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    Start up mobile beauty

    Hi all! I am in the process of setting up my own mobile beauty business (UK). Just wondered if anyone had any hints/ tips and any personal experiences. Thanks :)
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    I am allergic to nail products

    Yerr ❤️ Hi, my name is Zarati. I am 24yrs old & from Bronx NY. I am currently enrolled in school to be an esthetician as well as lash/nail certified trainings. I have always loved getting my nails done growing up and was popular for having nail art/designs way ahead of the trends, crystals...
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    Facials position backache

    Hello, I’m just looking for some advice please. Since doing facials, especially during the massage part of the neck & shoulders it’s killing my back! I think it’s because I must be leaning over too much, can anyone give any advice on how to stop this? I’ve tried raising my couch but nothing has...
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    Face massage routine

    I’m adjusting my face massage routine for facials ( going by my professional book which has the moves in) so many college teach to do each move 3 or 6 times. I was just wondering if doing each move 12 times is too much in massage? I’ve had good feedback so far but wondered is there a genuine...
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    Lash & brow tinting

    How do you all prep the brows or lashes for tinting? Is wiping over with oil free makeup remover, then water with Cotton pads damp, dry & proceed with tint enough? Thank you
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    How to clean facial bowls?

    Hello, I’m starting facials and just wondering how everyone sanitises bowls? Wouldn’t want to use anything too strong but still want to make sure they are clean? Is boiling water enough? Thank you
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    Help, difficult client!

    Hello, I'm a mobile tech and went to a client's house a few months ago to do a full set. Nails were fine but I had to repeatedly ask her to tell her child to stop taking things out of my beauty kit/opening pots of gel etc. She didn't seem that bothered (she even said "oops" when he picked up...
  8. K

    Eyelash extensions

    Hello all I am looking for advice I have my eye enhancement qualification which included party lash extensions Would this cover individual lashes or would I need another qualification Thanks
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    Capping Gel Bottle Inc?

    Hi, I’m testing out some gel bottle inc colours and am going on a course very soon. Just wondered if you cap the free edge first or last when painting? I used to use gelish and they always taught first but just wondered if this was different with the gel bottle? Also if it still only a thin...
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    The Gel Bottle Inc

    Hello, I’m looking to change brands to the gel bottle inc as I have heard so many good things about it! I currently use gelish and am thinking of getting a few of tgb colours and base & top and trialling on my clients. Then if I really like it to go on the course. Can anyone else share their...
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    Starting Polygel?

    hi everyone, I was looking into doing polygel on myself, and have a couple of questions! firstly, are the polygels on amazon "safe"? I was looking into the Gershion polygel kit (https://www.amazon.ca/gp/product/B07NWKBSM7/ref=crt_ewc_title_srh_3?ie=UTF8&psc=1&smid=A1TW5YI33MULC5), but I'm a bit...
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    Burns or reaction?

    Can anyone help with this, got gels done and the person told me to flip over my hands in the uv lamp stage to cure the bottoms but now I have swollen gross fingers, I’ll attach some photos below. The doctor has given me some steroid cream to help but if anyone knows why it happed that would be...
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    Nail tech filed through my nail plate!

    I got my nails done at a home salon, and when she was filing the acrylic down the sides of my nails, it was super painful and started to bleed on 2 fingers, so I asked her to stop. Low and behold, after further inspection, I realized she had literally filed through my nail! There was a raw hole...
  14. Dani3300

    Needing help with gel application

    Hello all, This may very well be on a forum somewhere but whenever I search it’s telling me that the words were not included because of the length of them or because they’re too common. Anyway... long story short... I qualified as a nail tech a few years ago but didn’t really do anything with...
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    Acrylic nails advice

    Hello! I’m a newly qualified nail technician (March) and was recommended a few company names for products to trial once qualified, but I wanted to know what your thoughts were. I’m still really struggling with the process and although the end product looks good, I’m finding that my clients nails...
  16. Jades Nails

    Brunette with blonde highlights

    Hi I trained in beauty therapy level 2 and 3 and currently work as a nail tech ( as my user name might give away aha). So I know nothing about hairdressing. Im looking to get my hair done ( I’ve never had my hair done apart from the usual trim wash and blow dry). Im a medium brunette with...
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    CND training?

    Just wanted some information on the CND acrylic training! If you have done it, was you a complete beginner? (No experience) How much did you learn from the course and if the content was good !! I’m really skeptical about acrylic courses, and the cnd one is mentioned a lot! Just not sure if it’s...
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    New to acrylic and need help!

    I had a few questions I would love some answers to! I’m new to the world of acrylics! I wanted to ask which would you say is easier to work with coloured acrylics OR polish on top of clear acrylics? Would you have to apply a thin clear acrylic layer under coloured acrylic wouldn’t this make...
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    Hair disaster at 4 days from prom!

    Hi beautiful lady, I'm in big trouble right now. I know I know it's not a good idea to do those things on your own but I did it (and I've done it before and it work) .so I've bleach my hair (with igora) and tone it (with wella t18) last Sunday and has you can see on the picture I had a long...
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    Cool blonde, but not grey!

    Okay I’m open to try new brands, because I just can’t find that perfect cool blonde toner, on day to day basis clients are always asking for their hair to be highlighted and toned a lovely cool blonde, BUT don’t want to be GREY! (They never really ask for bleach on scalp, as they don’t want to...
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