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    Nimue - What do you think so far?

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    Creative Wheateze for Pedicure

    Hi all, I use the creative wheateze (not sure on spelling!) mitts for manicure and they are just wonderful. Now, on the label attached the mitt are the instructions on how long to heat them for and on there, there are details relating to Wheateze Bootees. Please can anybody tell me where to...
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    Nimue - What do you think so far?

    Hiya Myself and a friend are opening up a salon very shortly and we are looking at what skin care to provide there. My friend, Dan, is a mega Dermalogica fan and I thought I was the bees knees using Clinique (mmm!!!). Anyway, we were aware of Nimue already and after further investigations...
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    Polishing Acrylic Nails

    Hi everyone I'm having a real problem with painting acrylic nails - not the applying of polish but how long the polish lasts on my client. My routine is (using all Creative products): scrub nails with scrubfresh, apply one coat of Stickey base, applying two coats of chosen colour, allowing...
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    Opinions please on renting in hairdressers

    Hi everyone As usual I come here for the sound advice that I've come to so greatly rely upon!! Please be warned.........its a long one! Here's my situation. There is a hair salon very close to where I live. I visited her the other day to see if she has ever considered renting to a...
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    What are your opinions on....

    Seeing as this is the first place I turn to when wanting advice, I thought I'd come here again for help! I'm desperately trying to come up with a name for my business and have come up with "Creatively Polished". Your honest opinions only - what do you think? Or if you have a better idea...
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    Waxing Training

    Hi everyone, can anyone recommend a course for waxing? I live in the North West. The more recognised the qualification, the better for me. Anybody help at all? Cheers xx
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    Nail Station Help

    Hi everyone Does anybody have any recommendations for where to buy a nail station from? I believe in you get what you pay for but I'm finding it hard to find the money for a good nail station. I'm currently using a table that I bought from Ikea but of course the more nails I do, the more...
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    Waxing as a service

    Hi everybody, I want some opinions on waxing systems and I'm not sure where to post the question, so I'll post it here and I'm hoping somebody will tell me if I'm wrong! I offer nail and tanning service at the moment, but would also like to offer waxing. Who else offers this service and...
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    Charging for Nail Art

    Hi everyone, How do I go about working out what to charge for nail art? How do you all decide on what to charge? Do you charge per nail and if so, how much? Does it all depend on what you do? I.e. would you charge one price for say a rhinestone on one finger and a different price for...
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    Nail Art - Airbrushing and Freehand

    Hi all I want to do a nail art course for both freehand and airbrushing. Can anybody point me in the right direction. As ever, cost is important. How much should I expect to pay? Does anybody have anybody they can recommend? I live in Manchester by the way, but I'm able to travel. Look...
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    Overlays over radical french

    Hi everyone Please forgive me if this is a ridiculous question, but here goes. I've got an attitude towards something and I don't know where it comes from and its based on nothing really. Maybe somebody has said something in the past and its stuck, but I don't really understand why. Please...
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    Polish stock for new starter...

    Hi everyone I'm just wondering how you all approached buying polish to use in your business. How may did you buy in the beginning? Did you use the polish from the people you trained with or do you use something else? I want to buy enough to give people a decent choice, but neither do I...
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    Product advice...

    Hi, I've been offered some Special FX nail products and I've never heard of them before (I am new to all of this!). Anybody any comments on Special FX's stuff? Thanks.
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    Anybody recommend an airbrush kit?

    Hi I'm only just starting out and want to start dabbling with air brushing. Anybody any suggestions on what names have a good reputation? Also, if you have any recommendations on good kits that are available? Any information will be good. Ta xx
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    WHEN do I start charging?....

    Hi everyone, I've just read a thread started today titled "What do I charge?" and found Gigi's comments incredibly interesting and I agree wholeheartedly with what she says. If we can't value ourselves and we sell our services short, then we don't stand a chance of earning both the pennies...
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    Please help......

    I've just completed Creative's foundation and loved it. I'm eager to try all sorts now, including using rhinestones - however, I don't have any experience and nobody to ask as I don't work in a salon. Please tell me, step by step, how I would use rhinestones with L&P and have them encased as...
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    Creative help needed...

    Hi, I have just completed day three of the foundation course with Creative and can't believe how much I enjoyed it. I used to come on this site beforehand and wonder what the hell everybody was talking about, with "bead" this and "smile line" that, but now I understand!! Hee hee!!!:biggrin...
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    Words of advice needed, please....!

    Hi Everyone I can't believe how brilliant this site is and how helpful you are to each other!! Hence the reason for posting.......!! I will be doing my acrylic foundation course at Creative next week and I'm really excited. I work full time at the moment (secretary), but will be looking to...
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    Training information wanted

    Hi everyone, I'm new to this site and to the nail world as a whole. Only experience I have is of being a client and its that that has made me want to take up the profession. I have read up as much as I can on various training courses available (on t'internet), but there just seems so many...
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