UPCOMING CLASSES

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Level 1 & 2 Certification 

April 7, 2024 - Denver, CO

Dylan Pritchard | @thenailwhisperer

Everything you need to know about KOKOIST USA! We'll be going over all of the products in the line, as well as the history of  KOKOIST and the overall concept of the brand. This class is for industry professionals only. Applying to this class as a student currently enrolled in esthetics is also accepted. We are covering advanced topics that require a basic understanding of manicure techniques.


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Nail Thoughts Certification

April 9th, 2023 - ONLINE

Paola Ponce | @paolaponcenails 

The Nail Thoughts Certification is a program to certify you in the application of long wearing structured overlays using Nail Thoughts Base (NTB).

After taking and implementing this course you will have the knowledge and tools to help you apply Nail Thoughts Bases quick and efficiently, so that you can reduce your application time and end up with overlays that require minimal finish-filing and last 3+ weeks!

Nail Thoughts Bases are offered in clear and tinted shades. The NTB in clear is a two-in-one product with base and build components suitable for overlaying short to medium-length natural nails. The tinted bases are 3-in-1, with the same characteristics of the Clear Base, but with color added to them. The NTBs are a low to medium viscosity, offered both in bottle or pot form for your convenience (same formula).


In this course you will learn:

Here are the materials you will need for this certification:

Level 1 & 2 Certification 

April 15, 2024 - Chicago, IL

Dylan Pritchard | @thenailwhisperer

Everything you need to know about KOKOIST USA! We'll be going over all of the products in the line, as well as the history of  KOKOIST and the overall concept of the brand. This class is for industry professionals only. Applying to this class as a student currently enrolled in esthetics is also accepted. We are covering advanced topics that require a basic understanding of manicure techniques.


What is included:


What you will learn:

Level 1 & 2 Certification 

April 19, 2024 - Salt Lake City Area, UT

Hilary Dawn Herrera | @hilarydawnherrera

Learn the Japanese Gel products & techniques that have taken the elite world of Japanese nail artists by storm!


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Level 1 & 2 Certification 

April 21-22, 2024 - Carolina, PR

Melanie Toledo | @nailsbymel.co

Learn the Japanese Gel products & techniques that have taken the elite world of Japanese nail artists by storm!


What is included:


What You Will Learn:

LEVEL 1 - Premier Course


LEVEL 2 - Excel Course

LEVEL 1 & 2 CERTIFICATION

April 28th, 2024 - New York, NY

Lila Robles | @nailjerks

KOKOIST PREMIER & EXCEL CERTIFICATIONS LEVELS 1 & 2 IN ONE DAY!


Learn the Japanese Gel products & techniques that have taken the elite world of Japanese nail artists by storm!


9:00AM - 5:00PM 


What is included: 

OREGON NAIL EXPO SHOW CERTIFICATION 

May 4, 2024 - Portland, OR

Hilary Dawn Herrera | @hilarydawnherrera

Using the latest products, learn the fundamentals of semi-hard gel with KOKOIST, Japan’s Best Nail Gel. 


By the end of this class, you will learn how to use the advanced gel nail system from KOKOIST. In addition, you will learn how to use Gelips, our easy-to-use full coverage nail extensions made from a high-grade ABS that you can do fills with.


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Nail Thoughts Certification 

May 12, 2024 - Chicago, IL

Jacinda Vargas | @jacindanails

NAIL THOUGHTS CERTIFICATION CLASS

Join us for an immersive journey into the world of KOKOIST x Nail Thoughts with our comprehensive certification course. Perfect for licensed nail technicians who want to learn structured manicures, this course delves deep into theory, technique, and application methods  along with nail art.

Elevate your skills in nail preparation with focused lesson on e-filing fundamentals, cuticle care, and manicure prep. Learn techniques to ensure a clean canvas for flawless application with Anastasiia Rozdobutko.

Yes, this is right you are getting trained by two educators . We combined Nail Thoughts and e-file manicure class - to set you up for success right away.

What is included:

What you need to bring:

All Illinois licensed nail technicians will receive a Continuing Education (3 hours) certificate.

Join us and embark on a transformative journey to become a certified expert in KOKOIST Nail Thoughts, where innovation meets beauty, and creativity knows no bounds!

Ticket sales end: May 2, 2024

Level 1 & 2 Certification 

May 13, 2014 - West Yorkshire, UK 

Grace Garner | @lavendergracenails

This in person course covers all the things you need to know to get the best from KOKOIST. Grace will cover the history of the brand, how it's formulated, the different techniques required with Japanese Gels and more!

