January 29, 2015
Hello Beautiful Beings! My name is Brittany Machelle. I was born and raised in Charleston, S.C. I have traveled away many times, but life always brings me back to my roots, so this is where I will become an amazing nail technician.
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January 28, 2015
NAILS sent our student blogger Tisha Allen — who, as of this issue, will be a newly licensed nail tech — to find a clean and professional nail salon in her area for those days that she needs a little pampering for herself. This new West Palm Beach, Fla., resident discovered Oxygenix, a nail spa located just steps away from her home.
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January 12, 2015
On December 20th, 2014, The Beauty Point Academy of San Antonio,Tex., celebrated the grand opening of the first ever Nail Systems International-approved (NSI) training program in the United States.
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January 5, 2015
Use this article to help your students understand the types of client injury they may be held liable for and how they can protect themselves from lawsuits.
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December 22, 2014
As instructors, you encounter students from all walks of life with varying levels of ability, commitment, and focus. Most of the time students are polite and respectful, but every once in a while, ill-mannered individuals find their way into your classroom. Nail School News asks: How do you handle them?
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December 8, 2014
The Professional Beauty Association (PBA) began accepting applications for Beacon 2015 on Monday, December 1, 2014. Students enrolled in an appropriate program (cosmetology, esthetics, nail technicians, etc.) in the U.S. or Canada between September 1, 2014 and March 19, 2015 are eligible to apply.
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November 17, 2014
Nail school happened so fast — the experiences I’ve had while obtaining my licenses have been completely amazing, but it’s been a whirlwind!
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November 14, 2014
Jamaica Starr’s background is one of those against-the-odds stories that imparts hope. Now a successful salon owner and instructor for Sindy Mark’s Nail Art Academy, Starr overcame a life once rife with drugs, prison, and hardship. We caught up with Starr to find out how she left her old life behind to attain her dreams.
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November 10, 2014
At trade shows, students will observe manufacturers doing innovative demonstrations. Top nail product manufacturers hire some of the most knowledgeable nail techs in the country to work the trade show floor, so it’s the ideal place for new students to learn all about the business of doing nails.
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October 27, 2014
It’s so hard to say goodbye, and sadly, that is what I’ll be doing next week. I’ll be saying goodbye to nail school and hello to the nail business as a licensed technician; this is once I pass my state board, of course.
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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.
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October 17, 2014
Ten aspiring beauty industry professionals will receive financial awards up to $5,000 to cover tuition for nail tech programs.
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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.
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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.
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October 3, 2014
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.
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