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Nail Knowledge – How it Came About

2 years in the planning and making. A chance conversation between Marian Newman and Kevin Nicholls. Kevin said:”what about animated learning?” Marian replied: “Ooo, that could work!”

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Nail Coatings bad for nails

Nail coatings are bad for the nails.

A common MYTH: Nail coatings are bad for the natural nail This is NOT correct. Nail coatings don’t harm the nail plate and any nail damage is usually a result of improper application and/or removal. If the nail plate underneath

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Nail Science Key Learning

Do I really have to learn all this nail science stuff??

The short answer is absolutely!! Why? If you’re reading this you either are or want to be a professional nail technician. The key word here is ‘professional’! This means that you know and understand your role and charge consumers/clients for

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Natural Nails Absord Everything?

Do nails absorb everything or nothing?

The nail plate is very resistant The nail plate’s upper layer and nail surface are very resistant and prevent most substances from absorbing at all. This is one reason why a healthy natural nail plate is a good barrier. Only

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Uv Gels better than acrylics

Are UV Gels better for your Nails than Acrylics?

Myth: UV gels are better for your nails than acrylics? Absolutely false! Every type of UV gel nails and all types of so-called “acrylic” (aka liquid/powder) nail enhancements are made from acrylic ingredients and are cured by acrylic chemistry, therefore

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Mixing Nail Products

Mixing Nail Products – What’s the harm in doing that?

Nail professionals work with the most technically advanced products Nail Professionals work in a unique and diverse profession and often unintentionally put themselves and their clients at risk.  They regularly work with the most technologically advanced products in the beauty industry.

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