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Welcome to "Not Just Lashes: The Good, Bad, and Ugly," your go-to podcast for everything and anything in the lash industry! Hosted by Shannique and Dixie, they both operate one of the top rated beauty salons in Los Angeles, Glam Spa. Join us as we delve deep into the ever-evolving lash universe, from the latest trends in lash extensions to indispensable tips for lash technicians.

Whether you're a seasoned lash artist, a budding technician, or simply a lash enthusiast, this podcast is tailored just for you. Each episode is packed with valuable insights and knowledge, featuring interviews with industry experts, deep dives into lash products and techniques, and honest discussions about the challenges and triumphs in the lash business.

"Not Just Lashes" is more than just a podcast; it's a platform for professionals and enthusiasts alike to share experiences, expertise, and advice. Our goal? To inform, educate, and inspire our listeners, helping you navigate the complexities of the lash industry with confidence and creativity.

Stay tuned for episodes that promise to enlighten, entertain, and elevate your lash game. "Not Just Lashes: The Good, Bad, and Ugly" is coming soon to illuminate the beauty world, one lash at a time. Subscribe now and be part of our lash-loving community. Let's embark on this thrilling journey together, because in the world of lashes, there's always more to explore! 💗

Not Just Lashes: The Good, Bad, and Ugly Envoice Media

    • Arts
    • 5.0 • 13 Ratings

Welcome to "Not Just Lashes: The Good, Bad, and Ugly," your go-to podcast for everything and anything in the lash industry! Hosted by Shannique and Dixie, they both operate one of the top rated beauty salons in Los Angeles, Glam Spa. Join us as we delve deep into the ever-evolving lash universe, from the latest trends in lash extensions to indispensable tips for lash technicians.

Whether you're a seasoned lash artist, a budding technician, or simply a lash enthusiast, this podcast is tailored just for you. Each episode is packed with valuable insights and knowledge, featuring interviews with industry experts, deep dives into lash products and techniques, and honest discussions about the challenges and triumphs in the lash business.

"Not Just Lashes" is more than just a podcast; it's a platform for professionals and enthusiasts alike to share experiences, expertise, and advice. Our goal? To inform, educate, and inspire our listeners, helping you navigate the complexities of the lash industry with confidence and creativity.

Stay tuned for episodes that promise to enlighten, entertain, and elevate your lash game. "Not Just Lashes: The Good, Bad, and Ugly" is coming soon to illuminate the beauty world, one lash at a time. Subscribe now and be part of our lash-loving community. Let's embark on this thrilling journey together, because in the world of lashes, there's always more to explore! 💗

    Lash Breaks: Tips and Essential Care

    Lash Breaks: Tips and Essential Care

    We delve into the necessity and challenges of taking 'lash breaks.' We'll explore the reasons behind lash breaks, such as lash loss, blepharitis, and severe allergies, and share compelling client stories that highlight the physical and emotional impacts of removing lash extensions. As experienced lash technicians and salon owners, we provide practical advice on how to ease clients into lash breaks, maintain healthy natural lashes, choose the right products, and avoid harmful ingredients in lash serums.
    Join us as we emphasize the importance of lash care and the benefits of honest communication between lash artists and clients. We'll guide you through the best practices for maintaining the health of your natural lashes, even while wearing extensions, and discuss how to manage common issues like allergies and sensitivities. Our tips will help you understand the ingredients to avoid in lash serums and the effective natural ingredients that promote eyelash health. 
    00:00 Introduction to Lash Breaks01:16 Personal Experiences with Lash Breaks03:38 Client Reactions and Challenges06:39 Managing Allergies and Sensitivities13:34 Lash Serums and Ingredients to Avoid20:06 Maintaining Healthy Eyelashes with Extensions24:45 Importance of Proper Eyelash Care27:10 Curing and Aftercare Tips for Eyelash Extensions32:35 Choosing the Right Makeup for Eyelash Extensions33:56 Taking Breaks and Maintaining Natural Lashes36:03 Final Thoughts
    Whether you're a lash enthusiast or a professional in the beauty industry, our podcast Not Just Lashes: The Good, Bad, and Ugly is packed with valuable information to help you and your clients achieve and maintain beautiful, healthy lashes. Don't forget to follow and subscribe to stay updated on our latest podcasts!
    Find out more about our brand and products:https://www.shannixielash.com/

