The National Association of Lash Artists

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Who we are and how we can help . . .


What is NALA?


The National Association of Lash Artists is the association representing the lash industry. We are an international, non-governmental organization that advocates for professionals in the lash industry.

We support the global industry by establishing much-needed regulatory guidelines, as well as offering Lash Educator Programs, Academy Accreditation, NALA Memberships and International Industry Awards.

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What does NALA do?


We strive to provide the lash industry with vital information regarding health and hygiene, safe practices and new scientific research relevant to the lash industry. 

Our Board of Advisors meet annually to share our discoveries and expertise. We use this collective of valuable information to update our recommended guidelines, membership and accreditation requirements, and to create workshops and resources for our members.

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What does NALA offer?


NALA is dedicated to helping lash professionals achieve their highest possible level of success. To support this mission we have created products and resources for lash artists and educators.

We offer:

  • NALA Membership
  • NALA School for Lash Trainers
  • NALA Awards Gala and Conference
  • Optimize Your Lash Business Course
  • Local Meet-Ups and Events
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How can we help you grow your lash business?


NALA Membership


Boost your credibility by earning your place on the global directory as an Accredited NALA Member.

Join our elite community. Gain instant access to members-only resources and begin taking advantage of all your membership perks today!


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Optimize Your Lash Business


Before you do anything to grow your business it is vital that you optimize and maximize what you already have. This online course will guide you through the process of optimizing your lash studio so your business will be more efficient and more profitable.


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School for Lash Trainers


Become a certified educator, earn accreditation for your academy and take your place in the NALA Global Directory.

This 3-step program will guide you through every step of creating, launching and maintaining a successful lash academy.


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NALA Blog Posts

Industry and business related blogs for lash professionals.

Lash Educator Liz Bussey.

Feb 09, 2023

Lash Educator Kelsey Miles.

Jan 19, 2023

5 Signs That You've Found The Right Lash Artist

Nov 03, 2022

Attracting New Lash Clients

Oct 13, 2022

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Annual Activities


A number of activities are conducted on an annual basis, including:

  • Monitoring changes to legislation and government policies
  • Surveying organizations about the current requirements with a request for any additional feedback
  • Analyzing feedback from communities, organizations, and individuals
  • Providing the most recent feedback to the NALA Board of Advisors for consideration
  • Informing NALA Members of any upcoming amendments to the recommended guidelines
  • Informing the owners of accredited academies of any upcoming amendments to our accreditation requirements

The NALA recommended regulations are developed and released every year to ensure the validity and on-going relevance of our standards.

Maintaining our standards is a continuous process. Board members meet annually to update the requirements for both membership and academy accreditation. 

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