What you get

HD video class with anytime, anywhere access
Close-up instruction
Answers to student questions from instructor
Certificate awarded upon completion

Class Dates

Duration 60 mins   
Duration 60 mins   
Duration 60 mins   
Duration 60 mins   

Class Description

This course consists of four 1-hour courses (one course per week for 4 weeks) and is a certificate awarded course.

We will be covering everything you need to know to create beautiful strong gel nails from start to finish; the shaping of square, oval, almond, ballerina and coffin, plus regular and reverse French; as well as, efile basics, proper nail and cuticle prep, form fitting and trimming, sculpting, pinching, shaping with hand files and efile, and finish filing.

This is a major course that’s full of lots of information! You really don’t want to miss out of this opportunity!

Class Breakdown

Each class will cover 1-2 shapes, from start to finish. You can use your own hand, a practice hand, or a model. You can work along with me during the live course, or watch and practice after class.

Week 1 – 3rd October 2017

  • We will be talking about efile bits, proper nail and cuticle prep, form placement and custom trimming.
  • We will also be sculpting and finish filing a square shape.

Week 2 – 10th October 2017

  • We will be sculpting and finish filing an oval and a ballerina shape.

Week 3 – 17th October 2017

  • We will be sculpting and finish filing an almond and a coffin shape.

Week 4 – 24th October 2017

  • We will be sculpting and finish filing a regular and a reverse french.

Each student is added to our Lably Facebook page, where you can post your work and ask questions. I will help you as much as I can. Once I see that you have completed your lessons, I will email you your certificate!

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Upon completion of this course, students will have learned to properly create smooth, strong and sculpted nails for everyday salon use, as well as a few extra tips and tricks.

I will be using Akzentz gels. But you can use what you are comfortable with. You will need:
builder gel - I use warm pink
builder white
thin viscosity clear
efile and bits - cutuble bits, sanding bands/finish file bits
cuticle pusher
your favourite working brushes
an edge or angle brush
small sailors,
pinching tools ****this is a must****
top gloss gel
taught by
Robyn Schwartz Robyn Schwartz Nail Designs

Robyn Schwartz, owner of Robyn Schwartz Nail Designs, has been working in the esthetics industry for over 20 years. After owning a full service salon for 10 years, Robyn decided to it was time to change her focus and concentrate on her clients, competing and teaching. In 2015, she started working with Akzentz as an ACE Educator. Robyn is the 2013 Contessa Nail Enhancement Artist of the Year, and has placed in the top 5 in Canada 3 times, and the Top 5 in the NAHA awards in 2016.

Each class is designed to help you achieve your goals of become a better nail tech. I will be helping you along the way with each class, both live during the classes and with full support on our lably Facebook page. I want to make sure you are comfortable with your lesson and all your questions are answered.

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