    • 36 min
    The Do's and Don'ts of Naming Your Beauty Business

    The Do's and Don'ts of Naming Your Beauty Business

    Hey lash artists and business owners!  We discuss tips for choosing the perfect name for your beauty business. From the importance of SEO to selecting a memorable and versatile name, we cover it all.
    We share personal stories, like how they came up with Shannixie Lash and the significance of not limiting your brand to one niche. We also highlight the need to research your local market and consider future growth. 
    00:00 Introduction04:07 Tips for Choosing a Memorable Name05:24 SEO and Domain Considerations08:03 Testing and Feedback on Business Names14:07 Avoiding Trendy and Limiting Names17:33 The Evolution of a Brand18:16 Importance of a Memorable Name20:34 SEO and Online Presence22:18 Adapting and Expanding Services25:35 Creating a Unique Client Experience32:01 Final Thoughts and Outro
    Tune in for practical advice, entertaining anecdotes, and everything you need to know about the lash and beauty industry on Not Just Lashes podcast.
    Our brand:https://www.shannixielash.com/

    • 32 min
    Essential Lash Industry Products Worth Your Dollar

    Essential Lash Industry Products Worth Your Dollar

    We discuss essential products that are worth investing in for those in the lash and esthetician industry. We share our personal experiences with ergonomic chairs, lash beds, ring lights, and more, emphasizing the importance of ergonomics and comfort for both the practitioner and the clients. We also touch upon our favorite tools and storage solutions, offering practical tips for improving work efficiency and client satisfaction.
    Tune in to discover how to make your lash business more efficient and comfortable for everyone involved!
    00:00 Introduction00:48 Ergonomics in the Lash Industry04:21 Adjustable Equipment for Client Comfort06:36 Essential Tools for Lash Artists07:38 Lighting Solutions for Perfect Photos15:54 Investing in Comfort18:37 Finding Affordable Esthetician Equipment19:44 Lash Beds and Chairs21:59 Lash Glasses26:12 Taking Quality Photos for Your Portfolio28:52 Creating a Comfortable Client Environment34:06 Final Thoughts and Tips
    Links:https://www.shannixielash.com/
    Products Discussed:
    Ergonimic Chair https://amzn.to/45uKkuV
    Lash Wand To Go Container https://amzn.to/45CISHahttps://amzn.to/3VsCRYR
    Lip Wand Applicator https://amzn.to/3VRbhpK
    Lightshttps://amzn.to/3VNVuYAhttps://amzn.to/3KRpr3Q
    Glasseshttps://amzn.to/4cvTJEP

    • 35 min
    Avoiding Burnout in the Lash Industry: Tips, Tricks, and Personal Stories

    Avoiding Burnout in the Lash Industry: Tips, Tricks, and Personal Stories

    In this episode of 'Not Just Lashes,' we discuss strategies to avoid burnout in the lash industry. We emphasize the importance of taking vacations, maintaining a balanced schedule, and listening to your body. We share personal experiences about managing workload, stress, and physical health, while providing tips on nutrition, hydration, and even fitting in exercise. Additionally, we highlight the significance of a supportive work environment and the value of creating a positive workspace for both yourself and your clients.
    00:00 Introduction01:22 Managing Client Expectations04:00 The Baby Esthetician05:11 Setting Boundaries with Clients07:28 The Flexibility of the Lash Industry10:32 Self-Care Tips for Lash Artists15:27 The Power of Walking and Exercise18:23 Morning Routine and Mental Health19:30 Work-Life Balance Tips22:49 Creating a Positive Work Environment25:08 Dealing with Personal Challenges32:28 Preventing Burnout35:16 Conclusion and Plugs
    For more tips, strategies, and stories from the lash industry, be sure to subscribe and stay tuned for our next episode. And if you're interested in taking a class, visit https://www.shannixielash.com for more information.

