Archive for May 2017

IZABELLE HAMMON reveals floral-inspired nail colour collection

Izabelle Hammon has unveiled four pretty pastel nail shades; available in both Calgel for pros and iZ Nail Lacquer. Inspired by pretty flowers, Blooming Beautiful features Wild Sage, a light green, Forget Me Not, a powder blue, Lily Romance, a chalky pink and Wisteria Line, a pale purple with a subtle pink tone. Get your hands…

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SALON IN THE SPOTLIGHT: Simply Gorgeous Beauty, Allestree, Derby

With its cool New York loft inspired décor, Derby-based Simply Gorgeous Beauty was founded by Melanie Lewendon. “The salon opened in 2011 after I had qualified at college,” reveals Melanie. “I worked in a room at the back of a cafe for one year, then renovated a second room in the second year. Now, I have…

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INTERNATIONAL MAKE-UP artist holds Marvelbrow Masterclass

An international make-up artist recently hosted a Marvelbrow Masterclass for 30 Training Solutions educators. Organised by Salon System, the event saw Kamanza Amihyia demonstrate how to contour brows using a combination of three shades to suit a client’s natural colouring. She also spoke about current trends, including the demand for bigger brows. The lessons learnt…

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LECENTÉ welcomes new partner, Jenny Nagorski

Lecenté has announced that nail artist, Jenny Nagorski, will be joining the brand’s team of official partners. Jenny will join Amanda Trivett in supporting and representing the brand online, at events and in some product development. “We have had our eye on Jenny for a while as her work as a nail artist is exceptional, especially her…

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ADD LUXURY to your treatments with INFINatura Cura Heat

Add some warming indulgence to your manicures and pedicures with this candle mask. The INFINatura Cura Heat is a 100% natural candle that sees a blend of eight natural oils, including Camellia, Argan, Red Mandarin, Bergamot, Sunflower, Crambe Abyssinica, Geranium and Vitamin E. Simply light the candle to melt the wax before massaging in the warm heated…

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BUILD, SHAPE and protect with iZ PRO Base & Build Gel

Protect from chips and peeling with iZ PRO Base & Build Gel. Thanks to the gel’s key ingredient, a powerful keratin bond, creates a long long lasting nail look when used as a base and topcoat The formula cures clear in 20 seconds for LED and 60 seconds for UV and can be used to create sculptures,…

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TOP TECH trials Simon Jersey workwear

Want to test the latest salon workwear looks for yourself? Simon Jersey is working with beauty teams customers to test its latest designs, including Blackburn nail salon owner, Charli Jepson. The first of its beauty testers is Charli Jepson, owner of Charli and the Beauty Factory in Blackburn. She and her team of technicians tested…

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WHAT I’M WEARING: Eva Maj

We want to see what you’re wearing on your nails! Eva Maj created this summery look for her holiday. “When I do my own nails, I normally go for classic red but I thought my trip to Gran Canaria was great occasion to go slightly wilder. I had a great time away and my nails looked…

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CELEB NAIL PICKS: 27 May

We’ve been scrolling through social media for the latest celeb nail looks! Session tech, Jenny Longworth, treated Rihanna to a scarlet red hue for her Cannes appearance. Singer, Emeli Sande, dazzled in a jewel green tone courtesy of Sophia Stylianou. Morena Sanguigni polished Vicki Pattison with IBD Just Gel in Dim The Lights’ from the brand’s latest collection.…

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HANDIREST LTD launch mint green option

The iconic Handirest is now available in a soft mint green shade. A salon staple, this latex-free cushion is designed to stabilise a client’s hand during a manicure, allowing nail technicians to achieve a precise finish. As well as mint green, the Handirest is available in purple, black, pink and baby pink. Every product in…

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