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  1. Moby

    Pink for French Manicure help

    Hi Geeks, I'm sure this has been answered many times but I can't find it anywhere on here, just need some advice please! I don't really like CND's pinks for the manicures, they are too light, my fave is Rose water, but again too light. I can't seem to find a really nice 'full healthy pinky'...
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    CND at Excel - Any Offers??

    Hello All! I know you don't like repeat threads so i'm sorry in advance if it is! But I can't seem to find the info I need so I hope someone can help please! I am just wondering if CND are going to have any sort of offers on at Februarys Excel for the Shellac & the Minx?? I know most likely...
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    NVQ needed for Teaching?

    Hi all, I am wondering if anyone could help please! I love doing nails but may need to give it up because of circumstances at home :( I am a home based salon and was just about to revamp the whole place for Christmas but may have to give it up for good instead! :cry: I did a beauty course a...
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    I LOVE HALLOWEEN!!!! But what nails though??

    Hello happy people! (Or mostly happy!) I am totally obsessed with holloween and wanted to finally do my nails for the occasion! I don't know what I'm gona dress up as this year (but might be a witch cos that's just easy!) So want nails to match! I want them long! I mean really really REALLY...
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    Help! Given Verbal Notice - Does it stand??

    Hi guys! Urgently need some help here please!! Sorry its a long one! :cry: I have been having some major issues at my new work place recently and finally decided to hand my notice in. I woke up one morning thinking "I REALLY don't want to go in today" and feeling super unhappy about it because...
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    Who entered the Excel Comps??

    Hi Geeks! I’m wondering who entered the Excel Comps this year?? I did (and I did AWFULLY! Lol!) But was still happy I tried! I’ve been waiting for a thread to come up about the comp… but are you gals shy about them….? Come on! I wana know how...
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    Brisa Bolds Collection!

    Hello Geekys! I got my Brisa Bolds collection today!!! :):):) I wasn't sure about it as I mainly only do L&P and only do gel french for toes - but I have had alot of people who want gel colour on their tootsies for ages now! So i splurged and got it!! Anyway, I was looking at the colour...
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    Free Edge creeping up only when enhancements on!!

    Hiya Geeks, I had my nails on for just over a year but about 6-8 months ago I realised that my free edge had started to creep up my nail. It looked like onycholysis (spelling??) and it was really looking ugly when I did my pink & whites as it could still be seen. After pushing up my whites...
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    How many treatments do you get out of each Product??

    Hi everyone, Really need help in sorting out how much use I would get out of products etc, I'm going into beauty & massage soon and need to sort my costs asap before my lender gives me any money! But I just realised that I don't even know how many sets I would get out of my nail stuff...
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    'Beauty Specialist Diploma' Part-time - Langley College

    Hi Geeks, Hope you can help!! I have been thinking about expanding into beauty for a while now and have decided to go for it. I just wondered if anyone has done a Beauty therapy course with Langley College in Berkshire before?? (East Berkshire College). This is the closest one to me (about...
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    Nail Tech Wanted In Reading

    Hello geeks, A friend of mine is opening a new salon in Reading in a few weeks and is looking for a nail technician that is able to essentially do enhancements, including P&W. She requires: - At least a years experience as a qualified technician - Flexible hours that will be due to...
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    Competing with NSS & Advertising Not Working!!!!!!

    Hiya geeks, I'm wondering how many of you have problems with clients who are so used to the NSS nails?? I live in Slough and the people here are well off - But they seem to be soooooo STIGGY! I have opened my salon just over a month ago and poured every penny into it with no avail :cry: I...
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    Help! Want nice beach holiday with no noisy night life!!!

    Hi there, I'm not good with my geographical locations and need help choosing the right place after my last holiday was a disaster!! I am looking for: 3 nights hol £250 each person max Beach holiday activities: snorkelling, mild water sports good, unspoilt scenery, don't mind walking etc...
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    Freedom of Information Act??

    Hi Geekys Gona try and make this as short as possible for once! I had a client come in who has her own beauty salon in outside Essex-ish area, or in?? Duno... (I'm in Slough and she lives here). She told me that she co-operated with the Council only to get loads of hassle from them etc and...
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    Nail Comp - Novice - Advice Please

    Hi there Geekoids, I have decided to enter the novice category at Excel in 2007. I always said I would never compete but changed my mind after looking at the categories. I was happy to see that the Novice was only open to techs who had never entered before and had under a years experience...
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    Salon taking advantage of me!!

    Hi Guys, rare poster here, normally just a reader but i was feeling particularly down today :cry: I quit my office job end of May and found the perfect salon job doing nails a week later! Was so happy and have loved it there.... until recently.... I'm on a 70/30 split and was slowly raking in...
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    Too Cheap!!!!

    Hi all! I have 2 problems! Hope you can help! I qualified in April and have done 10 girls in total – I still take 3 hours for a full P&W set but everyone is super pleased with them! 1st problem – All the people know in my area are the NSS – The girls I have done can’t believe the difference...
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    EN Airbrush Course - Do you use your compressor years on??

    Hello All, I've been looking into buying an airbrushing kit and doing a course for awhile now and keep coming across users of ENs! Apart from being very confused about which compressors to buy, I finally got the gist of it... i think... anyway, please could all you airbrush users help me...
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    Practising - Training Hand? Or Real Person?

    I have the gist that practising on a real persons hand is the best way to go to learn because every hand's different and you'll always come across different shapes, lengths, textures and states of real peoples nails that you don't get with the practice hand etc etc. But does anyone think that...
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    Newbie - Looking to the Future! Help!!

    Hello All! I’m another Newbie to the site… And I CANNOT believe it! It’s FANTASTIC! :biggrin: I’ve already learned so much and I haven’t even started yet! Anyway! I talk loads, so please bear with me! A lot to say and a lot of questions! I swear! I will...
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