Shara Lise Nail Designer Salon In The Spotlight

Salon in the Spotlight: Shara Lise Nail Designer, Bristol

By Lorna Brown | 23 March 2023

Determined to continue to pursue her dreams of being a professional nail artist despite her battle with cancer, luxury manicurist and acrylic specialist, Shara Lise Taylor, shares the story of her salon and nail journey. Qualifying in 2017, Shara has continued to hone her skills as a nail tech with…

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kimberley lythall & nail inspo

How she got the look in 3 hours off a dress from online clothing site @prettylittlething

By Alex Fox | 6 July 2021

How Kimberley created this nail look … • The set took me three hours altogether. I prepped the nails ready for the set and used XXL coffin tips. I only trimmed the thumbs, as my client likes them long. • I laid a clear acrylic base before adding the design.…

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#NowTrending: Green & gold cog nails by Charlotte Vizor

By Callie Iley | 15 December 2020

Scratch chats to Charlotte Vizor of Nailed it by Chaz about her love for being a nail tech, as she describes how to create this gorgeous green and gold design. Please detail your background in nails… “My nail career blossomed from a hobby. When I first started falling in love…

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nail tech Kristina Thompson

#ManiMonday: Sparkling silver stilettos by Kristina Thompson

By Zoe Wickens | 17 February 2020

Scratch puts the spotlight on a silvery nail design of varying textures and the talented tech behind it… Nail tech Kristina Thompson, owner of The White Rooms salon in Bedfordshire, has worked in the beauty industry for 30 years and currently teaches students using CJP Nail Systems. “I found these…

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Kirsty Coltman Nails

WHAT I’M WEARING: Kirsty Coltman, Glamour and Nails

By Sophie Nutt | 8 December 2019

We want to see what you’re wearing on your nails! Kirsty Coltman, of Glamour and Nails, wears a chic silver, black and red design to ease herself into Christmas. “This set was created using the CJP Acrylic system. I was desperate to use some of the new colours in Smashed…

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Amy Clarke Nails

#TRENDINGTUESDAY Amy Clarke, Nail Artist & Educator

By Sophie Nutt | 2 July 2019

We want to see the designs trending at your nail desk! Amy Clarke, of Amy Clarke Nail/Make-up Artist & Educator, reveals nude shades with a hint of sparkle have been popular with her clients recently. “This particular colour scheme of neutral colours have been quite popular this summer with the…

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Louise Bradshaw

#TRENDINGTUESDAY Louise Bradshaw, Fabu Lou’s Beauty

By Sophie Nutt | 7 May 2019

We want to see the designs trending at your nail desk! Louise Bradshaw, of Fabu Lou’s Beauty, reveals vibrant rainbow designs have been popular with her clients seeking bright hues. “This design has been popular with clients now that the sunnier weather is coming in. There has been requests for…

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WHAT I’M WEARING: Amanda Byrne, Divine Nails By Amanda Byrne

By Sophie Nutt | 5 May 2019

We want to see what you’re wearing on your nails! Amanda Byrne, of Divine Nails By Amanda Byrne, wears a stunning emerald, Northern Lights-inspired design. “I wanted to create a design that was a little different to the last couple of sets I had done on myself. I originally wanted…

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WHAT I’M WEARING: Amanda Byrne, Divine Nails by Amanda Byrne

By Sophie Nutt | 24 February 2019

We want to see what you’re wearing on your nails! Amanda Byrne, of Divine Nails by Amanda Byrne, wears nude French ombré nails with a touch of iridescent foil and Swarovski crystals. “I created these nails by sculpting out a clear base of CJP Crystal Glass and then filed into…

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Salon in the Spotlight: BLINX Beauty Studio, Leyland, Lancashire

By Kat Hill | 20 February 2019

Decorated in pretty pink and copper tones, BLINX Beauty Studio is celebrating over a year in its new location. “To start with, I was renting a room for lash extension services,” explains owner, Natasha Gorner. “It didn’t take long for it to turn into my full-time job. After two years…

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