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  • 23 June 2017

    IT’S TIME to say goodbye…

    Written by Gemma Bradish | Blog
    Hi everyone! I wanted to let you all know that, after nearly two and half years, I am leaving Scratch today as I prepare to throw on a backpack and discover what South East Asia has to offer… I
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  • 23 June 2017

    SIMPLY SALON NAILS: To pinch or not to pinch

    Written by Katie Barnes | Blog
    Katie Barnes Salon owner, educator, former Scratch columnist and award-winning nail stylist, Katie Barnes, reveals how and when to use pinching tools... There is often a debate within the
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  • 12 June 2017

    THE LCBT Star Awards

    Written by Gemma Bradish | Blog
    Last Friday, Scratch editor, Helena, and I travelled to London to attend the annual LCBT Star Awards, which serve to recognise talented, hardworking students from the college. A glamorous affair,
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  • 06 June 2017

    SIMPLY SALON NAILS: How to create various nail shapes

    Written by Katie Barnes | Blog
    Katie Barnes Salon owner, educator, former Scratch columnist and award-winning nail stylist, Katie Barnes, reveals how to create different nail shapes depending on your client's
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  • 25 May 2017

    TALES FROM THE TANNING BOOTH: Here comes the sun-kissed bride

    Written by Shelley Henderson | Blog
    Kissed by Mii tanning expert Shelley Henderson reveals how to entice the entire bridal party to tan. Now that bridal season is officially here (thanks Pippa Middleton!), salons, spas and mobile
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  • 24 May 2017

    SIMPLY SALON NAILS: Taking care of tools

    Written by Katie Barnes | Blog
    Katie Barnes Salon owner, educator, former Scratch columnist and award-winning nail stylist, Katie Barnes, reveals how to take care of your tekking essentials; your tools. From scissors and
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