What we're about

Cortney and Mindy are certified Elleebana Trainers and Distributors in Chicagoland. We not only strive to provide other licensed professionals with Lash Lift and Brow Henna training, but we search for other continuing education opportunities and courses for beauty professionals in the Greater Chicagoland area.

We believe by becoming more educated you can be one step ahead of your competition. Our Training Center is located in the beautiful and historic downtown Geneva, IL, and if you're travelling in for training, there are plenty of options for where to stay, eat, and shop. Our house courses include lash lift & tint and brow henna. WE NOW OFFER CE's for these courses! We have also added a Domestic Violence course to meet the Cosmetology and Esthetics state requirement for license renewal in 2019 for 1 CE.

We are working on bringing you CE courses for yoga, cosmetics. CBD, and many more as we find more opportunities for you to expand your business!

We are also open to hosting YOUR course, class, event, or meeting! Our Training Center can accommodate a large group, is easily accessible, and is a wide open floor plan.

Cortney and Mindy also will travel if necessary to bring the courses to your own salon or spa if you have a group to train! We have students come in from many states and stay to take back-to-back courses. We look forward to training with you, please don't hesitate to send us a message! Registration for all events is at http://www.elleebana-USA.com

We look forward to hearing from you!

xo Cortney & Mindy

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Brow Henna Training - Now with 7 IL CE Option!

$550 - Without CE Hours $650 - With 7 IL CE Hours for Estheticians and Cosmetologists Register: https://brilliancelash.com/pages/training Course Overview: This course has been developed as the introduction to color craft and brow allowing you to create fuller, thicker and defined brows for your clients. Requiring no Hydrogen Peroxide and containing no Ammonia, Elleebana’s Brow Henna has been carefully developed to include unique ingredients such as Indigo Powder, Indian Gooseberry and Acacia Concinna for added luster and shine, and to encourage healthy brow growth. Our course is a full day loaded with a comprehensive theory manual with myth busting sessions and a detailed understanding of the industry’s hottest topics together with some techniques not readily showcased in other training. During your 2 guided brow henna applications you will be assessed on your client’s skin tone assessments, hair color assessments and shape perfecting skills. This application of your understanding to the practical side is a key element in our assessment phase to ensure you leave with the best possible knowledge retention and ability to boost your brow business like never before. Topics we Cover: • What is Henna • How henna is different to tinting • What’s the profitability and how you should price your treatments • Ingredients knowledge • Storage and care • Skin Anatomy & how the skin is relevant to Brow Henna • Hair Structure • Hygiene & Sanitation • Contraindications • Indemnity forms & patch testing • Color mixing & processing • Skin tone & hair assessments (both theory & practical) • Color customizing • Face and Brow Shape as well as key measurements to assist in understanding what’s right for your client • Brow mapping • Procedures & aftercare advice • Criteria checklists & sign offs for your certificate issue (students will be receiving their certificate on the day of training) Course Inclusions: This course delivers a huge array of new information and detailed content for achieving amazing results as well as promotional DL flyers / After-care flyers to help promote the service. Students will also receive: • Full sized kit containing a total of 700 applications (7 colors with approx 100 applications ea) • Comprehensive Elleebana Brow Henna training manual • Your salon’s details listed on our Salon Finder page on our website as a salon who performs Elleebana Brow Henna treatments to help direct customers your way • Access to your trainers for continued support and guidance after your course finishes • Elleebana Brow Henna Certificate of Completion We recommend students to bring their own lunch or snacks. Model Requirements: Depending on the class size you might be required to provide a model. If the class has even numbers of attendees then the class can work on each other however this will be determined by your trainer. If you are required to have the treatment performed on you, please arrive with no eye makeup and ensure you are not contraindicated for this treatment. Each student will work on a total of 2 models during class. Important Notes: We offer this course with over 21 years experience offering lash and brow services from Elleebana’s parent company. Elleebana Brow Henna delivers the ultimate solution containing natural ingredients for tinting of eyebrows and skin with tattoo effect. A luxurious palette of natural shades which can be used individually or mixed together to create the ultimate brow color for your client. Easy to use, simply mix Elleebana Brow Henna with our formulated aqua to create the complimentary shade, no hydrogen peroxide is required. Elleebana’s innovative formula helps to strengthen hair, restore growth and the natural shape of the eyebrows. We don’t leave you to your own devices though guide you through your treatment carefully perfecting your techniques and understanding – you are welcome to call and contact us after your day of training with any questions that you might have or feedback.

Lash Lift & Tint with 10 IL CE Option!

