How to get certified to do eyelash extensions in Florida

If you are a lash-loving lady living in Florida and want to know further about lashing, we are here to make this easy for you. This is an amazing profession that allows you to become your own boss lady. In this article, we will talk about the requirements of getting the certificate to apply for eyelash extensions professionally in Florida, the sunshine state of the U.S.


Before undertaking your journey to eyelash extensions the foremost requirement is a cosmetology or esthetician license that you have to get from the board of cosmetology in Florida. The eligibility of getting the license is you must be 16 years old or having a degree from high school. 


From a cosmetology school, you have to complete a program including1200 hours. After attending this school, you can get an associate degree or diploma/certificate in cosmetology.


After the completion of the cosmetology program, now you have to submit an application to the business and professional regulation department for an initial license. You will have to pay the fee of $78 along with the application. You can also submit an online application.


When your application will approve, you will get a notification from Pearson VUE. Now you can schedule the time and date for the written cosmetology examination. The exam includes two parts:

  1. Written (theory) exam
  2. Written clinical exam

There are 65 multiple choice questions in both portions which you have to complete within two hours. After passing both theory and clinical exams, Pearson VUE will inform the department and you will be issued the cosmetology license in Florida.


You will have to renew your cosmetology license when it will expire. For that, you have to pay the fee of $55. You will also complete a minimum of 16 continuing education units.


After getting your cosmetology license, now you are eligible for the eyelash extensions training program. Many training programs are working throughout Florida. You can join any of them that are near to your residence. This is a two-day course which is based on just practical knowledge. You will walk through each step and come to know how to apply lashes professionally. You will be proud of being an expert lash artist. You will not only get the training but also learn how to run your salon and build your business. You will finish this training program with having training on branding yourself and growing your business.

If you live in Florida, it is not a difficult task to get a certificate to apply eyelashes professionally. In Florida are already more than 7000 beauty salons. The demand for eyelash extensions is huge. After getting the certificate, you will have much more chances to express yourself as a lash artist. So take advantage of this outstanding profession. Enter the lash world, polish your skills as well as expertise and grow your own business.


  • Mariellys Gavilanes

    Quisiera sacar la licencia

  • Hevelin

    Quiero sacar la licencia

  • Melanie Randazzo

    Can someone who holds a massage therapy license and a cosmetic tattoo license donlash extensions? Thank you

  • Ziarvis Hévelin Aguilarte Futrille

    Necesito sacar la licencia

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