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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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Acrylic toenails

Acrylic toenails. Yes or no?

In the effort of making their feet look as good as possible, many people are looking to get acrylic (L&P) toenails. This is usually because their toenails are misshapen and they want a more uniform look. Or maybe they want

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Pumice stones for manicures

Pumice Stones for Manicures

Pumice stones, or so-called Hindu stones, have been sold to nail professionals under various names for many years and are nothing new. These are made of pumice, which is finely ground lava rock. These manicure stones are very similar to

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Education in the nail sector

Education In The Nail Sector

With so much talk in the news about teachers and school curriculum, I have been comparing it to education in the nail sector. It is clear that children (with no preconceived ideas and knowledge) do not all learn in the

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Nail Salon's Breathing Air

Improving Your Nail Salon’s Breathing Air

Too many nail salons don’t pay proper attention to ventilation, even though this is an important part of working safely. There is a range of things that nail professionals can do to improve the quality of their nail salon’s breathing

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Product Lifting – Part 3

Another week, another part of our series on Product Lifting. This time we are looking at problem nails. Unstable Nail Plates Nail Biters  The best thing you can do for a nail biter is to give them a bottle of

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Breaking nail systems

Breaking nail systems

We all know that breaking nail systems is not the way to go. But many have done it without harm, as far as they can tell. So, how far does the term “system” stretch? Does adding pigments count as breaking

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