324 W State St

$800 - Without CE's $900 - With 10 CE's for IL Estheticians and Cosmetologists Register: https://brilliancelash.com/pages/training Email Confirmation and More Details Sent within 24 hours of Registration! Elleebana’s one shot lash lift treatment is the hottest trend in the eyelash industry that allows you to offer your customers luscious lifting natural lashes that will last for weeks, all in the blink of an eye. This course arms you with the detailed concept of lash lifting as well as the hidden tips to mastering your technique to achieve the perfect lift each and every time. Our theory session commences with product knowledge and understanding of the delicate eye area that you are working with, contraindications and how to consult for this treatment. The detailed explanation of the science of lash lifting is a key component to understanding the treatment and how to achieve optimal results. You are guided through the cost and income potential of lash lifting to build your marketability. Your trainer will then demonstrate to you a lash lift in detail – we take our time walking through the treatment step by step and showcasing the common mistakes made and how to correct these errors to ensure your results are flawless and to build your confidence. You will then work on a model under the careful guidance and instruction of your trainer paying close attention to the key elements of lash lifting. The online component will be comprised of an exam and submission of before and after images for assessment after your training date to further ensure you have been able to retain and apply your new found skills. Topics: • Science of lash lifting, active ingredients & the ingredient trends we are seeing • Exposure to the various adhesives available • Storage guidance/tips • Eye/Eyelash anatomy & structure • Business, room set up, cleanliness • Client/technician well being & self-care • Procedure knowledge and detailed instructions • Health, safety, sanitation – for your clients and yourself • Pre-procedure preparations & contraindications • Product information, usage & storage guides for products • Consultation, reactions and importance of indemnity & legal requirements • Patch testing and tinting with Belmacil lash and brow tints • Eye shapes, face considerations & key tips to craft the perfect lift for your client • Cost of treatment and income potential • Elleebana facial Acupressure for a new approach to client treatments • Reversed & relaxed treatments as well as lower lash care • Homecare advice and recommended aftercare • Taking a good before and after images • FAQ's and trainers tips/important notes • Case Study submissions explained • Competitions for building your business • Criteria Checklist form You'll receive a full sized lash lift kit plus our Belmacil mini tint kit, pack of micro brushes, instructional copyrighted manuals, MSDS’s, criteria checklist, indemnity forms, and certificates upon submission of a minimum of 5 before/after images that are successful (within 90 days). Upon certification you’ll receive promotional flyers, logos, and marketing material files, along with access to our Certified Stylist’s FB group. Depending on the class size you might be required to provide up to 2 models. We offer this course with over 23 years of experience from Elleebana’s parent company offering lash and brow services. The Elleebana lash lift treatment is one of the fastest on the market and so if you have previously trained with another brand you might find some similarities between the treatment but we ask that you are willing to re-learn what you might know as our comprehensive Lash Lifting Evolved 2019 Class is assured to offer more understanding of lash lifting treatments than ever before. We don’t leave you to your own devices - we guide you through your treatment carefully perfecting your techniques and understanding of the treatment.

Lash Lift & Tint with 10 IL CE Option!

324 W State St

$800 - Without CE's $900 - With 10 CE's for IL Estheticians and Cosmetologists Register: https://brilliancelash.com/pages/training Email Confirmation and More Details Sent within 24 hours of Registration! Elleebana’s one shot lash lift treatment is the hottest trend in the eyelash industry that allows you to offer your customers luscious lifting natural lashes that will last for weeks, all in the blink of an eye. This course arms you with the detailed concept of lash lifting as well as the hidden tips to mastering your technique to achieve the perfect lift each and every time. Our theory session commences with product knowledge and understanding of the delicate eye area that you are working with, contraindications and how to consult for this treatment. The detailed explanation of the science of lash lifting is a key component to understanding the treatment and how to achieve optimal results. You are guided through the cost and income potential of lash lifting to build your marketability. Your trainer will then demonstrate to you a lash lift in detail – we take our time walking through the treatment step by step and showcasing the common mistakes made and how to correct these errors to ensure your results are flawless and to build your confidence. You will then work on a model under the careful guidance and instruction of your trainer paying close attention to the key elements of lash lifting. The online component will be comprised of an exam and submission of before and after images for assessment after your training date to further ensure you have been able to retain and apply your new found skills. Topics: • Science of lash lifting, active ingredients & the ingredient trends we are seeing • Exposure to the various adhesives available • Storage guidance/tips • Eye/Eyelash anatomy & structure • Business, room set up, cleanliness • Client/technician well being & self-care • Procedure knowledge and detailed instructions • Health, safety, sanitation – for your clients and yourself • Pre-procedure preparations & contraindications • Product information, usage & storage guides for products • Consultation, reactions and importance of indemnity & legal requirements • Patch testing and tinting with Belmacil lash and brow tints • Eye shapes, face considerations & key tips to craft the perfect lift for your client • Cost of treatment and income potential • Elleebana facial Acupressure for a new approach to client treatments • Reversed & relaxed treatments as well as lower lash care • Homecare advice and recommended aftercare • Taking a good before and after images • FAQ's and trainers tips/important notes • Case Study submissions explained • Competitions for building your business • Criteria Checklist form You'll receive a full sized lash lift kit plus our Belmacil mini tint kit, pack of micro brushes, instructional copyrighted manuals, MSDS’s, criteria checklist, indemnity forms, and certificates upon submission of a minimum of 5 before/after images that are successful (within 90 days). Upon certification you’ll receive promotional flyers, logos, and marketing material files, along with access to our Certified Stylist’s FB group. Depending on the class size you might be required to provide up to 2 models. We offer this course with over 23 years of experience from Elleebana’s parent company offering lash and brow services. The Elleebana lash lift treatment is one of the fastest on the market and so if you have previously trained with another brand you might find some similarities between the treatment but we ask that you are willing to re-learn what you might know as our comprehensive Lash Lifting Evolved 2019 Class is assured to offer more understanding of lash lifting treatments than ever before. We don’t leave you to your own devices - we guide you through your treatment carefully perfecting your techniques and understanding of the treatment.

