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Week Five: Pedicures and Publicity

September 29, 2014  | 

This week I received my very first pedicure in class, did my instructor's nails, and got to be a star for a day!

Keywords: Athena Elliott   CND   Nail Talk Radio   pedicures   student issues  

Week Four: One Month In!

September 22, 2014  | 

An entire month of nail school already finished! I have completed 94 hours of my 240-hour course. In Florida you have to complete a minimum of 240 hours to qualify for the state board so you can obtain your nail technician license. Within this time, I have also managed to complete 40 of my 90 required nail services.

Keywords: acrylic   CND   gels   Hand & Nail Harmony   Odyssey  

Week Three: Settling In

September 16, 2014  | 

Slowly, I’m settling in and school is beginning to feel like home. Earlier in the week I was pleasantly surprised with a visit from my 4-year-old daughter, Demi.

Keywords: children's services   cuticle care   cuticles   Doug Schoon   student issues  

Week 1: An Exciting Introduction!

September 2, 2014  | 

Where do I begin?  I really have so much to talk about, and I am so excited! I never imagined that my first week would have been so packed with information on several different nail enhancement products and services, nor did I ever think that I would perform an actual manicure my second day of class — yikes!

Keywords: CND   cosmetology schools   Essie   OPI products   pink-and-whites  

Instructor Profile: Dorothy House

August 29, 2014  | Article

Back in July, Nail School News announced the national winners of the 2014 SkillsUSA trade competition. We recently had the opportunity to chat with Dorothy House, an instructor for the high school-level bronze winner, Natali Carmona-Garcia of Metropolitan Career & Tech Center in Little Rock, Ark.

Keywords: cosmetology schools   student issues  

Student Spotlight: Cassie Hobby

August 25, 2014  | Article

Nail School News recently heard about this peppy 89-year-old nail tech student who attends Sweetwater Institute of Cosmetology in Tennessee. Read on to learn about this vibrant southern senior who loves creating nail art.

Keywords: cosmetology schools   schools   student issues  

Meet Student Blogger Tisha Allen

August 21, 2014  | 

Hi, I’m Tisha Allen, an aspiring nail technician who has vivid goals of taking the nail care industry by storm!

Keywords: cosmetology schools   schools   student issues  

Roundup: What is your most memorable thank you from a student?

August 8, 2014  | Article

We asked nail instructors to share the most memorable thank you they ever received from a student. Here’s what they said:

Keywords: cosmetology schools   Holly Schippers   schools   student issues   teaching  

The BCL/CND/Tippi Hedren Nail Scholarship Program is Now Accepting Applications

July 30, 2014  | Article

The Beauty Changes Lives/CND/Tippi Hedren Nail Scholarship program is now accepting applications through September 8, 2014.

Keywords: Beauty Changes Lives   CND   Jan Arnold   scholarships   schools  

School Profile: La Mer Nail Institute

July 25, 2014  | Article

Hawaii’s Newest Nail School Thrives in Honolulu.

Keywords: cosmetology schools   school profiles   student issues  

Week Three: Going the Extra Mile

July 21, 2014  | 

This week I have been doing some extra training aside from nails.  Here in the U.K., it’s expected that nail salons provide beauty and tanning services too. You’ve got to be a triple threat!

Keywords: acrylics   clients   eyelash   schools   student issues  

Cosmetologists Chicago Student Membership Grows

July 18, 2014  | Article

Cosmetologists Chicago, the association that owns and produces America’s Beauty Show, has announced the recent addition of more than 1,200 beauty school students.

Keywords: America's Beauty Show   cosmetology schools   student issues  

2014 SkillsUSA National Winners Announced

July 14, 2014  | Article

Six students earned medals in the nail care category of this annual trade competition.

Keywords: competitions   schools   student issues  

Week Two: Real Live Humans!

July 14, 2014  | 

You may recall that I was worrying about working on clients last week. Well, it turns out that real, live clients caused me a couple of headaches in week two.

Keywords: client issues   schools   student issues  

Week One: Hectic but Fun!

July 7, 2014  | 

My first week has been a hectic one, and my mind is well and truly boggled.

Keywords: cosmetology schools   EZ Flow   nail art   student issues  

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