Beyond The Basics: Elevating Your Skills With Advanced Lash Mapping

Whether you're a seasoned pro or just starting out on your lash journey, mastering different lash mapping styles can take your eyelash extension game to a whole new level. So if you want your clients to leave your beauty room feeling fabulous with a gorgeous set of lashes every time, then here are the most popular lash mapping styles thatevery Lash Technician should know!

Cat Eye Lashes

First up, we have the ever-popular Cat Eye Lashes. This classic lash style elongates the outer corners of the eyes to create a winged effect that lifts and accentuates the eyes, making them perfect for clients with round, close-set, or downturned eyes who desire a glamorous and dramatic look for their lashes. For a more in-depth guide on how to create the purrrfect set of Cat Eye Lashes for your clients, check out our blog post here.

Lash map for Cat Eye Lashes

Doll Eye Lashes

For those with hooded or downturned eyes, Doll Eye Lashes are the way to go! This lash style focuses on placing longer lash extensions in the centre of the eyes, gradually decreasing in length towards the outer corners. The result? A more open-eyed and brighter appearance that's utterly enchanting. For the full lowdown on how to create a dazzling set of Doll Eye Lashes for your clients, you can take a look at our blog post here.

Lash map for Doll Eye Lashes

Squirrel Lashes

Looking to add some volume and texture to your client's lashes? Squirrel Lashes might just be the answer! This versatile lash mapping style suits a wide range of eye shapes, making them a go-to choice for clients seeking a soft and fluttery look for their lashes. Similar to Doll Eye Lashes, this lash style involves placing longer eyelash extensions at the outer centre of the eyes, which then decrease in length towards the corners of the eyes. Squirrel Lashes add depth and texture to the natural lashes to create the illusion of more voluminous lashes. If you’d like to know more about how you can create this lash style for your clients and get some top tips, you can find out more in our blog post here.

Lash map for Squirrel Lashes

Manga Lashes

Inspired by the big, expressive eyes of Manga characters, this lash mapping style is all about creating a bold and wide-eyed effect with Hybrid Lashes. Manga Lashes typically involve longer lash spikes placed intermittently throughout the lash line and stand out against shorter, more feathery Volume Lashes. This lash look is perfect for clients with close-set eyes who want to make a statement with their lashes, as they help to create the illusion of width and openness. For more lash mapping advice and tips on how to create this stunning lash style, you can find out more in our blog post here.

Lash map for Anime Lashes

Angel Lashes

As the name suggests, Angel Lashes are all about creating a softer, natural-looking lash set with wispy lashes. For this lash mapping style, you’ll want to create an uneven top layer of lashes with fluffy Volume lash fans and lash spikes which gradually increase in length from the inner corners of the eyes until the outer middle, where the longest eyelash extensions will be placed, before slightly decreasing in length again towards the outer corners of the eyes. This lash style suits almost every eye shape and is perfect for clients seeking a subtle enhancement and a more natural and understated look for their lashes. For more information about this trending lash look, you can check out our blog post all about Angel Lashes here. 

Lash map for Angel Lashes

Arrow Lashes

If you have clients who are looking to make a bold statement with their lash look, then Arrow Lashes will be an excellent choice! This sharp and striking lash style features a dramatic, winged effect created by applying longer lash extensions from the centre of the eyes and tapering off towards the outer corners. The intensity and drama this lash look provides for the outer corners of the eyes makes Arrow Lashes ideal for clients with deep-set or almond-shaped eyes, who also desire a fierce lash style that commands attention wherever they go. So, if you’re looking to expand your lash mapping repertoire and provide more diverse lash looks for your clients, then you should check out our blog post here which is all about these powerful lashes.

Lash map for Arrow Lashes

Wet Look Lashes

For clients who want to turn heads with a touch of glamour and sophistication, Wet Look Lashes will be the best choice for them. This lash mapping style uses ultra-glossy lash extensions and lash spikes to mimic the appearance of a high-shine, wet look effect that adds depth and elegance to your client’s lashes. This eyelash extension style will work wonders for clients with straight or sparse lashes, by creating intensity and definition without the hassle of mascara. If you want to learn how to create a gorgeous set of Wet Look Lashes using our very own Superbonder Lash Sealant, then check out our blog post here for more.

Lash map for Wet Look Lashes

Half Set of Lashes

Last but not least, we have a Half Set of Lashes. For this lash mapping style, you’ll only be applying eyelash extensions to approximately half of the natural lashes, focusing on the outer corners for a subtle yet impactful effect. It's perfect for clients who want a natural enhancement with just the right amount of volume and length for a delicate look or those who are new to eyelash extensions and are looking to dip their toes into the world of lashes. For more advice about this trending lash style that’s taking the beauty world by storm, take a look at our blog post here.

Lash map for a Half Set of Lashes

So there you have it, a rundown of some of the most popular lash mapping styles to expand your treatment list with. Whether your clients crave all-out drama, a natural-looking enhancement, or something in between, there's a lash mapping style to suit every lash desire. Mastering these lash mapping styles will ensure you’re ready to make every one of your clients’ lash dreams come true!