Introduction to Lashes

Learn to apply lashes flawlessly through this step-by-step lash application crash course.
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  • Lectures 25
  • Length 1 hour
  • Skill Level All Levels
  • Languages English
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Published 1/2013 English

Course Description

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.

What are the requirements?

  • Access to lashes and glue helpful but not required

What am I going to get from this course?

  • 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

Who is the target audience?

  • This course is for everyone.

What you get with this course?

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Section 1: Getting Started with Lashes
Introduction by Danessa Myricks
This lecture provides a quick overview introduction to lash styles and the different effects. 
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. 
Section 2: Lash Basics - what you need to know step-by-step!
In this lecture you will learn what type of lash and lash band provides the ultimate natural effect.
In this lecture Danessa explains which type of lash to choose when you're looking to create a full, but still natural, lash look.
In this lecture Danessa explains how to choose the right band length and open up a smaller eye shape.
In this lecture you will see different lash styles; strip, individual, winged and how these styles effect the overall eye shape.
Study a variety of lash styles to learn placement techniques so that you never see the lash band.
Adhesive options are discussed in this lecture along with one application technique.
Section 3: Video Demonstrations - Lash Application Technique
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.
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.
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.
In this demonstration you will learn how to apply bottom lashes. 
See how to apply a liner to increase the cat-eye effect.
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.
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.
Building on an 80s beauty look, in this demonstration you will see how to select and apply lashes to complete a stylized look.
Section 4: Basics - Recap Images
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.
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.
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.
1 question

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?

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Instructor Biography

Danessa Myricks, 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.

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