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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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Can salons survive after lockdown?

Can we? Yes, we can! But not if you do what you’ve always done! We have woken up out of this long hard year to a ‘different world’ with a lot of our clients and potential clients having a different

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HEMA: why is it being demonised?

HEMA (hydroxyethyl methacrylate) has become one of the most talked about ingredients over the last few years! It is an ingredient that is used in MANY products. Dentists use it, orthopaedic surgeons use it. It is also used in 3D

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National Occupational Standards: what are they?

It was officially announced recently that new NOS (National Occupational Standards) for Nail Services have been formally approved. See the Press Release HERE. This news received a great response but also lots of questions about what they actually are. Is

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Has nail anatomy changed?

Nail services e.g. manicure, nail enhancements etc. have evolved over decades. In each country they have evolved in many different ways. What one country believes to be safe another doesn’t. What one country uses for the nail unit terminology another

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Non-toxic gel polish: Does it exist?

First of all you need to understand what ‘toxic’ means! Everything on this earth has a safe and unsafe level of toxicity. Toxic means something that is harmful to the body, possibly even lethal. A chemical going from safe to

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