This is an in-person course for industry professionals only. Held at TAFS in West Yorkshire on 13/05/24 from 9AM -> 5PM. Please only purchase this item if you can make it for this day- more classes will be available soon! For now, our classes are limited to two students, but larger classes are due to start in summer this year.

You will need a good understanding of manicure techniques, use of an E-File and a general understanding of working with gels. 


What is included: 

Nail Thoughts Certification 

May 12, 2024 - Los Angeles, CA

Lila Robles | @nailjerks

Learn the theory portion outlining all the Nail Thoughts products to know all the ins and outs, troubleshooting, and best practices. Foundational e-filing, cuticle prep, and manicure prep. How to apply a long wearing and beautifully self-leveled natural nail gel overlay using the tinted bases as well as a rebalance process. Fun art techniques on natural nails 

What is included: 

LEVEL 1 & 2 CERTIFICATION

May 15, 2024 - San Jose, CA

Lila Robles | @nailjerks

KOKOIST PREMIER & EXCEL CERTIFICATIONS LEVELS 1 & 2 IN ONE DAY!


Learn the Japanese Gel products & techniques that have taken the elite world of Japanese nail artists by storm!


9:00AM - 5:00PM 


What is included: 

Level 1 & 2 Certification 

May 17, 2024 - West Yorkshire, UK 

Grace Garner | @lavendergracenails

This in person course covers all the things you need to know to get the best from KOKOIST. Grace will cover the history of the brand, how it's formulated, the different techniques required with Japanese Gels and more!

This is an in-person course for industry professionals only. Held at TAFS in West Yorkshire on 17/05/24 from 9AM -> 5PM. Please only purchase this item if you can make it for this day- more classes will be available soon! For now, our classes are limited to two students, but larger classes are due to start in summer this year.

You will need a good understanding of manicure techniques, use of an E-File and a general understanding of working with gels. 


What is included: 

Level 1 & 2 Certification 

May 19-20, 2024 - Carolina, PR

Melanie Toledo | @nailsbymel.co

Learn the Japanese Gel products & techniques that have taken the elite world of Japanese nail artists by storm!


What is included:


What You Will Learn:

LEVEL 1 - Premier Course


LEVEL 2 - Excel Course

Level 1 & 2 Certification 

May 19, 2024 - Austin, TX

Dylan Pritchard | @thenailwhisperer

Everything you need to know about KOKOIST USA! We'll be going over all of the products in the line, as well as the history of  KOKOIST and the overall concept of the brand. This class is for industry professionals only. Applying to this class as a student currently enrolled in esthetics is also accepted. We are covering advanced topics that require a basic understanding of manicure techniques.


What is included:


What you will learn:

Level 1 & 2 Certification 

May 19, 2024 - Suisun, CA

Reina Santos | @reireishnailart

Learn the Japanese Gel products & techniques that have taken the elite world of Japanese Nail Artists by storm!

It's time to take your Business to the next level! Get ready to learn my tips, tricks & techniques for long lasting Structured Gel Manicures/Gel Overlays, Gelip Extensions, Nail Art and more!


What You Will Learn:

LEVEL 1 - Premier Course


LEVEL 2 - Excel Course


What's included in Class:


* This Class is for Licensed Nail Techs, Cosmetologists or current Students.

* This Class is Non-Refundable and Non-Transferable.

Level 1 & 2 Certification 

May 20, 2024 - West Yorkshire, UK 

Grace Garner | @lavendergracenails

This in person course covers all the things you need to know to get the best from KOKOIST. Grace will cover the history of the brand, how it's formulated, the different techniques required with Japanese Gels and more!

This is an in-person course for industry professionals only. Held at TAFS in West Yorkshire on 20/05/24 from 9AM -> 5PM. Please only purchase this item if you can make it for this day- more classes will be available soon! For now, our classes are limited to two students, but larger classes are due to start in summer this year.

You will need a good understanding of manicure techniques, use of an E-File and a general understanding of working with gels. 


What is included: 

Level 1 & 2 Certification 

May 21, 2024 - Austin, TX

Dylan Pritchard | @thenailwhisperer

Everything you need to know about KOKOIST USA! We'll be going over all of the products in the line, as well as the history of  KOKOIST and the overall concept of the brand. This class is for industry professionals only. Applying to this class as a student currently enrolled in esthetics is also accepted. We are covering advanced topics that require a basic understanding of manicure techniques.


