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  1. rachael204

    Best microblading pigments?

    What pigments do you lovely microbladers prefer? I have trained with Epibrow but they only have 2 and I am wanting to try others as they are just too dark for some clients. xx
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    The Ginger Warrior!

    My lovely friend Ceri aka The Ginger Warrior is on a mission to get her blog noticed! She posts every week day, always something interesting!! Check her out, it's free to subscribe and she is running a giveaway competition at the moment! I like talking to strangers - The Ginger Warrior...
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    Working with Rheumatoid Arthritis?

    I have been suffering with dreadful pains and swelling in my hands and have been to the doctors today to be told it may be rheumatoid arthritis. I will be having blood tests on Wednesday to find out more. My question is how many fellow nail geeks are sufferers and how do you cope? It is, of...
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    Sam Biddle Two Days In May

    Anyone going? Two Days in May - Be Inspired UK with Sam Biddle Design Event Looks great, but is quite expensive. Anyone attended something similar? Sam is a great inspiration and it would be great to learn from her - just need someone to tell me to go for it I think!!!
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    Over pigmented skin

    Morning geeks - hoping someone can help me please. I have just been away and got a light tan and it has really highlighted the darker pigmented skin on my upper lip. So much so my Mum commented on it (no did you have a nice time, just "What's that on your face!!" Just wondering if there...
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    Weight loss surgery

    Evening Geeks I am looking into having another weight loss op. Will give you a bit of background on me - I weighed 23 stone 4 lbs when I had a gastric bypass operation in 2005 and I managed to get down to around 16 stone 7lbs. Through one thing and another, unhappy relationship and a...
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    How to become an accredited trainer?

    As the post says - what steps do you have to take to become an accredited trainer? Reason I ask is that a lady locally is offering tanning training for £150 and as far as I know she was shown how to tan by another therapist and 3 months on is now prepared to train others! The "certificate"...
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    The Guild - Beauty or Nails?

    I am about to join the Guild - I mainly offer nail enhancements and Gelish but also do tanning, waxing etc. Am I best to join as a Beauty Therapist or Nail Technician? x
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    Gelish Winter Reds

    I have been thinking about getting the Winter Reds (possible Valentines tie in promo) but already have red roses, hot rod red, good gossip, stand out, rose garden - any opinions please on similarities, differences, favourites etc! xx
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    Beauty CV

    Afternoon Geeks I need to send my cv to someone re becoming an educator and am thinking that they will be expecting something slightly different to the normal where I went to school etc! Obviously name, date of birth and contact details. Was then thinking of all nail/beauty courses...
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    MY wedding make up!

    Afternoon geeks! As the title suggests I am getting married! We are off to Vegas next month to do the deed and I am trying to decide what to do with my make up! I don't normally wear alot, a bit of max factor mineral powder and some mascara! I need to wear a bit more so I stand out in...
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    Does anyone have insurance for being self employed?

    As it says - I was thinking the other about getting some personal insurance. I already have insurance to perform treatments and the public liability insurance. Seeing as I am my business, what would I do financially if I fell seriously ill, had an accident and couldn't work (broken arm...
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    Time off after Gallbladder op!

    Has anyone had their surgery and a tale to tell or advice please?! I am finally getting my gallbladder out on the 7th June and am wondering how long I should book myself off work for?! They are planning the less invasive camera surgery route so I am hoping it will only be a week or so...
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    Minx Needed - Hearts A Flyin'

    As the title says I am looking for a set of Minx Hearts A Flyin' Have posted in geekbay too and apologies if this is the wrong place! xx
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    Opinions on my application for volunteer work please!

    Hi geeks - thanks for taking the time to read this - please let me know if there is anything you would add/remove as I really want to volunteer at my local hospice and need to write and tell them why! My personal reasons for wanting to volunteer at Katharine House Hospice. My name is...
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    Spray Tan Splatter!

    Hi - am hoping someone can help me!! I have the Tantrick Minimist pro salon that I bought back in 2007. I look after it, strip the gun down after every use, clean it thoroughly etc. BUT I am having a nightmare with it splattering. It doesn't happen every time I use it but enough that I...
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    Recommendations for a new nail desk

    As it says I am looking for a new nail desk, must be glassed topped and I am getting so confused with all thats on offer! Any of you lovely geeks have a fab desk that you can recommend that I get? My budget isn't huge, only around £200, doesn't have to have a filter xx thanks in advance xx
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    Refectocil - advice on developing times please!

    Hello lovely geeks! I have ordered some Refectocil and am excitedly awaiting its delivery! I watched a demo on youtube and they said to leave it on eyebrows for 5 minutes. Is this what you experts would recommend? Obviously I will read the instructions when it arrives but I am impatient...
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    Really need advice - stuck in a long lease!

    I am hoping that someone can help me! Long story short - I have 7 years left on a 10 year lease. I am seriously struggling, cannot afford the weekly rent let alone all the salon bills and products etc. Things were ok until the hairdresser I sublet to left with no warning and I have not been...
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    Selling my salon equipment

    Hi all I know we can't sell stuff on here - but where can I sell my Shellac lamp, salon rack and colours etc? Am closing my salon (unfortunately) and need to get rid of my equipment, I obviously don't want to sell it on ebay to a non professional so what do I do? Any advice would be...