Review: Light Elegance One Scoop or Two Collection

The Light Elegance One Scoop or Two Collection { click here } launched on February 1st and features a selection of 12-brand new shades including 6-new shades featured in the Color Gel formula and 6-new shades featured in the Glitter Gel formula. The shades range from delicate pastels to expected pops of color and stunning glitters that pair perfectly to create dozens of Spring-inspired combinations and designs for your clients.

This collection really a combination of everything we love about Spring…

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Review: Be Mi Beauty Box Hush Collection

One trend that never goes out of style is sparkle. From season to season and color to color, sparkle remains the one thing that myself and my clients are constantly reaching for. Especially if we are looking to add something extra to their nail design. Alongside that, sparkle can include everything from fine glitter to chrome to foils and much more.

But one of my favorite type of sparkle products is the Be Mi Beauty Box Metal Leaf Gels.

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Why I've Been Investing my Time in Webinars

Continued education is an important part of being a well-rounded Nail Technician and Business Owner.

Over the last couple of weeks, you may have seen me talking throughout social media about the various Webinars I’ve been taking. These Webinars are hosted by industry-leading coaches and educators who are dedicated to helping their fellow business owners succeed…

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Desk Drawer Organization

January has given me the opportunity to refresh many of the systems within Origins of Beauty, Spa & Salon including the physical ones that I utilize daily. Sadly this is a task I’ve been putting off for quite some time but now that it has been completed it has enabled me to streamline my service processes and provide my clients with even higher quality services.

Many of these systems include the overall arrangement within my nail studio…

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Review: Egoista 3D Chameleon Cat Eye Gel Polish

While colors and glitter combinations are highly requested among our clients, I personally love when I can offer them something completely unique and different to incorporate into their nail designs. While I’ve used chromes, neon pigments, and transfer foils to achieve various looks for my clients none has been quite as fun as a beautiful cat eye polish…

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5 Ways to Grow your Business in 2019

We are going to spend today talking about five successful ways that you can utilize within your own business to help its growth - no matter what aspect of your business you are looking to grow. Each of these techniques proved a positive result for my business and they continue to be my go-to methods when I am looking for that extra 'humph’ of growth within my business…

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Review: Light Elegance Gift of the Nile Buttercream Collection for Winter 2019

Anticipation has been building over the last couple of weeks, as sneaks peeks for the latest Light Elegance Buttercream Collection were released on the Light Elegance website and through their YouTube Channel. And while the Canada Post strike has prolonged shipping for those receiving the collection, I’m thankful that I wasn’t affected and mine arrived just on time from Beauty Solution…

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Be Mi Beauty Box Reborn Collection Comparisons

Glitter is a staple as we near the Holiday Season and one of the most popular within my nail studio last year were shades from the Be Mi Beauty Box Holiday Metal Leaf Gel Collection. However, after utilizing these shades so much alongside the other Be Mi Beauty Box Metal Leaf Gel’s there were some huge disadvantages I discovered…

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Review: LCN Canada Extreme Glitter Gel Collection

Glitter is one of the best accessories, especially when it comes to wanting to add a little something extra to your nail designs. It makes for an easy solid accent nail or you can really change things up by incorporating glitter into nail art such as geometric lines, cuticle cuffs and more…

Released as part of the Winter 2018 Collections the LCN Canada Extreme Glitter Color Gel Collections feature 4 new and absolutely beautiful fine Glitter Gel products…

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5 Ways to get your Salon Prepared for the Holidays

How stressful are the Holiday months within your salon?

Holidays including Christmas, Black Friday, Mothers Day, Easter and many more can certainly be stressful times of the year for all those individuals who work salon-based jobs. However, each Holiday may vary in the level of stress you experience…

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Review: LCN Canada What Do You Pink? Advanced Recolution Collection

Chances are you have a selection of clients that are true girly-girls, those that love pink, glitter and bows. I definitely have some clients who are and I absolutely love the additional feminine aesthetic that these ladies add to their already beautiful nails. While my selection of products has been expansive for these clients - and for all of my clients - including dozens of shades of glitter and beautiful pinks, none of these products have seemed cohesive…

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5 Ways to Build Your Clientele WITHOUT Using Social Media

Have you ever considered the possibilities outside of social media for the growth of your business?

While social media needs to be the main focus of our marketing strategies in such a digital world, Its time to take just a small step away from social media and discover how other methods of marketing and advertising can also positively impact your business thus, growing your clientele and making you more money…

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Zombie Halloween Nail Art Design

Inspired by Natasha Horton an amazing Nail Technician and Ugly Duckling Master Educator, her most recent tutorial features a grumpy and cute Zombie! After watching her YouTube Video on this Zombie Design { click here } and browsing her Instagram { click here } I couldn’t wait but try this design for myself. And then give it my own little spin so it would be the perfect design for myself and my clients…

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Review: LCN Canada #FallOhMe Advanced Recolution Collection

And all of a sudden it was Fall!

Fall just so happens to be my absolute favorite season. Its the perfect time of year when I finally get to wear cute booties, chunky knit sweaters, drink tea and of course, utilize some of my absolute favorite shades and products in my nail care services for my clients.

And speaking of nail care products…

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How to Style and Take Perfect Product Photography

Throughout the course of our businesses, we've come to understand that photography plays a key role in the success - or failure - of our online marketing strategies. But we've often only focused on the 'service-based' photography including snapping photos of our latest nail art projects, that cute pedicure we did yesterday or the before and after of an amazing gel nail transformation.

But what about products?

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3 Ways to Incorporate the Light Elegance Make Me a Mrs Buttercream Collection into your Nail Art Designs

Many of you might know that Light Elegance now takes up a large portion of my nail collection - and if you didn't know, now you do. In fact, their Color Gels and Glitter Gels are some of the most chosen products inside my little nail studio, as both myself and my clients absolutely love the shades and stellar quality that Light Elegance infuses into all of their products…

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Review: Be Mi Beauty Box Enchanted Metal Leaf Gel Collection

The popularity of glitter never seems to fade within my nail studio. And because of this, it has been an important goal for me to continue to bring new glitter-related products into my nail studio. In the past, there have been dozens of glitter products from a variety of my favorite brands that I've brought in but none of them was quite as exciting as the Be Mi Beauty Box Metal Leaf Gels…

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Review: Artistic Nail Design 'Caution: Extremely Hot' Fall 2018 Color Revolution Collection

The brand NEW Artistic Nail Design 'Caution: Extremely Hot' Fall 2018 Color Revolution Collection! This collection is jam-packed with some of your Fall favorites but also some pretty unique and fun colors for your clients to love and enjoy throughout Fall but also throughout the entire year…

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