nail technician

  1. Lillyb

    Acrylic courses

    Hello, I have always wanted to do beauty and recently had a baby so I think it's the best time to start now. I work for the emergency services so my shifts are all over the place and not family friendly at all. I want to do a course in nail extensions, acrylics, powder etc. I cant seem to find...
  2. Lillyb

    Nail courses

    Hello, I have always wanted to do beauty and recently had a baby so I think it's the best time to start now. I want to do a course in nail extensions, acrylics, powder etc. I cant seem to find a good course however I have come across the beauty academy but the reviews are a little mixed could...
  3. N

    Walsall Salon rental opportunities

    Hi all, I’m currently in the process of taking over a salon in Walsall. The salon is a chair/room rental salon. The upstairs area has 3 stylist and 1 beautician. I will be changing the downstairs area from sunbed stations to nails/make up/ lashes/ wig maker stations. I have 5 stations...
  4. Lillyb

    Nail extension training/course

    I have recently become a mum and wanted to take a course on nail extentions so I could do whilst I cant go back to work. Could anyone recommend some training or courses I am completely new to the industry Thanks in advance
  5. abbymayy

    Insurance recommendations?

    Hi all, I've recently qualified as a nail tech and I'm feeling overwhelmed by all of the insurance providers out there! (Not to mention choosing products, equipment, etc) I was wondering if anyone had any recommendations? My qualification is Guild accredited so I am tempted to go with them but...
  6. C

    Is this normal for a nail salon?

    Hey! My name is Christina and im a new nail tech, I've been doing my own nails for years but recently started doing others and graduated manicuring classes a little less then a year ago. Nails are my passion and i recently started working at a salon and I've been there around almost 6 months...
  7. Carly Nelson

    Beauty room available to rent in Penkhull, stoke on trent

    Beauty room available from 23rd July. The space • A bright, newly decorated beauty room & shower room. • Shared reception room & staffroom. • Storage area • Disabled access • Parking, as well as a bus stop outside the salon. • Easy road links to Newcastle (5 mins), Hanley (8 mins) and Stoke (5...
  8. 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...
  9. S

    Nail forms over tips?

    Hii Iv been doing nails for years (really would like to go to a refresher course tbh) Iv never had confidence in doing other people’s nails, always felt like to took too long or they just looked awful. So I gave up doing extensions and only ever did gel overlaps or polish In the last 6...
  10. 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...
  11. C

    Issues with lifting and breaking gel nails

    Hi everyone, I became qualified to use ProNails products last year and gave up after a few months as my confidence took a huge knock. All of my clients would lose nails or they'd all end up snapping off and I just felt that I couldn't produce a good enough set and I wasn't getting any better...
  12. R

    Therapy room to rent

    Fantastic opportunity to rent a room at Red Hair Salon on Yeadon High Street , Leeds. Newly decorated the room has a Hydraulic bed and a nail bar. We have lots of clients waiting for a new therapist. Use of salon phone included. Gas and electricity are also included. Don't miss out out this...
  13. S

    Newbie - top tips for starting a mobile business

    Hi! I’m currently doing my level 3 diploma in nail technology, and am wanting to start up a mobile business once I’m qualified. I’m starting to feel overwhelmed by everything I will need in order to start, and wondered if anyone could offer some friendly advice to a novice! Recommendations on...
  14. I

    Maintaining healthy nails

    Hi there! I was looking for some tips or products to maintain healthy nails after or during acrylics. I want to keep my clients nails as healthy and strong as I can, because from their experience acrylics ruin their nails in the past (I’m assuming because of their nail techs). I do not do...
  15. Dollarsy

    Where to start, nails and hair extensions?

    Hello ladies x Hope you’re well. I’ve recently completed the following courses with certificates: - Complete Nail Technitian - Nano and micro ring extensions - Fusion (keratin) extensions - Individual, 2D and 3D eyelash extensions and facial (not sure if I want to offer it as don’t feel it’s...
  16. R

    Nail tech working for Steiner cruise ship

    Hey All, New to this salon geek! Hope someone out there can help me, I’m in need of a change and I am currently working as a beauty Theripist the last 8 years, I’ve always had itchy feet to see what it is like to work on a cruise ship. I have an interview with Steiner on the 24th of feb this...
  17. R

    Online nail technician training?

    Wondering if anyone cam help please. I would like to train as a nail technician, and my loval college doesn’t have any courses . Are there any courses I can do online that would result in my being able to practice professionally? I’m only interested in doing gels at this stage, as already do...
  18. E

    Beginner acrylic nails help!

    Hi, Hoping someone can help! Doing my acrylic nails training soon but wanting to do some practice before hand. What are the basic items/tools I will need for acrylic nails And do acrylics require a UV lamp,Thanks in advance x
  19. 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...
  20. 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...
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