Nail Art 101 | The TOP Mobile Nail Technician Guide

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Nail Art 101 | The TOP Mobile Nail Technician Guide

Introduction to Beauty Tips Nail Art

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Mobile Nail Technician Guide Introduction

Nail art is a form of body art, which involves decorations applied to the nails. The decoration can be either artificial or natural. Artificial nail art decorations are made from materials such as plastic, metal, and glass. , while natural nail art decorations are made from materials such as flowers and leaves.

Enjoy our beauty tips gallery to explore the different types of nail art designs. A mobile nail technician needs to keep abreast of the latest trends.

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The Basics of Nail Art Techniques

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Nail art is the perfect way to express one’s personal style and cr


eativity. There are many different techniques that can be used to cr

eate nail art.

The most popular technique is using a nail polish brush and acrylic paint to create designs on the nails. This technique allows for unlimited creativity as there are no limits to what you can do with it building bigger stronger designs.

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Another popular mobile nail technician technique is using gel nail polish which creates a durable manicure like acrylics but often is better for shorter lengths and less complex sculptures, some people feel acrylics are less ‘natural’ but how the nail appears is more likely down to the skill of your nail technician, the quality of the polish or powder and the brushes used than anything else.

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The Different Types of Nails and Their Uses

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Nails are often overlooked when it comes to beauty and personal care. But nails can actually be a great way of accentuating your outfits.

Nails come in different shapes and sizes. Some are natural while others are artificial. Artificial nails can be found in different lengths, shapes, and colours such as pink, red or blue.

As a mobile nail technician client you could opt for a full artificial nail or a nail tip depending on the state of your natural nail. Remember to keep your nails healthy and manageable with regular manicures and pedicures.

How to Keep Your Nails Healthy and Manageable

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Nails are one of the most neglected parts of our body. We often forget to take care of them and they end up looking dry and brittle. But there are ways to keep them healthy, and we will share with you some of the best manicure products that you can use for your nails. It is important to protect your nails from harsh chemicals, heat, and other environmental factors that can damage them.

You should also make sure that you moisturise them regularly because it helps with nail growth. You should also try not to bite or pick at your nails because this can cause infections and damage the nail bed. .Sealing nail polish is important because it helps prevent the nails from turning yellow, chipping, or cracking. It also prevents smudges and makes the nails stronger.

There are also nail polishes that help prevent split nails and help to seal the cuticles.Nail polish is usually made with different ingredients such as for example, UV filters, anti-fungal agents, and anti-bacterial substances. That being said it is important to find a nail polish remover that does not have harmful chemicals in it.

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The Importance of Regular Manicures

Manicures are important for a number of reasons. They help keep your nails healthy, clean, and looking well-groomed. They also make your hands look more feminine and attractive.

They are also important because they can help you avoid nail fungus, which can be caused by wearing shoes that don’t allow the feet to breathe or by having wet nails for too long.

Lastly, it is important to get regular manicures because they can help you prevent hangnails and ingrown nails from forming.

How to Perform a Manicure: the Basics

A manicure is a cosmetic beauty treatment for the hands. A manicure involves the use of nail polish, hand cream, and other treatments.

A manicure usually starts with soaking the hands in warm water to soften the nails and cuticles. The cuticles are pushed back and trimmed with a clipper or scissors. Nails are filed down to remove any ridges or bumps on them, then shaped into desired length and design by using an emery board or nail file.

If desired, nail polish can be applied to nails at this point in time as well. The hands are then dried off with a towel before moving onto one of three main steps: applying hand cream, applying lotion or oil, and finally applying nail polish on top of hand cream or lotion/oil if desired. A mobile nail technician should be well versed in mobile manicures and be able to take all the equipment with them. If your manicurist or technician is searching around your home for a pedicure bowl or squeezing into your bath with you, maybe you should choose another mobile nail technician.

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The Five Top Manicure Tips for New Professionals:

Manicures are always a great way to show off your personality and style. Here are some manicure tips for new professionals:

1. Keep it simple:

2. Use a base coat:

3. Paint nails with 2-3 coats of polish:

4. Add a top coat to seal in the colour and shine:

5. Be sure to remove nail polish before activities where your hands and your polish could get damaged e.g. playing sports, contacting harsh chemicals etc… These tips are especially true for the mobile nail technician, in a salon a lot is often forgiven based on how the property looks and the ‘feel’ or reputation of the place, when you are  a mobile nail technician your reputation is your own, there is no fall-back.

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Nail Tech Requirements

Nail technicians are trained professionals who specialise in the application of nail care products to clients’ nails.

Nail techs must have completed a nail technician training program these are usually accredited by the Association of Beauty Therapists in the UK and should involve a practical element as an insurance requirement.

After obtaining their certificate, nail techs should work with friends and family to build a portfolio before applying for work in a salon or setting up their own business, this allows for them to build confidence and technique in a safe ‘sandboxed’ environment

The requirements for a nail tech vary from country to country. For example, in the UK you need to be 16 years old or older please check your local requirements before starting your career as a mobile nail technician.

Required skills and qualities of a nail technician
  • Excellent customer service skills.
  • Top verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to work well with hands.
  • Good concentration.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Patience.
  • Good hygiene practices.
  • Basic computer skills to take bookings

Skills Required for Becoming a Nail Technician

Nail technicians are in high demand. This is because the number of nail technicians is increasing while the number of qualified nail technicians decreases.

To become a nail technician, you need to have certain skills and qualifications. You need to be able to work with your hands, have a good sense of taste and colour, and be able to communicate well with clients, this last one is perhaps the most important, but the good thing is this a skill that comes with practice.

That is why at Beauty Tips we encourage newly qualified graduates to build a portfolio with friends and family for the first months post graduation, this will especially help you network and get your first mobile nail technician clients.




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