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    Hair oil samples to gift to customers

    I am no a hairdresser so please bare with me! I am a nail tech but I work with hairdressers. I am buying solar oil minis to give to my customers and want to team up with my business partner (hairdresser) to give our clients a christmas goody bag. We don't currently retail hair products as we...
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    Led 6g to 18 g upgrade?

    I have had the Gelish 6g lamp since it was released and really want the 18g BUT I only work 1 day a week now as have had 2 babies since opening my little salon! I'm tempted to buy the 18g before my normal Christmas rush, is it worth me struggling to juggle money to buy it??? I keep changing my...
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    MUAs, show us your kit!

    I've been researching kits and cases and thought it would be fun if people shared a photo of their Make up kit and what it's stored in. all the other Geeks have lots of photo threads so let's start a new MUA one (I'd share mine but I don't have one yet as I won't be a qualified MUA until the...
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    Lighting

    I am about to complete a make up course and am looking at lighting in our salon. Our treatment room is quite dark with no natural lighting which ha been fine as it's mainly used for massage but now I may have to do make up and waxing in there. would this lamp be any good do you think? Or do...
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    L'Oreal toner

    We have one client who always has Loreal gelee light ash toner but it's been discontinued!!! Help?? Can anyone suggest something similar? She likes her hair to be a really ash blonde ( more ash than our hairdresser would choose to do on another client!) Our hairdresser uses wella so would...
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    Hot water supply

    I need some fast advice! What do you use Thor hot water? We are installing 1 backwash unit and are looking at under sink hot water units but getting confused! Lol what have you got in your salon?? We will only have 2 stylists working at any one time xXx
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    What's trendy for hair?

    Hiya, I'm booked in to have my hair done and fancy something a bit different! It's naturally strawberry blonde but with lots of highlights so is currently long and blonde, it's straight and fine. I'm thinking of sticking with very blonde but with a slice of dark brown under the layers on one...
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    Cottage Training Centre

    I have searched this in several orders and cannot find anything, have any of you trained with this lady, Kim? I have been struggling to find an eyelash extension course local to me and this lady will teach me lash tinting and extensions on a 1-1 basis in a day with additional case studies as...
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    Lash training Dorset

    Hiya, I have searched for 2 evenings on here and have googled but am getting confused and not really finding what I want. I want to train in Lash extentions, so far I have worked out that Flirties is a good brand and I would also like to learn tinting as I assume some clients will need a tint...
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    Washing hands during prep?

    I am about to move into a new rented room which has a sink, I've not had this luxury before. Do any of you get clients to wash their hands at any stage of nail prep? At the moment I use CND cuticle away and have a spray bottle to wash it off so I suppose I can ask the client to wash their hands...
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    Bookeeping

    I am really sorry if this has already been answered, I have tried looking but cannot find the specific answer. I have just finished my full time job and next week I start renting a room in a hair/beauty salon mon tues and sat doing nails and will work in a pharmacy wed thurs fri. I went...
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    Fume extractor

    I have just handed in my notice @ my full time job and will have a job 3 days a week and rent a room 3 days for nails. The room has a window but is small. I am looking at the desk top dust collectors and the fumigator, are they worth it? I can't afford a decent set up do need something cheap for...
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    siena x started kit

    Hi, I am thinking of training with Sienna x as I was at the Creative Academy today and saw they do training there, is this kit all I would need?? I don't want to shell out then find I dont have everything as it's alot of money for me and ill ned to make it back fast. Sienna X - Kits it is...
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    nails and threading

    Hi, I'm not sure whether to post this here or in the nail forum! I do nails in my spare time from home, I would like to change from a full time to a part time job so that I can do more nails and so am thinking of doing a few courses so I can offer more treatments to encourage regular...
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    CND course

    I am doing the cnd natural nails course on 4th may as I want to upgrade from my essential nails training, iv paid my deposit and was told I would receive something in the post. All iv had is an email confirming my payment, is it normal to receive info on where I have to go and what exactly I...
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    Colour Pop Display Ideas

    Please help! I have my Gelish colours displayed on nail pops, I had a stand of 32 like this one (mine wasn't direct from hong kong but probably made there!) 32 x NAIL ART DISPLAY STAND PRACTICE TOOL #275 | eBay UK I needed more space so ordered a second from the same seller, but although...
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    Manchester geek?

    Hi, Are any of you in central Manchester??? I will be up there next weekend for my birthday and would absolutely love to have sculpted stilettos done as I don't have time to have a go on myself before then and don't know anyone good down here. I know it's short notice, I should have thought of...
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    bridal nail art

    Hi, I have a bride with a silver and emerald theme, i am going to practice 3d flowers in white and try to add a touch of green to the base of the petals, ill do that with acrylic paint but would like to run some metalic silver through the nails, embedded in the nail and not tacky glitter.....any...
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    Can you encapsulate crystal in l&p?

    I'm sure the answer is already here but I cant find it. would encapsulating swarovski crystals/other gems in l&p work? i hae seen on here people talking about putting gel over them but would it work with l&p? my instincts say it would make the nail too bulky and wouldnt really look right but I...
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    Cleaning make up brushes

    is this mormally dont between each client? i just cant see how they dry in time for the next! i want my makeup doing but am unsure how hygenic it is, my beautician uses disposable mascara wants but its the eyeshadow and bronzing brush i wonder about?? what do you use to sanitize you brushes...
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