What is included:


What you will learn:

Level 1 & 2 Certification 

May 24, 2024 - West Yorkshire, UK 

Grace Garner | @lavendergracenails

This in person course covers all the things you need to know to get the best from KOKOIST. Grace will cover the history of the brand, how it's formulated, the different techniques required with Japanese Gels and more!

This is an in-person course for industry professionals only. Held at TAFS in West Yorkshire on 24/05/24 from 9AM -> 5PM. Please only purchase this item if you can make it for this day- more classes will be available soon! For now, our classes are limited to two students, but larger classes are due to start in summer this year.

You will need a good understanding of manicure techniques, use of an E-File and a general understanding of working with gels. 


What is included: 

Nail Thoughts Certification 

May 27, 2024 - Carolina, PR

Melanie Toledo | @nailsbymel.co

Learn the theory portion outlining all the Nail Thoughts products to know all the ins and outs, troubleshooting, and best practices. Foundational e-filing, cuticle prep, and manicure prep. How to apply a long wearing and beautifully self-leveled natural nail gel overlay using the tinted bases as well as a rebalance process. Fun art techniques on natural nails 

What is included: 

Nail Thoughts Certification

May 26, 2024 - London, ON (Canada) 

Calene Noble | @nailtechsocialclub

Join us IN-PERSON on Sunday, May 26th, 2024 and come ready to truly level up your gel manicure skills. You will be learning the most up-to-date industry techniques using the highly sought-after KOKOIST x NAIL THOUGHTS product line!


Learning how to properly use builder bases can completely change your nail business. Not only can you speed up your manicure process in-salon, but you will also make a lasting impression on your clients by introducing them to the efficiency of these revolutionary products.


Upon completion of this class, you will have a thorough understanding of how to provide your clients with long-lasting structured gel manicures. You will leave with all the tips and tools you need to troubleshoot common gel manicure mistakes and deal with any “problem lifters” so that you can truly market yourself as an experienced, high-value nail technician.


WHAT YOU’LL GET:


WHAT YOU’LL LEARN:



*This class is intended for nail professionals as we will be covering advanced techniques that require a fundamental understanding of manicure procedures.


ENROLLMENT OPENS MONDAY APRIL 15TH, 2024 AT 1PM EST.

ENROLLMENT CLOSES MAY 15TH, 2024 AT MIDNIGHT.


Level 1 & 2 Certification 

May 26, 2024 - San Antonio, TX

Mars Huantes | @foruthrocknails

This class will encase both the Premier & Excel Level courses in ONE day of education! You will learn it all - from the basics to the advanced techniques to master KOKOIST Japanese Gel. This course is reserved for nail professionals only. 


This course includes:


ENROLLMENT CLOSES - 5/17/24


Premier (Level 1)


Excel (Level 2)

Nail Thoughts Certification

May 27, 2024 - London, ON (Canada) 

Calene Noble | @nailtechsocialclub

Join us IN-PERSON on Sunday, May 27th, 2024 and come ready to truly level up your gel manicure skills. You will be learning the most up-to-date industry techniques using the highly sought-after KOKOIST x NAIL THOUGHTS product line!


Learning how to properly use builder bases can completely change your nail business. Not only can you speed up your manicure process in-salon, but you will also make a lasting impression on your clients by introducing them to the efficiency of these revolutionary products.


Upon completion of this class, you will have a thorough understanding of how to provide your clients with long-lasting structured gel manicures. You will leave with all the tips and tools you need to troubleshoot common gel manicure mistakes and deal with any “problem lifters” so that you can truly market yourself as an experienced, high-value nail technician.


WHAT YOU’LL GET:


WHAT YOU’LL LEARN:



*This class is intended for nail professionals as we will be covering advanced techniques that require a fundamental understanding of manicure procedures.


ENROLLMENT OPENS MONDAY APRIL 15TH, 2024 AT 1PM EST.

ENROLLMENT CLOSES MAY 15TH, 2024 AT MIDNIGHT.


Nail Thoughts Certification - ENGLISH & SPANISH

May 31, 2024 - Orlando, FL

Rachel Messick | @Rachel.Messick 

Priscila Rivas | @Novanailsoficial 

Come join us for a fun day of education centered around the Kokoist x Nail Thoughts line of products! Learn all about how to create durable, beautiful structured gel manicures with our tinted base line. Pick up some fun new techniques and create super trendy nail designs using the NT color line. Catch the vibe and join a community of passionate nail artists while we all learn together!


