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Redface How long does it take you to complete a full set? - 06-10-06, 04:53 AM

I don't think I can attach a poll to this, but:

How long for a full set of:

gel nails?
acrylic tips with electric file?
acrylic tips with hand filing?
acrylic sculptures with electric file?
acrylic sculptures with hand filing?
acrylic p&w sculptures?
gel backfill/rebalance?
acryilic backfill/rebalance with electric file?
acrylic backfill/rebalance with hand filing?
silk/fiberglass overlays?
manicure?

I'll add my answers below, just wondering.
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06-10-06, 04:56 AM

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I don't think I can attach a poll to this, but:

How long for a full set of:
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gel nails?
I don't do gel in my salon

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acrylic tips with electric file?
one hour, thirty minutes.

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acrylic tips with hand filing?
two hours.

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acrylic sculptures with electric file?
two hours, 15 minutes.

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acrylic sculptures with hand filing?
two and a half hours for natural sculpts.

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acrylic p&w sculptures?
nearly three hours

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gel backfill/rebalance?
n/a

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acryilic backfill/rebalance with electric file?
one hour, 15 minutes.

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acrylic backfill/rebalance with hand filing?
one hour, and 30 to 45 minutes.

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silk/fiberglass overlays?
I have to guesstimate one and a half hours.

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manicure?
With a great massage, one hour.
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06-10-06, 05:31 AM

All of them under 1 hour.
I rarely do silk/fiberglass overlays
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06-10-06, 06:09 AM

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I don't think I can attach a poll to this, but:

How long for a full set of:

gel nails? 1 hr 45 mins

acrylic tips with electric file? Don't use an E file. N/A

acrylic tips with hand filing? 1hr 45 mins

acrylic sculptures with electric file? N/A

acrylic sculptures with hand filing? 2 hrs

acrylic p&w sculptures? 2 hrs

gel backfill/rebalance? 1 hr 25mins

acryilic backfill/rebalance with electric file? N/A

acrylic backfill/rebalance with hand filing? 1 hr 30mins

silk/fiberglass overlays? 1hr 45 mins

manicure? full massage 1 hr

I'll add my answers below, just wondering.
Some of these may varu depending on if they have broke any but not by much. Hope this helps.
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06-10-06, 08:48 AM

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I don't think I can attach a poll to this, but:

How long for a full set of:

gel nails? 1 1/2 hr
acrylic tips with electric file? N/a
acrylic tips with hand filing?1 1/2 hr
acrylic sculptures with electric file?n/a
acrylic sculptures with hand filing?1 1/2hr
acrylic p&w sculptures?1 1/2 hr
gel backfill/rebalance?1 hr
acryilic backfill/rebalance with electric file? n/a
acrylic backfill/rebalance with hand filing?1- 1 1/2hr
silk/fiberglass overlays?n/a
manicure?varies with type 30 min - 1 1/2 hr

I'll add my answers below, just wondering.
it varies a bit with different clients, depending on what their nails are like.
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06-10-06, 09:35 AM

I always allow 2 hours for enhancements. Am trying to get to grips with sculpting gel pink and white.... this is taking 3 hrs... but it's a completely different technique than I've done before.. different than l&p sculpting. Need MORE one to ones!!!
Don't use electric file.
One of my trainers put a set on me and it took her 3 hrs and she didn't bat an eye lid.
another trainer I spoke to about timing said she NEVER does a set in less than 2 hrs.
Manicures I still book out at over an hour, I just like to make sure I can make a difference even with the most challenging nails!!
People get a lot for thier money with me I think!! xx
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06-10-06, 10:59 AM

gel nails? 1 hr
acrylic tips with electric file? n/a
acrylic tips with hand filing? 1 hr 30 mins
acrylic sculptures with electric file? n/a
acrylic sculptures with hand filing? 1 hr 30 mins
acrylic p&w sculptures? 1 hr 30 mins
gel backfill/rebalance?45 mins
acryilic backfill/rebalance with electric file? n/a
acrylic backfill/rebalance with hand filing? 45 mins
silk/fiberglass overlays? 1 hr
manicure? 45 mins with massage ...... 1 hr 15 mins delux with mitts
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06-10-06, 11:12 AM

always allow 2 hrs normally i 1 hr 30 to 40 mins depending what i am doing .
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06-10-06, 01:50 PM

Blimey you guys are quick - I thin I'm doing well if I manage to do a full set pink & white in 2 1/2 hours - last night my client too me almost 3 hours!

Ah well, practice, practice, practice!!!!
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06-10-06, 02:03 PM

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All of them under 1 hour.
Sorry to be a cynic, but i'd like to see the end result, I been doing nails for over 20 years and an hour is a hard push for most to do a "QUALITY" set in under an hour, but i will gladly put a sequin border around my superman cape and hand it over if and when proven otherwise.
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06-10-06, 02:19 PM

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How long for a full set of:

gel nails? 1 hr 45
acrylic tips with electric file? n/a
acrylic tips with hand filing? n/a
acrylic sculptures with electric file? n/a
acrylic sculptures with hand filing? n/a
acrylic p&w sculptures? n/a
gel backfill/rebalance? 1hr 15 ish
acryilic backfill/rebalance with electric file? n/a
acrylic backfill/rebalance with hand filing? n/a
silk/fiberglass overlays? n/a
manicure? 1hour ish sometimes less ..sometimes more!

I'll add my answers below, just wondering.
hth amber x
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06-10-06, 02:30 PM

Takes me 2 hours to do a full set (using tips) and 90 minutes for a rebalance, however, that 90 minutes is subject to change depending on the state of the nails they come back with lol
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06-10-06, 02:36 PM

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I don't think I can attach a poll to this, but:

How long for a full set of:

gel nails? 1hr 30- 2hrs
acrylic tips with electric file? -
acrylic tips with hand filing? upto 2 hrs
acrylic sculptures with electric file? -
acrylic sculptures with hand filing? 1hr 30mins
acrylic p&w sculptures? 1hr 30mins
gel backfill/rebalance? anything upto 2 hrs
acryilic backfill/rebalance with electric file? -
acrylic backfill/rebalance with hand filing? anything upto 2hrs
silk/fiberglass overlays? -
manicure? anything from 20mins to 1hr

I'll add my answers below, just wondering.
why does it take some of you longer to sculpt than tip?
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06-10-06, 04:15 PM

How long for a full set of:

gel nails? 1hr 30- 2hrs
acrylic tips with electric file? -
acrylic tips with hand filing? upto 1hrs 30mins
acrylic sculptures with electric file? -
acrylic sculptures with hand filing? -
acrylic p&w sculptures? -
gel backfill/rebalance? upto 1hr 15/30 mins
acryilic backfill/rebalance with electric file? -
acrylic backfill/rebalance with hand filing? upto 1hrs 15/30 mins
silk/fiberglass overlays? -
manicure? anything to 1hr

i have looked at geeks times and they are about the same time as mine. I thought i was to slow and needed to speed up because sometimes i get calls can you do nails in an hour? NO. When i look at everyone elses times i am about average so i am pleased with that.

I was going to have ago at sculpturing because i thought this might save me time but i have noticed some of yours times can increase by 30 mins.
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06-10-06, 05:30 PM

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Sorry to be a cynic, but i'd like to see the end result, I been doing nails for over 20 years and an hour is a hard push for most to do a "QUALITY" set in under an hour, but i will gladly put a sequin border around my superman cape and hand it over if and when proven otherwise.
You are up for a chalenge lol.You can take a look at my nails in geek galery
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