Buying into a brand with confidence

Considering switching brands or adding to your product line up? Angie Gunter, head of education at INK London, shares some areas to consider… “Your chosen brand should offer genuine products that offer longevity and are kind to the natural nail. It should keep up to date with current trends, not just with colours but products…

Indulge skin with Mavex Skin Comfort Moisturising and Repairing Hand Cream

Hand care never goes out of fashion and is vital to maintaining a healthy, fresh-out-of-the-salon nail look for days after an appointment. The new Skin Comfort Moisturising and Repairing Hand Cream is a rich and velvety textured hand cream with a delicate scent that is designed to be easily absorbed without greasiness while keeping hands…

Urban Retreat leaves Harrods as store takes beauty services in-house

Hair and beauty salon and former Scratch Stars finalist, Urban Retreat, will be leaving Harrods on 22 April. The luxury department store will be taking beauty services in-house from 23 April and will open Harrods Hair & Beauty on the fifth floor as part of its ‘Redefining Luxury’ vision. Harrods has confirmed there will be no immediate changes…

iZ Beauty of London reveals Naturals collection

Inspired by nature’s colour palette, iZ Beauty of London has…

Become a CND™ Master Painter with Sweet Squared

Boost the quality of your work and offer a premium…

Latest Nimue skincare products revealed at Leeds event

Sweet Squared hosted an intimate event for Nimue Skin Technology…

Award-winning NAF! Salon moves to new premises

Glasgow’s NAF! Salon, winner of Nail Salon of the Year…

Alicia from Cuccio Europe introduces the Cuccio Naturale Butter Scrubs and offers a full product demonstration. The products are ideal retail items for daily use to…

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How to identify the cause of a nail break

Educator and award-winning nail technician, Katie Barnes, offers reasons why enhancements can break – and how to identify them The most common reason for the breaking of nail enhancements is due to wear and tear or trauma by the wearer, but a break can also be caused by unsuitable lengths and shapes for the wearer…

Karen Betts hosts third Gift of Confidence Day

In honour of courageous people that have faced huge adversity in their lives, Karen Betts held her third annual Gift of Confidence Day at the Sanderson hotel in London on Wednesday. After racking up an impressive 20 years of experience in the industry, Karen Betts is one of the UK’s leading authorities in permanent make-up…

Handy tips for mobile nail techs

Metta Francis, winner of Scratch Stars Mobile Nailist of the Year 2015 & 2017, reveals her top tips for fellow techs working on-the-move… It’s so important to be organised as a mobile nail technician, as there is not the luxury of being able to pop to the nail cupboard to grab what’s missing – as…

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