The First Few Weeks of School
  • October 17, 2011
  • NAILS Magazine

These first couple weeks of school have been such an adventure! In terms of theory, we’ve talked about having a professional image, manicuring, infection control (eeeww!), and some of the history of the profession. In the

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Keywords: acrylics   student issues  
Rose Petal Nail Art for Breast Cancer Awareness
  • October 17, 2011
  • NAILS Magazine

Hello to my readers and thank you for reading. I said in a recent blog that I still had to take a final exam on the book. Turns out I was wrong. There are no more

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Keywords: student tests  
Finished the Textbook
  • October 11, 2011
  • NAILS Magazine

Hello my fellow readers and nail lovers, I hope the past week has been as rewarding to all of you as it has to me. The salon was slow once again. It seems like the only

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Keywords: gels   student issues   student tests  
Helping My Mom Grow Strong Natural Nails
  • October 3, 2011
  • NAILS Magazine

I’m so elated that my end is near but I’m also a little sad to be done with this blog. Congratulations to LaTia, the new girl on the block, I hope you love nails because you

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Keywords: gels   manicures  
Meet LaTia
  • September 28, 2011
  • NAILS Magazine

Editor’s note: Marti is still blogging about her school experience, but since she’s going to be finishing up school in the next month or so, we wanted to get our next student blogger started now. Look

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Keywords: student issues  
Rainy Days
  • September 26, 2011
  • NAILS Magazine

We had rainy days all week. I do now believe people really think rainy days call for more sleep. Get up people and come get pampered! Just ask for Marti B! The salon floor was slow

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Keywords: manicures   student tests  
Wedding…Funeral…Exams
  • September 16, 2011
  • NAILS Magazine

My end in the nail technology program is weeks away from completion. Due to missing four days last week, I am doubling up on exams so I can get done quickly. We covered chapter 10 (chemistry),

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Keywords: gels   student issues   student tests  
Stop the Presses: Newspaper Nails
  • September 8, 2011
  • NAILS Magazine

Stop the presses — NO theory this week! Big sigh because that means no exams to take till next week. We have a new nail technician student. Bringing the total enrollment for the nail technician program

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Chemistry Class and Minx Nails
  • September 1, 2011
  • NAILS Magazine

Let’s start with theory. This week we studied and reviewed Chapter 10: Chemistry. That included Matter and Potential Hydrogen (Ph). This chapter covers a lot of material. I had anticipated that chemistry would be challenge for

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100% and a Snakeskin Pedi!
  • August 23, 2011
  • NAILS Magazine

I raise my glass to this past week. It was the best week at school thus far. One, I took my test over Chapter 9: Diseases and Disorders and received 100%. Two, I obtained some snakeskin

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Poison Ivy Means No School, But More Practice
  • August 16, 2011
  • NAILS Magazine

This week I had a lot of time on my hands. I experimented with CND acrylics and Shellac. I arrived at school on Tuesday and had my theory class over Chapter 9: Nail Diseases and Disorders.

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I Have a Drive Attitude
  • August 9, 2011
  • NAILS Magazine

Hello Nail World, It’s me — that girl ready to get out of school and start working. This week I was tested on nail structure, nail anatomy, and nail growth. I received 100% and feel confident

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Lots of Pedicures and Some Retail Too!
  • August 5, 2011
  • NAILS Magazine

I am the queen bee of the perfect pedicure — in my own mind of course! I haven’t tested lately. I only have six tests left and this is symphony to my ears. It means the

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Keywords: acrylics   gels   manicures   pedicures   student issues  
Ready to Paint the Town Red
  • July 21, 2011
  • NAILS Magazine

Last week I was tested on deep anatomy of the skin, skin health, aging, disorders, and prevention of skin problems in the salon. I passed with 100%. A good instructor (Miss Bethany) really makes a world

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Help! Where Has My Life Gone?
  • July 11, 2011
  • NAILS Magazine

Hi everyone, the 2nd testing over anatomy went well — not great, but I got an 88%. Anatomy of the skin, skin structure and growth is my area of focus and next testing. So far it’s

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Keywords: nail anatomy   student tests  

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