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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. K

    Renting a table help please

    Hi iv had an offer of renting a table in a busy salon for £25 a day, iv just finished my level 3 nail course but done level 2 also, my question is what prices would you charge when only just qualified?
  3. A

    Best acrylic system for new nail tech

    Hello all, I am doing an acrylics course this upcoming Saturday and not entirely sure what system or brand to use. I know alot of people recommend glitterbels and naio nails but what wondering if there is any others. Also what acrylic nail tips do people use as I don't seem to be finding any...
  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

    Prices for newly qualified gel polish technician

    Good morning, I am doing my manicure and gel manicure courses in October, and I was wondering on how much to charge? I am going to be using Ink London products, but I have no idea on what to charge. I don't want to be over charging, but I also don't want to be selling myself short. I know...
  6. B

    Please help with extensions info

    Hello everyone! I’m newly qualified in hair extensions and researching all hair suppliers. I’ve been advised to use angel remy but their stock seems so low it’s hard to use them as a main supplier. Heard great things about prestige & euphoria one. I’m just getting all my prices together and...
  7. 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...
  8. C

    Run away client

    Hi all, looking for some advise on how too deal with a bad experience. So, today I had a client in for a full set of acrylics. I qualified almost 7 weeks ago and my prices reflect this. She is fully aware I am new qualified and why I only charge £15. She agreed this was fine and we booked it...
  9. IndiaRoisin

    Sanitising palettes help?

    I just finished doing a clients make up and got home to find I left my alcohol spray bottle at her house, I’m worried that if I don’t sanatise my palettes ASAP they will be germy and stuff and build bacteria?? I’ve ordered new alcohol and spray bottle off amazon but the earliest it can get here...
  10. S

    I have my qualification, what now?

    Hey everyone! I'm stuck in a bit of a slump and was hoping someone could help. I've newly qualified as a lash tech and I am excited and ready to start, I have done a few treatments on friends and family but I don't really know where to start off in terms of making it a business. I can't do it...
  11. 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...