Meet April
  • May 6, 2013
  • NAILS Magazine

Growing up I was always known as the smart one and my almost-twin (11 months to the day) sister was known as the beauty. These were the roles we embraced since this is all we heard.

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Keywords: student issues   West Virginia  
Is There A Doctor In the House?
  • May 1, 2013
  • NAILS Magazine

Eponychium, Hyponychium, Onychodermal Band...only 3 out of 15 essential parts of the nail structure! Paronychia, Onychia, Onychoptosis...just to name a few of some of the more common nail diseases! Corrugations, Kolionychia, Pterygium...fall into the nail disorder

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Keywords: nail anatomy   nail diseases   pedicures  
First Day Jitters
  • April 24, 2013
  • NAILS Magazine

Let me describe my first day of class in one word...awesome! Most of the girls there have already been there for a few days; I was the only one who was brand spanking new.

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Keywords: acrylics   North Carolina   student issues  
White Scrubs...Who Knew?
  • April 9, 2013
  • NAILS Magazine

Picture this...I decided that I'm not going to buy my scrubs from Walmart. Why you ask? Two reasons. First, the fabric (to me) literally feels like it's going to take layers of my skin off; yes

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Keywords: student issues  
Meet Stacelyn
  • April 1, 2013
  • NAILS Magazine

Editor's note: We're excited to introduce you to several new nail tech students over the course of the next few months. Up first is Stacelyn Jones of Charlotte, N.C. Please help us welcome her to the

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Keywords: North Carolina   student issues  
Nikki Graduates
  • January 24, 2013
  • NAILS Magazine

I did it finally! I am so excited! It felt like it was going to take forever to finish. Then the last day arrived and it seemed like I just started! WOO HOO! I am so

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Keywords: student issues  
Meet Christy
  • January 14, 2013
  • NAILS Magazine

Hi. I'm Christy, and I've finally done it. I've made a commitment to start a career in the beauty industry! I'm 35 and a stay-at-home mom, my son will be 13 in a couple of months.

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Graduation Day Is Tomorrow!
  • January 9, 2013
  • NAILS Magazine

Editor’s note: Nikki sent this blog in on January 4 and I was out of town and didn’t get to post it until today. She’s graduating tomorrow from school! We wish her luck.)Here it is…almost the

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Keywords: student issues  
Holiday Nails and Practice!
  • December 14, 2012
  • NAILS Magazine

It is so hard to believe I have less that 200 hours before I complete my nail tech course. I am so excited about it! My graduation date is Jan. 10, 2013. It seems like the

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Keywords: student issues  
Getting Caught Up With Nikki
  • November 5, 2012
  • NAILS Magazine

I have missed another week of posting to the blog. I am so sorry. I have been so swamped — but in a good way! School, kids, life, baseball, cheer… I could go on and on.

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Keywords: acrylics   Gels   student issues  
Meet Rachael
  • October 17, 2012
  • NAILS Magazine

Hi Beauties! My name is Rachael Pearson. I am currently working at two different spas as an esthetician and spa manager in the Seattle area in the beautiful northwest. I have always enjoyed experimenting with my

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Keywords: student issues  
Weeks 6 & 7: Getting in Plenty of Practice
  • October 16, 2012
  • NAILS Magazine

I’ve been so busy— in addition to school, kids, life and everything else, I just started working on the Board of Directors for our children’s Little League. I love it. (Like I had spare time, right?)

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Keywords: acrylics   student issues  
Week 5: Feeling Inspired
  • October 2, 2012
  • NAILS Magazine

Last week one of the girls in my class graduated. She was awesome and my go-to person. If I had a question, she was the person I asked. I drilled her on gels, 3D art and

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Keywords: acrylics   Gels   student issues  
What a Difference a Day Makes
  • October 2, 2012
  • NAILS Magazine

The other day my instructor was ill so class was cancelled. At first I thought, bummer, and then I realized my house was empty! I could listen to music of my choice and work on some

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Keywords: student issues  
The Transition From Stay-at-Home Mom to Student-Mom
  • September 27, 2012
  • NAILS Magazine

After leaving my world as a speech pathologist, I have always looked at mothers with careers in awe. How do you all do it? I had entertained the thought about going back to work shortly after

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Keywords: student issues  

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