Brow Henna Training - Now with 7 IL CE Option!

$550 - Without CE Hours $650 - With 7 IL CE Hours for Estheticians/Cosmetologists Register: https://brilliancelash.com/pages/training Course Overview: This course has been developed as the introduction to color craft and brow allowing you to create fuller, thicker and defined brows for your clients. Requiring no Hydrogen Peroxide and containing no Ammonia, Elleebana’s Brow Henna has been carefully developed to include unique ingredients such as Indigo Powder, Indian Gooseberry and Acacia Concinna for added luster and shine, and to encourage healthy brow growth. Our course is a full day loaded with a comprehensive theory manual with myth busting sessions and a detailed understanding of the industry’s hottest topics together with some techniques not readily showcased in other training. During your 2 guided brow henna applications you will be assessed on your client’s skin tone assessments, hair color assessments and shape perfecting skills. This application of your understanding to the practical side is a key element in our assessment phase to ensure you leave with the best possible knowledge retention and ability to boost your brow business like never before. Topics we Cover: • What is Henna • How henna is different to tinting • What’s the profitability and how you should price your treatments • Ingredients knowledge • Storage and care • Skin Anatomy & how the skin is relevant to Brow Henna • Hair Structure • Hygiene & Sanitation • Contraindications • Indemnity forms & patch testing • Color mixing & processing • Skin tone & hair assessments (both theory & practical) • Color customizing • Face and Brow Shape as well as key measurements to assist in understanding what’s right for your client • Brow mapping • Procedures & aftercare advice • Criteria checklists & sign offs for your certificate issue (students will be receiving their certificate on the day of training) Course Inclusions: This course delivers a huge array of new information and detailed content for achieving amazing results as well as promotional DL flyers / After-care flyers to help promote the service. Students will also receive: • Full sized kit containing a total of 700 applications (7 colors with approx 100 applications ea) • Comprehensive Elleebana Brow Henna training manual • Your salon’s details listed on our Salon Finder page on our website as a salon who performs Elleebana Brow Henna treatments to help direct customers your way • Access to your trainers for continued support and guidance after your course finishes • Elleebana Brow Henna Certificate of Completion We recommend students to bring their own lunch or snacks. Model Requirements: Depending on the class size you might be required to provide a model. If the class has even numbers of attendees then the class can work on each other however this will be determined by your trainer. If you are required to have the treatment performed on you, please arrive with no eye makeup and ensure you are not contraindicated for this treatment. Each student will work on a total of 2 models during class. Important Notes: We offer this course with over 21 years experience offering lash and brow services from Elleebana’s parent company. Elleebana Brow Henna delivers the ultimate solution containing natural ingredients for tinting of eyebrows and skin with tattoo effect. A luxurious palette of natural shades which can be used individually or mixed together to create the ultimate brow color for your client. Easy to use, simply mix Elleebana Brow Henna with our formulated aqua to create the complimentary shade, no hydrogen peroxide is required. Elleebana’s innovative formula helps to strengthen hair, restore growth and the natural shape of the eyebrows. We don’t leave you to your own devices though guide you through your treatment carefully perfecting your techniques and understanding – you are welcome to call and contact us after your day of training with any questions that you might have or feedback of any kind.

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