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  1. xkayla_herex

    Faulty batch - Salon System lash lift

    I have been using salon system for a long time. I use the sachets- I have had three clients now that it hasn’t worked for- these clients are regular, I have used the same rod size as I would normally for them- another therapist I spoke to has said lots of people have been complaining about salon...
  2. xkayla_herex

    Refund for wax gone wrong

    I done a client an eyebrow wax and tint- it was the second/ third time I have had this client. This time for some reason the skin in her eyebrows have peeled of leaving it scabbed. The temperature of the wax is always the same- she said it didn’t feel too hot so I know it’s not because of the...
  3. xkayla_herex

    How to achieve more blonde highlights

    Hello I am over from the beauty side, I hope you can help me. I used to have all over scalp bleach blonde hair, but now for about a year I have been having bleach blonde highlights. I feel my hair isn’t that blonde anymore and a week after having my hair done I felt like it already needing...
  4. xkayla_herex

    LVL hasn’t worked

    I done a LVL on Friday and the lashes didn’t curl- I done what I would normally do, left it ok for the correct time etc. I’m thinking I used the wrong silicone roller size- I used the small ones. If her lashes weren’t that short then could this of been the reason her Lashes didn’t curl? The...
  5. xkayla_herex

    Patch test reaction lash lift

    I had a client come and have a patch test today for a lash lift then a few hours later she rang and said she has had a reaction. She said her eyes are itchy and red- I put the two solutions behind her ear not on her eyes but could this still give her a reaction to her eyes? She said the area...
  6. xkayla_herex

    Dermalogica rep threatening account closure unless I order £2000 stock!

    I have had an account with dermalogica for about 10 years. The last two years I haven’t been great at doing lots of orders- I have had a rep come out to check the stock and she said I have to buy £2000 worth of stock to keep my account open. I don’t have every product rage of dermalogica- I...
  7. xkayla_herex

    Job vacancy Sanderstead/Croydon, Surrey

    Hiya I have a position available for a beauty therapist and thought this would be a great place to ask. I am looking for someone who is confident with their treatments, has had salon experience and is trained/ experienced in intimate waxing (brazzillian and hollywoods) as well as experience...
  8. xkayla_herex

    Hair gone wrong? Photos included

    I wonder if any of you lovely hairdressing ladies can help me- I had my hair done last Monday (29th oct) I loved it when it was done but I have gone through it and to me it looks like the hair has not been blended well or a lot of the back has just been rushed through/skipped- I’m not a...
  9. xkayla_herex

    Salon skin brand-fed up with Dermalogica

    I currently use Dermalogica at my salon but I am getting slightly fed up with the company. They are constantly putting their prices up- they used to be a salon only product but you can now purchase these products in high street shops. I don’t sell much retail products at all- I’m not sure if...
  10. xkayla_herex

    Shop front-protection from sun?

    I have moved to a new shop and have big windows that face the sun which when it comes out shines in our face. Does anyone have any ideas on what I can have to stop this? A option I was thinking was blinds- I wanted roller blinds that I could just pull down abit when the suns out so it doesn’t...
  11. xkayla_herex

    New card machine with no charges?

    Someone mentioned to me that they saw a card machine being advertised whhere it’s just a one of payment- you pay for the machine and then they don’t charge you for renting it ( not sure if they even charge for transactions) Does anyone know anything about this as I can’t seem to find it online?
  12. xkayla_herex

    How to use Bio Sculpture glitters

    I keep seeing new glitters that biosculpture do but am not sure how they are used. Would they just be applied after two coats of the colour? Then the gel coat then top coat? Is there a certain brush that needs to be used to apply then? I would really appreciate any help/tips.
  13. xkayla_herex

    Business rates

    I have recently moved my business to a different shop (just a few minutes away from where I was) before I signed a contract for the new shop I checked business rates and found out I didn’t need to pay (because of small business relief) Now I am in the shop I don’t know what I am supposed to do-...
  14. xkayla_herex

    Tan extractor, LA Tan

    I purchased a tan extracter from la tan (the turbo twister) when I used it for the fist time I had the extracter in between me and the client with the black sponge bit facing us then the fan bit facing the wall. The wall ended up with tan solution from the extracter fan. Did I have the machine...
  15. xkayla_herex

    Shellac in the sun

    Do you have to keep shellac out of the sun? I am deciding where to hang my shellac nail display and want to check if it's best to keep them out of the sun? As I remember reading it's good to keep them warm but am thinking uv light from the sun could affect them?
  16. xkayla_herex

    Lost my eyelash glue

    I stupidly threw my eyelash glue away I use flirties and have ordered a new one Saturday night. Does any one know if I Would I receive this Monday or Tuesday? (I need it for Tuesday so am really worried)
  17. xkayla_herex

    Allergic reaction to some gel colours?

    My client has been having bio gel overlay for a few months and the last couple of times she has had a allergic reaction. The first time i had done her ring finger a different colour and the ring fingers had a reaction but the rest of the fingers were fine. Then the second time she had a...
  18. xkayla_herex

    Individual lashes-removal and new set?

    Is it ok to do a removal of old lashes and then a new set straight after (for semi permanent individual lashes) If so how do I make sure the removal solution is completely of before new set ?
  19. xkayla_herex

    Opening day ideas?

    I'm moving salon premises and am thinking of doing a opening day but have no idea how to do this? Do I do this for a whole day or couple of hours at end of a working day? What sort of things do you do- as people come in to say hi and see the salon but what else to keep them entertained? I...
  20. xkayla_herex

    Pavement board- need permission?

    I am moving premises just a 4 minute walk from where I am already- I wanted to put a pavement advertisement board near my current salon so people can see where we are (I was going to have one saying our name, and arrow in the direction where we now are- and , just past the bridge) Can I put...