Week 24: Am I Ready for the State Board?
  • December 7, 2017
  • Joliessa Seguin

I'm sharpening my skills, building clientelle, and prepping for the big day!

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Keywords: nail school   nail students   student blog  
Week 23: Thankful for Nails
  • November 30, 2017
  • Joliessa Seguin

Even though the week was short due to Thanksgiving, I managed to fit in a sculpted set for a nail biter, and turn around a pedicure that started on a awkward note.

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Keywords: nail school   nail students   student blog  
Week 22: My First Week as a Senior
  • November 22, 2017
  • Joliessa Seguin

One of my coworkers just started her journey as a nail student, and I'm appraching the end.

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Keywords: nail school   nail students   student blog  
Week 21: We're Seniors!
  • November 16, 2017
  • Joliessa Seguin

As we're approaching graduation, I'm learning that client bonds are one of my favorite parts of doing nails.

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Keywords: nail school   nail students   student blog  
Week 20: The Best Lil' Nail Show and Expressing Gratitude
  • November 9, 2017
  • Joliessa Seguin

We started the week off on a motivating note, attending a local trade show. The next day, I painted my daughter's nails to match her Halloween costume!

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Keywords: nail school   nail students   student blog  
Week 19: Allowing Myself to Recharge
  • November 2, 2017
  • Joliessa Seguin

I felt exhausted, and I was in much need of a day spent with family.

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Keywords: nail school   nail students   student blog  
Week 18: Finding My Inspiration
  • October 26, 2017
  • Joliessa Seguin

I didn't have any ideas for fantasy nail art, until my classmate asked what inspires me on a daily basis. Immediately, it clicked!

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Keywords: nail school   nail students   student blog  
Week 17: Fantasy Nail Art and Client Bonding
  • October 19, 2017
  • Joliessa Seguin

I passed my test, tried out fantasy nails, and bonded with a client while listening to her stories. It was a great week!

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Keywords: nail school   nail students   student blog  
Week 16: Prevailing Through Ups and Downs
  • October 12, 2017
  • Joliessa Seguin

My first client of the week didn't show up, but I chose to take advantage of my newfound freetime instead of dwelling on the mishap.

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Keywords: client issues   nail school   nail students   student blog  
Week 15: Halloween Nail Art
  • October 5, 2017
  • Joliessa Seguin

For the first time, I was able to transfer the image in my head to the actual nail. 

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Keywords: nail school   nail students   student blog  
Week 14: Blending Acrylics and Fantasy Art
  • September 27, 2017
  • Joliessa Seguin

She loved them. I'm getting better with quality, and I love seeing my progress, but I still need to work on the length of my services.

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Keywords: nail school   nail students   student blog  
Week 13: The Dip System and Client Appreciation
  • September 21, 2017
  • Joliessa Seguin

Although I started the week feeling exhauseted, everything turned around when I realized what a strong support system I have. 

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Keywords: nail school   nail students   student blog  
Week 12: Hard Gels, 3-D Art, and Another Client
  • September 12, 2017
  • Joliessa Seguin

We came back from our extended weekend on Wednesday and aced our first test of the new module. After the test, our instructor did a demo on 3-D art.

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Keywords: learning new techniques   nail school   nail students   student blog  
Week 11: Taking Our First Clients on the Floor
  • September 7, 2017
  • Joliessa Seguin

Our first assignment as juniors to complete is called the "Five Client Project,"  but I wasn't sure how that would work for me since I'm not from the area and don't know too many people. 

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Week 10: Two-Week Fills and Pink-and-Whites on a Nail Biter
  • August 31, 2017
  • Joliessa Seguin

My goal is to reduce my spent on pink-and-whites since they're are a very popular service.

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