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Feeling the burn? Avoid heat spikes when you work with nail enhancement products - "OMW, why are my nails burning?!" Your clients may ask you this, or you may experience it yourself while having your nails done. What is a heat spike? This is known as a "heat spike" and occurs as part of the polymerization process. ALL acrylates create heat while they cure, so this doesn't only happen… Continue Reading
Become a better educator using NailArtiste as a teaching tool - Being a Nail Tech Educator is a fabulously rewarding job, but it does come with some unique challenges. Very often, our students are so keen to get started on learning how to perform services, that we often focus more on teaching practical application and neglect the essential theory. Imagine how much more effective and fun your… Continue Reading
How to Become a Qualified Nail Technician in 5 easy steps - With the increasing level of competition in the Southern African Nail Industry, it is becoming more important for nail technicians to be well educated and highly skilled if they want to build successful careers and businesses. If you're interested in becoming a nail technician, investing in education means investing in yourself. With  all the hype… Continue Reading
Just my Opinion: Why Don’t American State Boards Allow Online Training? - While learning and developing is incredibly important for nail techs, it is hard to get a quality education. Source: Just my Opinion: Why Don't American State Boards Allow Online Training? The Academy of Nail Design in Meaford, Ontario, Canada, offers an extensive online training program. I’ve worked in the nail industry for over half my… Continue Reading
Online Nail Training Pioneers in Canada [The Academy of Nail Design School Profile] - TAOND provides an alternative to classroom sessions. Students from all over the world can enroll in the Full Professional Certificate Program, Mini Certificate Programs, the Master Certificate Program or “Just for Fun” programs — all on their computers. Source: Online Nail Training Pioneers in Canada [The Academy of Nail Design School Profile] The Academy of… Continue Reading
World Certification Institute (WCI) accredits the Nail Technician Course conducted by The Academy of Nail Design (TAOND) - Washington, January 29, 2014 – The specialized Nail Technician Course conducted by The Academy of Nail Design (TAOND) in Canada is now accredited by World Certification Institute (WCI). TAOND is an Award Winning Nail School and has been featured in NAILS Magazine, Canada’s own ExceptioNail, Flare and Lush Magazine. The comprehensive E-learning program covers 5 theoretical modules… Continue Reading