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Week 1: An Exciting Introduction!
  • September 2, 2014

Where do I begin?  I really have so much to talk about, and I am so excited! I never imagined that my first week would have been so packed with information on several different nail enhancement products and services, nor did I ever think that I would perform an actual manicure my second day of class — yikes!

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Kendra's First Week
  • October 25, 2013
  • NAILS Magazine

I started my first week of school on Monday and it was awesome. There were a total of nine students, including myself. The first part of the morning we went over school rules and what the

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Checking in with Marti
  • September 24, 2012
  • NAILS Magazine

Pattie and I came up with the name Subrosa for the full-coverage chrome silver nail with a rose appliqué under the free edge and skinny appliqués of lace rose on top. Nails by Pattie Yankee. Model:

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Week 13: Done With Finals!
  • August 6, 2012
  • NAILS Magazine

Done with finals! I stressed so hard before the written final, I was just positive I would show up and no answers would come to me when it was time for the test. I sat down,

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Week 12: Taking My Exams!
  • August 1, 2012
  • NAILS Magazine

This week we are prepping for our written final and our practical. I am getting really nervous but also excited. Wednesday is our written and then Thursday is the practical. The beginning of an exciting career

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Week 11: Final Countdown
  • July 26, 2012
  • NAILS Magazine

Week 11 is here with only two more to go. August 1st is our written final and then August 2nd will be our practical. I’m starting to get nervous. Have I been a good enough student?

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Week 10: Missed Blog and Winding Down
  • July 18, 2012
  • NAILS Magazine

So sorry to miss last week’s blog everyone! With the 4th taking out two days of our class time that week and then getting a new computer that I had zero clue how to use, I

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Keywords: acrylics   Gels   student issues   student tests  
State Board Practice
  • June 11, 2012
  • NAILS Magazine

This week was better than last. I had a few gel-polish and pedicure clients. For some reason I get assigned most of the gel-polish applications. The extra practice has definitely helped me with my time and

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Keywords: acrylics   Gels   North Carolina   student issues   student tests  
Marti Graduates and Passes Pre-State
  • January 10, 2012
  • NAILS Magazine

Big hello to everyone! I have now graduated from the nail technician program at VOGUE dba Huntington Beauty College. I am now in the salon learning more and more and preparing for my state board exam. Time

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Rose Petal Nail Art for Breast Cancer Awareness
  • October 17, 2011
  • NAILS Magazine

Hello to my readers and thank you for reading. I said in a recent blog that I still had to take a final exam on the book. Turns out I was wrong. There are no more

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Finished the Textbook
  • October 11, 2011
  • NAILS Magazine

Hello my fellow readers and nail lovers, I hope the past week has been as rewarding to all of you as it has to me. The salon was slow once again. It seems like the only

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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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Wedding…Funeral…Exams
  • September 16, 2011
  • NAILS Magazine

My end in the nail technology program is weeks away from completion. Due to missing four days last week, I am doubling up on exams so I can get done quickly. We covered chapter 10 (chemistry),

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Chemistry Class and Minx Nails
  • September 1, 2011
  • NAILS Magazine

Let’s start with theory. This week we studied and reviewed Chapter 10: Chemistry. That included Matter and Potential Hydrogen (Ph). This chapter covers a lot of material. I had anticipated that chemistry would be challenge for

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100% and a Snakeskin Pedi!
  • August 23, 2011
  • NAILS Magazine

I raise my glass to this past week. It was the best week at school thus far. One, I took my test over Chapter 9: Diseases and Disorders and received 100%. Two, I obtained some snakeskin

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I Have a Drive Attitude
  • August 9, 2011
  • NAILS Magazine

Hello Nail World, It’s me — that girl ready to get out of school and start working. This week I was tested on nail structure, nail anatomy, and nail growth. I received 100% and feel confident

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Ready to Paint the Town Red
  • July 21, 2011
  • NAILS Magazine

Last week I was tested on deep anatomy of the skin, skin health, aging, disorders, and prevention of skin problems in the salon. I passed with 100%. A good instructor (Miss Bethany) really makes a world

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Help! Where Has My Life Gone?
  • July 11, 2011
  • NAILS Magazine

