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  
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  

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