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  
Meet Marti
  • April 27, 2011
  • NAILS Magazine

My name is Marti Bishir and I’m 34-years-old living in Peru, Indiana. Nails have been a part of me since birth. Art is something that always seemed like a pipe dream to me as it wasn’t

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Keywords: student issues  
Week 1: A Full and Hectic Week
  • April 25, 2011
  • NAILS Magazine

The first week was pretty hectic; one of the other girls called it a “slammin' week”. I got my kit and a little carry-all case to put it in. Of course it doesn’t all fit, so

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Keywords: manicures   pedicures  
Message from Mallerie
  • April 19, 2011
  • NAILS Magazine

Due to a family emergency I had to withdraw from nail school last Tuesday April 12th. I was so devastated when I found out that I could not continue my education at the moment. I cried

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Meet Terri
  • April 19, 2011
  • NAILS Magazine

My name is Terri Gunter and I am starting nail school today at Citrus Heights Beauty School in Citrus Heights, Calif.. I have always wanted to do nails but due to family obligations and having to

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Week 1: Shock and...Well, Just Shock
  • April 12, 2011
  • NAILS Magazine

I was so excited for the first day of school. I made sure I had everything set out the night before. I was eager to meet the other nail techs that would be starting the same

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Keywords: manicures   student issues   student tests  
Meet Mallerie
  • April 4, 2011
  • NAILS Magazine

My name is Mallerie Hendrix and I love the arts. Anything that allows you to work with your hands and directly make people happy immediately gets my attention — be it music, fashion, or beauty. I

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Keywords: Arizona   Maricopa Beauty College   student issues  

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