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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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We bring you the latest tips, trends, and expert advice on all things nails! Whether you’re a professional, student or enthusiast or simply looking to improve your nail health, we’ve got you covered.

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Newly qualified

Newly Qualified Nail Professional

Education in the global nail sector can be a bit hit and miss, to say the least! Those new to the career ‘don’t know what they don’t know, and advice can be equally hit and miss. So many take courses,

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Legal age for nails - minors

What is the legal age for nail services?

This is a question that often gets asked. But what is the answer? Firstly, in many countries a ‘minor’ is considered to be under the age of 18. But it can depend on the context e.g., drinking alcohol in the

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Nail Structure

The Structure of Overlays and Enhancements

Once upon a time, learning about the structure of overlays and enhancements was at the centre of beginner education. Nowadays, it doesn’t seem to feature as much and hardly ever for UV gel polish users. Plus, there are so many

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nail warnings

Warnings: Are they scaring you?

Several times daily pictures are sent to various social media groups asking what a nail condition is and can a service be carried out. What follows is usually a vast array of diagnosis and suggested treatments, the question “are you

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What cost is your health?

As usual, I get ideas for Blogs after reading questions or comments on SM. This one is no different. A busy UK nail pro put up a little video of her banging her dust extraction filters outside. My goodness!!! The

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