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Glossary: G to H

This Glossary series contains some of the terminology associated with natural and artificial nails, procedures, and a few important product or additive definitions as I understand them. Many of these terms are confusing, difficult to pronounce and understand at first, especially the chemical and medical ones! I’m an interested Nail Technician and by no means… Continue reading Glossary: G to H

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Glossary: E to F

This Glossary series contains some of the terminology associated with natural and artificial nails, procedures, and a few important product or additive definitions as I understand them. Many of these terms are confusing, difficult to pronounce and understand at first, especially the chemical and medical ones! I’m an interested Nail Technician and by no means… Continue reading Glossary: E to F

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Glossary: C to D

This Glossary series contains some of the terminology associated with natural and artificial nails, procedures, and a few important product or additive definitions as I understand them. Many of these terms are confusing, difficult to pronounce and understand at first, especially the chemical and medical ones! I’m an interested Nail Technician and by no means… Continue reading Glossary: C to D

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Glossary: A to B

This Glossary series contains some of the terminology associated with natural and artificial nails, procedures, and a few important product or additive definitions as I understand them. Many of these terms are confusing, difficult to pronounce and understand at first, especially the chemical and medical ones! I’m an interested Nail Technician and by no means… Continue reading Glossary: A to B

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Five by Five Review: Lecente CREATE Conversion Workshops

As well as the Game changing CREATE products, the fabulous glitter Queens at Lecentè have recruited their talented band ambassadors to offer some fantastic conversion workshops, designed to help you get the best out of the range. I attended Amanda Trivetts course in Newton Abbot and it was just fantastic. After explaining the system and… Continue reading Five by Five Review: Lecente CREATE Conversion Workshops

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Dip Nail Danger

💥WARNING💥 The Article Shared here contains graphic pictures. This article from the Daily Mail highlights the danger of using dip nail products. Dipping clients nails into the same product always struck me as a little unsanitary. The skin around the nail is delicate and should be treated carefully as it provides a barrier or seal… Continue reading Dip Nail Danger

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Why nail technicians should not work on infected nails and what to do to minimise the risk of passing on infections.

Why nail technicians should not work on infected nails and what to do to minimise the risk of passing on infections. As nail technicians we are taught to recognise an assortment of nail conditions which constitute a contraindication (a reason not to complete a service or treatment). However we are not qualified to diagnose a… Continue reading Why nail technicians should not work on infected nails and what to do to minimise the risk of passing on infections.

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Shared Facebook post

I just had to share this excellent post by Hannah McAndrew an Educator based at the CND Bridgend Academy: "I know I don't have a huge following on this page but I feel I need to write this for the good of the industry and hope it goes far and wide so please share: There… Continue reading Shared Facebook post

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The Dangers of the “Russian Manicure” Shared Article

I just had to share this informative article about the dangers of the "Russian Manicure" by Ana Seidel, Vitaly Solomonoff & Doug Schoon . Please remember beauty should be painless, before I trained as a nail technician I used to get my nails done regularly at what I now know to be a non standard salon… Continue reading The Dangers of the “Russian Manicure” Shared Article