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    Have so many ideas but so worried

    OK so I took a beauty room on in October, so far just had a couple of clients and have only actually been there doing clients once. It's rented on daily basis until I build up enough to rent weekly. But as I have only been in once doing treatments I have only paid a day's rent and the...
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    Why does my polish crack like 'egg shells'?

    Grrr it's happened again! Not worn polish on my fingers for ages, but when I do it starts to 'crack' on the tips. Imagine tapping a spoon onto a hard boiled egg, It looks like that. So annoying! It also happened the one and only time I had gel overlay on my fingers too. I would rather...
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    Graftons Website?

    Is this Grafton International the official Graftons website? Im asking because I clicked on event's and the dates are showing as 2009! There is also nothing on there about Orly GelFX which I find both strange and not very good of them if this is their one and only website! So just...
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    Come into some money - what service next?

    Hi geeks! Well just had some very good news from my solicitor this morning about my personal injury case. The other side have made an offer (more than I thought would be) and I have accepted. Now I'm not going to spend it all but I'm 100% getting Shellac yey! But just pondering on what else to...
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    EEK! First PROPER clients and so nervous!

    OK so tomorrow I have my first proper real clients at my beauty room. I have done a few clients mobile but these are the first ones at my new room. They are both Living Social offers and related. The thing is in my haste to get the offer sorted I forgot to mention it was women only so my first...
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    Are these prices for real?

    Ok so I'm nosying round Living Social to see if there are any hair deals at the mo when I come across a Shellac deal. I click through to check the website out and there's a pretty standard pricing of £25 for Shellac, a slightly high (IMO) pricing of £30 for Callus peel, but then I click on...
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    Which Eve Taylor products on male clients?

    Hi all! OK so I am doing 2 male clients Eve Taylor Facials this weekend (I don't normally do male clients) Anyways for those of you who have treated male clients but don't have the mens range, do you just use what you would use for ladies ie depending on their skin type? Also any tips...
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    Re-desgined website, any mistakes?

    Hi all! Can you please just take a quick nosy over my website please, I spent 9 hours completely redesigning from scratch (had square eyes at the end)! and back ache! Any advice muchly appreciated and please let me know if you see any errors, thank you so much! www.thelunabeautyroom.co.uk...
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    Printing A5 flyers at home

    Hi all! Im about to do some flyers on my printer, what i wanted to know is if anyone knows how to get 2 A5 flyers onto one A4 page? I have publisher/word etc and when I did my little leaflets for after care I copied and pasted and set the page up with 2 colums to do it. However this way...
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    How do you switch off?

    Hi all. Ok so this week my little beauty room is appearing on living social, still got a few bits to buy, nervous about first few clients, been living on here and word doing paperwork etc etc. What I want to know is, when you're self employed, how do you switch off? It seems all I think about...
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    Has any one heard of this?

    Had a voicemail on my phone from someone saying they are from 'The Beauty Salons Classification of Yale' She has a really strong Scottish accent so not 100% thats what she's saying but it's what I'm hearing! I have googled this and done a search here and found nothing. I'm wondering what...
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    Nails Inc Magnet on QVC

    So im sat here with QVC on (not something i do often)! and Nails Inc are on with an AMAZING polish! It basically has a magnet in the lid and you hold the magnet over the 2nd coat and it gives it a 'wavy' pattern. It looks so good! Very clever and i was so impressed that if i had some dosh...
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    Business tag line / description

    My mobile business used to be The Beauty Takeaway Professional Beauty Treatments Delivered to You Now im in a room, well, almost in there anyway! And i have renamed to The Luna Beauty Room BUT I have no idea what to use as my tagline. I've been thinking of all the things to do with...
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    New website opinions please?

    Ok so now im renting a room i have redesigned my whole website. The 'treatments menu' page is a bit bare, hoping to add my menu when i get them from vistaprint. I have checked most of the links are correct but if anyone could have a bit of a 'proof read' and just general feedback it would...
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    Should I re-brand?

    Ok so just been to visit my little room again, above a hair salon. I was doing mobile and was called 'The Beauty Takeaway' and went with a kind of 'get your beauty fix delivered' theme. Now im about to take on a room and want to restrict the mobile side as much as poss as i am going to try and...
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    Manicure across couch PROBLEM

    Ok just when i think 'oh ok so the room im about to rent is tiny so i will go back to doing mani's across the couch' i discover that my couch is one with all the elastic ropes under so restricts how far you can sit under it! I have another at my fella's and i thought it didn't have all that...
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    Confidence shot but renting room?

    OK geeks i need some urgent talking to! I went to see a room last week (which is quite small, but could work if clever with space) It's above a hair salon and £25 a day/£100 a week and I can rent one or two days a week and build up so I can keep my day job for gauranteed income. The owner...
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    Shellac Rack B Layering plus French?

    Ok so I think I will be buying Shellac VERY soon and now rack B is the only option as A has gone, can anyone tell me what options for layering are available with Rack B? Iced Coral is in there so can this go over every other colour so I will then have 11 colours to offer? Also is clearly pink...
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    The 'Small Room' Thread

    After searching and not really coming up with that much I have decided to start a thread for 'Small Roomies'. (I was going to make a group but thought 'what if no one joins'?!) Anyways I'm about to take on a small room above a hair salon and would love to see pics of other peoples small room's...
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    Colour bath? Refreshing colour

    Hi all! Ok I qualified to Level 2 when i was 18 and didn't go any further with hair. Im now 26 and always dye my own hair with semi's. I have now switched to permanent to just do the regrowth but need to freshen the ends and I remember doing 2 techniques to do this. One was where you mixed...
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