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The Nail Guru was established in 2012 by founder Chantelle Prince, who has over 14 years Industry experience, having trained with various nail brands over the years, working for various cosmetic brands, including working on-board the Disney Wonder Cruise Liner as a Massage Therapist.

Her passion is beautiful nails! She has been a Nail Educator for 6 years now and loves empowering women to become entrepreneurs, being able to work for themselves, to achieve a more flexible lifestyle and allowing them to spend more time with their families and loved ones!

Take Care of your Career!
As a wife and mum of two boys, she understands the demands of life, but the need to work for yourself and to be a “Leader” in the Woman’s Working World!

Chantelle is a SETA Accredited Trainer, Assessor & Moderator

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The Nail Guru wants to inspire you, to empower you and to change the way you live your life! All our courses are affordable and achievable, so make the change today!


The Nail Guru is divided into 3 Categories:
Treatments, Training & Supplies

The Nail Guru offers Professional Nail and Beauty treatments, Monthly Nail & Beauty Training Courses & Supplies at an affordable price!

• We offer Express/Spa Spalicious Manicures & Pedicures, Angelic Nails Gel/Acrylic Overlays/Tips, Gel Polish, Minx, Lash-On Eye lash Extensions, LashCurl, Eyelash/brow Tinting, Waxing & Sugaring, Koebana Spray Tans and Make up!

• We offer “Weekly Specials”, allowing our clients to beautify themselves.

• All treatments are conducted by Qualified Nail/Beauty Princesses.

• The Salon is a SAAHSP Recognized Nail Centre. (the only one in South Africa!)

• We use only the BEST Brands available on the market to give you the BEST results!

We offer Monthly Training Courses in the following Modules:
• Nail Technology: This course covers Gel, Gel Polish, Silk, Basic Nail Art, Business Studies and Acrylic using Angelic Nails products run over 5 days.

• Advanced Nail Art Workshop: This course is for Qualified Gel Nail Technicians, learning “Nail Marbling” gel techniques, with glitter, gems, striper tape, stickers, striper pens, newspaper print, foils, feathers, lace, embellishments, ombre nails (all the latest techniques). Half day workshop.

• Professional Manicure and Pedicure Training: This course covers Express Manicure, Spa Manicures, Express Pedicures, Spa Pedicures and French Painting. Using our own Nail Guru Vanilla products run over 2 days.

• Professional Make-Up Training: This course covers basic day Make-up looks, Evening / Special occasion Make-up, Special Effects (highlighting, contouring and concealing) and Fantasy Make up. Using Kryolan products run over 3 days.

• Eye Lash Extensions: This course is an excellent add on course for any Beauty Therapist or Make-up artist using Lash on Products. Eye lash extensions are in huge demand for everyday wear, Brides and Special occasions. Using Lash on products. We have a 1 day and 2 day option available.

•LashCurl Course: This course covers lash lifting, curling & conditioning which adds length, volume & lifts the eyelashes naturally without the use of eye lash extensions! Lasts up to 8 weeks and can be combined with a tinting treatment. Once a Woman experiences LashCurl there is no going back! Run over 1 day.

• Professional Waxing: This course covers the temporary hair removal techniques and includes hot, strip & film wax, using Salon Specifics kit run over 4 days.

• Threading & Tinting Course: This course covers using Cotton Thread to temporarily remove any body hair and Eye lash & Eye brow tinting. Run over 1 day.

• Facial & Massage Course: This in-depth course covers Anatomy & Physiology, Client Consultation, Sanitation, Hygiene & Safe Practice, Professional Ethics & Conduct, Cosmetic Science, Cosmetic Emulsions, Skincare Treatments – Cleansing, Toning, Skin Analyses, Moisturizers, Steaming & Preheat Treatments, Exfoliation, Facial Massage, Masking, Stages of Skin Health.

• MINX Nail Wraps: This course covers MINX Nail Wraps and is totally fun & addictive! Half day workshop.

• Spray Tan Training: This course covers spray tan treatments using Koebana products, half day workshop.

• Gel Polish Workshop: This course covers the application of Gel Polish (similar to nail polish, but cured in a UV Lamp) to either hands or feet. Using Angelic Nails kit, half day workshop.

• Learnership Programme: This course covers Nail Technology, Manicure & Pedicure, Waxing, Make up, Eye lash Extensions, Facials & Massage over 6 – 8 week period including kits.

• NEW: Sugaring: 
This course covers the temporary hair removal techniques and includes sugar paste & sugar gel, using The Sugaring Haven products run over 1 day.

• Massage Techniques: These are add-on’s to your existing Massage Qualification.
1. African Rungu (similar to a rolling pin) 1 day
2. Calabash (set of 12 calabash tools) 1 day
3. Hot Stone (Basalt Stones) 2 day
4. Hawaiian Lomi Lomi (learning to massage with your elbows, enforcing a deeper more relaxing type of massage) 1 day
5. Indian Head Massage 1 day

All Training courses include a Product Kit, Training Manual and a Certificate on completion. Courses run between 1-5days in length and are during 08:30 – 15:00. The Nail Technology course requires 20 case studies and a Practical nail exam is then completed within 8 weeks, provided the candidate passes with 80% in both theory and practical evaluations.


We also offer Professional Nail & Beauty Supplies to all Nail Technicians, Beauty Therapists, Health Spa’s & Beauty Colleges.

We are the local distributors for the following brands:
• Angelic Nails (Including DIY Nail Kit options)
• The Nail House
• Nailsforu
• Spalicious
• Salon Specifics Waxes
• Lashon, LashCurl
• Skin Phd
• Moya Manicure & Pedicure Products
• Koebana
• Eyeslices
• Steri Tech Hygiene
• Minx
• Kryolan Make up
• Nail Couture Magazine

• We also supply Salon Equipment, Furniture (customized to your request), Nail Tables, Linen/toweling, consumables and many many more
• We do offer a courier service with Fastway Couriers for those customers who are not able to collect their orders.


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BEE Certified Level 4

We also have an in-house Tuckshop
facility & We sell Gift Vouchers


I know I have chosen the right place to study, "The Nail Guru". My plan was to just do one course with The Nail Guru and when I arrived I received a warm welcome from the staff,an amazing kit and to top it off and make my day i had a fun filled day of education with Chantelle Prince, thats the day I decided to further my education with The Nail Guru - I havent looked back since. Thank You Team Guru.
- Ameera Basheer


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