Nail Tech & Client

4 ways beauty professionals can set boundaries with clients

By Guest Writer | 11 January 2024

Following a study by Yell – which revealed that 87% of beauty businesses could be losing out on almost £80 per appointment, as a result of not charging for additional time spent with ‘friendly’ clients – the business marketplace’s head of PR, Sarah O’Rafferty, details four ways business owners can set…

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Want to feel inspired & empowered in your beauty business? Check out the She’s Bossed It podcast

By Callie Iley | 6 January 2024

Sharing motivational talks, inspirational stories and the secrets and strategies to her success in the beauty industry, Beauty Business Academy founder, Layla Tourh, has launched her She’s Bossed It podcast on all major podcast platforms. With a range of industry experience from owning a salon, distributing for top beauty brands,…

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87% of beauty businesses losing out on income due to ‘friendly’ clients

By Chloe Randall | 30 October 2023

A study by Yell has revealed that 87% of beauty businesses could be losing out on almost £80 per appointment, as a result of not charging for additional time spent with ‘friendly’ clients. The research, which surveyed just over 250 owners of small businesses in the UK, showed that 75%…

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Phenix Salon Suites unveils second flexible UK workspace location for beauty pros

By Callie Iley | 27 July 2023

Following the success of the opening of its first UK venue in Manchester, Phenix Salon Suites expands its franchise with the unveiling of its Birmingham site for self-employed beauty professionals. Covering 6,400 square feet, the workspace features a custom-built mezzanine floor, an exclusive colour bar, air conditioning in each suite,…

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Behind the Brand: Meet the best friend duo behind Lovelle Salon Wear

By Callie Iley | 12 June 2023

Fashion-forward beauty therapist best friends, Nikki Hutchings & Sonia Ghag, designed a range of salon wear to suit the modern beauty pro without compromising on style or comfort. Beauty therapist duo, Nikki Hutchings and Sonia Ghag, met when their children started at school together. With both having an interest in…

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BABTAC report indicates potential for beauty boom

By Rebecca Hitchon | 19 July 2022

Two years on from the start of the Covid pandemic, The British Association of Beauty Therapy and Cosmetology (BABTAC) has released a report exploring its lasting impact on beauty services. The report analyses the positive effects that the pandemic had on the beauty sector, highlighting its resilience in challenging circumstances.…

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Booksy to host night of inspiration & education for nail, hair & lash pros

By Callie Iley | 20 May 2022

On 20 June, appointment scheduling brand Booksy is teaming up with Wahl to offer a unique night of inspiration, education and entertainment in Bristol – free for nail artists, lash techs, hairdressers and barbers to attend. Hosted by popular comedian, actor and writer, Catherine Bohart, the event gives beauty pros…

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Olympia Beauty launches 15-week virtual event for beauty pros

By Helena Biggs | 14 February 2021

Olympia Beauty has launched a free-to-attend virtual event, running over 15 weeks to excite, educate and inspire beauty professionals. Launched on 14 February, Olympia Beauty Spring will run until Monday 31 May and focuses on bringing the trade show experience to the home or workplace of all beauty professionals. The…

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Celebrity manicurist Julie Kandalec launches nail art design sketch book

By Helena Biggs | 3 June 2020

On National Nail Polish Day (1 June), and in tribute to the day she lost her mother, celebrity manicurist Julie Kandalec has launched a nail art book by which consumers and pros can sketch out their own designs. The former creative director at Paintbox and founder of Masterclass Nail Academy…

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British Beauty Council supports #TeamFantastic initiative

By Sophie Nutt | 13 April 2020

The British Beauty Council has announced its support for #TeamFantastic – the new initiative from online beauty boutique, Look Fantastic. #TeamFantastic has been created to help support the beauty industry as salons have been forced to closed due to the Covid-19 outbreak. Look Fantastic is calling for beauty industry professionals…

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