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First Day Jitters

April 24, 2013  | 

Let me describe my first day of class in one word...awesome! Most of the girls there have already been there for a few days; I was the only one who was brand spanking new.

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White Scrubs...Who Knew?

April 9, 2013  | 

Picture this...I decided that I'm not going to buy my scrubs from Walmart. Why you ask? Two reasons. First, the fabric (to me) literally feels like it's going to take layers of my skin off; yes

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Meet Stacelyn

April 1, 2013  | 

Editor's note: We're excited to introduce you to several new nail tech students over the course of the next few months. Up first is Stacelyn Jones of Charlotte, N.C. Please help us welcome her to the

Keywords: North Carolina   student issues  

Nikki Graduates

January 24, 2013  | 

I did it finally! I am so excited! It felt like it was going to take forever to finish. Then the last day arrived and it seemed like I just started! WOO HOO! I am so

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Graduation Day Is Tomorrow!

January 9, 2013  | 

Editor’s note: Nikki sent this blog in on January 4 and I was out of town and didn’t get to post it until today. She’s graduating tomorrow from school! We wish her luck.)Here it is…almost the

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Holiday Nails and Practice!

December 14, 2012  | 

It is so hard to believe I have less that 200 hours before I complete my nail tech course. I am so excited about it! My graduation date is Jan. 10, 2013. It seems like the

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Getting Caught Up With Nikki

November 5, 2012  | 

I have missed another week of posting to the blog. I am so sorry. I have been so swamped — but in a good way! School, kids, life, baseball, cheer… I could go on and on.

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Meet Rachael

October 17, 2012  | 

Hi Beauties! My name is Rachael Pearson. I am currently working at two different spas as an esthetician and spa manager in the Seattle area in the beautiful northwest. I have always enjoyed experimenting with my

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Weeks 6 & 7: Getting in Plenty of Practice

October 16, 2012  | 

I’ve been so busy— in addition to school, kids, life and everything else, I just started working on the Board of Directors for our children’s Little League. I love it. (Like I had spare time, right?)

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Week 5: Feeling Inspired

October 2, 2012  | 

Last week one of the girls in my class graduated. She was awesome and my go-to person. If I had a question, she was the person I asked. I drilled her on gels, 3D art and

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What a Difference a Day Makes

October 2, 2012  | 

The other day my instructor was ill so class was cancelled. At first I thought, bummer, and then I realized my house was empty! I could listen to music of my choice and work on some

Keywords: student issues  

The Transition From Stay-at-Home Mom to Student-Mom

September 27, 2012  | 

After leaving my world as a speech pathologist, I have always looked at mothers with careers in awe. How do you all do it? I had entertained the thought about going back to work shortly after

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Week 4: Rough Week with a Silver Lining

September 27, 2012  | 

Well, along with the good comes the bad right? I have openly expressed how much I am enjoying school and I love all of the new things I am learning. I am also learning in this

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Week 2: First Full Set and a Fantasy Competition!

September 14, 2012  | 

This was an exciting week, to say the least. My school held a school-wide competition, between ALL the departments. The theme was fantasy. It was up to each person to decide if they wanted to be a

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Making the Grade: Elevating Nail Schools

September 11, 2012  | Article

All too often, cosmetology schools in the U.S. aren’t putting their best foot forward when it comes to educating future nail technicians. For nail schools to get all As when it comes to training students for the real salon world, we need more dedicated nail instructors, increased hours, and a commitment to more than just the state board exam.

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