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How can I obtain proper insurance for my Eye Lash business?

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Who created or invented lashes?
Google will tell you Anna Taylor, a Canadian woman filed the first patent in the U.S. Lash books will give credit to Maksymillian Faktorowicz, a Polish guru and businessman, who founded Max Factor in 1916. My research found that UK native, Karl Nessler holds the first patent filed Aug. 1902.
Daniel Dinh, however, holds the first and 2009 patent in the U.S. for multi-layer Eyelash Extensions.
How many lashes does one have?
Normally 100-150 
Do Eyelash Extensions harm my lashes?
Properly applied lashes Do Not harm the natural lashes. Be sure that an approved adhesive for lashes is being used.
 How long will my Eyelash Extenisons last?
Natural lashes have three growth cycles. Typically lashes have a life span of 6 to 12 weeks. If lashes are attached to Telogen lashes they are the first to go. This being said, you lose lashes daily, just like you lose hair from your head.
Are you able to apply Eyelash Extensions with a Certificate?
No, in the State of Texas and 46 other States you must be a licensed occupation holder of either Esthetics or Cosmetology. 

As a Cosmetologist do I need to obtain an Eyelash Extensions Specialty license?
No, as a State licensed professional you only need to be trained by taking a Eyelash Class. Be sure the course is an approved course, and the instructor is a license holder.


Notice for All Schools and Educational Programs Licensed by TDLR


As of September 1, 2017, House Bill 1508 requires that all entities providing educational or instructional programs that prepare a student for an occupation or vocation requiring a TDLR license to:

    1. Inform the student or program participant that eligibility for a TDLR license could be affected by the person’s criminal history.

    2. Notify students and participants that TDLR is responsible for having in place guidelines regarding a license applicant's criminal history, and to include information on an applicant's ability to be licensed under those guidelines.

    3. Provide students with information on other state or local restrictions that would affect the student’s eligibility for an occupational license issued by TDLR.

    4. Inform students of the student's right to request a criminal history evaluation letter from TDLR.

    5. Provide all persons who enroll in their program with notice of the requirements as described above, regardless of whether the person has been convicted of a criminal offense.

An educational entity or training program operator who fails to provide this information to a person who is enrolled in their course may be liable for tuition or application fees paid by any student who is denied a TDLR license due to the existence of a criminal conviction.


Is it still a suitable time to Start a Lash Business?
Yes! The starting annual base salary for an Eyelash Extensions Specialist is $40K and up!


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