With a Grateful Heart . . . Thank-you

After all the turkey’ing and pumpkin pie’ing ( I’m aware that these are not really words ) this long weekend is all about giving thanks. Sitting back with a cocktail ( or 5 ) and thinking about what we are truly grateful for. For some it’s their health, for others their family and each person’s reason for feeling grateful is as important as the next. For me as the owner of FCL I am truly grateful for you  . . . my clients. It is without a doubt, I have the most wonderful client base out there regardless of the service being offered. How I became lucky enough to attract such an amazing group of women I’ll never know. Each of you brings giggles and knowledge, the best days are when there is an overlap of clients at the studio I’m working out of that day and it turns into a circus. I’m often asked how I work 16 to 18 hrs a day, it’s simple  . . . it just doesn’t feel like work.

On the way out, you always say Thank-you ( because in addition to being the best looking client base, you are also very polite ). In truth, I should be thanking you – everything I have in this life is because of you. My grateful heart is warmed by your stories, giggles and support.

Smooches ! xo



What’s the Catch ??

Eyelash extensions have EXPLODED in popularity over the past 2 years, lashes are becoming just as mainstream as getting your nails did. FCL was in the professional lash game a little before the trend popped off. We wanted to make sure we kept our services affordable and allow our lash junkies to maintain their habit without feeling guilty about it. Full sets at $150 for professional safe silk lash extensions is reasonable within the industry, relashing costs at $50 every 3 weeks is affordable to those who are committed to these babies. Like any good consumer, most people price check to see how much each studio is charging. Time and time again we hear, when booking-people wonder what the catch is ?? If FCL really is as good as the internet is saying then why are their prices lower than the rest ?? Because we want you to have the best professional lash extensions in the GTA and we don’t want you to have to sell an organ to pay for them. Hey   . . . . we get it, times can get tough and when they do it’s easier to deal with it while looking FIERCE. So when the going gets tough you won’t have to chop your beauty secret from the budget.

To sweeten the deal for our soon to be lash addicts, we are offering full sets for 50 % off for our opening weekend Oct 17th 18th and 19th  in Toronto at 313 Queen St W Suite 204. And nope there isn’t a catch, you can get lashy with safe professionally designed silk extensions for a great deal and then maintain them without feeling guilty  . . . let’s be real, we’re sure you have much much more INTERESTING things to feel guilty about.


This Girl is on Fire !

Flirt Custom Lash Studio is coming to Toronto – finally, we’ve been getting lashy with it in Brampton for 3 years and in Burlington for 2 years. It only makes sense to open up in such a concentrated area of the GTA. In fact, FCL made a brief appearance  at the Blush Pretty studio a little over 2 years ago. At the time, I was working out of Brampton 5 days a week, Burlington 1 day a week and then Toronto 1 day a week. This totally wasn’t working, I was exhausted and driving all over like a looney. It was time to expand, I hired Tanis in Burlington over a year ago. We had known each other for a few years because Tanis is a self professed lash junkie. Burlington became busier and so we needed another Lashette, I hollered on Facebook, spoke to all my clients, prayed to the heavens and finally posted an ad on Kiiji. It must have been the combination of prayers and a timely placed ad that encouraged the Lovely Lynda to respond with her resume.

I liked her the moment we met, I got the sense that she truly understand my brand and how important it was to me. It is often suggested that I should “franchise”, after I explain that isn’t my business model and that is met with more pressure to franchise. I simply say ” would you leave your child with a babysitter you didn’t know ?? ” Well, that’s how I feel about leaving my brand with someone I don’t know or trust. When Lynda approached me about opening the Toronto location at 313 Queen St West, I knew right away that this totally made sense. I trust her with my baby and it’s new location, I saw one of her regular clients yesterday and this is what she had to say :

I have been a client of Linda’s at Flirt, since June of 2013.  Not only is she personable, and friendly, she is amazing at her job as a lash artist. I never could have imagined having gorgeous naturally curled, long lashes. As crazy as it sounds, its like a dream come true. Working in the styling industry,  I have seen a fair share of lash extensions, and am fully confident that Linda does the finest work.  If you are an eyelash fanatic like I once was, look no further, you wont find anything better then Flirt.  Nothing but the highest recommendation! My lashes are amazing, and I am a client for life! ” – Lindsay 
So there’s so much to be grateful for with the launch of the 313 Queen St W little glam shop. And because we wanted you have something to be grateful for we’re offering full sets for 50 % off ( reg $150) is now $75 for Oct 17 th, 18 th and 19 th . . . don’t thank me, Lynda wanted you to have the gift of Instant Glam cause she knows you deserve it.
Smooches !! xxoo 

Thats the best !

If you’ve booked with FCL before, we go through the whole conversation ( mostly one sided ) about pre-appointment instructions. Everything is fine until we would say ” and it’s best to wash your hair before you come because you won’t be able to get them wet for 24 hours “. Usually this is met with dead silence, sometimes a small gasp escapes, often the booked appointment is then changed to a different day or time and finally ladies have cancelled their booking. We get it, washing your hair daily is a biggy for a lot of women and really if given the choice between a date with Instant Glam with the potential of a greasy scalp OR fresh clean hair  . . . we don’t blame you for choosing shiny locks.

How much would you love us if we told you that you no longer have to choose and can have both shiny hair AND instant Glam ??? Well you must love us lots cause Brampton, Burlington and Toronto beauties can wash their hair right away !!!! Wake up made up and clean hair ASAP  . . . that’s the best.