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  1. Miss_Biscuit

    A question about blonde tint problems

    Hello, My friend went mobile about 6 years ago after having her son and has been doing my hair for about 4 years. Recently, well in last year, when I've been getting my roots done, they've not been coming out right. I am naturally a warm medium-dark brunette and when I used to go to a...
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    A question about blonde tint problems.

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    Any hair tints NOT tested on animals?

    Hi all, I currently get my hair tinted and use Wella as they were known to not test on animals. In the past I have had to leave a salon I have gone to for many years as they swapped to L'Oreal and they do test on animals. Recently I have been told that Wella were bought out by Proctor &...
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    Blonde hair going dingy and dull and uneven - Advice please..

    Hi all, Need to pick some brains if poss. I am a natural brunette, but have been blonde for about 8 years and I have my roots done every 4 weeks. My friend is a qualified hairdresser, but hasn't worked in a salon for over 10 years due to raising her son on her own, so she does mobile hair as...
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    Any Xmas party hair ideas for a novice pls?

    Hi all, I desperately want to do something nice with my hair for my Xmas parties, preferrably some sort of up-do, that is easy to do.. Any ideas what to do and how to do it? I have shoulder length hair, no fringe and my hair has layers growing out. Your expert advice is greatly...
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    Why does my hair do this?.....

    Hi all, I have a strange thing that happens with my hair sometimes after being tinted. Sometimes my hair has little areas that go a blue-grey colour, just like a light tinge of it. Normally it happens to the lengths of hair by my ears, but this month it happened on the very front of my hair...
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    I know you trained stylists will prob shout at me...

    .. I am a trained Nail Tech and I can understand that if an untrained person wanted advice from me on their nails involving all the chemicals I'd be reluctant! But hear me out here peeps! Sorry its long-winded.. but I do get to my point! LOL! I am naturally brunette, but now a tinted blonde...
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    Documentary set in Nail Bar this Thursday..

    The Waiting Room Thu 22 Feb, 20:30 - 21:00 30 mins Nail Bar Series which draws out the dreams and preoccupations of different groups of people living in Britain today, by talking to them in the one place where they have a bit of spare time. As their nails dry in the Brixton Parlour...
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    "Perfect Smile" product - Opinions...

    Just been browsing the invaluable NailOrder site to see what bits and bobs they have and saw a product called Perfect Smile. LINK: Nailorder - Pedicure - Manicure - Tanning - Hair - Nailart Having learnt how to do whites with L&P with Creative it obviously doesn't appeal to me, and I...
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    Question re: Scrubfresh, Nailfresh, Primer....

    Hi All, I am CND trained and use Rentention +. For oily nailed clients I was advised to use the following in the following order... Scrubfresh, Nailfresh, Primer. But have recently been told that if I user Nailfresh I do not need to use Scrubfresh.. and vice versa. Fair enough I can see...
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    Update on how my interview / practical at Salon went...

    As previously posted, I had an interview for a Saturday job at a local, busy Salon with a very good rep. I didn't get the job! The salon owner said that she could not fault my work, said I did beautiful smile lines and that I seemed to have a natural aptitude for nails. But she said...
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    Got interview / practical at a salon.. Scared! Advice pls!

    Hi All, S'been a couple of years since I qualified with Creative and besides a couple of refresher class and a scuplting class I haven't really set the Nail world alight! I have been doing nails ad-hoc here and there on friends and still take ages (3 - 3.5 hrs -Down from 4.5!) as I don't...
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    Help! Too much Yellow in my mix!

    Hi all, Was trying my first go at making a "natural" mix for the tips, I used 4 parts natural, 1 part soft white and a.. dash.. *ahem* of golden glass yellow... But the colour is WAY too yellow and adding more natural and soft white.. even a dash of pink is not taking the yellow out, I now...
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    Reputation question..

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    Quick questions Re: CND Natural powder.

    Hi all, I have a couple of quick ones regarding the CND natural powder. 1. I love wearing natural lately, cos I like people to wonder if my talons are real or not, but to my eye it doesn't look natural enough! It's sort of err-ing on grey in tone and people don't have grey nails.. (Hope I'm...
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    Flawless question.

    Hi all, Just a quick question. Is there anything I can use to tone down the pink-ness of flawless? This is if I've not got the custom blending kit? I have tried intense pink.. and it diluted the milki-ness of it down, but it's still too pink. I want to put a natural set on myself, but...
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    Tinalita's post about how many clients / timings...

    That post has depressed me! :cry: Everyone is so fast! I have been "doing nails" on a mobile basis for 16 months now, my first set took about 4.5 hours and even now it STILL takes me 3 - 3.5 hours! I work full time, in a stressful job and have other commitments outside of work, so I...
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    Had my sculpting class yesterday..

    Well, had the sculpting class yesterday, with the brilliant Anne Swain. I learnt so much, especially in the fact that the forms can be so much more versatile than just plonking them on a finger. Anne showed us how we can cut the forms to fit someone with a naturally square smile line, how use...
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    Nervous!

    I have a sculpting class on Sunday.. Being taught by Ann Swain... Not done nails in a while as have been doing so much overtime in my day job... Am panicking in case I am crap, especially in front as someone like Ann! Eeek!:Scared: Wish me luck Geeks! Miss B. x
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