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Week Eight: Beauty Changes Lives

October 20, 2014  | 

I am so excited to say that my nail tech school tuition will be paid in full! Last week, the Beauty Changes Lives Foundation announced the CND|BCL|Tippi Hedren Nail Technology Scholarship recipients, and I was completely surprised and honored to have been chosen as one of the 10 winners.

Keywords: 3-D nail art   Beauty Changes Lives   CND   competitions   cosmetology schools  

Beauty Changes Lives/CND Tippi Hedren Scholarship Winners for Fall 2014 Announced

October 17, 2014  | Article

Ten aspiring beauty industry professionals will receive financial awards up to $5,000 to cover tuition for nail tech programs.

Keywords: Beauty Changes Lives   CND   cosmetology schools   Jan Arnold   scholarships  

Week Seven: Learning from an Industry Educator

October 13, 2014  | 

This week we watched a demonstration with the wonderful Gisela Marti, the creative director for Tammy Taylor Nails. I was so excited to finally have a formal introduction to a brand and product line that I see so many nail technicians are committed to using.

Keywords: acrylics   salon sanitation   student issues   Tammy Taylor Nails  

Week Six: Adventures With E-Files

October 6, 2014  | 

This week was dedicated to increasing my speed. I get frustrated with how long it takes me to complete a full set of acrylic or hard gel nails, especially if I have to first remove 3-D nail art, embellishments, and/or glitter before I can even prep the nails.

Keywords: e-files   social media   student issues  

Fashion Week San Diego

October 3, 2014  | Article

Students from Bellus Academy helped kick off Fashion Week San Diego with its opening event, “The Art & Beauty Behind Fashion,” September 30 at the Broadway Pier.

Keywords: cosmetology schools   Fashion Week   New York   student issues  

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  

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