How Can They Not Teach About Sanitation?
  • December 3, 2013
  • NAILS Magazine

Last week was very short for us at school, with Thanksgiving and all. We were working on waxing and models. All I have to say is it was very frustrating. My teacher was out the whole

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Keywords: Arizona   Colorado   student issues  
Week 8: Pedicures, Shellac, and Nail Art
  • November 26, 2013
  • NAILS Magazine

This week wasn’t any different from last week. We wrapped up all the styles of pedicures. We had a slow week — it rained in San Diego, which is our idea of a snowstorm and most

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Keywords: student issues  
Catching Up With Stacelyn: It Was All Worth It
  • November 26, 2013
  • NAILS Magazine

I know that it has been awhile since the last time I wrote an update but life has not stood still since I graduated from The Academy of Nail Technology and Esthetics and because of that

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Kendra Is Frustrated With Nail School
  • November 26, 2013
  • NAILS Magazine

Editor’s Note: Kendra’s been busy over the last few weeks, but she’s here to check in with us before the holidays.Sorry I haven’t written in a few weeks. Last week we had seven chapters to get

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Keywords: acrylics   Arizona   Colorado   education   student issues  
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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Keywords: manicures   pedicures   student issues  
Week 6: Relaxing With Manicures and Pedicures
  • November 14, 2013
  • NAILS Magazine

Sorry for the small amount of pictures, I was getting massaged! Last week was all about manicures and pedicures and a ton of ways to massage your client.We went over the hot stone manicure, reflexology, and

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Keywords: pedicures   student issues  
Week 5: Halloween Party and New Students
  • November 4, 2013
  • NAILS Magazine

Happy Halloween and hello to November. October went by way too fast! This week was not a typical one. We had two new students join us and a Halloween celebration at school. We worked on state

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Keywords: acrylics   pedicures   student issues  
Week 4: It's Already Been a Month!
  • October 29, 2013
  • NAILS Magazine

Wow! This week marks a month in the nail program. Time sure does fly when you’re having fun! Over the weekend I was reflecting on life... where I've been, where I'm headed. I am someone that

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Keywords: acrylics   student issues  
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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Keywords: student issues   student tests  
Week 3: Information Overload — But I Love It!
  • October 21, 2013
  • NAILS Magazine

We went over so many things this week. We went into more detail about Vinylux and the class got in some new fall colors. I love them all! Our instructor was attending some CND training all

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Keywords: acrylics   gels   products   student issues  
Meet Kendra
  • October 21, 2013
  • NAILS Magazine

My name is Kendra Budjenska and I live in beautiful Colorado Springs, Colo. I just recently moved up here in August from Arizona (talk about a crazy weather change).

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Keywords: Arizona   Colorado   student issues  
Week 2: My Support Systems Means Everything
  • October 14, 2013
  • NAILS Magazine

So last week was my first week and my boys were on fall break. It was nice to be able to start the night program without worrying about homework, dinner, and all the other mom duties.But

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Keywords: gels   student issues  
Week 1: Just Like Christmas Morning
  • October 8, 2013
  • NAILS Magazine

I have officially completed my first week in the spa nail program! It was such an exciting week that I’m not sure where to start. Well let me just say the whole age thing I was

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Keywords: student issues  
Meet Jessica
  • September 30, 2013
  • NAILS Magazine

Hello! My name is Jessica Sandoval. I am 37 years old, a wife and mother of two handsome boys. I have run my own business but have never felt that passion, that “this is it” feeing.

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Keywords: student issues  
Team Gels or Team Acrylic?
  • September 6, 2013
  • NAILS Magazine

If you would have asked me that question a few weeks ago I would definitely have said “Team Gels,” but finally after practice, practice, practice I think I have managed to get the liquid-to-powder ratio just

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Keywords: acrylics   gels   student issues  

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