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No wipe nail top coat

2017-11-19T10:46:31+00:00

What is a no wipe nail top coat? It is a top coat that when cured under a nail lamp is not sticky on the surface and so does not need wiping. Many nail gel top coats have a sticky layer once cured under the nail lamp and then need wiping with a gel cleanser [...]

No wipe nail top coat 2017-11-19T10:46:31+00:00

Foundation Nail Courses

2017-11-11T10:07:07+00:00

At Top Talons we run beginners nail courses. We believe these are the foundation to your nail career and where the hard work starts. Like building a house Foundations and groundworks are first and can take quite a while to put in place and get right, so the house doesn't fall down - like practising [...]

Foundation Nail Courses 2017-11-11T10:07:07+00:00

Removing gel nail polish

2017-10-25T19:27:29+00:00

Gel-polish should come off quite easily with no force or unecessary scraping. If the nail gel has to be forced off, then not enough soaking was done. Improper removal of soak off gel polish can be a problem in the nail industry. Incorrect removal can cause scrapes on clients’ nail plates, often can appear as [...]

Removing gel nail polish 2017-10-25T19:27:29+00:00

New Nail Gel

2017-08-30T09:36:44+00:00

A new Nail Gel product from Flexiglaze DuoGel  What is DuoGel   A blend of gel and acrylic powder in one bottle– stronger than regular builder gel Base gels, builder gels and top gloss gels in the range Low burn formula, so reduced heat spike formula HEMA free so less chance of allergies Builder and top [...]

New Nail Gel 2017-08-30T09:36:44+00:00

Nail and Beauty Course Costs

2017-08-18T12:41:43+00:00

We at Top Talons offer you - not cheap nail and beauty training BUT value for money training courses in nails and beauty. High quality content without the higher price tag. We do not cost as much as 'branded training' simply because we do not spend on the marketing and magazine advertising, which runs into [...]

Nail and Beauty Course Costs 2017-08-18T12:41:43+00:00

Removing Nails

2017-08-16T13:20:06+00:00

Removing Nails There are 2 types of removal for nail products. Mechanical and chemical. Mechanical is filing off the nail product and chemical is dessolving using a solvent that breaks down the product. Soft and or porous products like gel polish, dip nails, acrylics are removed by acetone whereas hard gels require mechanical removal. The [...]

Removing Nails 2017-08-16T13:20:06+00:00

Pricing your nail and beauty business

2017-04-01T10:00:12+00:00

When it comes to pricing your nail and beauty treatments there are many things to consider. You will need to consider your target market, age, income, and location. Also what other nail and beauty salons are in your area. Be careful when offering discounts for your nail and beauty services, as it can suddenly feel like it [...]

Pricing your nail and beauty business 2017-04-01T10:00:12+00:00

Setting up as a nail technician

2017-03-20T13:33:51+00:00

Setting up as a nail technician can be both exciting and daunting. Where to start and what nail courses to do. There are numerous nail training schools now and you should choose one with experience and excellent reviews from trainees. The starting costs when becoming a nail technician may seem a little expensive, but you can [...]

Setting up as a nail technician 2017-03-20T13:33:51+00:00

The Natural Nail Plate and Matrix

2017-03-01T14:16:33+00:00

The thickness of the nail plate is determined By the length of the nail matrix. Longer matrix = thicker nail plate; shorter matrix = thinner nail plate. Damage to the matrix can effectively shorten the matrix and cause the plate grow thinner. If the damage is only in a small area of the matrix, this can cause a [...]

The Natural Nail Plate and Matrix 2017-03-01T14:16:33+00:00

Entering the Beauty Industry

2017-02-21T15:25:40+00:00

When thinking of entering the beauty industry whether part time, or as a change of career etc Here are a few things to consider when trying to find the best beauty course that teaches you what clients may want. You can either choose a beauty course that you like doing or choose one that will be profitable as [...]

Entering the Beauty Industry 2017-02-21T15:25:40+00:00