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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Keywords: products  
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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Keywords: products   student issues   student tests  
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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Keywords: gels   pedicures   student issues   student tests  
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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Keywords: acrylics   manicures   pedicures  
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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Keywords: gels   student tests  
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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Keywords: gels   nail anatomy   student issues   student tests  
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  
Oooh Snap! First Half Down...Catching Up With Marti
  • June 29, 2011
  • NAILS Magazine

The past month of nail technology school has been so stressful and very hard to juggle school, studies, and time with my daughter. I begged and felt so confident to hit the salon floor after watching

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Keywords: student issues  
Week 2: Demos, Demos, Demos
  • May 16, 2011
  • NAILS Magazine

Week 2 was stressful but thankfully it flew by and is now in the past. Throughout the whole week the inner me was begging to get out on that salon floor. All I can say is

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Keywords: manicures   pedicures   student issues  
Week 3: Full Week on the Floor
  • May 10, 2011
  • NAILS Magazine

This was a very hectic, stressful week — I was on the floor all week and had testing again on Friday. It was fun, but I am very tired at the end of the day. Most

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Keywords: manicures   pedicures   student issues  
Week 1: Excitement and Balancing School and Parenting
  • May 5, 2011
  • NAILS Magazine

My first week balancing being a part-time student and a full-time mother was exciting, educational, and at times demanding. I managed and I made it: come on Week 2 I am so ready to see you!

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Keywords: manicures  
Week 2: Freshman Final and On The Floor
  • May 2, 2011
  • NAILS Magazine

Well, I made it through the second week. It was pretty stressful overall, but a good experience. After theory class we continued learning how to glue tips on. I still have trouble with that but as

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Keywords: pedicures   student issues   student tests  

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