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    Looking for beauty room to rent - near Diss in Norfolk

    Hi All, I am going to be relocating back to the UK, have been living in South Africa for a year or so. I will be living somewhere around Norwich/Diss and am looking for a beauty room to rent in an established hair salon / clinic that does complimentary therapies. Thanks!
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    Help with Hive honey warm wax

    Just taken delivery of Hive digi heater and bought some warm wax to go with it. I use Perron Rigot hot wax so know what temp it needs to be, however am at a total loss on the Hive Honey. Can't find working temp info ANYWHERE! Heeeeeeeelp please x
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    Simply could not remove this gel polish?

    Hi All, had a new client today. She had asked for gel polish removal and Gelish application. Usual story: she didn't know what brand was on her nails but had been told to soak in acetone to remove. I explained that it might take longer. LONGER is not the word for it. It simply would not...
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    This Daily Mail Gel 'scare' = great opportunity for local publicity

    Which would be better - local salons lie low after Daily Mail article slating gel type manicures or: local salon owners fight back and set the record straight? What a great publicity opportunity if you carry one of the brands mentioned - if it gets a response in DM it will get on your regional...
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    Two clients who have ever had gel polish 'lift' - could this be the common factor?

    I have recently had my second ever client with gel polish lifting issues it just started to lift and peel off a day after the treatment apparently. I have clients who are on medication who do not have this happening. Just realised that when she came for her treatment she had nail strengthener on...
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    Perron Rigot Euroblonde on legs?

    I have a client with PCOS who wants only hot wax on her legs. We used Hive Sensitive film wax (with minimal success). I have decided to switch to PR and she is coming back Saturday. My question is - is Euroblonde the best non-strip option within the PR range for legs? Thanks! I have seen this...
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    Best treatment for mature nails

    Hi all, I have a mature client with lovely long nails. The problem is she finds that although the nails are thick (which I guess is age related) they are prone to breaking. She has been using nail hardener for years. I am sure I have seen a product that will do this (just can't remember!)...
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    Help please: Removing Bio Gel?? I use Gelish

    Hi Geeks, is there anyone who does Bio Gel out there? I have someone who had it done in London and can't find anyone to remove it out here in the sticks. I do Gelish (polish not hard gel) and she has asked me to remove and replace with Gelish. I am wondering what the procedure is for...
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    Question for hair geeks re: 'feathers'

    Hi hair geeks, I am a skin/nail geek but have a question I am hoping someone can help with. A friend of mine would like to get the attached look (she has fashioned her own example here - how resourceful!) - with feathers or some similar adornment. Is there anything that can be done in terms...
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    Question for hair geeks re: 'feathers'

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    Brisa geeks near Colchester?

    Hi geeks - are there any Brisa techs out there who are near Colchester / Chelmsford? I would like to try as a client before deciding on gel course. TY!
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    Tan training: zebra elbows!

    Hi geeks - hope you can help. Did my tanning training course today which went well.... except that I find, as the tan has developed that I have zebra like stripes on my elbows and lines around my knees (clearly my elbows and knees are wrinklier than I realised!). How could this have been...