Class is reserved for nail professionals only, as we are covering advanced techniques that require a professional understanding of manicure procedure. Those currently in school for licensing as a nail technician are welcome as well. 


What you'll learn: 

Level 1 & 2 Certification - ENGLISH & SPANISH

June 1, 2024 - Orlando, FL

Rachel Messick | @Rachel.Messick 

Priscila Rivas | @Novanailsoficial 

KOKOIST PREMIER & EXCEL CERTIFICATIONS LEVELS 1 & 2!


Learn the Japanese Gel products & techniques that have taken the elite world of Japanese nail artists by storm! You must be a licensed cosmetologist or manicurist or currently enrolled in a cosmetology or manicuring program. 


What is included:

Nail Thoughts Certification

June 2, 2024 - Hanover, ON (Canada) 

Calene Noble | @nailtechsocialclub

Join us IN-PERSON on Sunday, June 2nd, 2024 and come ready to truly level up your gel manicure skills. You will be learning the most up-to-date industry techniques using the highly sought-after KOKOIST x NAIL THOUGHTS product line!


Learning how to properly use builder bases can completely change your nail business. Not only can you speed up your manicure process in-salon, but you will also make a lasting impression on your clients by introducing them to the efficiency of these revolutionary products.


Upon completion of this class, you will have a thorough understanding of how to provide your clients with long-lasting structured gel manicures. You will leave with all the tips and tools you need to troubleshoot common gel manicure mistakes and deal with any “problem lifters” so that you can truly market yourself as an experienced, high-value nail technician.


WHAT YOU’LL GET:


WHAT YOU’LL LEARN:



*This class is intended for nail professionals as we will be covering advanced techniques that require a fundamental understanding of manicure procedures.


ENROLLMENT OPENS MONDAY MAY 1ST, 2024 AT 1PM EST.

ENROLLMENT CLOSES MAY 19TH, 2024 AT MIDNIGHT.


Level 1 & 2 Certification 

June 2, 2024 - Olympia, WA

Dylan Pritchard | @thenailwhisperer

Everything you need to know about KOKOIST USA! We'll be going over all of the products in the line, as well as the history of  KOKOIST and the overall concept of the brand. This class is for industry professionals only. Applying to this class as a student currently enrolled in esthetics is also accepted. We are covering advanced topics that require a basic understanding of manicure techniques.


What is included:


What you will learn:

Nail Thoughts Certification 

June 3, 2024 - Olympia, WA

Dylan Pritchard | @thenailwhisperer

Come join us for a fun day of education centered around the Kokoist x Nail Thoughts line of products! Learn all about how to create durable, beautiful structured gel manicures with our tinted base line. Pick up some fun new techniques and create super trendy nail designs using the NT color line. Catch the vibe and join a community of passionate nail artists while we all learn together!


Class is reserved for nail professionals only, as we are covering advanced techniques that require a professional understanding of manicure procedure. Those currently in school for licensing as a nail technician are welcome as well. 


Registration ends May 20, 2024 at 10pm.


What is included:


What you will learn:

LEVEL 1 & 2 CERTIFICATION

June 8, 2024 - Los Angeles, CA

Lila Robles | @nailjerks

KOKOIST PREMIER & EXCEL CERTIFICATIONS LEVELS 1 & 2 IN ONE DAY!


Learn the Japanese Gel products & techniques that have taken the elite world of Japanese nail artists by storm!


9:00AM - 5:00PM 


What is included: 

Level 1 & 2 Certification 

June 9, 2024 - Chicago, IL

Dylan Pritchard | @thenailwhisperer

Jacinda Vargas | @jacindanails

Everything you need to know about KOKOIST USA! We'll be going over all of the products in the line, as well as the history of  KOKOIST and the overall concept of the brand. This class is for industry professionals only. Applying to this class as a student currently enrolled in esthetics is also accepted. We are covering advanced topics that require a basic understanding of manicure techniques.


What is included:


What you will learn:

Level 1 & 2 Certification 

June 9-10, 2024 - Carolina, PR

Melanie Toledo | @nailsbymel.co

Learn the Japanese Gel products & techniques that have taken the elite world of Japanese nail artists by storm!


