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Week 11: Field Trips and Visitors
  • December 18, 2013
  • NAILS Magazine

This week was an exciting one. One of the owners from Bellini Beauty Bar came in to talk to us about their business and upcoming plans. I actually follow them on social media and I look

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Week 7: Pedis and Some Advice From a Beauty Veteran
  • November 18, 2013
  • NAILS Magazine

I never thought I would say this but I could go without a pedicure for a few weeks…just a few!We went over pedicures from basic to every version of a spa-style pedi. We took turns performing

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Week 3: Giving Back and Gaining So Much
  • September 17, 2012
  • NAILS Magazine

I am in my third week of school and I am loving it right now. I am learning so much, so fast. This week in school I had a wonderful experience. As a class we went

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My First Few Weeks of Nail School
  • September 4, 2012
  • NAILS Magazine

Besides the amazing street education I am receiving in the break room, I really am enjoying my nail program. My teachers are terrific and supportive, as are the other students. In some cases, too supportive, the

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Week 1: A New Beginning
  • September 4, 2012
  • NAILS Magazine

After getting my kids to school and watching my little Kindergartener cry because she just wanted to go home with me, I finally made it to my first day of school. I couldn’t wait to get

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Week 8: More Nail Biters, A Lot of Art, and a Gel Demo
  • July 2, 2012
  • NAILS Magazine

This week on Monday we had a lady come in to demo a gel brand Gelousy. She was very new to doing demos so her speaking was a bit shaky but the product was pretty cool.

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Keywords: acrylics   Gels   manicures  
Sparkle and Shine
  • November 3, 2011
  • NAILS Magazine

I love sparkles. Well, anything shiny really — I’m a little bit absent-minded that way. I can be in the middle of telling a pivotal part of a riveting story, and if someone dangles something shiny

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Helping My Mom Grow Strong Natural Nails
  • October 3, 2011
  • NAILS Magazine

I’m so elated that my end is near but I’m also a little sad to be done with this blog. Congratulations to LaTia, the new girl on the block, I hope you love nails because you

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Keywords: Gels   manicures  
Rainy Days
  • September 26, 2011
  • NAILS Magazine

We had rainy days all week. I do now believe people really think rainy days call for more sleep. Get up people and come get pampered! Just ask for Marti B! The salon floor was slow

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Poison Ivy Means No School, But More Practice
  • August 16, 2011
  • NAILS Magazine

This week I had a lot of time on my hands. I experimented with CND acrylics and Shellac. I arrived at school on Tuesday and had my theory class over Chapter 9: Nail Diseases and Disorders.

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Lots of Pedicures and Some Retail Too!
  • August 5, 2011
  • NAILS Magazine

I am the queen bee of the perfect pedicure — in my own mind of course! I haven’t tested lately. I only have six tests left and this is symphony to my ears. It means the

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Keywords: acrylics   Gels   manicures   pedicures   student issues  
Week 2: Demos, Demos, Demos
  • May 16, 2011
  • NAILS Magazine

Week 2 was stressful but thankfully it flew by and is now in the past. Throughout the whole week the inner me was begging to get out on that salon floor. All I can say is

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Week 3: Full Week on the Floor
  • May 10, 2011
  • NAILS Magazine

This was a very hectic, stressful week — I was on the floor all week and had testing again on Friday. It was fun, but I am very tired at the end of the day. Most

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Week 1: Excitement and Balancing School and Parenting
  • May 5, 2011
  • NAILS Magazine

My first week balancing being a part-time student and a full-time mother was exciting, educational, and at times demanding. I managed and I made it: come on Week 2 I am so ready to see you!

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Week 1: A Full and Hectic Week
  • April 25, 2011
  • NAILS Magazine

The first week was pretty hectic; one of the other girls called it a “slammin' week”. I got my kit and a little carry-all case to put it in. Of course it doesn’t all fit, so

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Week 1: Shock and...Well, Just Shock
  • April 12, 2011
  • NAILS Magazine

I was so excited for the first day of school. I made sure I had everything set out the night before. I was eager to meet the other nail techs that would be starting the same

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Keywords: manicures   student issues   student tests  
Weel 3: Manicures and Pedicures
  • January 21, 2011
  • NAILS Magazine

This week has been fast-paced because of missing some school last week due to my wedding. But now that the dust has settled, I am a full-time student. I have posted a lot of photos and

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Week 10: Still Busy and Still Waiting for My Test Date
  • December 28, 2010
  • NAILS Magazine

This past week was absolutely crazy. Between the people who wanted to get in at school and all my clients I took care of outside of that, I worked my butt off. Even after I got

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Week 7: Moving on Out
  • December 6, 2010
  • NAILS Magazine

I am going to pick this week up where I left off with last week. I made the decision to move my business and I am already happier about my job then I have been in

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Week 5: Showing Progress
  • November 22, 2010
  • NAILS Magazine

Wow, this was an easy week. Even though I had long days every day due to my self-inflicted work schedule after school and an emergency run to the AT&T store to replace a non-functioning cell phone,

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Keywords: acrylics   manicures   nail diseases   student issues   student tests  
Week 2: Preparing to Work on Real Clients
  • November 1, 2010
  • NAILS Magazine

The start of week two immediately began with changes. Our teacher was called away on a family emergency and we were going to have someone new help us finish out the week before our “Freshman Final”.

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First Week of School
  • October 25, 2010
  • NAILS Magazine

Walking in the doors of the beauty college as a student for the first time in nearly seven years was so odd. It smelled the same, it looked basically the same and the girls were exactly

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Practice Makes Money
  • August 17, 2010
  • NAILS Magazine

August 3, 2010What is one of the things I will add to my services offered: MINX! In case you don’t know what Minx is, it is a heat-applied nail design that is all the rage in

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Manicure Anyone?
  • June 2, 2010
  • NAILS Magazine

Saturday, May 29, 2010Today started with a test… AND I PASSED!!! Well, I did more than pass — I got a 100%!So after the test, my instructor told us it was time for a practical on

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The Big Day
  • June 1, 2010
  • NAILS Magazine

Wednesday, May 26, 2010 Today was my first day at Tricoci University as a nail tech student. To say that I was nervous was an understatement. Never mind that I have been in school since 1987 (kindergarten

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