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Making the most of Instagram: Part 3

Making the most of Instagram: Part 3

admin 05/08/2016 0
 Part 3: When is the best time to post? DON’T post photos late at night. The average time a photo stays visible on someone’s timeline is 4 hours. This means if you post late at night your photos might get lost in the vast world of Instagram. The best times to post are first thing in the morning or late afternoon when nail fans are scanning hashtags to make getting out of bed a little easier, or on their way back home after a busy day. Read on for a few extra tips will help make sure your account  is attracting as much attention as possible:DON’T post multiple photos of the same set of nails. Y...
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Talk Tuesday: How to make your brushes last longer

Talk Tuesday: How to make your brushes last longer

admin 26/07/2016 0
Your application brush is your golden tool to create the perfect set of nails. Keeping the bristles soft and flexible is key! Brushes don’t last forever, but looking after them will save you money and time. Follow up steps to get the most from your brushesAt the end of the day: 1. Clean bristles with a dry nail wipe removing traces of gel. Avoiding using too much Guard, as this can dehydrate the brushes. Return bristles to their original shape. 2. Dip the bristles in clear Calgel half way down the bristle and wrap in foil. Try not to bend the bristles.  Don’t worry if there’s some pigment left...
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Talk Tuesday: How to test your bulbs

Talk Tuesday: How to test your bulbs

admin 19/07/2016 0
 Did you know the bulbs in your lamp won’t burn out like a normal light bulb? Though they might still be lit up, they might not actually be curing the gel.  If you’ve experienced any of the below it might mean it’s time to test (and change) your bulbs! - Gel not curing at all -Wiping away of colour --Clients experiencing ‘bubbling’ gel  hours after the end of their treatment. This could be due to the bulbs in your lamp not being at full strength and not able to penetrate through the layers of gel adequately. How & When To Test Your Bulbs? We recommend if you use your lamp on a regular basis, i...
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Is it time to bin your files?

Is it time to bin your files?

admin 06/10/2015 0
 When is it time for the bin? Using a file that no longer has the appropriate grit is a waste of time. When you are using an old file you will find achieving the desired effect will not only take more time, but can be frustrating for the technician. Files are a minimal cost of your service, so replace them regularly! When a file has lost its grit – bin it!  How to make your files last longerFiling over nail varnish or top coats will blunt your files much quicker, so this should be avoided. Using a dusting brush can also help with longevity; dust away the nail debris that can get stuck in the g...
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Increase your revenue with Christian Faye

Increase your revenue with Christian Faye

admin 19/08/2015 0
 Increase your revenue with Christian Faye Whether you’re a salon owner or a mobile technician, retail products are a great way to increase your revenue. Christian Faye products are easily incorporated into your existing services, even if you don’t currently offer brow treatments. Christian Faye products are available without training and all our eyebrow kits are sold with 3 stencils to enable your client to achieve perfectly even and defined brows at home. This means regardless of your current services, you do not need to invest largely in a whole new training course to be able to offer a gre...
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Making the most of Instagram: Part 2

Making the most of Instagram: Part 2

admin 29/07/2015 0
 #WorkItWednesday: Hints and tips to help your business How to make the most of Instagram and advertise your business for free. Part 2: How to gain more exposure and build followers While we love Instagram for building an online portfolio of your work, the advice below can be used for all social media platforms. Here are a few more tips to ensure your nails are getting the attention they deserve. DO use hashtags. Some of the most popular nail related hashtags to use are: #notd #nailart #love #nailswag #nails #gelnails #manimonday #beauty #fashion #nailinspo DO tag the brands you’re using. Bran...
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