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NAILS 101: Meet Newest Student Blogger Tiffany Williams

October 21, 2016  | Blog Post

I've always had a passion for nails, ever since I was a little girl. When I started looking for nail schools I also researched scholarships, and I entered and won the BCL/CND/Tippi Hedren Nail scholarship.

Keywords: Beauty Changes Lives   nail school   student blog  

Week 9: My Mock State Board Adventure

October 20, 2016  | Blog Post

The moment we’d all been waiting for was about to arrive: The Mock State Board Exam. We were extra busy this week preparing for it by finishing up the book, notecards, workbook homework, review questions, and tests. I am so happy that I no longer have to do those dreadful notecards ever again!

Keywords: nail school   student blog   student tests  

Weeks 7 and 8: Notecards and Gels

October 6, 2016  | Blog Post

Can I be honest for a minute? I do not want to see another notecard after I’m done with school. Please, I beg of you, keep all notecards away from me!

Keywords: gel-polish   nail students   student blog   student tests  

Weeks 5 and 6: 3-D Nail Art and Other Surprises

September 20, 2016  | Blog Post

I started Week 5 knowing that we were having a nail competition on Thursday, and even though I am still fairly green at doing nails, all new students were expected to participate.

Keywords: 3-D gel art   scrubs   student blog   student issues  

Weeks 2-4: Getting Used to a Busy Routine!

September 2, 2016  | Blog Post

Keywords: monomer   nail school   student blog  

Weeks 29 & 30: My Final Post and a Fond Farewell!

August 24, 2016  | Blog Post

Well, it has finally arrived. These last two weeks have had their ups and downs but I am so proud to say that I am finally finished with school! I still have the hurdle of obtaining my license but I know that I am equipped to pass.

Keywords: nail school   student blog   student issues   student tests  

Week 28: Looking Back On What I’ve Learned So far

August 11, 2016  | Blog Post

Only a few more weeks until I graduate! The highlight of this week for me would be the excitement that my friends are having about me being so close to the end of this process.

Keywords: nail school   student blog   student issues   student tests  

Week 1: New Beginnings

August 9, 2016  | Blog Post

Well, I made it through one week of nail school. Whew!  Let’s back up to see how my first week began. I spent most of my Sunday thinking about what a hectic schedule I will have from now until November. 

Keywords: nail students   student blog  

Week 26: Doors Are Already Opening!

July 27, 2016  | Blog Post

Keywords: Athena Elliott   nail school   nail students   Nail Talk Radio   student blog  

Week 25: Professionalism Is Everything

July 21, 2016  | Blog Post

The biggest thing that happened to me this week was that I received a certificate for professionalism in the school spa.

Keywords: nail school   student blog   student issues  

Call for Student Nail Bloggers

July 19, 2016  | Article

Instructors, NAILS Magazine is looking for our next student blogger for NAILS 101: A Student Blog. Do you have a new student or know someone who will soon be starting nail school? Does this person love to post online and have a true enthusiasm for all things nails? We want to hear from her or him!

Keywords: instructors   nail school   student blog   student issues  

Week 23: Practicing Nail Art

July 14, 2016  | Blog Post

Before I started this journey to becoming a licensed nail technician I was always fascinated with nail art. There are some amazing nail technicians in this industry doing some creative things with nails as their canvas. I consider myself a creative person, and this week I was put to the test.

Keywords: glitter nail art   nail school   student blog   student issues  

Week 22: So Tired!

July 5, 2016  | Blog Post

Exhaustion is the name of the game. I can only imagine how it is going to be as I progress in the industry as a professional. But at the end of the day, at least it will be my choice how I do it and not someone else’s.

Keywords: nail school   student blog   student issues  

Week 21: Gel Enhancements

June 23, 2016  | Blog Post

This week is so exciting for me because I have fallen madly in love with gel enhancements. I had the opportunity to practice with builder gel and it was such a great experience for me. I really had fun with it. My instructor said she believes I've found my niche!

Keywords: gel enhancement   student blog   student issues  

Week 20: Following My Vision

June 15, 2016  | Blog Post

I sat this week and really reflected on the fact that soon I will be done with school and I will be sitting before the state board to become licensed. I remember starting this program thinking that it would be the longest eight months of my life.

Keywords: CND Additives   nail school   student blog   student issues  

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