    • 36 min
    Thriving During Slow Season: Tips for Beauty and Lash Professionals

    Thriving During Slow Season: Tips for Beauty and Lash Professionals

    Lets discuss strategies for beauty professionals to thrive during slow seasons.
    Understanding Slow Seasons: Shannique and Dixie highlight the inevitability of slow periods in the lash industry, emphasizing the importance of not panicking. We point out that even experienced professionals face these challenges, particularly during times when clients prioritize their spending.
    We cover a range of topics including enhancing client experience, learning new skills such as facials and lash lifts, and offering special perks like cozy blankets and personalized aftercare packages. We also share fun anecdotes, talk about the importance of creating connections, and suggest diversifying services to attract more clients.
    00:00 Introduction01:44 Economic Impact on Client Choices02:49 Enhancing Client Experience10:56 Offering Additional Services13:06 Retail Opportunities and Client Engagement17:01 Creating a Relaxing Client Experience18:36 Effective Client Communication20:36 Understanding Client Preferences22:58 Marketing and Business Growth Strategies26:09 Avoiding Overpromising30:43 Salon Makeover Tips35:08 Conclusion
    For more tips, strategies, and stories from the lash industry, be sure to subscribe and stay tuned for our next episode. And if you're interested in taking a class, visit https://www.shannixielash.com for more information.

    • 35 min
    Essential Tips for Starting Your Lash Business

    Essential Tips for Starting Your Lash Business

    We tackle the essential information needed for anyone considering opening their own lash business. Reflecting on our journey, we discuss the importance of having the right forms, licenses, and business structures in place. From understanding whether you should be an LLC or an S Corp to the necessity of having a seller's permit, we cover it all.
    We emphasize the value of having a CPA who specializes in the beauty industry, as their expertise can save you time and money. We share our experiences with EIN numbers and business licenses, highlighting how important it is to understand these elements even if you're creatively inclined and not a "numbers person."
    Another key topic is the significance of separating personal and business finances. We talk about the advantages of having a business checking account and credit card, which can help with organization and credit building. We also touch on the benefits of using platforms like LegalZoom for setting up your business structure.
    The discussion moves to practical tips for daily operations, including tracking client information and income, which is crucial for deciding when you're ready to rent a space or hire additional staff. We share personal anecdotes about the importance of having insurance and the reality of dealing with employees and renters.
    Additionally, we highlight the importance of online presence and branding. We discuss how platforms like Instagram and Facebook serve as modern portfolios that potential clients will check before booking services. Maintaining a professional online presence can significantly impact your business growth.
    Towards the end, we discuss the importance of smart investing in your business, from purchasing supplies wisely to managing overhead costs. We also touch on the emotional aspects of running a business, including dealing with employee turnover and the challenges of maintaining a positive work environment.
    Thank you for joining us on this episode of "Not Just Lashes: The Good, Bad, and Ugly." We hope our experiences and tips help you navigate the lash industry with greater confidence. Don't forget to follow, like, and leave a review. Share your own stories or questions with us!

    • 42 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
13 Ratings

13 Ratings

Michi H. S. ,

Not Just Lashes a must Listen!

This podcast is Insightful and engaging, Not just lashes: the good the bad and ugly is a must-listen for anyone passionate about the art of lash extensions. Everything from insider tips to fun experiences, each episode offers valuable knowledge and inspiration for both beginners and seasoned professionals. Tune in for a good time and take your lash game to new heights!

squill84 ,

Love love love this podcast

These girls are smart and fun, which makes this podcast a go-to for easy listening, and for learning about the lash industry as a whole. They provide interesting insights about the industry itself, as well as super helpful tips you can use for yourself🤗 They really know their stuff 🙃🩷

Ryder05 ,

Super!

Love this podcast! So glad I found these gals! I’m learning a lot!

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