Archive for April 2017

MOYOU LONDON takes you to Mexico

Meet Maria and MoYou-London’s Mexico stamping plate collection! Consisting of eight new plates, the collection is a swirl of Aztec-inspired patterns, Day of the Dead skulls, fiery fiesta flowers and tile designs. Perfect for the summer, the plates boasts striking designs that add art to your client’s manicure in a scrape and stamp. Available in…

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WHAT I’M WEARING: Karen Heron

We want to see what you’re wearing on your nails! Karen Heron celebrated her birthday with a stylish nail look to match her Swarovski watch. “The watch was a gift from my husband,” Karen smiles. “I thought these nails would look nice with it! Using Gelish shades I Or-chid You Not, Magic Within with Magpie glitter,…

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BCI OFFERS 10% off microblading course for beginners

Beauty Concepts International is offering Scratch readers an exclusive 10% off its LCN Microblading Beginners course. Held in various locations across the UK, the course involves a period of pre-study, three-and-a-half days in the classroom and six weeks of case study practice. While in the classroom, students are taught the following: Anatomy and physiology including…

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CIDESCO NAMES new membership category

CIDESCO, the world’s major international beauty therapy association, has unveiled a new level of membership. The CIDESCO Associates Membership is open to brands and suppliers to the professional beauty, spa, aesthetics and wellness industries and individual professionals within these sectors. Up until now it has only been possible to become a CIDESCO member if you…

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CELEB NAIL PICKS: 29 April

We’ve been scrolling through social media for the latest celeb nail looks! Celeb nail tech, Sophia Stylianou, ensured Katie Piper shone with a metallic blue hue. Rosie Fortescue has been wearing a pale pink overlay, given a fashionable finish thanks to foils. New KISS brand ambassador, Pixie Lott, snapped her footwear paired with a chic nude…

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PERFECT DIP by Artistic Nail Design launches for long-wear colour

Artistic Nail Design has unveiled Perfect Dip, a powder dip system to enable speedy, long-lasting enhancements in a range of vivid shades. “Dip systems like this have been around for a long time, however technology has advanced,” explains Jacqui O’Sullivan, head of education at Louella Belle, UK distributor of the system. “Artistic recognises that, now…

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JUMBO SHELLAC shades available this weekend only

Stock up this bank holiday weekend with jumbo sized CND™ Shellac™ shades! For the the May Bank Holiday, Sweet Squared has unveiled the limited edition Jumbo Shellac. More than double the size of a normal Shellac™ shade, these 15ml bottles are perfect for stocking up on your favourite shades in the run up to the summer season – all…

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KEEP COOL with Simon Jersey

Refresh your work uniform in time for the warmer season with Simon Jersey’s range of linen blend tunics. The range, which launched in February, has proven popular among customers, with the brand revealing that it has received many positive comments from beauty therapists. The linen-blend fabric has a lightweight feel to keep its wearers cool…

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JESSICA LAUNCHES wedding themed nail colour collection

Save the date! 2 May sees the launch of a decadent six-piece bridal collection from Jessica nails.   Featuring four pearlescent and two glitter shades, the hues in the Glowing with Love collection show off something to suit every bride – whatever their style. The shades tell a story through their names, beginning with The…

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COURSE BITES: OPI GelColor Artist Series

Course Details: Up your nail art game with OPI’s GelColor Artist Series Design Gels and its corresponding training day. Learn how to use the brand’s gel colours, allowing you to unleash your inner artist with the pigment-rich, high-intensity gels that can create striking designs. A model is not required and a kit will be supplied. Duration: 1 day (10am –…

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