Nail Knowledge

Duration: 1 day
Kit: Not required
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£100 Excl. 20% VAT


The Essential Nail Professional Diploma.

16 animated and highly visual lessons in 3 Masterclasses, designed to help you understand the subjects of Anatomy, Product Chemistry and Health and Safety and gain the Essential Nail Professional Diploma. Authored and verified by a team of experts, including the legendary Marian Newman, our knowledge base provides the latest scientific information and advice – content built upon facts not marketing myths.

The 3 Masterclasses:
1. The Nail Unit: Learn about the structures of the nail, how the nail plate grows and its structure, and common nail conditions.
Lesson 1 – Anatomy of the nail unit
Lesson 2 – Nail plate growth
Lesson 3 – Nail plate structure
Lesson 4 – Nail bed and lunula
Lesson 5 – Seals of the nail
Lesson 6 – Nail conditions
2. Product Chemistry: Learn basic product chemistry and understand the polymerisation process that sits at the heart of the nail industy.
Lesson 1 – What is a chemical
Lesson 2 – Lotions, potions and polishes
Lesson 3 – Acrylics and their place in the industry
Lesson 4 – Liquid and powder
Lesson 5 – UV gels and other systems
3. Health and Safety: Essential health and safety to keep you and your clients safe; with strategies to minimise your risks from dust, vapours and products.
Lesson 1 – Your working environment
Lesson 2 – Hygiene
Lesson 3 – Safe use of products
Lesson 4 – Allergies and irritations
Lesson 5 – Working safely with clients

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This is fully online course, you can compete it at any time.


This is a base course, no prior knowledge required.

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Nail Knowledge

Duration: 1 day
Kit: Not required
Model: Not required
£100 Excl. 20% VAT


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