About the Eyelash Educator
Licensed Esthetician and Eyelash Technician
Jessica Gonzalez, a multi-certified lash master since 2006; started her career with Novalash, Inc. the first pioneers in the lash industry in America prior to becoming the world recognized leader in products and training. Invited in 2006 to be Novalash’s Connecticut and Rhode Island lash educator. Her formal training was under Sophia Navarro in classic lash and volume lash extension, after 9 exciting years of educating she pivoted to focus on her business to master the art of mega volume and styling. With so many great lash products in the market, Jessica wanted to focus on training students in the areas most important in the lashing industry and the art of application. In 2018, Jessica partnered with International Institute Of Cosmetology in Connecticut curating the eyelash extensive course curriculum for the school.
In 2012 She opened up her brick and mortar, Lash Esthetica, in the thriving Park Road neighborhood in West Hartford, CT . A Latina female owned business, empowering woman’s confidence while providing sophisticated treatments. Aside from her passion as a master lash educator she loves working on skin!
Is financial aid available for this program?
Unfortunately, due to the short length of this program, the Department of Education does not permit Financial Aid for this length of program. Students looking to attend can look at alternative funding solutions such as their bank or credit union.
Why this program and not another online course?
The 50 Hour Eyelash Technician program is approved by CT DPH and authorized by CT’s OHE leading to State licensure. This program combines theory instruction with supervised practical hands on instruction that you cannot receive from an online course.
Objectives of the 50 Hour Eyelash Technician program is to complete the State required 50 hours of training. This eyelash program prepares students on the foundational concepts and practices associated with Eyelash Technician. The program’s instructional methods include interactive lectures, practical assignments on both mannequins and patrons, group activities, workshops, videos and other learning resources. Certificate upon completion.
|Areas of Study||Hours|
(ie. Infection control, Chemistry, Anatomy & Physiology, Structure/Disease/Disorders of the eye)
|Principles & Techniques of Eyelash |
(ie. Lash mapping, Lash application, Lash removal, Lash fill)
|Career & Employment |
(ie. Professional Ethics, communication skills, Licensing requirements, State Laws & regulations, Business basics)
Cost of 50 Hour Eyelash Technician Program
|Tuition Cost||$ _ 2,195.00|
|Equipment/Tool Kits||+$ 987.31|
|6.35% Sales Tax (where applicable)||+$ 62.69|
|Application Fee (non-refundable)||+$ 50.00|
|Total Program Cost||$___3,295.00|
CT Eyelash Technician Licensing Requirements
Have completed a course of not less than fifty (50) hours of study and received a certificate of completion from an approved school or in a school outside of Connecticut that was approved by the appropriate regulatory body in the state at the time of completion;
Have practiced as a eyelash technician continuously for a period of not less than two years prior to July 1, 2020;
Attest on the application that the applicant is in compliance with the infection prevention and control plan guidelines prescribed by the Department under section 19a-231 of the general statutes.
Eyelash Technician License Application Instructions:
A completed application. Applications are only accepted online. Please select this link to apply online. After you have registered for an account, please select ‘Initial Application’ at the bottom left of the screen and then expand the ‘Appearance Enhancement’ grouping. The application fee is $100.
For more information visit: https://portal.ct.gov/DPH/Practitioner-Licensing–Investigations/Eyelash-Technician/Eyelash-Technicians