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    Soft white smiles/natural overlay

    Right, here we are again! I used natural well-less tips, then used CND soft white for the smiles and then natural from the Custom Blend kit I've just bought. Can you see any improvement from last time? I still think they look a bit bulbous at the sides and too thick at the tip. They look ok...
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    Competition Results - Dress A Nail Spring/Summer 2007

    Well done Glo, Tiger and Dessi! :hug: I haven't logged on for a couple of days due to a hen weekend :twisted: !!! and when I showed my hubby all the entry photos he looked at Glo's pic and said "that's the winner!" He's got good taste.......:green: Well done all who entered! Wouldn't...
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    Real name - you gotta be joking lol!!

    Odette....I really, really wish I could give you some rep points for that link. I've just spent the last half hour laughing like a drain!:lol: It's not so much the names but the little comments afterwards. Class!:green:
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    NEC UK Nail Tech 2007 results

    Well done all!! You're a credit to the industry and an inspiration to us all.:hug:
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    Congratulations Kirsty!!!!!!!!!! NEC comp.

    WOW..:eek: :green: How cool is that?! Well done:hug:
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    Drying acrylics

    I can see by your profile that you use nsi. I did my nail technology course using nsi L&P and always found it took ages to dry. I was even taught to tap the finished nail with the end of my brush to check it sounded dry!! Since using Retention+ I've found that by the time I've finished the...
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    What learning style are you?

    Yes, there are crossover styles, but of course I couldn't put all of them on the poll! lol.... but if you look at the Kinsesthetic style, you realise it should be visual/kinesthetic because you do need to watch something done first and then do it yourself. As opposed to just visual, which means...
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    Real name - you gotta be joking lol!!

    OMG...the best laugh I've had in ages....poor little thing, though.:lol: :eek:
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    What learning style are you?

    I have been having real problems lately with getting to grips with my technique. I've posted on Critiques a couple of times and always get great feedback, usually saying "check out the tutorials, get Nailclass, get mum's Encyclopedia of Nails." All of which I've done. Here's the crunch...
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    Started my new job in the salon today!

    Well done, hun :hug:
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    Geeky challenge pics !!!!

    Nope, I think this is the gold from the Christmas Holiday Bling enamel set. It's either Pulse, VIP Status or Disco Ball ( don't know which is which...lol!) Back to thread though.....both sets are beautiful ...well done to the geeks. My vote is cast, but it was hard. xx
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    Geeky challenge pics !!!!

    Would it be Sugar Baby? #288? Will check for def. xx
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    Shall I just give up now and become a window cleaner?!

    Thanks, you guys.:hug: You're all too nice to tell me I'm cr*p, anyway...LOL Still not happy.....I'll have to spend less time Geeking and more time practising!:eek: I love doing nails and I'm blummin' determined to get better. (Sorry about the brush flinging earlier - big strop!). I'm...
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    Sanitising clients hands with manicures??

    Wash and sanitise my own hands and sanitise clients/guinea pig's hands every time. Gotta be able to do something right, at least!:rolleyes: