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    Am I too old?

    You're never too old, all you need is passion and determination, and that will take u a long way. I am stubborn, and that has stood me in good stead when I could have quit when things were tough, but I was determined & too proud to do that! I started out of my mum's front room, nothing fancy at...
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    Am I too old?

    Hi, when I first started out, I leaflet dropped all the local streets, and that kick started a few regulars for me, and costs hardly anything. I would use Facebook too, to get the word out. Now I have salon premises in a village, by far the best method for us is using Google AdWords, which my...
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    Busy beautician but still not covering her wage?

    Hi, sorry this is an old post I'm commenting on, but I just read it. I get what you're saying, I own a hair & beauty salon ( I'm a beauty therapist) and the hair side makes so much more money than beauty per hour, so I have questioned why my beauty therapist( and me) weren't earning so much...
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    Employee leaving on maternity leave

    Hi, thanks for your reply. Well yes it will save me a hassle of finding hours for her, so in a way it's a blessing, as I've had to hire 2 part timers to fill her space. We have a business landline, so there was no need for her to ever have used her phone to obtain numbers but this was all done...
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    Calgel colours

    Hi, I use calgel in my salon, I cant think of the names of burgundy colours of top of my head sorry, but for French we use the clear gel and competition white for tips,as opposed to pink, as it looks too unnatural to us.Or u can use the peach fuzz, I think they've launched a shade called"French...
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    Employee leaving on maternity leave

    Hi, Yes she is an employee, on paid maternity leave. And all pictures of work done whilst working with me. I do not have a clause about social media, or client data, but I surely will do now. I wasn't aware that this was a thing to have a clause about, but of course it makes sense. X
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    Employee leaving on maternity leave

    Hi, I have an employee who is currently on maternity leave. She told me a week ago she's going to set up a mobile business and not come back. Ok I get it. But I also know she has all( or most) client mobile numbers, is friends with them on Facebook, and today has launched her Facebook business...
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    Card machine - Payment Sense

    hi there i've used them for the last 6 years, not had any problems. I tried to change to a different company a couple of years back due to prices, and they instantly lowered my charges about 50pound month! which made me kick myself i hadnt done that sooner. if the prices are competitive for you...
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    Expanding into hair and beauty salon-need advice, please

    thanks I appreciate your honesty, yes just writing it in the post i realised what a big thing to take on it is, i will have to have a really good think about it. thanks xx
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    Expanding into hair and beauty salon-need advice, please

    hi all i would really appreciate some advice,I am a beauty therapist, I currently work on my own in a beauty salon in a village in Warwickshire(one beauty room),which is going well after 5 years,I don't make mega bucks but a good income for me,and the hair salon next door is closing in August...
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    Calgel advise please!!

    thanks for that yes it makes sense. the gel has been lifting from all over the nail- sides, near cuticle, free edge. Perhaps some of my clients have oily nails and i need to doubly make sure they are completely dry before i apply the gel, do you think?I (think) i am pretty meticulous so its so...
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    Calgel advise please!!

    Hi everyone, this is my first time on here and have been wanting to come on here for ages. I have started doing Calgel nails (trained last July) and am finding it a real challenge - i never realised just how much goes into a set of nails, and bow to your experience and expertise.!I have done a...
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    Calgel advise please!!

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