Hi everyone, the 2nd testing over anatomy went well — not great, but I got an 88%. Anatomy of the skin, skin structure and growth is my area of focus and next testing. So far it’s

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Week 2: Freshman Final and On The Floor
  • May 2, 2011
  • NAILS Magazine

Well, I made it through the second week. It was pretty stressful overall, but a good experience. After theory class we continued learning how to glue tips on. I still have trouble with that but as

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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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Week 12: Beyond School to Infinity of Nails
  • April 1, 2011
  • NAILS Magazine

These past few weeks have been something of mixed emotions. I am happy because my school days are coming to an end. Yet, I’m sad because I have made some really good friends and love being

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Week 11: Cramming, Slamming, and Dunking Week
  • March 18, 2011
  • NAILS Magazine

This week has been exhausting. I spent all weekend studying, getting up at 6 a.m. to study for the state board exam. It has been really rough. I have been going to school and taking every

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Week 10: Finishing the Book
  • March 11, 2011
  • NAILS Magazine

This week has been so crazy. I decided to post tons of photos because I am taking and finishing up the tests for this nail program. Finally, the light is shining and I feel great. We worked

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Week 9: Anatomy, Skin, Disease and Electricity
  • March 4, 2011
  • NAILS Magazine

I am sorry I didn’t post last week. Everyone at school was sick with either pneumonia, strep throat or the cold. I was out for most of the week due to having walking pneumonia and a

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Week 7: Gels and Fiberglass
  • February 18, 2011
  • NAILS Magazine

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Week 15: I Passed!
  • February 3, 2011
  • NAILS Magazine

I will get straight to the point — I passed my state board exam! I am relieved, excited and ready to start working! It was the longest day of my life and I am so happy

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Week 12: Graduation Week!
  • January 13, 2011
  • NAILS Magazine

Without a doubt this was my easiest week yet. Despite the fact that I had to take an exam with 220+ questions on it and get all my ducks in a row to graduate, the week

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Week 11: Prepping for California State Boards
  • January 4, 2011
  • NAILS Magazine

This past week was probably my busiest week yet at school. We had two mornings of running through the practical exam for state board, studied the bones and muscles and other basic anatomy in theory, plus

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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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Keywords: manicures   pedicures   student issues   student tests  
Week 9: Staying Busy for the Holidays
  • December 20, 2010
  • NAILS Magazine

This past week was fun. It was busy! Everyone is getting ready for the holidays and starting vacations so they all want to look their best. We stayed busy Thursday, Friday and Saturday with clients. I

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Week 8: Celebrating My Birthday and My Hard Work
  • December 14, 2010
  • NAILS Magazine

I have officially pre-applied to take my state boards. One can only hope that despite how slow the Board of Cosmetology has been at getting dates back to students, I will end up with a date

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Update from Maricha: What to do while you are waiting…
  • December 1, 2010
  • NAILS Magazine

December 1, 2010 Although I completed my nail technology program in September, I have elected to take my state boards in late January. Here are some things you can do while waiting to take your exam: Study, then

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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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These last weeks of school…
  • September 8, 2010
  • NAILS Magazine

September 8, 2010Man, have these last weeks of school been tough! I passed the chemistry/anatomy test (call me Dr. Stallworth), participated in three Nail Idol competitions, created a business plan as my final project and am

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Am I a Doctor or a Nail Tech?
  • August 17, 2010
  • NAILS Magazine

August 10, 2010So my blog postings have been sporadic at best these last two weeks. Why, you ask? Because I have been studying like I am in medical school. I’ve been studying carpals, phalanges, the digestive

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The Results Are In…
  • June 29, 2010
  • NAILS Magazine

June 29, 2010 AND I PASSED!!! That’s right; I passed all of my tests with A’s!!! I am now able to work on the clinic floor — meaning I can now take clients at school! I am so

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Acrylics, Gels, and Wraps — Oh MY!
  • June 22, 2010
  • NAILS Magazine

June 21, 2010So for the last week and a half, we have been learning about theory and working on acrylics, gels and wraps. Before we began, I was sooo nervous. It sounded like the three of

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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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