FingerNailFixer® Virtual Classroom

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The FingerNailFixer Virtual Classroom is a Live Webinar experience designed to give you the opportunity to earn continuing education hours in states that allow online learning. These two hour education segments are meant to be easy to fit into your day, mix and match for the number of hours you need, and fit the nail information that you want to learn in the time you have to learn it. All of these classes are only $35 each in an effort to offer affordable continuing education options during the pandemic xo

CLASSES ARE SPONSORED FOR CEU's IN IOWA AND ILLINOIS

Iowa sponsor is Cosmetologists and Barbers of Iowa C.B.I.

Illinois sponsor is Amanda Marie Dunteman LCMT,LNT/Founder, A Premier Massage & Day Spa

With each class you can expect:

•            A dated digital certificate of completion by email

•            To submit photos of your work by email within 12 hours of class if hands on

•            A pdf class summary with educator bio available by request

•            A limited class size to ensure that your questions will be answered

Available Classes with Registration Links

(click date to register)

Salon Consultations & Natural Nail Prep

Bonus - Tips and Tricks on Photographing Nails for Social Media

This class covers first impressions and client consultations for nail appointments from hello to the nail prep, then shift into nail prep that gives best practices to keep the natural nail healthy under all coatings while preventing lifting and other service breakdown issues. Finish with a discussion on home care, ideas for retail, and bonus tips to help show off your work on social media with the right camera angles. (click date to register)

Materials needed:

  • Something to take notes if desired

 

Recording available by request for hours, you will be required to answer a few questions after viewing the class.

Polished Perfection

Bonus – Simple Floral Designs

The class touches on color theory and covers polishing with one color, polishing in the traditional French manicure, the American manicure, and tips for achieving crisp, beautiful smile lines that are complimentary to the client in traditional and gel polish. Your class bonus is a lesson in floral art that takes you beyond dot flowers, utilizing the skill-set you already have. (click date to register)

 

Materials needed:

  • Practice fingers or tips to work on

  • Nail polish base coat (optional depending on polish line used) and top coat

  • Nail polish and gel polish colors in – Cream Red, Bright White, Soft White, Sheer Soft Pink

  • Gel polish base coat and top coat

  • LED/UV lamp

  • Alcohol

  • Acetone

  • Clean up tool of choice (brush, dotting tool, orangewood stick, etc.)

 

Recording available by request for hours, you will be required to answer a few questions and submit nail photos.

Successful Nail Stamping & Enhanced Stamping Skills

Bonus – Scheduling Social Media

This class gives you the knowledge to be successful at stamping consistently, then take your stamping further with embellishments, 3D, and layering to create complicated and dimensional looks that take a fraction of the time one might guess. Then to show off your stamping prowess, enjoy the bonus portion of class featuring ideas on scheduling your social media, figuring out how to maximize it, and where to learn when to post. (click date to register)

 

Materials Needed:

(you can take notes for the segments in which you do not have the materials)

10-15 pre-polished practice tips/nails

Assortment of polishes to stamp with

Assortment of gel polish to stamp with

Transfer foil

Clear polymer powder (acrylic powder)

Long detail or short striping brush

Assortment of stamping plates

Scraper

2-3 stampers

Polish top coat

Gel polish top coat

A chrome pigment

UV/LED lamp

Alcohol

Acetone

Wipes

Recording available by request for hours, you will be required to answer a few questions after viewing the class.

Foundations of Nail Design with Summer Inspirations

Bonus – Scheduling Social Media

This class takes several nail designs that just feel like they are teasing you with complication and breaks them down to make more sense in the hustle and bustle of a busy salon. Includes help with ombre, watercolor, animal print, and more! Once you have some designs in your repertoire, enjoy the bonus portion of class featuring ideas on scheduling your social media, figuring out how to maximize it, and where to learn when to post.(click date to register)

 

Materials Needed:

(all materials are optional, you can take notes for the segments in which you do not have the materials)

10-15 pre-polished practice tips/nails

Assortment of polishes

Assortment of gel polish

Assortment of paints

Alcohol inks and/or pigments

Assortment of glitter

Stamping plate, scraper, and stamper

Mixing palette with edges

Long detail or short striping brush

Assortment of art brushes

Ombre brush

Polish top coat

Gel polish top coat

UV/LED lamp

Alcohol

Acetone

Wipes

Recording available by request for hours, you will be required to answer a few questions after viewing the class.

Structurally Sound Salon Nails with Gel

Bonus - Sensational Smile Lines

This class touches on how to work with gel, brush angles and ways to sculpt the nail that will help alleviate service breakdown and reduce filing. The bonus feature is working with an opaque gel, tips for moving the gel and maintaining the brush, working towards crafting a smile line and how to place it, where the points could go, and tips on the shape and style. (click date to register)

 

Materials Needed:

  • Brush

  • Sculpting Gel

  • Clear tips to practice on

  • 99% isopropyl alcohol

  • Table protection

  • Lint free wipes for brush

  • Materials Needed:

  • Brush

  • Sculpting Gel

  • Clear tips to practice on

  • 99% isopropyl alcohol

  • Table protection

  • Lint free wipes for brush

 

Troubleshooting Gel

Bonus – Troubleshooting Gel Polish (click date to register)

This class is for anyone doing or learning gel enhancements that would like to delve into some of the things that go wrong and figure out why, then how to fix them. Attendees are encouraged to submit questions with registration as well as coming to class with questions as the class is dedicated to troubleshooting real salon issues. As a bonus we will touch on some troubleshooting for gel polish to conclude our time together.

Materials Needed:

(you can take notes for the segments in which you do not have the materials)

  • Gel Brush

  • Sculpting Gel

  • Clear tips to practice on

  • 180 grit file

  • 100 grit file

  • 240 or higher grit file

  • Cuticle pusher

  • Curette

  • 99% isopropyl alcohol

  • Table protection

  • Lint free wipes for brush

  • LED lamp

Structurally Sound Salon Nails with L&P (acrylic)

Bonus – Sensational Smile Lines

This class touches on mix ratio, how to adjust it, in addition to how to apply the polymerizing product to the nail in a manner that will give optimum results with the least amount of filing needed or service breakdown occurring. As a bonus it will also cover mix ratio with an opaque powder, offer tips for achieving the correct ratio and adjusting it, working towards crafting a smile line and how to place it, where the points should go, and tips on the shape and style. (click date to register)

Social Media Navigation

Bonus – How to Schedule Posts in an App

This class is ready to hold your hand and walk you through watermarking your photos, smoothing out that giant knife wound on your client’s finger, how to post on your salon page without getting distracted by a news feed, and how to use hashtags to your best advantage. After getting you on solid social media ground, to make it even easier the bonus is how to sit down once a week and set up your posts for the whole week!

Recording available by request for hours, you will be required to answer a few questions after viewing the class.

Materials Needed:

  • A mobile device to work on

  • Laptop or desktop if you have one

  • Apps we will be using (please download to your device before class)​

    • Canva

    • Ezy Watermark Photos Lite

    • Buffer

    • Instagram

    • Facebook Business suite

    • Facetune

Two sets of nails with designs and an image of the FingerNailFixer logo in between.