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  
Summer Break=Acrylic and Gel Practice
  • July 12, 2012
  • NAILS Magazine

There was no school this week because of summer break. I felt 50/50 about this break because on one hand it delays graduation a week, but on the other hand a few of my classmates have

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Keywords: acrylics   gels  
The End Is In Sight
  • July 3, 2012
  • NAILS Magazine

I now have under a 100 hours left to complete my program. Only 6 pedicures, 2 finals and about 4 weeks stand between me and graduation. I am so excited!We had a new group of students

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Keywords: student issues  
Week 8: More Nail Biters, A Lot of Art, and a Gel Demo
  • July 2, 2012
  • NAILS Magazine

This week on Monday we had a lady come in to demo a gel brand Gelousy. She was very new to doing demos so her speaking was a bit shaky but the product was pretty cool.

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Keywords: acrylics   gels   manicures  
An Awesome, Awesome Day
  • June 26, 2012
  • NAILS Magazine

I don’t even know where to begin to tell you all about last week. I’m still floating on cloud nine, so before I begin rambling let me just start at the beginning. I’m a quiet person;

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Keywords: student issues  
Week 7: Misadventures in Gel
  • June 25, 2012
  • NAILS Magazine

This week we learned about gel nails, overlays and extension. The only bad part is that it is new to all of us — including the teacher. LOL. So we learned it together. For the last

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Keywords: acrylics   gels   student issues  
Attitude Matters
  • June 19, 2012
  • NAILS Magazine

Have you ever had one those days where everything seems to go wrong? I recently had one of those days and let me tell you it was no fun.The day began normal as usual, practicing acrylic

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Keywords: acrylics   gels   student issues  
Week 6: Substitute, Overbooking and a Very Special Client
  • June 15, 2012
  • NAILS Magazine

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Keywords: student issues  
Week 5: Fixing Bitten Nails with "Buttons"
  • June 11, 2012
  • NAILS Magazine

This week I finished all of my training acrylic exercises and got the chance to work on a technique I have been itching to learn — buttons! One of the hardest types of nails for extensions

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Keywords: acrylics   student issues  
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  
Week 4: Getting in a Lot of Practice
  • June 6, 2012
  • NAILS Magazine

It has been a sad week in our school — we lost two students. One was becoming a very close friend and had to withdraw for health reasons. I am going to miss her and her

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Keywords: student issues  
A Slow Week and Practicing at Home
  • June 6, 2012
  • NAILS Magazine

I have officially reached and surpassed (by 20 hours) the halfway point of the nail program. My excitement is growing more and more each day. In just a short while I will graduate from the program,

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Keywords: student issues  
Week 3: Salon Practice and a Miracle Manicure
  • May 29, 2012
  • NAILS Magazine

This week we started seeing paying clients, and I also got to work on my “freebie” and on another teacher from cosmetology. At our school, we are allowed to choose one person who can come in

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Keywords: student issues  
Pedicures, Nail Art, and Acrylic, Oh My!
  • May 21, 2012
  • NAILS Magazine

Pedicure season is in full swing. WooHoo!! Doing pedicures is one of my favorite services. I love when clients leave the pedicure throne and say how much better their feet feel. Between clients and classmates, I

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Keywords: acrylics   student issues  
Week 2: Manis, Pedis, and Initiation
  • May 18, 2012
  • NAILS Magazine

Normal0falsefalsefalseEN-USX-NONEX-NONEWell my fellow nail lovers, this has been a very busy week. We learned and performed manicur

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Keywords: pedicures   student issues  

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