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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

    Retail products

    Hi everyone, Quick question can I retail products that I use on clients? For example weleda skin food can I buy these in bulk then sell them or do I have to contact weleda first? Sorry if it’s a silly question x
  3. J

    NVQ vs. regular accredited & insurance covered courses?

    Hi, I'm looking to do a complete nail technician course but there are so many options available with a range of prices. I understand certain qualifications are not insured and some are, but what is the difference in doing an NVQ over a full nail tech course (which is accredited and insurable)...
  4. 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...
  5. 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...
  6. N

    Nail technicians wanted

    looking for Nail technicians wanting to rent a chair in salon in Birmingham (Erdington)
  7. Lillyb

    CND training

    I want to do some training I'm a complete beginner!! I have heard highly of the CND training but I'm either being really silly or I cant seem to find a class near me. I live in the surrey area. Anyone who has done training with them what did you think is it worth the money
  8. 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...
  9. 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...
  10. 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...
  11. 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...
  12. 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...
  13. 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...
  14. 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...
  15. 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...
  16. 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...
  17. 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...
  18. 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...
  19. 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...
  20. 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...
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