Professional acrylic nail courses are not cheap. In fact, some of them run into the thousands. Its a big investment, and not one that all of us want to commit to or can even afford. Naturally, we question whether it is possible to teach ourselves. Here is what you need to know.
So, can you teach yourself to do acrylic nails? You can teach yourself to do acrylic nails. In fact, it’s preferable to start this way before committing to a qualification. However, it is important that you do not apply acrylics to clients without recognized training, certification, and insurance.
But while it is certainly possible to teach yourself, there is a little more to an acrylic nail manicure than you may be expecting.
It’s not only the application, you need to learn the chemistry of the product, how to appropriately prepare the nail, on health and safety, working with different tips, and so on and so forth.
There more to it than meets the eye; it requires technique.
That is why I created my affordable and downloadable course.
It will teach you everything you need to prepare and every single step along the way.
Besides, just knowing all the supplies you will need makes it worth it in many ways!
Its an incredibly cost effective way to learn to do so.
I’ve priced it at less than a cup of coffee…
And I teach all the techniques and best practices learned from my decades of years in the salon.
How Long Does It Take To Learn How To Do Acrylic Nails?
How long it takes for you to learn how to do acrylic nails is highly individual.
Some naturally will take to it quicker, whereas for others it requires a bit more practice.
Either way, applying acrylics will require attention to detail and some patience.
To begin with, it will take longer to do a full set.
But in time, and with some learning of the techniques, anyone can become much more efficient.
And nothing beats practice.
This is why learning the recommended techniques is the best way to begin.
From there, you can practice. And the more you do, the faster you will pick it up.
And most importantly, the quicker you will start to get some consistency.
Do You Need To Be Qualified To Do Acrylic Nails?
You do not need to be qualified to do acrylic nails, although having a qualification is likely going to be required in order to sell this as a service to paying clients.
The truth is anyone can learn to do acrylics with the information to hand.
Having a certification however, along with insurance, is likely what is going to be required to be hired at a salon, or become a professional nail technician.
You can teach yourself to do acrylic nails.
In fact, its one of the best ways to start.
But like most things in life there is certainly a right and a wrong way to go about it.
Sure you could watch YouTube videos, read magazines or observe the nail technician at the salon.
But I realized the difficulties and complications with this approach.
All the information you need is not right there when and where you need it.
You’ll have questions along the way.
So, I created my affordable course to help anyone looking to do their acrylic nails themselves.
I would thoroughly recommend you take a look at it.
Hey – I’m Jemma – a certified nail technician and manicurist with over fifteen years of hands-on industry experience. I created AlmondNails.com to share all that I have learned about the nail industry – from the different types of manicures available, suggestions for wear, recommendations for keeping nails strong and healthy, all the way through to providing the best nail salon tips and practices.