June 9, 2015
Week 16: This week four more students arrived and two of my love bugs graduated. I’m next!
May 27, 2015
After this week, I am convinced that I can perform a manicure/pedicure service with my eyes closed!
March 24, 2015
This week I have been doing more encapsulating acrylic practices. My foils made the cut.
March 3, 2015
This week was really short because we missed some days due to the weather.
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!
October 25, 2013
I started my first week of school on Monday and it was awesome. There were a total of nine students, including myself. The first part of the morning we went over school rules and what the
September 24, 2012
Pattie and I came up with the name Subrosa for the full-coverage chrome silver nail with a rose appliqué under the free edge and skinny appliqués of lace rose on top. Nails by Pattie Yankee. Model:
August 6, 2012
Done with finals! I stressed so hard before the written final, I was just positive I would show up and no answers would come to me when it was time for the test. I sat down,
August 1, 2012
This week we are prepping for our written final and our practical. I am getting really nervous but also excited. Wednesday is our written and then Thursday is the practical. The beginning of an exciting career
July 26, 2012
Week 11 is here with only two more to go. August 1st is our written final and then August 2nd will be our practical. I’m starting to get nervous. Have I been a good enough student?
July 18, 2012
So sorry to miss last week’s blog everyone! With the 4th taking out two days of our class time that week and then getting a new computer that I had zero clue how to use, I
June 11, 2012
This week was better than last. I had a few gel-polish and pedicure clients. For some reason I get assigned most of the gel-polish applications. The extra practice has definitely helped me with my time and
January 10, 2012
Big hello to everyone! I have now graduated from the nail technician program at VOGUE dba Huntington Beauty College. I am now in the salon learning more and more and preparing for my state board exam. Time
October 17, 2011
Hello to my readers and thank you for reading. I said in a recent blog that I still had to take a final exam on the book. Turns out I was wrong. There are no more
October 11, 2011
Hello my fellow readers and nail lovers, I hope the past week has been as rewarding to all of you as it has to me. The salon was slow once again. It seems like the only
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