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  1. BROOPS100

    Short Nails & Side Walls

    It is so awkward to work on short nails especially when there is 3mm of free edge & the hyponychium (quick), is a little lower than it ought to be since the client has been a nail biter, but... What I would like to know, is how you ladies overcome trying to keep the gel off the skin, when...
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    Your Thoughts....Bio Sculpture

    Hi Guys, Would appreciate your thoughts on this. I have been doing 2 ladies nails for the past 6 months. Prior to myself doing them another lady used to do them also using bio sculpture but appeared have badly damaged the nail plates when removing the gel. Both clients said she used to really...
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    Gel Art Book

    Does anyone know of a good 'Gel' Nail Art Book that I can buy? Everything I come across is full of Chinese work & to be honest its not for many of our English Clients & a lot of it is more aimed at Acrylic's .... Would be so handy to have one I can travel mobile with me, rather than trying to...
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    Stamping Plates : Konad etc

    I know theres a Group for these Konad Plates but as a group it doesnt seem like many people are viewing the posts there so Im posting this here... ;0 Can anyone recommend where they get there stamping plates from? I know that Konad isnt the only stamping manufacturer so interested on what...
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    Bio Sculpture, instead of No.87?

    I have a lady who have swapped from Acrylic to Bio Sculpture but there nail plate is quite damaged, so when I apply nº 87 the white flecks are visible through the gels. Whats the best pink to conceal these as they are unsightly. Is it the new foundation pink or am I barking up the wrong tree...
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    Bio Sculpture French application ...

    Just wondering what you girls do when apply a French Look? Do you apply base gel; (clear, Sculpting etc) followed by Nail Plate pink (87 my choice) French white x 1 or do you stick to your training & apply it x 2 ? Do you apply the Nail Plate pink 87 to the entire nail or do you avoid the area...
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    Hair Volumising Products

    Hi all, Im no hair expert just 'Jo Public' . I am wondering if any of you could throw some light on what it is within products that offers extra voluming properties ? I seem to have had a reaction to Herbal Essence's New Hair Shampoo (in an orange / Green bottle) and since then my facial skin...
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    Bio Sculpture & sunbeds - Is there a known problem?

    I have a lady who likes to use sunbeds regularly. It could be her own at home (which Im sure it is) or at a salon I didnt re-check but whenever she has used the sunbed it is discolouring her nails & making them all Yellowy.. Is this usual? Does this signify that if this sunbed is emitting VERY...
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    Bio Sculpture Skin Irritation...

    Anyone else have any skin irritation problems using Bio Sculpture Gel products.? My thumbs go all thumb using Nail Varnish (non Acetone) remover & if I so much as rub my eye lids having touched Gel Remover then they become all puffy & swollen & I end up with deep creases like crows feet all at...
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    Bio Sculpture Gels differing for clients....

    Im beginning to wonder if Im wasting my time with this Gel !! Why is getting the combination of gels right for each customer just soo difficult ?? For every customer that I get I try my damdest to ensure I select the right combination of gels for the clients type of nails .. If I start with...
  11. BROOPS100

    Bio Sculpture Gle Lifting -Sculpting & UV Gel Top Coat

    HELP! I swapped expecting a miracle cure & didnt get that.... Well Ive swapped over to sculpting gel, 2 coats of which ever colour, followed by a layer of UV Gel Top Coat (from advice found on this forum) & Ive got just as much problems with lifting as I ever did with a couple of my clients...
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    Certificate...

    Not sure what to do here... I did a nail course at The Nail Academy in Erdington Birmingham (or now called Academy for Nails) back in June 2007. When I did that course I had to cover everthing about Manicures and nail tip application and Gel application etc.... Well I've needed to seek out my...
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