2024 PLA In-Person and Online Lash Courses

2024 is going to be all about education here at PLA! With brand new courses and reimagined favorites, we have no doubt you’ll find the lash course you’re looking for.

We believe that learning never stops and that continuing education is a must for lash artists. When you take a PLA lash class, you’ll pick up new skills, hone the ones you have already, and meet fellow artists that will expand your community! 

Here’s a quick breakdown of the eyelash extension training and certifications we are offering in 2024!

PLA In-Person Lash Classes 

All of our in-person lash training classes are held at PLA HQ in Reno, Nevada! 

Lash Foundations Unleashed

Our 3-day ultimate guide to classic and volume lashing, Lash Foundations Unleashed, is an eyelash extension course like no other. It is here to provide you with the knowledge, skills, and confidence to become the best lash artist possible.

By purchasing a seat, you are investing in yourself and your lash career. With personal guidance from the PLA Education Team, you will leave with a robust lashing foundation that will set you on a path to success. After completing this course, you will receive 2 official PLA lash extension certifications as well. 

This course covers lash anatomy, lash mapping, full set walkthroughs, live model practice, business advice, and SO MUCH MORE.

Lash Foundations Unleashed includes:

  • 1 year access to the online learning portal with over 12 hours of lessons
  • Handwritten lash manual
  • Lash kit valued at $300
  • Professional headshot
  • 18 hours of hands-on practice
  • Exclusive community support
  • 2 official PLA certifications

Our first class is February 28 - March 1! The full listing of dates can be found here — grab your spot before they’re gone!

Mega Magic

Fluffy. Full. Volume. Like the sound of that? 

Mega Magic is a brand-new lashes course that focuses on the exact procedures for completing the dark, dense lash sets of your dreams. If you’ve ever struggled to finish a mega volume look on a client with sparse lashes, you’re in the right place!

Over the span of 2 days, you will learn through theory and practical education  how to achieve bold, ultra-full lash looks, straight from the PLA Education Team. 

We’re offering Mega Magic lash course training 3 times this year, so if you’re interested, now is the time to secure your spot! Find out more here!

Lash Business Masterclass

Aimed at lash artists specifically seeking to take their lash business to the next level, the Lash Business Masterclass is a 3-day extensive course that allows you to learn from the best.

Not only will PLA CEO Michelle and Paul and Tuss from LashCast share their knowledge, but this course also features lessons and talks from PLA’s VP of Marketing Caitlin McAninch, PLA’s Financial Controller Jeff Hider, PLA’s Human Resources Manager Corinne Ball, and PLA’s CPA Trevor Howell.

This course covers:

  • Lash Business Plan
  • Building Brand Recognition
  • Financial Freedom and Planning
  • Business Taxes
  • Hiring, Firing, and Team Building
  • Marketing and Social Media
  • Lash Content Creation
  • Next Step in Your Lash Career
  • And so much more!

If you’re ready for your lash business to reach its full potential, join us for a Lash Business Masterclass this year! 

This class will be hosted on:

  • May 6 - 8, 2024
  • November 4 - 6, 2024

We hope to see you for an in-person class in 2024! However, if you’re unable to join us, we also offer a range of online classes so you can learn wherever you are!

PLA Lash Courses Online

For anyone unable to travel to join us for an in-person class, our online lash courses are a great opportunity! 

Classic & Volume Online Lash Extension Course

With over 3,800 students, our Classic & Volume Online Course is the best way to learn the basics of lashing and build your lash knowledge. This online lash certification course is great for beginner lash artists, but can also be a fantastic refresher for more advanced artists. Students will submit photos of their work on live models to be graded by PLA Educators. Upon completion, students will receive 2 official PLA certifications!

PLA Classic & Volume Online Course includes:

  • 12 modules with 28 lessons
  • 4 live case studies
  • Over 8 hours of footage with Michelle covering:
    • Lash Anatomy
    • Lash Basics & Fundamentals
    • Sanitation & Healthy Lashing
    • Classic lashes
    • Volume lashes
    • And more!
  • Personalized feedback on live models
  • Optional kit

Wet, Wispy, & Strip Lash Extension Online Course

After mastering the basics of lashing, we encourage you to move on to more advanced techniques. The Wet, Wispy, & Strip Lash Styling Course is the perfect option for intermediate to advanced lash artists looking to learn all about these super trendy lash looks.

Students will learn through educational videos straight from the PLA team and have their knowledge tested with quizzes. Students will also be able to instantly connect with their fellow lash professionals who are also taking the eyelash extension certification online!

Wet, Wispy, & Strip Lash Styling Course includes:

  • 7 modules with 28 lessons
  • 3 quizzes
  • Over 2 hours of footage with Michelle covering:
    • Spikes 101
    • Wet vs wispy sets
    • Advanced mapping
    • And more!
  • Manual and kit

Lash Business Masterclass

We are also offering our Lash Business Masterclass online! For lash artists who want to take their business to the next level, this online lash training is here to educate and support you as you navigate the professional world.

This course features the same lessons and talks as our in-person class, so you can rest assured that you are receiving the same attention to detail and knowledge as if you were joining us in Reno! This is a wonderful opportunity for anyone who isn’t able to physically join us but still wants their business to reach its full potential.

This course covers:

  • Lash Business Plan
  • Building Brand Recognition
  • Financial Freedom and Planning
  • Business Taxes
  • Hiring, Firing, and Team Building
  • Marketing and Social Media
  • Lash Content Creation
  • Next Step in Your Lash Career
  • And so much more!

PLA: Teaching You Eyelash Extension Classes Online Or In-Person In 2024!

Did any of these courses catch your eye? Here at PLA, we are truly committed to bringing you the highest quality education, either online or in-person. All of our courses have been designed to guide you to the next step in your lash journey, and we are so excited to support you along the way! 

As always, we are here to answer your questions about these classes or anything lash related! Happy 2024 and happy lashing, everyone!