The simple answer is no, it is essential for any aspiring lash artist to start with Classic training as this course builds the foundation for a proper lash application and is where you will learn all the fundamentals of the treatment.
Classic lashes are not an optional extra technique, they are essential for mastering a safe and well executed application.
If you want to set yourself apart from the thousands of other lash artists out there, you need to start by attending the correct foundation training. If you can master the Classic application technique, you will be setting yourself up for success as a lash artist and pave the way to becoming an expert in more advanced techniques like Volume Lashes.
Consultation procedures and lash mapping, appropriate lash selection and styling, accurate lash isolation, proper adhesive usage and control, accurate placement of extensions and correct aftercare education are just some of the basics that you will need to be confident with before mastering advanced techniques. Poor isolation and adhesive usage will always show through in any application and need to be practised until you get it right every single time!
As lash artists we never stop practising and learning, and it is important to understand it is not an application that can be mastered overnight. After you have attended your training course it is essential to continue practising and perfecting the techniques you have learnt, and draw on the knowledge of your Educator who is there to guide you through your training journey.
While we do offer combined courses for both Classic and Volume, our curriculums are designed to guide students through the learning process at a pace that suits their personal setup, and make sure they have fully grasped each technique before advancing to the next level. Students are required to submit case studies and online theory assessments for each discipline, as well as a practical assessment for their certification.