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  • 28 March 2017

    SIMPLY SALON NAILS: Form fitting for nail biters

    Written by Katie Barnes | Blog
    Katie Barnes Salon owner, educator, former Scratch columnist and award-winning nail stylist, Katie Barnes, offers advice on tending to the nails of clients that like to nibble... Many
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  • 22 March 2017

    TALES FROM THE TANNING BOOTH: How to work the transitional tan

    Written by Shelley Henderson | Blog
    Kissed by Mii tanning expert, Shelley Henderson, reveals how to take your clients from winter to spring with a transitional tan. Don’t let potential tanning clients hibernate away until summer -
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  • 20 March 2017

    ON TREND with OPI

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    On Friday I was lucky enough to get creative at the OPI Trend Tour for spring/ summer 2017. Held at the Wella Studio, London, the day course saw attendees try their hand at some of the nail art
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  • 14 March 2017

    SIMPLY SALON NAILS: Photographing your nail work

    Written by Katie Barnes | Blog
    Katie Barnes Salon owner, educator, former Scratch columnist and award-winning nail stylist, Katie Barnes, offers advice on making the most of your nail snaps... Taking good photographs of
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  • 03 March 2017

    HELPING HANDS: Meet Yasmine Elwakil, Scratch intern

    Written by Yasmine Elwakil | Blog
    Hi! I'm Yasmine and I have recently transitioned full time into the creative world of nails. I qualified as beauty therapist eight years ago but then chose to pursue a 9-5 job in Human Resources.
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  • 28 February 2017

    SIMPLY SALON NAILS: Go back to basics

    Written by Katie Barnes | Blog
    Katie Barnes Salon owner, educator, former Scratch columnist and award-winning nail stylist, Katie Barnes, explores why you should go back to basics in regard to your personal
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