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    Set up costs

    Hi, Could anybody give me a "rough" idea of how much it would cost to set up a new salon in the UK, East Anglia region. I am talking about rent, stock, licences etc. Just a rough idea would be great. Thanks
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    Environmentally Friendly

    Hi For anybody who is running a salon or who works in a salon........ how eco friendly is your salon? I mean safe for the environment products, maybe electricity supplies, water supplies, even down to the furniture. Do you think with the increasing amount of eco information provided to us...
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    Gel-help/they lifted off "complete"

    Hi My lamp and also bulb is about a year old. Would that need replacing yet? The Gel is a brand new pot I opened but I didnt stir it. Would this make a difference? I just dont understand it. I did just what I always do. I thought it might be something to do with my brush application but...
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    Gel-help/they lifted off "complete"

    Hi I recently put a set of Gel's on myself. When I first did my training I could put a fantastic set on and they last for weeks. The set Ive just put on I am so ashamed of and have lost confidence in myself now. After about 2 or 3 hours I could "easily" lift the entire piece of Gel straight...
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    Gel liftoff, after only a few hours

    Oh dear please help! I am trained in Gel nail extentions amongst other things. Yesterday I put on a set of nails on myself, which usually look great. I was able to completely lift off the entire Gel application in one piece, leaving just the glued on tip. This happened with nearly all of my...
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    Renting a chair? How much can you earn

    Hi Ive dropped you an e-mail. Many thanks for your help on this.
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    Renting a chair? How much can you earn

    Hi My partner is moving to UK me, has been a hairdresser for nearly 20 years and wishes to rent a chair in a city based salon. We have been advised that the rental for the chair will cost between £150 to £250 per week! However, can anybody advise how much you could realistically earn per...
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    Help and advice needed. moving back to England

    :)Hi To cut a long story short. I am English, been living in Turkey for nearly 3 years but have now met a fabulous hairdresser here and we both want to move back to the UK in a year to start a business. Apart from the obvious red tape we will have to cross because he is Turkish please could...
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    Advice about working in England please

    Hi To cut a long story short. I am English, been living in Turkey for nearly 3 years but have now met a fabulous hairdresser here and we both want to move back to the UK in a year to start a business. Apart from the obvious red tape we will have to cross because he is Turkish please could...
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    Ever get a client telling you their nail just "pinged off"?

    As a newbie, I have never head of Scrubfresh? Can anybody englighten me. It sounds wonderful. What is it and where can I get some please? :rolleyes:
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    Clarins Instant Smooth

    Hi Has anybody tried this product? The adverts are very tempting and also the reviews I have read on it are so positive. It is supposed to minimise large pores and fill out wrinkles etc.
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    Bridal question

    Chance would be a fine thing to actually be a bride :lol: I've had 3 fiance's and still never got there ! :lol:
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    Gel application help

    Hi I have just read this thread and a thought came into my head. When I go back home to Turkey I will be mostly doing UV Gel. The heat! At the moment its around 47 degrees where i live. How will this affect the Gel and also how will it affect my product application, should I adapt it a bit...
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    Re-balances? New set of Nails? Help

    Hi This is a really bizarre question and lots of you will probably laugh but I am going to ask it anyhow. As a newbie to this game I cannot understand how my teacher has said that once a set of nails has been put on (apart from French White Tips) you NEVER have to apply another set of nails...
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    Nail Polish Application

    Hi I am luuuuurving applying UV Gel's, Fibreglass etc. but......... I cannot believe i am saying this. As a newbie, I am finding it really difficult to........... oh I am so embarrassed...........apply nail varnish! I simply cannot believe what a meal I make of it. Today I have been...
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