Streamline & manage business operations with nail booking platform, Polishpad

By Rebecca Hitchon | 31 January 2024

Scratch chats to Abi Bright, founder of nail-focused booking web app, Polishpad, to discover how its range of features can benefit nail pros and clients – and learn about its competition for techs… Abi Bright’s passion for nails was realised when she was 16, and it’s something that stayed with…

Read More
General App Image

Cosmetics ingredients information is at your fingertips with this mobile app

By Rebecca Hitchon | 5 December 2023

On average, European consumers use over seven different cosmetics daily, but do you know about their ingredients? European personal care association, Cosmetics Europe, is on a mission to drive transparency and improve cosmetics ingredients knowledge, with the launch of the COSMILE Europe app. Allowing users to scan an ingredients list…

Read More

5 ways to use the Threads app to benefit your beauty business 

By Guest Writer | 10 July 2023

Jon Morgan, CEO & editor-in-chief of consulting firm, Venture Smarter, shares how small businesses can utilise Meta’s latest social media app, Threads, to maintain a competitive edge… 1. Brand awareness  Threads is another opportunity for small businesses to increase visibility for their brand, with updates on products and services, plus…

Read More
Sos Beauty App

How to gain nail clients with the SOS Beauty app

By Rebecca Hitchon | 13 March 2023

Connect with new customers in your area and fill your appointment slots with SOS Beauty, a mobile app that sends you client requests suited to your business. Designed for hair, beauty and aesthetics businesses, SOS Beauty puts the power in your hands to provide personalised quotes for services, which clients…

Read More

Meet Kaikura: The personal development app for beauty pros

By Rebecca Hitchon | 23 January 2023

Kaikura helps hair and beauty pros to identify and achieve short and long-term personal goals. Scratch chats to its founder, Steph Stevenson, former National Hair & Beauty Federation board member & owner of the award-winning HNB Salon & Spa in Poole… What inspired you to launch Kaikura? I founded Kaikura…

Read More
Chloe Web Newsfeature Template 1200x800px (22)

Secret Spa unveils app to support beauty freelancers

By Chloe Randall | 27 September 2022

At-home beauty and wellness marketplace, Secret Spa, has launched Solo, an app for freelancers working in the personal care sector.  Solo offers a platform tailored to various aspects of a freelancer’s business, from online consultation forms to a travel time calculator, booking system, marketing tools and a professional website. “Solo…

Read More
Pocket Pa Featured Image

Need help to run your beauty business smoothly? Get your own digital assistant with Pocket PA

By Rebecca Hitchon | 25 February 2022

When Caroline Syson’s daughter, Megan, decided to become a freelance lash technician but had no business or financial management experience, Caroline knew she had to find an app to help her. After struggling to find any that combined day-to-day admin and practical work in a single, easy-to-use tool, Caroline took…

Read More
storefront 1200

Mobile therapists: Here’s how the Storefront app can take the stress out of beauty bookings

By Helena Biggs | 16 November 2021

From the creators of the successful LeSalon beauty service finder app comes Storefront – a handy app to help mobile beauty pros organise and promote bookings. Launching at the end of 2021, Storefront ‘helps mobile therapists be their own boss’ with a booking management facility, option for a website optimised…

Read More

5 things nail techs need to know about TikTok

By Chloe Randall | 26 May 2021

In this day and age, being a nail technician is so much more than creating gorgeous nails for their clients. Keeping up with the latest social media app as a method to reach potential clients is essential, and currently, the latest app to enter the nail world is TikTok. The…

Read More
Myrror Web Feature

Track your client’s nail journey with beauty app ‘Myrror’

By Chloe Randall | 18 December 2020

The beauty app Myrror has been launched to help you track the progress of any treatment, regime or at home products you are using so you can see the changes on a customised photo timeline. Each photo is timestamped and includes a comment diary feature to capture your thoughts in…

Read More