It's the bain of every Nail Tech's life, clients come back with lifted nails, or worse still, they had lifting and then forced the enhancements off...claiming it was for you to save you the time and bother (doing it properly!) Lifting can occur for a number of reasons and it occurred to me a while... Continue Reading →
There are many challenges you face as a nail tech and what VTCT deem 'awkward natural nails' are common: Bitten Nails - got to be top of the list!Hooked nailsSki jump nailsFan nails The list could go on, but these are the most common. Bitten nails is a massive topic to cover and I will... Continue Reading →
There are so many questions and it seems a bit of confusion out there for NT's at the moment. Unfortunately there has been a lack of required or even correct information in some NT's education, and yes I run short courses just like some of the other Educators out there, but I hadn't realised to... Continue Reading →
As a nail tech have you ever said the words, “I’m just going to let the acrylic dry then I can file them up for you” or “I’ll just push your cuticles back for you” We all try and make sure people we are speaking to understand what we are saying or going to do,... Continue Reading →
Mystic Day 🙂 A couple of months ago I was invited to go to Hungary for Mystic Day, a twice a year event that Mystic HQ hold and I immediately said 'I'd love to!' I decided to take Jess from the office, as she is always trying to find way to get to know the... Continue Reading →
I received a message a couple of weeks ago and immediately asked if I could use the message in a blog post as it is something that affects lots of people, so really got my blogging juices flowing. The lovely Emma Allen who runs a FB group helping nail techs and nail Companies find each... Continue Reading →
Spending a little time making sure the angle of your brush is correct can save you soooo much time filing and give you crazily better results, from better colour consistency to greater c-curves.
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