Week Five and Six: Props to the Acrylic Faithful
  • July 24, 2015
  • Sigourney Nuñez

When week six rolled around, things got real. It was time to work with liquid and powder.

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Keywords: nail school  
Week Three and Four: Making Nail Friends
  • July 23, 2015
  • Sigourney Nuñez

Nail school isn’t a competition, it’s a community. You need friends to make the experience one that’s worthwhile.

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Keywords: CND   nail school   Premiere Orlando   schools   student issues  
Weeks 18-20: The End and The Beginning!
  • July 6, 2015

I spent all of this week working with my drill. I found yet another video by Young Nails, titled “I-Formation Filing,” and because of it I have been making some really smooth and even nails! There is always more to learn, but I am a lot more confident with the drill now.

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Keywords: Beauty Changes Lives   cosmetology schools   scholarships   student issues   Young Nails  
Week One and Two: A Major Adjustment
  • June 17, 2015
  • Sigourney Nuñez

I knew tackling nail school as a full-time editor would not be easy, and to be honest, I underestimated the commitment.

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Keywords: manicures   nail school   nail tips   student issues  
Meet Nails 101 New Student Blogger (and Associate Editor at NAILS) Sigourney Nuñez
  • June 10, 2015
  • Sigourney Nuñez

I’ve been on staff for one year and I’m excited to share my nail school journey that is just starting. 

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Keywords: cosmetology schools   student issues  
Weeks 16-17: Preparing for the Finish Line!
  • June 9, 2015
  • Brittany Machelle

Week 16: This week four more students arrived and two of my love bugs graduated. I’m next!

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Keywords: cosmetology schools   exams   student issues   student tests  
Weeks 14-15: Safety and Smarts!
  • May 27, 2015
  • Brittany Machelle

After this week, I am convinced that I can perform a manicure/pedicure service with my eyes closed!


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Keywords: healthy working   natural nail care   salon safety   salon sanitation   student issues  
Week 11-13: Seven More Weeks!
  • May 11, 2015
  • Brittany Machelle

See what NAILS 101 student blogger Brittany Machelle has been up to for the past three weeks.

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Keywords: acrylics   student issues   Young Nails  
Week Ten: The Artist Comes Out
  • April 20, 2015
  • Brittany Machelle

We got a new student, and I am so grateful for her because she put the nail-art fire in me.

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Keywords: acrylics   nail art   schools   student issues  
Weeks Eight and Nine: The Journey Continues
  • April 13, 2015
  • Brittany Machelle

Manicures and pedicures are always highly requested, but the temperature in South Carolina is increasing and so are requests for pedicures.

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Keywords: cosmetology schools   gels   student issues  
Week Seven: Simple But Productive
  • March 24, 2015
  • Brittany Machelle

This week I have been doing more encapsulating acrylic practices. My foils made the cut.

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Keywords: French nail art   Sally Beauty   schools   student tests  
Weeks Five and Six: 150+ Hours Down!
  • March 17, 2015
  • Brittany Machelle

The last two weeks have been busy. They have been filled with many more manicures and pedicures — I honestly feel like a pro!

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Keywords: diabetic clients   French manicures   student issues  
Week Four: Time Out
  • March 3, 2015
  • Brittany Machelle

This week was really short because we missed some days due to the weather.

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Keywords: cosmetology schools   student issues   student tests  
Week Three: Going For It
  • February 23, 2015
  • Brittany Machelle

This week we covered personalities in my Salon Success class. I learned that I am introvertedly intuitive and a structured thinker (I am an introvert, intuitive, structured, and thinking as opposed to sensing).

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Keywords: acrylics   cosmetology schools   polka dot nail art   student issues  
Week Two: Shapes and Sizes
  • February 18, 2015
  • Brittany Michelle

This week was all about book work and practicing with acrylics. I completed seven out of 10 chapters, and played with creating different nail shapes. I also performed a few manicures and pedicures on real clients. Yes, I’m touching people now!

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Keywords: Beauty Changes Lives   CND   cosmetology schools   scholarships   student issues  


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