In Person & Online Eyelash Extension Courses


One of the things that we do with passion is Eyelash Extension Training. If you are looking for an In person or Online Eyelash Extension Course then your search ends here.

Be your Own Boss and Start your Lash Empire today, Learn In Person or Online at your Own Pace!

We currently offer New Zealand’s first and currently Only NALA (National Association of Lash Artist) Accredited Lash Courses, earning the NALA seal of Approval.

We offer Eyelash Training Courses Online and In Person New Zealand wide. Our Eyelash Extension Courses cover Classic Lash Training, Volume Lash Training and a Combination Course which includes both Classic and Volume Techniques.

The training we provide is of the highest quality, where you will learn and explore many things about Eyelash Extensions, and how to start a profitable Eyelash Extension business.

Our successful previous students, is proof that we really are New Zealand’s preferred Lash Training provider and we are proud of it.


Combo Lash Course and Online Eyelash Extension Course Modules:


Below are modules that are included in our In-Person lash course as well as our Online Eyelash Extension course.

  1. Volume Fundamentals
  2. Handmade Vs Premade
  3. Hybrids
  4. Lash Weights
  5. Fanning Techniques
  6. Colour Lashing
  7. Bottom Lash Extensions
  8. Lash design and Styling
  9. Lash Health
  10. Lash Room Set up
  11. Business Building – How to get clients and keep them
  12. Lash Safety and Hygiene
  13. Hands on Live model Eyelash Application
  14. Lash Application and Removal Process
  15. Social Media – How to market your business and stand out from the crowd
  16. Insurance and Legislature requirements
  17. Contraindications
  18. How to perform a Lash consult/and meet/discuss client expectations
  19. Client Care/AfterCare
  20. Product knowledge

And more……

Our Online Combination Eyelash Course includes up to 42 modules . Thus helping to provide you with a solid foundation to kick start your career in the New Zealand Eyelash Extension industry.

Online Eyelash Extension Courses

I learned not only how to apply eyelash extensions, but how to run my own business and deal with customers. 

Varny’s training gave me the freedom to never have to worry about not being able to find a job. It opened up such a big world of opportunity for me. 

Martina Bevan

Owner - Lash Artist, MartsLashes

I love how you get the 1:1 training after you have completed your initial course. It was really helpful.

Overall i am just so happy about the training i have done with Varny.

I wouldn’t be where I am without her !

Olivia Muir

Owner - Lash Artist, BeeautybyLiv

NALA (National Association of Lash Artist)

Accredited Lash Course 


To learn the art of  Eyelash Extension application In-Person, or to learn Eyelash Extensions online?

That is the question!

Well, the answer to that can only be answered by you, as your learning style and learning preferences are unique to you. 

What we can offer you is:

1. A NALA Accredited In-Person Eyelash  Extension Training option


2. Our Lashes Es Accredited Online Lash Extension Training options

Being New Zealand’s First and currently only NALA (National Association of Lash Artist) Accredited Training Academy, gives you peace of mind that you are going to learn from an Industry Accredited Training Academy.

We offer certificates for both In-Person  and Online Eyelash Extension Training. Below is more information on what each Lash Training Course offers in terms of Lash Certificates. 

Im really happy and proud of where i am today. Varny has been there for every step of my Journey. 

No question is too big of too small, and i think anyone that has done training with Varny can say that. 

Daisey Woods

Owner - Lash Artist, WinkieDinkie Lashes

Certificate with NALA Seal


2 types of Certificates available for our In – Person Eyelash Extension Course:

    • Upon Completion of the In – Person Course, you will receive a Certificate of Completion , granted your trainer is confident that you have absorbed the required information and you have demonstrated that you can safely apply at least 20 Eyelash Extensions to your model . 
    • Upon successful Completion of your Case Studies (x3 Case Studies are required to be completed post  Lash Course completion – the “in person component”).   You will then receive your Certified Lash Artist Certificate which will include the NALA Seal of Approval. Please note, that this seal is currently only available for all In – Person Eyelash Course options . 


2 types of Certificates available for our Online Eyelash Extension Course:  

    • Upon Completion of the Online Lash Course, you will receive a Certificate of Completion , granted you have also completed and passed the online lash exam. 
    • Upon successful Completion of your Case Studies (x3 Case Studies are required to be completed post  Online Lash Course completion) , you will then receive your Certified Lash Artist Certificate which will include the Lashes ES Seal  . 
Official NALA Accreditation Seal
NALA Certified Online Eyelash Extension Course

Passionate and Experienced Lash Trainer

You will be learning from someone who like you, has built a Eyelash Business and Eyelash Training Academy from the ground up.

From a small at home Eyelash Salon to a now thriving and reputable New Zealand Lash Empire .

Varny will be your instructor for In-Person Lash trainings and Online Eyelash Extension Course/s.


NALA Educator & Lashes ES CEO

As New Zealand’s First and Currently only NALA (National Association of Lash Artist) Educator Varny travels NZ educating new and existing Lash Artists across the country.

She is passionate about all things Lashes and Business and believes education is key to ensuring the Lash industry and your time in it, is sustainable long term .

Opening Taranaki’s first and largest Lash Salon, Varny has learnt tips and techniques that she shares with her students to ensure they have the best possible start to their Lash Journey.

Varny has been fortunate enough to train with and learn from some of the best in the Lash Industry including Frankie Widdows, Julia Mann, Courtney Buhler, Hilary Brand & Agnieszka Kwiatkowska.

