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Nail Tech Talk: Megan Freeman of Corner 21

By Callie Iley | 20 May 2023

Transforming her lifelong love for nails into a blossoming career, Megan Freeman, shares her earliest memories of visits to the salon and her hopes for the future of Corner 21… Accompanying her mother to salons as a child, Megan remembers sitting and watching in awe, and can still recall the first…

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Nail Tech Talk: Rebecca Mackie of RMNAILTECH

By Callie Iley | 27 August 2022

Rebecca Mackie of RMNAILTECH chats with Scratch about why she loves tekking and her hopes for her future in the industry…  “I always tailor my nail art to my clients requests, I so have a wide ranging style,” Rebecca shares. “However, my signature nail style is definitely hand painted mix…

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Salon in the Spotlight: Dolled Up, Suffolk

By Callie Iley | 4 August 2021

Dolled Up was established in 2013 by salon owner, Emma Hayes, who took the plunge into the beauty world after being encouraged by her friends. She’d been painting their nails in her spare time, around looking after her two young children, and they recognised her natural skill. “My assistant, Kate…

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TECH TALK: Nadia Rouch of Nadia’s Beauty Box

By Callie Iley | 19 December 2020

Scratch chats with Nadia Rouch of Nadia’s Beauty Box about her average day as a nail tech and her love for creativity.       My all time favourite nail product has to be The Gel Bottle’s Builder in a Bottle. 90% of all my manicures now have Builder in…

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#NOWTRENDING Lovely lilac abstract nails by Cat Upjohn

By Callie Iley | 20 October 2020

Scratch catches up with Cat Upjohn of Blossom Nails Bristol about what motivates her to do well as a nail tech and her future goals… My name is Cat Upjohn and I work as a nail technician on a part-time basis at Blossoms Nails Bristol. The name Blossom is an…

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TECH TALK: Nikola Clifford of Beauty Box

By Callie Iley | 10 October 2020

Scratch chats to Nikola Clifford of Beauty Box in Balloch, about her journey into the nail world and her passion for nail art… Since 2015, I’ve had my own salon in my garden called Beauty Box. I studied a HND in Beauty Therapy at Clydebank College in 2003, but found…

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Tech talk: Jessica Hinds, Polished by Jess Leeds

By Sophie Nutt | 29 April 2020

Scratch learns more about the career story of talented nail artist, Jessica Hinds of Polished by Jess Leeds… How did you get into the nail industry? Stepping into the nail industry for me was, believe it or not, a huge weight off my shoulders. In 2016 I had just had my second child…

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WHAT I’M WEARING: Diana Pajeva, Diana’s Nail Art

By Sophie Nutt | 17 November 2019

We want to see what you’re wearing on your nails! Diana Pajeva, of Diana’s Nail Art, wears a stunning abstract design on natural nails. “I usually wear gel polish on natural nails so I used Gelish products from Nail Harmony UK to create this look. I applied all three colours…

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