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The Professional Beauty Association Scholarship Winners Announced

May 25, 2016  | Article

Five recipients of the PBA 2016 Lifetime Member Scholarship will receive $1,000 each to be applied toward cosmetology education.

Keywords: PBA   scholarships   student issues  

Week 17: Rolling With the Punches

May 24, 2016  | Blog Post

This week was both aggravating and exciting. It started out rocky because of changes at school. I welcome change but I was aggravated because of how often and how dramatic the changes have been. Throughout this experience I have sat back and rolled with the punches, but something about this week didn't sit well with me.

Keywords: nail school   starter kits   Student blog   student issues  

Turn Your Students Into Champions Via SkillsUSA Competitions

May 19, 2016  | Article

These contests, established in 1967, test students on real-world skills and connect them with potential employers. The Nail Care category lets students compete with other aspiring techs from around the country. The 52nd SkillsUSA National  Leadership and Skills Conference  — including the SkillsUSA  Championships — will be held in Louisville,  Ky., June 20-24, 2016.

Keywords: competitions   instructors   scholarships   student issues  

Round Up: What is the most challenging part of teaching?

April 28, 2016  | Article

We asked nail school instructors and owners to let us in on the most challenging aspects of their jobs and their least favorite subjects to teach.

Keywords: instructors   nail school   student issues  

Weeks 13 & 14: Sculpted Nails and Smooth Sailing

April 27, 2016  | Blog Post

I’m just moving along through the program and taking it all in, seizing every moment and learning all that I can. I am also zoning in on what my niche will be and I couldn’t be happier with the choice.

Keywords: nail school   sculpted nails   student issues  

Week 12: On the Floor!

April 13, 2016  | Blog Post

It's official! I am on the clinic floor! I passed my test with a 95%, and I had my first client on Saturday for a pedicure.

Keywords: Student blog   student issues  

Wash Your Hands: 5 Common Mistakes

April 12, 2016  | Article

Use these five tips to remind your students of the importance of properly washing their hands. Hand-washing is among the top suggestions for making sure you don’t catch what your clients and team members bring into the salon.

Keywords: handwashing   instructors   salon sanitation   student issues  

Week 11: Getting Ready for My Exam

April 11, 2016  | Blog Post

This was another week of studying for my progressive exam, and I will take the test next week. Nervous doesn't even begin to explain how I feel, but I strive for excellence so nothing but an "A" will do.

Keywords: nail school   student issues   student tests  

Hurry! Deadlines for PBA Scholarships Are Fast Approaching

April 7, 2016  | Article

The Professional Beauty Association (PBA) is now accepting applications for the 2016 Minerva Beauty Scholarship and the Hans Neumaier Memorial Scholarship.

Keywords: instructors   nail school   PBA   scholarships   student issues  

Week 10: Excited to Be Moving Forward!

April 1, 2016  | Blog Post

Have you ever been excited and nervous at the same time? Well, imagine my emotions when I found out it’s time for me to complete my requirements to move over to the clinic floor.

Keywords: nail school   Student blog   student issues  

Could One of Your Recent Graduates Be NAILS’ Next Top Nail Artist?

March 28, 2016  | Article

NAILS’ Next Top Nail Artist is searching for licensed nail techs of all experience levels who have that “it” factor. Does one of your recent nail program graduates fit the bill?

Keywords: instructors   nail art contests   nail school   NAILS Next Top Nail Artist   student issues  

Week 9: The Right Decision

March 24, 2016  | Blog Post

All change isn't bad. Last week my instructor departed and this week my program director became my instructor. You can tell she loves the industry and I’m happy about that.

Keywords: colored acrylics   nail school   Student blog   student issues  

3 Easy Spring Nail Art Projects for Students

March 22, 2016  | Article

Use these three simple step-by-steps to help your students practice basic nail art techniques.

Keywords: instructors   nail art   nail school   student issues  

Week 8: Changes

March 17, 2016  | Blog Post

Life wouldn’t be what it is without change, right? I learn a lot about myself when change happens. This week, I had to say farewell to my program instructor.

Keywords: instructors   nail school   student issues  

10 Common Causes of Nail Service Breakdown

March 14, 2016  | Article

When it comes to service breakdown, a handful of common slip-ups and mistakes are often at the root of the problem. Here's a list of ten common application mishaps to share with your students to help them keep their nail enhancement applications flawless.

Keywords: enhancements   instructors   nail school   student issues  

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