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  1. VC2021

    Opinions on brands of gel polish

    Good evening, Looking for some advice please. I qualified in NVQ 2 & 3 Beauty Therapy 10 years ago and never pursued a career in that industry. I've now started thinking about becoming self employed nail technician. I think im going to starting by getting trained in gel polish and then move...
  2. cph21

    How long to train for?

    I'm hoping to get some guidance from all you experienced hair stylists on here! Basically, I've spent the last 10+ years working as a hair & makeup artist in the fashion industry in London, where I'm from. I've since relocated to a EU country where the industry for this is tiny so I've decided...
  3. C

    Just starting out, getting clients

    Hello everyone. Now that all my children are at school full time, am interested in working from home as a nail technician. I have been researching a few courses available in Perth and I am thinking that an introductory course with CND may be a good way to get started. I am particularly...
  4. 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...
  5. ClaireFallowfield

    Manicure and gel polish course

    Hi guys, I have booked myself onto a manicure course and then a gel polish course, for the beginning of October. I'm so excited as wanted to do this for years. I was wondering what you guys bought for your mobile businesses? As want to slowly build up a client base. I know I'm going to need the...
  6. B

    New to this site!

    Hello to All! I am new to this site. I am a professional salon business owner and looking to navigate through this forum! Any suggestions and tips are greatly appreciated
  7. 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...