click here to find out what’s in this section
Kelly Wilson Nail Training Academy - Where it Started
Specialising in the training and development of accredited Nail Technicians, Kelly of Kelly Wilson Nail Training Academy is a highly qualified and passionate educator, with almost 20 years of experience as a self-employed Nail Technician. Here's how she was inspired to start in the industry!
So, why did I go into Nails? Going back 21 years, I was in a boring job and every year I went through the college prospectus to see if there were any evening courses available that I might find interesting.
I decided to do a massage course which I loved, but I was always getting nagged by the tutor to cut my nails. So once I had finished and passed the course, I decided to treat myself to some Nail Enhancements.
The Nail Technician came to my house and created the nails for me. During the time I asked a lot of questions as I found myself quite intrigued, yet she seemed reluctant to tell me anything which I found a sightly puzzling. When she had finished I wasn't overly happy with the Nail Enhancements and finished them myself. Therefore I decided that I could do much better and booked myself onto a nail course.
My first practice client was a male friend of mine who had severely bitten nails. For a challenge, I created him some very short extensions with the hope it would stop his nail biting habit. 20 years later he has nice manly nails, and I have a successful business!
The memory of the Nail Technician being unwilling to share information has always been in the back of my mind; I believe this experience has inspired me to always share my knowledge and experiences, and move onto teaching and helping others to learn.
For further information about Kelly Wilson Nail Training Academy, or to find out more about available courses visit www.kellywilsonacademy.co.uk