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    Foot In Mouth Experiences!

    The title says it all really. Last night I was hosting karaoke, I went up to a couple, who looked like they may want to join in but were shy, so I said "Would either of you like to sing? I can guarantee I will have something that you could do!" The lady mouthed back, to me, using sign...
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    Buffing Cream?

    I went to a client to Minx her toes. I have never had a problem with Minx, however on this lady even though there was nail on the little toe, the Minx did not want to adhere to the nail plate. I had done all my normal prep, getting rid of cuticle, scrubfresh. Eventually it stuck and I left...
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    TPTW Education...

    Something I would like to have other peoples thoughts on.. There are many nail technicians who started off their education at home, trying to do nails from a home kit they bought, some who went down the Essential Nails route (I indeed am one of them) and various other home courses, but question...
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    Another Lifting Thread!

    Hi there, I know that this is a common question asked, so please bear with me:) I use Rentention+ and CND powders, so I know it is not the product, it is my application and or prep. I follow the CND recomended prep procedure. I use Cuticle Away and I always get my clients to wash their hands...
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    Would I Be Compromising My Work Ethics?

    Hi there, I have just been for an interview at a salon near me, however I feel that I have a few issues with the salon, but I need the work. The first thing I saw, was the big fat bottle of Solar Oil on the desk, however when I looked at it, I realised it was not Solar Oil inside it, the tech...
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    I Am Going To Be Live On The Radio!

    Hi everybody, I thought it best to post in this forum, so that people will see it, and I do hope it is the right place to post. As the title of the thread says I have been asked to do a live radio interview tomorrow about Shellac, in return the radio presenter and her assistant wish to have...
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    Opaque Powders vs Sheer Powders

    I have done most of my practising with opaque powders, and I produce what appear to me ugly nails, which generally results in doing a lot of filing to try and produce what I set out to do with my brush and even then I do not quite manage it:rolleyes:. However recently I have used the sheer...
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    Shellac Not In Spain yet

    Hi there, went to my official CND supplier today. I could not see Shellac, so I asked. At first they did not know what I was talking about, and then they told me that it has not yet been launched anywhere in Spain:suprised:. Could anybody out there shed some light on this, as I thought it was...
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    Cheeky Clients

    A prospective new client asked my for my card, then she asked me "If there is 2 of us, what discount would we get:rolleyes:. I explained that there wouldn't be any as I still have to use the same amount of product and time, and my prices are very reasonable. Another new client asked me to do...
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    Little Toe Nails

    Had a new client today, and she asked me loads of questions, which I was able to answer:D Whilst I was Minxing her toes, and trying to get that little pinkie one firmly attached, she asked me why little toe nails were always mis shapen on people. I told her that I wasn't 100% sure why but...
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    Is My Brisa Lamp Broken?

    Hi there, I have had my Brisa Lamp for about 6 months. I have not used it very much. However when I whipped it out last night to try out my Shellac, it worked on one hand, then it would not come on again. The bulbs appeared to flash but stayed off. Eventually it came back on again and when I...
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    Please Don´t Shoot Me!

    Hi there, as you can probably work out I am not a hair geek. I do have a question though! From reading the various posts, I see that box colours are a big no no,(i can hear Persionista recoiling in horror:D) and this is a professional forum etc, however could you explain to me in simple terms...
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    Group Rep?

    Hi is there anyway of giving somebody rep for creating a new group, or posts within that group? Thanks Caroline
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    The Event Q & A´s

    I hope I have posted in the right place, if not, I am sorry and please move it:hug: I have never been to The Event before, and I don´t think I am alone, so I thought I should start a thread for people to pose their questions and then those that have been before could hopefully provide the...
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    Minx, A Few Queries!

    Hi there, I have just recently got Minx kit and ordered other Minx and have a few questions, hope you can help:- I have found that some of the Minx fingers have 18 to a sheet and some have 16, is there any reason behind this? I thought that I had read somewhere that Minx was planning to launch...
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    Minx Timing?

    Hi there, I have ordered the Maxi Minx kit, and some other Minx patterns (well it would have been rude not to :lol:) and it should be with me sometime this week:green:. I have checked out the training video, however one thing that isn´t clear to me, is how long do you keep the hands and minx...
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    What Characteristics Do You Share With Your Pet?

    Well they do say that dogs and their owners are alike. So what characteristics do you share with your pet? Here are my dogs characteristics and to what extent I share them: Stubborn hmm yes friendly yes, although I don´t usually sniff the crotch of all new people I meet, just suffice with a...
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    How Long Did It Take?

    There are quite a few newbies, (myself included) and this has got me thinking:!: How long did it take you, oh great and learned geeks, to learn to do a really good set of enhancements and consistently produce good results, or were you one of the lucky ones that it came naturally to you? I know...
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    Thermasoft Users - Help!!

    Hi there,hope this is in the right forum, I know this may seem a really dumb question considering how easy to use Thermasoft mitts appear to be, however....... I bought a trial pack and today tried them out. I followed the instructions to the t, using only tepid water and using the measuring...
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    Was It My Prep

    Hi Geeks, I have a client, who I had major problems with, the nails kept coming off complete and although she is a picker, she swore that this time she hadn't and even kept a complete one for me as proof! The only way I had changed my routine, was that I was using cuticle eraser on her, whereas...
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