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  
Week 4: Rough Week with a Silver Lining
  • September 27, 2012
  • NAILS Magazine

Well, along with the good comes the bad right? I have openly expressed how much I am enjoying school and I love all of the new things I am learning. I am also learning in this

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Keywords: acrylics   gels   student issues  
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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Keywords: student tests  
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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Keywords: manicures  
Week 2: First Full Set and a Fantasy Competition!
  • September 14, 2012
  • NAILS Magazine

This was an exciting week, to say the least. My school held a school-wide competition, between ALL the departments. The theme was fantasy. It was up to each person to decide if they wanted to be a

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Keywords: acrylics   student issues  
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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Keywords: manicures   student issues  
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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Keywords: manicures   student issues  
Meet Nikki
  • August 30, 2012
  • NAILS Magazine

My name is Nikki Moody. I am 39 years old, and married with four kids (ages 17, 16, 9 and 5). My oldest just started his senior year of high school and my baby just started

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Keywords: student issues  
Meet Alissa
  • August 28, 2012
  • NAILS Magazine

For the past 11 years I have been a stay-at-home mom. Although I love being there for my husband and three children, I never thought I'd be away from the workforce for so long. I received

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Keywords: student issues  
Graduation!
  • August 22, 2012
  • NAILS Magazine

After months of hard work, studying, and practicing the moment I’ve been waiting for has finally arrived. Graduation! I still can’t believe it. My last week seemed to take forever. I thought my last day would

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Keywords: North Carolina   student issues  
Getting Ready
  • August 8, 2012
  • NAILS Magazine

I finished my last three pedicures and took (and passed) my last final! All that is left now is counting down the hours and then GRADUATION!! Now that I’m almost finished, most of the services go

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Keywords: gels   student issues  

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