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    Entity Beauty

    Hi everyone. I was wondering if any of you have already tried Entity Beauty nail products. I was reading my Aug. issue of Nailpro and I saw an ad about them and I visited their website www.entitybeauty.com. I am interested in becoming a Entity Advantage Member but I want to see what you all...
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    my website

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    how does one become an educator?

    Hello fellow geeks! I was wondering if anyone had an idea on how one can become an educator? I am from the U.S. I been doing nails for almost 10 years now. I have had my salon and now I was thinking about becoming an educator for a company like Creative or E-Z Flow. Do you need certain...
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    what happens to your clients when........

    Hi everyone! For those who have been pregnant, just wanted to know what happens to your clients when you go on maternity leave? Do some of your clients get upset? I recently found out that I am pregnant with my second child and now that I have been telling my clients the good news some of them...
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    Dollarbill Nails

    This is my first attempt on Dollarbill Nails. Has anyone ever tried this before? www.nailsbynidia.com/dollarbillnails,jpg Nidia
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    My first attempt at encased dried flowers

    This is my first attempt at mini dried flowers. It wasn't as bad as I thought. I am going to order more flowers of different colors. I'll post new pictures as soon as I get more flowers. www.nailsbynidia.com/alice.jpg I bought the flowers from LeChat for $6.97. Is there anywhere else that...
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    young nails

    Hello everyone! I was wondering if any of you have tried the Young Nails products? I use creative but I have become interested with Young Nails colored acrylics. I am going to purchase some of their products and I'll post some nail pictures so you all can see. www.youngnails.com Nidia
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    updated website

    O.k so I have updated by website with a lot new nails! Tell me what you all think. And by the way is it colored or coloured acrylic? I'm not sure. I've seen it the both ways. Thanks Nidia www.nailsbynidia.com
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    help with mini dried flowers

    O.k. so I just bought a couple of those mini dried flowers from LeChat and I am having a hard time putting them on the nails. Does anyone know how? Do I place them on top of a finished nail or do I encase them in the nail? Can I use acrylic or do I use gel? Please help!! Nidia
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    back pain while doing nails

    Hello everyone! I have a question for all you nail geeks that are always busy sitting in that chair doing nails like me, do you all suffer from back pain? I have been doing nails for the past 8 years and I think all those hours doing nails has caught up to me. Recently my back has been killing...
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    Hello everyone! I just wanted to know if anyone has heard of imaginail which is like a printer for the nails. It can paint almost anything on the nails. Does anyone own one of these machines? If so, how has it worked out and how much do you charge? The website is www.imaginail.com. Nidia
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    relationship with other nail techs

    Hiya everyone! Just thought I'd ask.....How do you get along with other nail techs? The reason for my question is because I have a client who is also a nail tech. I been doing her nails even before she was a nail tech. We lost touch for about a year and I recently began doing her nails again...
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    drill bits

    Hello geeks! Just wondering what kind of drills and drill bits you all use. Is there certain drill bits for certain uses? I just use one that I add a medium cylindar bit to do all my filing, but I have seen some bits that say 2 week backfill. Does anyone know exactly what they are used for? Nidia
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    ideas for new years design

    Hello everyone! I was wondering if any of you have some ideas for new years nail art. I have a client that wants something done on her nails for new years and I don't have any idea what to do. I do airbrush but I don't have any stencils for new years. What could I do for her that is different...
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    ibd intense seal

    Hello fellow geeks! I was wondering if anyone has tried the ibd intense seal? It eliminates having to buff or add polish, which is great but I wonder if you can also use it over airbrush designs to seal it in? Does anyone have an idea? Thanks Nidia
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    need help!!

    Hello fellow geeks! I was wondering if anyone could help me with something. I just recently downloaded Homesite 5, and I don't know how to use it. I have a website but someone else created it for me. She send me Homesite 5 but now I don't know what to do with it. I would like to add more...
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    opening up new salon and nervous

    Well, the day is soon approaching. I will be opening up a salon and spa in about 2 weeks. I have been in the business for 7 years now. Although I have clients to fill everyday and every hour, I am very nervous! My parents have a salon that has been open for 15 years which I have been working in...
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    my website

    Hello my fellow nail geeks! I am very happy to say that my website is done! Please take a look and tell me what you all think. Being on this website and looking at your websites is what made me decide to create my own website. www.nailsbynidia.com Nidia :D
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    problem with uv top coat

    I recently purchased ibd uv top coat, but it seems like every time I use it on my clients when it drys bubbles appear. What can be causing this? I usually apply it over nail polish since it is a top coat and I dry them in the ibd uv lamp for 3 mintues like it says on the bottle. The thing is...
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    Charging for missed appointments?

    Hello nail geeks, I have a question for you all. Has anyone ever heard of charging clients for missed appointments or cancelletions or being late? If so, how exactly does that work? If your clients know that they will be charged for missed appointments won't you run the risk of losing them as...