With a background in finance and marketing she also focuses heavily on Business in her NALA Accredited Courses, to help ensure your Lash Business is every bit of a success, as it can be.

Varny is a mum to 3 young children, and has a team of 6 Lash Artists. She loves to travel, her favourite city being New York. Her must haves in life are, good people, good laughs, good wine & of course good lashes !

Varny - NALA Educator & Lashes ES CEO

Here’s a few more reasons to choose Lashes ES for your
In-Person and Online Eyelash Extension Course…..


The NALA Seal of Approval is the highest accolade you can receive in terms of Lash Industry Standards.


This means that our Eyelash courses including Online Eyelash Extension Course have been assessed with a fine tooth comb to ensure that they are accurate and incorporate the latest developments and trends. Ultimately providing you with nothing but the BEST in terms of kick starting your EyeLash Career. Our courses have 3 times more content than the average training manual and meet all benchmarks set by NALA.

Your trainer will be available to you, to support you post the course to help you achieve your goals along your Lash Journey.


Varny (CEO of Lashes ES – Training Institute) is passionate about ensuring you not only have the tools and Education to become a successful Lash Artist, but that you are also able to Build a Brand that you are proud of.

Empowering you to be a successful and versatile Lash Artist and Business owner.


Classes are available New Zealand Wide with small student to tutor ratios. We also provide the option of 1:1 training if preferred (In – Person Courses).

Our Eyelash Courses are designed to be customised to you, therefore ensuring you get the quality coaching time that you need.

All In – Person courses include kits valued at over $550, including your course manual. Each kit is stocked with Premium Lash Products and accessories, ensuring you have the quality tools you need to succeed.

You will receive on-going and unconditional lifetime access to our online support groups.


You will also receive an additional 1 hour of 1:1 coaching, which can be used at your discretion.  This time can be used for technical or business coaching, further ensuring your Lash Journey is built on strong foundations.

We are proud of what our courses offer to new and existing Lash Artists and we look forward to seeing you at our next course.

We wish you all the best on your Lash Journey and can’t wait to have you as part of our Lashes ES Family,

Varny & Team Lashes ES xx

COMBO Classic & Volume Lash Course

$2,499 NZD (In – Person)

(Includes Professional Kit – 2 Days, NALA Seal)


SALE- Online Lash Course Available ! 

   SALE $499 (normally $1,499)

(Self Paced, Kit not Included, Lashes ES  Certified)

This Combination course is designed to teach you both the foundations of Classic Lashing and also the technique of Volume Eyelash Extensions. This is one of the first of its kind in NZ, allowing you to walk away from the course feeling empowered to start your own Lash business . You will also be able to offer two techniques of lashing (Classic & Volume), allowing for larger profit margins and overall an increase in demand for you and your business. No previous Lash Experience  required.

Classic Lash Course 

$1,499 NZD (In – Person)

(Includes Professional Kit – 2 Days , NALA Seal ) 


SALE – Online Lash Course Available

$299 NZD! (Normally $799) 

(Self Paced, Kit not Included , Lashes ES Certified) 

This classic course is designed to teach you the foundations of Lashing and how to set up a successful Lash Business. No previous Lash Experience is required. You will learn how to apply Classic Lash Extensions . Applying one extension per one natural eyelash.  

This course covers the following modules :

Lash Health & Function 

History of Eyelash Extensions 

Health & Safety

Lash Artist Self Care 

Allergies & Sensitivities 



Client Care 

Lash Hygiene

Product Knowledge

Adhesive Troubleshooting 

Lash Design/Mapping 

How to Apply Classic Extensions 

Isolation TroubleShooting

Lash Infills 

Lash Removals

Lash Room Set up 

Business Growth Tips

How to Get Clients – Marketing

How to Price your Services

Legal & Insurance

Certification & Case Studies

Volume Lash Course

$1,499 NZD (In – Person)

(Includes Professional Kit – 2 Days , NALA Seal) 


SALE – Online Lash Course Available

$399 NZD! (Normally $799)

(Self Paced, Kit not Included , Lashes ES Certified) 

This Volume course is designed for a trained Classic Lash or Volume Lash Artist. This course will teach you how to do x3 Volume Techniques, Colour Lashing and bottom Lash Application.  You will also learn how to do hybrid sets and how to ensure fullness and speed in your application. There is a heavy focus on Business Development within this course, to ensure your Lash Business is making a profit and that you have a Brand you are proud of.

This Course Covers the following modules: 

Health & Safety

Allergies & Sensitivities  



Client Care 

Lash Hygiene 

Product Knowledge  

Weight Calculations   

x3 Volume Fan Techniques   

Narrow & Wide Fans  

Premades/ Promades/ Crystalizing  

Volume Fan Troubleshooting 



Adhesive Troubleshooting  

Lash Design/Mapping  

Colour Lashing  

Lower Lash Application 

Tips for speed & Fullness

Business Growth Tips 

How to Get Clients – Marketing 

How to Price your Services

Legal & Insurance

Certification & Case Studies 

2021 Upcoming Combo Course Dates:

New Plymouth Combo Course :

27th & 28th September. 2021

  • 29th & 30th November 2021 

Napier Combo Course :

  • 22nd & 23rd November 2021

Invercargill Combo Course :

  • 21st  & 22nd September 2021

Feel free to email your interest for your city/town. We travel NZ wide and will endeavour to cater to your training requirements.

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