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Whether you're a lash pro aiming to start a home-based business or a beginner eager to learn, here's everything you need to launch your eyelash business from home.

The Benefits of Running a Lash Business From Home 

  • Flexibility: Gone are the days of 9 to 5. When you’re your own boss, you set your own hours. Early bird? Night owl? You decide when you want to work.
  • Lower Overheads: Renting commercial space can be pricey. Working from home slashes overhead costs, leaving more profit in your pocket.
  • Convenience: Forget the daily commute! Your workspace is just a few steps away, meaning more time for yourself (and maybe an extra cup of coffee!)
  • Personal Touch: Operating from home allows you to offer a more personalised experience. In the comfort of a home setting, your clients may feel more relaxed and valued.
  • Easy Expansion: As your business grows, transforming another room or sectioning off an area can be done without the hassle of relocating.

Is a Home-Based Lash Business Your Next Step?

You might be the perfect candidate for a home lash business if you are a:

  • Current Lash Technicians: Run your own business from home. 
  • Beauty Enthusiasts: Get a solid start in the lash world.
  • Makeup Artists: Add lashes to your repertoire.
  • Savvy Starters: Begin without huge commercial costs.
  • Business Beginners: Get the basics of setting up your brand.
  • Curious Minds: Learn about the potential in the lash industry.

Home Lash Business Earning Potential 

A home-based lash business is extremely profitable, with an earning potential of $2,500+ per week! Here’s why: 

  • High Demand: The beauty industry, especially the lash extension segment, has seen a boom in recent years. With the rise of beauty influencers and the emphasis on eye makeup (thanks, face masks!), demand for lash extensions is soaring.
  • Recurring Revenue: Lashes aren’t a one-time thing. Regular fills mean repeat business, translating to a steady income.
  • Markup Potential: The cost of lash products versus the prices you can charge for professional application offers a favourable profit margin.
  • Additional Services: As you gain experience, you can offer add-ons like lash tinting, lifting, or even brow services – all increasing your revenue streams.
  • Low Startup Costs: Especially when operating from home, the initial investment for a lash business is relatively low compared to potential returns.

Tips for Starting A Lash Business From Home

  1. Select a Lash Course: Mastery is key. Sign up for professional courses like OCA's  Online Beauty Courses to learn in-depth about lash extensions and become an expert in the field.
  2. Business Name & Licences: Make sure you have the required business registration and licences. They’re essential for legal operations and to build client trust.
  3. Set Up Your Workspace: Set up a clean, distraction-free space in your home for lash application. A neat workspace enhances the client experience.
  4. Invest in Quality Tools: Use high-quality lash tools and products. The better your tools, the better your services will be.

    TIP
    : When you sign up for OCA’s Beauty Business Bundle + Kits (12 Micro-Credentials) and pay upfront, you’ll receive 2 x makeup kits with all the tools needed to get started (valued at over $1,400).

  5. Plan Your Business: Draft a detailed business plan. It outlines goals and provides direction, acting as a blueprint for your venture.

    TIP
    : OCA’s Beauty Business Bundle Course doesn’t just teach you how to become a pro lash technician, you’ll also learn everything you need to know about starting and running a successful business. 

  6. Create An Online Presence: Design a logo, create a website, and have an active online presence. Use social media and word-of-mouth to spread the word.

Comparing OCA’s Beauty Courses

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Criteria

Beauty Business Bundle + Kits

Eyelash Extension Course Bundle

Makeup Artistry Course Bundle

Makeup Fundamentals Masterclass

Apply Makeup Masterclass

Eyelash Lift & Tint Course

Study Hours

440

80

200

60

80

25

Main Focus

Comprehensive Beauty Business

Eyelash Extensions

Comprehensive Makeup Artistry

Makeup Basics

Applying Makeup

Lash Lift & Tint

Kit Included

Yes (Value: $1400AUD)

Yes (Value: $700AUD)

Yes (Value: $700AUD)

No

No

Yes (Value: $450AUD)

 

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How much can I earn as a lash tech after completing OCA’s Online Beauty Business Bundle?

Upon finishing OCA's Beauty Bundle, a lash tech's earnings depend on factors like location and clientele. Typically, lash techs can earn around $2,500 per week, with potential growth as you gain experience. OCA’s training enhances both your technical and business skills, allowing you to maximise your income potential in the beauty sector.

How much does an online eyelash beauty course cost?

Online eyelash course costs differ based on content, provider, and instructor expertise. At OCA, our Eyelash Extension Course Bundle, which includes a lash kit, is priced at $2499, with occasional promotions like the current $1499 offer. Flexible payment plans start from $25 per week. Investing in a top-notch course is an investment in your future career.

I’m new to running a small business/startup – is a beauty business course right for me?

Absolutely! OCA's Beauty Bundle caters to both beauty enthusiasts and budding entrepreneurs. It encompasses beauty techniques and essential business knowledge. With mentor support and self-paced learning, you'll be well-equipped to launch a thriving eyelash business.

Are at-home lash courses as effective as traditional in-person classes?

Definitely! OCA's courses offer an engaging blend of theory and hands-on training. With personalised support, you receive a learning experience on par with, or even superior to, in-person classes.

Start Today With OCA’s Beauty Business Bundle

If you love all things lashes and beauty, go a step further and learn about the entire beauty industry

While some courses might give you the basics, our Beauty Business Bundle + Kit goes above and beyond, covering everything from makeup mastery to running your own business.

Our courses are straightforward and comprehensive. Ditch the heavy textbooks and fixed schedules. Instead, enjoy flexible, online learning with easy-to-understand videos, tutorials, and hands-on lessons

Plus, you won't be going it alone. You'll have constant support from real Australian mentors.

Access our 12 most popular beauty courses in one bundle (at a fraction of the usual cost), complete with essential makeup kits for free when you pay upfront.

Get your free info pack for our popular Beauty Business Bundle + Kit today, or explore your other options in Beauty and Makeup.

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