Nail Classes

These classes are set up in modules and are offered for professionals and students.
I am also available to do group classes for salon owners wanting to train their employees.
Classes are billed at $125 per hour, minimum 2 hours.

Class Module 1

Gel Polish Application Techniques & Simple Nail Art

To cover the proper applications procedures for gel polish application.  Troubleshoot the issues that might come with application. Nail art techniques will be taught to help students increase their up-sale dollars on each service.

Duration

3 hours

Cost Per Person

$375
$500 (Kit Included)

Techniques Covered

Application
Layering to blend colors
Foil art, simple and detailed
Glitter fading blending more than one color
Stamping and gel polish
Brushes for art application
Brush cleaning and storage
Pricing strategies

Products Needed

Glitter
Foil
Gel polish system
Nail prep
Stamping plates and nail polish
Manicure tools
Nail Art liner brush
Manicure file
LED Curing lamp

Gel Kit

5 Gel Polishes

4 Gel Paints

Liner Brush

Stamping Plate

Stamping Polish

Stamper & Scraper

Base Coat

Top Coat

Matte Top Coat

Glitters

Foils

Clear Gel

Class Module 2

Arcrylic Application Techniques

To cover the proper application procedures for acrylic nail application, using  forms. Trouble shoot the issues that might come with the application. We will work on pink and whites the reverse techniques which is faster and makes for a deeper smile line. We will practice sculpted application. I will also show you how to remove lift and refill the nails.

Duration

4 hours

Cost Per Person

$500
$650 (Tammy Taylor Kit Included)

Techniques Covered

Reverse Pink & White Sculpture nails
Overlay
Custom Glitter tips
Re-balance application
Back-fill application

Products Needed

Practice tips or Practice hand
Full acrylic system
Manicure tools
180 grit file
220 grit file
E-file and sanding bands

ACRYLIC KIT LIST

2 – Powders 1.5 oz. (Pink & White)
1 – 4 oz. A+ Nail Liquid
1 – 1/2 oz. Non-Lifting Nail Primer
1 – Kolinsky Custom Sable Brush – Original
1 – 4 oz. Brush Cleaner with Conditioners
1 – 180 grit Long Lasting Zebra File – Little
1 – 100 grit Purple Terminator File – Etch
1 – Clean Finish Buffing File
20 – Custom Nail Forms
1 – Ceramic Dappen Dish – Black (Deep-Well) (Liquid)
1 – 1/2 oz. Peach Conditioning Cuticle Oil
1 – 1 oz. A+ Coat
1 – Practice Sheet
1 – Instructional Video (DVD)

Class Module 3

Marketing 101

To cover ways that each employee can build up the brand with minimal investment. Understanding the importance of social media, customer service and how they play into repeat business.

Duration

2 hours

Cost Per Person

$175

Techniques Covered

The importance of hashtags
How to combat negative feedback
How to build a following

Products Needed

Social media information
Pen and paper

Class Module 4

Airbrushing 101

To cover beginner Airbrush techniques ombre, layering stencils, gel polish application with acrylic paint. Long lasting Airbrush nail art techniques.

Duration

3 hours

Cost Per Person

$375
($100 non-refundable deposit required)

Products Needed

Must provide your own equipment.
Airbrush system
Airbrush acrylic paint

No kit will be provided. Resource links will be provided to you for you to purchase what you want. I make no guarantees that the designs will turn out if you pick paint that is outside what is suggested. I have done the research to provide you with information of the most user friendly products to help you complete the job quickly and efficiently.

Class Module 5

Airbrushing 102

To cover intermediate airbrush techniques, scenes, negative space, flowers, design composition, Adding in glitters and other elements, gel painting and airbrush combos.

Duration

3 hours

Cost Per Person

$375
($100 non-refundable deposit required.)

Products Needed

Must provide your own supplies.
Airbrush system
Airbrush acrylic paint

No kit will be provided. Resource links will be provided to you for you to purchase what you want. I make no guarantees that the designs will turn out if you pick paint that is outside what is suggested. I have done the research to provide you with information of the most user friendly products to help you complete the job quickly and efficiently.

Class Module 6

Business Basics

To cover the basics or running a business. Licensing, business insurance, setting up a bank account, getting a LLC. Treating yourself as a business creating a budget and managing supply costs.

Duration

2 hours

Cost Per Person

$175

Class Module 7

Hard Gel Application Class

To cover the proper application procedures for hard gel nail application, using forms. Trouble shoot the issues that might come with the application. We will work on pink and whites the reverse techniques which is faster and makes for a deeper smile line. We will practice both sculptured and tip application. We will also do gel overlay, encapsulated glitters and foils.

Duration

4 Hours

Cost Per Person

$500
$650 (Medusa Hard Gel Kit Included)

Products Needed

Practice tips or Practice hand
Full acrylic system
Manicure tools
180 grit file
220 grit file
e-file and sanding bands

Other Details

FAQ's

  • If you have questions about the classes you can email me at chloe@glamnailz.com.
  • Payment Plans are avaliable.
    • Weekly and Bi-Weekly
    • You must complete the class within 10 days of the payment being completed.
  • I can build you a class at my hourly rate of $125.
    • This is great if you need a refresher course.
    • Just provide me with the information on the skills you want to learn.
  • Classes posted here can be one on one in person in San Antonio, TX or on Zoom.
  • I do not teach classes to unlicensed nail techs.
  • Classes are by appointment only on Sundays or Mondays.
  • Who you book a class you will have to pay a non-refundable deposit (If you aren’t ready to book, wait to contact me).
  • If the deposit is not paid in 24 hours the class is canceled.
  • Supplies that are provided for the classes are from REPUTABLE companies.
    • Acrylic Class will use Tammy Taylor
    • Gel Art Class will use Graffiti Nail Bar
    • Hard Gel Class will use Medusa Nail Gel

Other Details

Online Classes

  • I have online classes just click on the picture below.
  • Online Class Offerings
    • Airbrush Beginner Accelerator Course
    • Intermediate Airbrush Course
    • Airbrush Lettering
    • Efile 
    • Press-On Business Class
Traveling Costs
Over hour charges (for classes that exceed the contracted time)
Online Nail Classes
Visit my online nail art school The Manicure Maven.