash isolation, creating optimal bonds, workplace setup, troubleshooting retention issues, styling, and more!

Typical entry requirement:

Age 18+

No prior beauty experience is necessary.

Other Requirements

Students must usually have studied for a minimum of two years post GCSE level. However, we will consider applications from mature students who do not have two years of post-16 study, where they have relevant work experience.

International Students: English Language Requirements 

International students must be proficient in English language. There are a number of ways to satisfy this entry requirement. IELTS, Cambridge IGCSE: English as a 2nd language, TOEFL, TOEFL IP, Pearsons Test of English

2 Day Course

£800.00 GBP

$995.00 CAD

Module 1: Introduction to Infection Control

– Introductory Infection Control Training
– What are Blood Borne Pathogens?
– Infection Control Legislation
– The chain of infection
– Types of Blood-Borne Diseases
– HIV and AIDS
– Hepatitis B Virus
– Hepatitis C Virus
– Skin Diseases
– Other Viruses
– Infection and Work Practice Controls
– Cross Infection
– Reducing Risk
– Body Fluid Cleanup Procedures
– Hazardous Disposal Procedures
– Glove Removal and Disposal
– Hand Hygiene
– Exposure Incident
– Safe Injection Practices
– Testing and Counselling

Module 2: Product and Application Theory

– Eye Anatomy
– Growth Cycle
– Curl Types
– Mink vs Silk vs Flat Lashes
– Diameters
– Choosing Length & Diameters
– Lash Extension Weights
– Adhesive
– Lash Cure Mister
– Lash Cleanser
– Primer
– Gel Remover
– Disinfectant

Module 3: Sanitation and Sterilization

– Sanitation vs Sterilization
– Lash Artist Hygiene
– Workspace Sanitation

Module 4: Eye Conditions and Allergies

– Warning Signs
– Advanced Reactions

Module 5: Workstation Setup

– Organizing
– Adhesive Setup
– Lash Palette Options
– Tweezer Selection
– Bed Setup

Module 6: Lash Artist Ergonomics

– Posture
– Lighting
– Bed & Stool Setup
– Mask & Ventilation

Module 7: Preparing Your Clients

– Cleansing Natural Lashes
– In-Depth Cleaning
– Priming Natural Lashes
– Gel Pads
– Tape
– Lower Lash Isolation
– Upper Lash Separation
– Securing Stubborn Lashes

Module 8: Lash Style Guide

– Lash Shaping Styles
– Eye Shapes
– Determining Style for Your Client
– Cat Eye
– Open Eye
– Natural Sweep
– Choosing Length
– Mixing Lengths
– Mixing Curls
– Blending
– Adding Volume
– Capping

Module 9: Isolating Lashes & Bond Types

– Isolating
– Tape Back Isolation
– Picking up individual lashes
– Adhesive control
– Adhesive selection
– Storage
– Myths
– Problem Lashes
– Bridging Gaps in Natural Lash lines

Module 10: Application Techniques

– Application Process
– Checking Stickies
– Completing the set
– Curling Lash Extensions
– Checking your coverage

Module 11: Fill Appointments

– Cleansing before a fill
– Removing unruly extensions
– Evening out the lash line

Module 12: Aftercare

– Do’s and Don’ts
– Analyzing Shed Patterns
– Outer Corner Shedding
– Lash Extension lifting at base

Module 13: Removal Techniques

– Removing single lash extensions with gel remover & tweezer
– Removing a full set

Module 14: Kits Contents

– 3 Lash Trays
– Adhesive
– Primer
– Remover
– Sealant
– Wands
– Micro Swabs
– Tweezer
– Gel Patches
– Tape
– Crystal Tile


Upon successful completion of our program, you will be awarded two nationally recognized certifications:  

  • Awarding of CPD Accredited Certificate BEAUTY THERAPY INFECTION CONTROL LEVEL 2 (VTQ)
  • Eyelash Extension Accredited Certificate 

Potential Career Paths:

Self-Employed: Embark on the journey of entrepreneurship by establishing your own beauty business.

Employment Opportunities: Employers actively seek beauty therapists who have received proper training and hold accredited qualifications. Completing a Herstory Academy training program and obtaining our accredited certificate of completion will not only showcase your professionalism but also your unwavering commitment to the field, making you an attractive candidate for prospective employers.

Earn an Internationally Recognized Accredited Certificate: Graduates from our program receive an accredited certificate that holds international recognition.

Ongoing Support for a Year: We provide our students with one full year of support from the dedicated Herstory Academy Team.

Complimentary Refresher Class: As part of our commitment to your success, we offer all our students the opportunity to attend a free refresher class within their first year of completing the program.

Personalized, One-on-One Training: Our training is designed for personalized, one-on-one instruction, with a maximum of two students. This approach ensures focused learning and offers exceptional value for your investment.

Access to Herstory Academy International: Graduates have the opportunity to join the esteemed Herstory Academy International network.

Bonus Resources: As a part of your training, you’ll receive valuable resources, including a manual, contracts, and aftercare forms, which can be used in your own business endeavors.

Dual Certification:

Upon successful completion of our program, you will be awarded two nationally recognized certifications:  

  • Awarding of CPD Accredited Certificate BEAUTY THERAPY INFECTION CONTROL LEVEL 2 (VTQ)
  • Eyelash Extension Accredited Certificate 

Enrolling in this course was the best decision I made for my beauty career. It provided me with a well-rounded education on lash extensions and infection control. The knowledge and skills I gained were invaluable, and the kit included was a real bonus. Thanks to this course, I am now a competent and responsible lash artist, and I'm excited to offer quality services to my clients.

Choosing this course offers a comprehensive and accredited education in beauty therapy and infection control. It equips you with the essential knowledge and skills necessary for safe and effective lash extension applications while prioritizing infection control and client safety. With a focus on sanitation, hygiene, lash styling, and product application theory, this course not only ensures you become a proficient lash artist but also a responsible and knowledgeable professional. Additionally, the inclusion of a complete kit ensures you have the tools you need to get started in the industry, making this course a valuable investment in your beauty career.

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