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    SVS/express lash techs

    Hi guys. Any Nouveau SVS / express lash techs here? Im already trained in LVL, Classic Extensions & use pre -made fans for my volume extensions but am thinking of adding something else lash wise.. I dont think true Russian volume would work where I am as I dont have longer than 90 minutes...
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    Facebook page reviewing edits

    Hi guys Over the last couple of weeks I have had constant notifications from my FB business page telling me to review info on the page with ‘suggested edits’ trouble is all the info is correct & their suggested edits are wrong! Ive changed the details twice now, but the info keeps reverting...
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    Bringing bent tweezers back to life?

    Hullo peeps. Im probablly the clumisest person I know & get through fine point & curved (volume ) lash tweezers faster than I can order them :( Im always dropping them on the floor which bends the tips & renders them useless. They are fine when Im not working as they are tucked safely in...
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    Models Own metallic polish

    Hi Geeks. Now I know this isnt a ‘proffessional’ brand, but the gold, silver & rose gold metallic shades are recomended a lot for stamping. The MO website has the full set of 10 metallic polishes on offer for £20 inc postage. Well wirth a gander if you are after some stamping polishes. Not...
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    CND Shellac Matte top coat

    hullooo. Ive bought the Matte Top Coat from S2 but must be doing something wrong as its not very matte... it seems as shiney as the original lol. Have I missed something? Ive been applying to the second cured coat of colour & curing in my CND UV lamp for 2 mins then wiping with DSperse...
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    Qualification awarding bodies

    Hullo peeps! Im hoping some of you knowledgeable lot can help. I hold a l2 VRQ beauty therapy qualification awarded by City & Guilds. Id love to start L3 but am a bit unsure on courses... The course Ive found that fits round me is L3 but is certified by VTCT, can I switch from City & Guilds...
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    Izabelle Hammon nail wraps

    Hey ladies After seeing IH are offering vat free & free delivery today I've been on a bit of a splurge :D Never bought from them before but I have bought a few packs of their nail wraps for Christmas. Can anyone give me their opinion of them? I'm assuming they are similar too, and apply like...
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    Madam Glam top & base

    Hi guys Ive popped this on ask a pro as Its not a pro brand & Ive seen some posts be moved here, so hope its ok <3 Im thinking of getting the VIP box every month, do these polishes need a specfic top & base coat? Ive tried looking to see if I can include a top & base in my first box but...
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    3 hours for a rebalance

    Oh girls! Im so disheartened! I originally trained in L& P years ago (using generic wholesale gumph) but retrained with CND in April. Ive been practicing like mad since & have a few regular clients for L&P but this morning a rebalance & Shellac took me 3 hours!! It only takes me 2 hours or...
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    CND Perfect Colour Cool Pink powder

    hullo there! Since doing my CND L&P conversion last month Ive been in love with their Perfecr Colour Warm Pink powder (so creamy & such a gorgeous nude shade on its own!) I used the Cool Pink today & must admit I dont like it (shock horror lol!) its quite light, too pink & not a patch on the...
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    To tea, or not to tea?

    that is the question.... I offer beauty treatments & have moved into a rented room twice a week. When I was mobile I didn't have to worry about offering refreshments as clients would pop their own kettle on etc, but now I'd like to offer drinkies. I'm wondering when you lot offer a drink...
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    Finish filing advice

    Harrow! I did my CND L&P conversion course last week and have done about 11 sets on Jeff (the practice hand) since.I'm actually quite happy with how they are coming along, but am a bit unsure about finish filing. I've left my notebook in the shop so wanted some opinions/advice. Whats your...
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    Pat, pat, pat, acrylic

    Hi guys, Did my L & P CND conversion on Monday & Tues and have been practicing like mad since, but I cant get my head round the pat pat pat pat pat... Ive spent soo long as a Shellac & Brisa Lite tech its taking every fibre of my being not to brush the acrylic on like polish :( Pat pat pat...
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    Childrens' wobbly teeth

    Hi guys I know theres a lot of mammas on this site & guess some of you would have come across wobbly teeth by now :D My 6 year old has 2 VERY wobbly teeth at the bottom front & Im so excited haha!! Its the first 2 shes going to loose & there are 2 new teeth coming up from behind (which im...
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    Sum Up Visa payments

    Hi guys Im looking at getting a Sum Up card payment reader. Ive had a look at previous threads & googled some reviews but they all seem to be a few years old. They all mention that Visa payments had to be processed over the phone rather than using chip & pin which is quite annoying. Most of...
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    Lecente Wedding Collection & acrylic

    Hullo lovlies. I've seen TONS of pics of the new Lecente Bridal Stardusts over gel polish but no pics yet of them mixed into L & P (or even hard gel for that matter) tbh I dont really like the opalescent effect they give over gel polish as I'm a glitter fiend but think they will be lush for...
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    Gift vouchers for mobile therapists

    Hi guys Just after some advice/input as I think Im waaay overthinking my gift vouchers. Im a mobile therapist & work within a 10 mile radius of my home. I also have a minimum of £20 spend for appointments. How would this work with gift vouchers? Would i be better selling them for a monetary...
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    Purchasing Waxperts

    Hi guys! Do any of you Waxperts guys & dolls know if you have to be Waxperts trained to purchase the products from S2, or if being trained in waxing (industry recognized) is good enough? I'm thinking of switching over to them as having one supplier is soo much easier! I will give them a...
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    Removing OPI Gel Polish

    Hi Geekies, I am trained in gel polish and am a Shellac girl, but one of my regulars has her mum staying with her who wears OPI (nice posh salon- defiantly genuine OPI) and I will be doing her nails while she stays. How do I remove the OPI polish? I have the foil CND wraps and both D Solve...
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    LVL & brow wax at the same time

    Hi guys, I'm trained in, & have been doing LVL Enhance & Brows for a long time but have both booked in together this week. Probably a silly question but I'm second guessing myself- would it be ok to do the brow wax while the 1st Lifting balm is processing? I'm guessing tinting the brows...
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