Introduction to Lashes
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Introduction to Lashes

Learn to apply lashes flawlessly through this step-by-step lash application crash course.
4.4 (20 ratings)
Instead of using a simple lifetime average, Udemy calculates a course's star rating by considering a number of different factors such as the number of ratings, the age of ratings, and the likelihood of fraudulent ratings.
255 students enrolled
Created by Danessa Myricks
Last updated 2/2014
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  • 1 hour on-demand video
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • Learn about the different types of lash styles and how to choose the right one
  • Learn how to change the appearance of eye shape based on lash style
  • Application Techniques - learn simple methods to seamlessly apply lashes
  • Master the technique of building and layering different lash styles
  • Learn about adhesives and how to choose the right one for the look and occasion
  • By the end of this course you will be able to; Apply Lash Pieces, Lash Strips and Bottom Lashes effortlessly
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  • Access to lashes and glue helpful but not required

Introduction to Lashes is a dynamic and simple to follow crash course in lash application technique.  the focus of this course is on Stripe Lashes.

Danessa Myricks walks you through step-by-step how to;

Select your lash type, choose the right adhesive, apply lash pieces , strip lashes, corner lashes and bottom lashes.

You will also learn how to build and layer lashes for a quick day to night or on-set transition.

There are six unique video demonstrations in this course and tons of incredible lash tips.

Who is the target audience?
  • This course is for everyone.
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Curriculum For This Course
25 Lectures
Getting Started with Lashes
3 Lectures 04:10

This lecture provides a quick overview introduction to lash styles and the different effects. 
Preview 00:48

Danessa introduces and explains the Pulling Concept. The core principles of this concept will be used repeatedly throughout the video demonstrations. This concept applies when creating a Smokey Eye, Shaping Brows and when applying Lashes. 
Preview 01:32
Lash Basics - what you need to know step-by-step!
6 Lectures 09:04
In this lecture you will learn what type of lash and lash band provides the ultimate natural effect.
Preview 01:24

In this lecture Danessa explains which type of lash to choose when you're looking to create a full, but still natural, lash look.
Preview 00:38

In this lecture Danessa explains how to choose the right band length and open up a smaller eye shape.
Preview 00:50

In this lecture you will see different lash styles; strip, individual, winged and how these styles effect the overall eye shape.
Preview 01:57

Study a variety of lash styles to learn placement techniques so that you never see the lash band.
Preview 01:50

Adhesive options are discussed in this lecture along with one application technique.
Video Demonstrations - Lash Application Technique
12 Lectures 28:20
Lash Pieces - Perfect Daytime Lash

Recap on Lash Pieces

In this demonstration you will learn how to apply a lash strip directly on top of the lash pieces. This demonstration uses lashes that round out the model's almond shape eyes.
Full Strip Lash

Taking the strip lash to a fuller level of intensity this demonstration continues to build on the previous looks and shows how to make a natural daytime look more full and dynamic.
Wispy Lash Strip

Using the pulling concept, this demo shows how to apply corner lashes that draw the eye up and outward. This application creates a sultry, catlike effect.
Corner Lashes

In this demonstration you will learn how to apply bottom lashes. 
Bottom Lashes

See how to apply a liner to increase the cat-eye effect.
Liner to Lashes

Quick Tips

When you have a bold lash or dark smoky eye, a pouty nude lip is a great way to finish the look. In this lecture you will see how to add subtle accents that make the skin glow and lips look full.
Creating a Pouty Lip to Enhance the Lash

Building on the Look - Reference Images

A simple assignment from instructor Danessa Myricks. You can post your "homework" pic on the I Make You Beautiful FB Fan Page. Make sure to reference this course when you do.
Assignment #1

Building on an 80s beauty look, in this demonstration you will see how to select and apply lashes to complete a stylized look.
Finish a Look with Lashes - 80s Style
Basics - Recap Images
4 Lectures 20:57
Applying individual lashes is a great way to create a natural look or to fill in and balance out the eye. You can also use individual lashes and lash pieces to create elaborate, editorial eye designs.
Quick Tips - Individual Lashes

Building on top of an existing lash look is a quick and easy way to change a look on set or transition from day to night.
Quick Tips - Build on a Lash Look

Video Quiz

Recap of a few important steps to remember when working with lashes and a Behind the Scenes look while Danessa works on set to create a bold lash and eye design for a photo shoot.
Behind the Scenes with Danessa

1. Can you name at least three types of lashes?

2. What type of lash would you use if you wanted to create a "cat-like" or winged effect on the eye?

3. If you want a natural looking and comfortable lash, what should you look for when making your selection?

4. If you have small eyes, which of the following should you do; (hint there is more than one right answer)

a.) Cut the lash band to fit the length of your eye?

b.) Not where lashes?

c.) Choose a lash with a smaller band?

5. If you want to make the eye appear more round, where would you place the lashes?

1 question
About the Instructor
Danessa Myricks
4.5 Average rating
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887 Students
4 Courses
Makeup Artist, Educator and CEO of IMYB

After years of experience working as a corporate executive in education, marketing, and publishing, Danessa Myricks decided to express her creative side.

Forced to start a new career due to corporate downsizing she decided to take her hobby of experimenting with makeup and turn it into a career. Now, whether it’s for a celebrity photo shoot, a magazine spread or a wedding, she transforms women from simple to sensational.

Danessa Myricks has developed a robust educational arsenal to help others learn how to successfully start a career in makeup artistry. She has authored books and created DVDs, distributing thousands of copies worldwide. Now Danessa brings her hands-on training to the online community through Udemy.

Danessa has a passion for making people beautiful, and an extraordinary love and talent for teaching others to do the same.