What is included:


What You Will Learn:

LEVEL 1 - Premier Course


LEVEL 2 - Excel Course

Nail Thoughts Certification 

June 17, 2024 - San Antonio, TX

Mars Flores | @fourthrocknails

Join me for the Newest KOKOIST Course featuring KOKOIST x Nail Thoughts. This class is designed to focus on Structured Gel Manicures and trendy Nail Art. Let's have some fun and dive in! (This course is reserved for nail professionals only.)


ENROLLMENT CLOSES - 6/7/24


What you will learn:


This course includes:

Level 1 & 2 Certification

June 23, 2024 - Ferndale, MI 

Meilani DeBlois | @polishedbymel

Learn the Japanese Gel products & techniques that have taken the elite world of Japanese nail artists by storm! This is a one day course that will be packed with all things KOKOIST from the history of how it started as well as the mastered techniques.

These courses are designed for industry professionals, licensed or currently enrolled in a school program. *Proof will be requested upon registration*


What is included:


Premier (Level 1):


Excel (Level 2): 

LEVEL 1 & 2 CERTIFICATION

June 23, 2024 - Cranston, RI

Dayna Boissoneault | @dayna.boissoneault

KOKOIST PREMIER & EXCEL CERTIFICATIONS LEVELS 1 & 2 IN ONE DAY!


Learn the Japanese Gel products & techniques that have taken the elite world of Japanese nail artists by storm!


9:00AM - 5:00PM 


What is included: 

Nail Thoughts Certification 

July 21, 2024 - Chicago, IL

Dylan Pritchard | @thenailwhisperer

Come join us for a fun day of education centered around the Kokoist x Nail Thoughts line of products! Learn all about how to create durable, beautiful structured gel manicures with our tinted base line. Pick up some fun new techniques and create super trendy nail designs using the NT color line. Catch the vibe and join a community of passionate nail artists while we all learn together!


Class is reserved for nail professionals only, as we are covering advanced techniques that require a professional understanding of manicure procedure. Those currently in school for licensing as a nail technician are welcome as well. 


Registration ends May 20, 2024 at 10pm.


What is included:


What you will learn:

Level 1 & 2 Certification

July 21, 2024 - London, ON (Canada) 

Calene Noble | @nailtechsocialclub

Join us on Sunday, July 21st, 2024 and come ready to learn everything you need to know about the KOKOIST brand, history and products. You will be taught the most up-to-date industry techniques from a leading Japanese brand!


Upon completion of this class you will have a thorough understanding of how to use the full advanced gel system, including sculpted free forms and gelips. You will leave with all the information and knowledge you need to impress your clients so that you can stand out from others and truly market yourself as an experienced, high-value nail technician.


WHAT YOU’LL GET:


WHAT YOU’LL LEARN:



*This class is intended for nail professionals as we will be covering advanced techniques that require a fundamental understanding of manicure procedures.



ENROLLMENT OPENS MONDAY JUNE 8th, 2024 AT 1PM EST.

ENROLLMENT CLOSES JULY 8th, 2024 AT MIDNIGHT.

PREMIERE SAN ANTONIO SHOW CERTIFICATION 

September 14, 2024 - San Antonio, TX

Hilary Dawn Herrera | @hilarydawnherrera

Using the latest products, learn the fundamentals of semi-hard gel with KOKOIST, Japan’s Best Nail Gel. 


By the end of this class, you will learn how to use the advanced gel nail system from KOKOIST. In addition, you will learn how to use Gelips, our easy-to-use full coverage nail extensions made from a high-grade ABS that you can do fills with.


Class contents:


Level 1 & 2 Certification 

October 25, 2024 - Southern California

Hilary Dawn Herrera | @hilarydawnherrera

Learn the Japanese Gel products & techniques that have taken the elite world of Japanese nail artists by storm!


What is included:


LEVEL 1 & 2 CERTIFICATION


COMING SOON - Sparks, Nevada

Denae Sambrano | Gemini Cosmetics

Interested in learning about KOKOIST's Japanese gel?


This 2-day, Level 1 & Level 2 double certification class is held at Gemini in our new class room with KOKOIST educator, Denae Sambrano.


This class with be hands on with a kit included. It will cover all of KOKOIST's unique gel formulas and techniques.  


MORE DETAILS TO COME


TEXT 'KOKOIST' TO 775-359-3663 or 474747 TO GET UPDATES ON CLASS INFO, MATERIALS, ETC.