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  1. njnails

    Looking for advice

    Hi, all! I'm currently studying level 3 nails (I'm from the UK) but have a level 2 qualification in nails. So far, I have no experience, my confidence levels are next to none and my anxiety is through the roof. I've been searching for jobs and the adverts will say that they're looking for...
  2. L

    Beginner nail tech help

    Hi! I’m hoping someone will be able to help me out with a few questions I have about becoming a nail tech :) I have enrolled in a level 2, 2 week acrylic nail course with Candor Professional Beauty Academy (CPBA) which is a government funded course. Once qualified it will give me the...
  3. N

    Becoming a nail technician?

    Hey all! I want to start my journey into becoming a nail technician however I have done so much research on courses and qualifications and cannot seem to find a clear indication on the best qualification / training provider. I am currently living in Dartford (NW Kent/SE London/Essex) - could...
  4. A

    Best gel for a student?

    Hi sorry this is my first post, I’m studying beauty therapy right now and we were advised to get our own gel for practising at home. I just wanted to know what some good brands were? Ideally not super expensive as I can’t afford to pay loads and I’m only using them on myself and family. As I’m...
  5. F

    How to start as a young beginner?

    Hello everyone! I'm new here. I've always been interested in becoming a nail tech in the future and I thought, why not start now? I'm 15 years old and I think it would be nice to study and practice now, and make it easier for the future. Plus, I really enjoy doing my own nails, so it would be...
  6. jen1989cuttie

    Drill and drill bits, please help!

    last year i bought a mani pro from the US and i have recently snapped off my drill bit in the handle. I was wondering if anyone has ever done this before and where did they get a new handpiece. I've been looking on the internet and i came across 'salon services' and they sell the hand piece...
  7. jen1989cuttie

    Which is your favourite 'gel polish' brand?

    i have been using gel2 for almost 3-4 years now, I'm looking to change brands because i have found gel2 are always out of stock on the colours/top coats i need. I am in-love with all the colours gel2 offer but i'm now thinking to change brands. please can you tell me your favourite brands...
  8. S

    Gelish nails chipping?

    One clients experience chipping 5 days after having gelish done, most get 2-3 weeks or at least 10 days, I have given solar oil and after care advice and she’s said she’s followed it but from this picture does it look like oil is being used? I think they look very dry, I can’t think of what else...
  9. E

    Recommended acrylic nail courses?

    Can anyone recommended a nail course that is going to enable me to be a nail technician? I’m already trained in gel polish and acrylic but I haven’t don’t acrylic in so long so I want to re train. I can’t find any part time courses in my area (hull). Been searching for months and still not found...
  10. L

    Self employed nail technician required in Walkley Sheffield

    We are looking for a Self employed nail technician on a rent a chair or % basis to come and work in our new salon in walkley sheffield. Must have own clientele as well as taking on new clients Must be fully qualified in both gel and acrylic including 3d nail art and sculpting and hold your...
  11. BecxBeauty

    Cruelty-free & vegan gel polish

    Hi everyone, Can anyone recommend a gel nail polish that has been confirmed as not tested on animals and is vegan by the company? Thank you ☺️
  12. B

    Nail technician training

    Hi guys, I am just looking for a bit of advice. I am currently doing my level 3 vtct nail technician training and finish in November. At the moment I am also full time employed, and am looking for advice as to what the next steps are best when I am qualified. I’ve been reading around and a...