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  1. Susie H

    Answers please, ladies

    If I knew how to do a poll I would do one, but I don't so this will have to do. Since starting with Shelac I have found that I no longer have any L&P clients, I have Shelac and Gelish clients. Once in a blue moon I have a lady break a nail and I find that no matter how thin I make the L&P...
  2. Susie H

    Dinair or Airbase or something else?

    Hi to all, the title says it really. I've nearly finished my make up assessments, and I sat in on the air base tutorial during industrial week. I liked what I tried but I felt the offer wasn't that great, and the products available seemed to be a bit limited. So I've been doing some research and...
  3. Susie H

    Are you from England?

    I've just been chatting to some friends on face book about the threads on here, about how some people think other people have been rude, at how they have responded to that perceived rudeness and I think I know what part of the problem is. Salon Geek is a world wide site, we have geeks from many...
  4. Susie H

    Who has spread their wings?

    Five years ago, if anyone had said I'd be looking to do a BTEC beauty course I'd have laughed at them. All I wanted to do was nails, I wasn't really interested in adding gels just l&p with nail art. Then clients started asking if I did tanning and the ones who wanted tanning asked if I did...
  5. Susie H

    Calling all Art deco users!!

    Hi geeks, I stoped by the Art deco stand yesterday and really liked what I saw but I'm a touchy feely sort of geek so could I have lots of feed back from Art Deco users please. What you like, what you don't like, do you think it's good value for money, do your clients love it, is it easy to...
  6. Susie H

    The male client?

    I hope this is in the right place, I was reading my latest Scratch mag this morning and came across the artical on page 45, A man's world. My hubby made the following comment. Men do not smell or taste colour, it's green, not apple, yellow not lemon and yes orange is a fruit and a colour but...
  7. Susie H

    Which books would you recomend (all geeKs)

    Hello to all. I've put this one in nails, only because I couldn't see a class for all. I am currently re-reading Dough Schoon's Nail Structure and Product Chemistry. I would strongly urge all nail techs to read it. It's written in plain English, broken down into bite size chunks and flows well...
  8. Susie H

    opinions please, good and bad and the ugly.

    Hi all, I am thinking of taking the NVQ level 2 beauty therepy course. It has to be at a collage so that I can get the course paid for by the job center and it has to be around Northampton. So Northampton, Milton Keynes, Coventry, Birmingham, Bedford. I have found a fast track course at Bedford...
  9. Susie H

    How/what do you retail.

    My personal oppinion is that if you don't retail you are giving away money that should be yours. So I thought I would throw this one out for all the geeks who do to help all the geeks who don't. Two parts, what do you retail? And, how do you get the customers to buy it. I'll start:lol: Every...
  10. Susie H

    Just try reading this without laughing till you cry!!!

    Pocket Tazer Stun Gun, a great gift for the wife. A guy who purchased his lovely wife a pocket Tazer for their anniversary submitted this: Last weekend I saw something at Larry's Pistol & Pawn Shop that sparked my interest. The occasion was our 15th anniversary and I was looking for a...
  11. Susie H

    God is busy right now.

    A United States Marine was taking some college courses between assignments. He had completed 20 missions in Iraq and Afghanistan . One of the courses had a professor who was an avowed atheist, and a member of the ACLU (American Civil Liberties Union) One day the professor shocked the...
  12. Susie H

    How would you cover up a bite scar? Urgent!

    Hello to all, my son is getting married next month and my lovely daughter in law has a scare on her upper arm, it's a bite, she works in mental health. I know it's possible to cover up tattoo's etc, so can anyone help me, we need to cover this scar with out the risk of anything rubbing of on her...
  13. Susie H

    I'm in heaven and had to share

    Hi all, I've put this in nails because I'm first and foremost a nail geek, but this applies to all. I was watching some makeup and nail vids from Chantellej18 on utube and she told everyone about a web site she had found for nails and makeup, world wide shipping, at bargain rates very intense...
  14. Susie H

    You might laugh at this one

    > The Facecloth > > > > This has to be read, laughed at and passed on. There > > is not a woman alive > > today who won't crack up over this! > > > > I was due for a smear with the doctor later in the > > week. Early one morning, > > I received a call from the doctor's office to tell > > me...
  15. Susie H

    Expanding in to makup

    Hello all. Currently I am a nail tech, I am expanding into waxing, training with Kim next month, tanning, training with Tonilee at some point soon:rolleyes: And want to know a couple of things about makeup and skin care. 1. Is it possible for me to train in makeup and skin care with out going to...
  16. Susie H

    It is becoming common practice again and it needs to stop

    Hello to all. I have put this here, rather then in chit chat because this is a business issue. If you want to be taken seriously in business then you need to come across as a professional person. This site is accessed by professionals from all over the world as well as members of the public...
  17. Susie H

    Calling all beauty educators

    Hello, I was looking for/at distance learning courses last night and found this Beauty Therapist distance learning course, home study courses, correspondence courses Can anybody tell me, if they have heard of them, is the course a good one, would you recomend them, good, bad indifferent. I'd...
  18. Susie H

    never assume

    Testicle Therapy Twowomen were playing golf. One teed off and watched in horror as her ball headed directly toward a foursome of men playing the next hole. The ball hit one of the men. He immediately clasped his hands together at his groin, fell to the ground and proceeded to roll around in...
  19. Susie H

    Girlie Wisdom

    Girlie Wisdom Women over 50 don't have babies because they would put them down and forget where they left them. A friend of mine confused her Valium with her birth control pills... she has 14 kids but doesn't really care. One of life's mysteries is how a 2-pound box of chocolates can...
  20. Susie H

    Is it that important!

    I have just been sent the following in an email from a nail geek:green: I first sent this on over a year ago and thought when I got it today that with all the new geeks we have on here that I would put it up, to make you cry, to make you think about whats really important and well, just because...
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