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The journey to opening my first nail academy – Part 6

By Erica Turley | 29 July 2019

This is so sad! This is my final blog as the Erica Turley Academy is now open! All in all, I ran out of savings so I had to buy stock and add finishing touches on a week by week basis and started upcycling. As funds were pretty much gone,…

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The journey to opening my first nail academy – Part 5

By Erica Turley | 4 July 2019

The external signage on my new academy is finally up – as are frosted windows to protect my products from the impact of direct sunlight. I was so pleased and excited to see the shop sign go up, as the premises no longer looks derelict. My stomach did do some…

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The journey to opening my first nail academy – Part 4

By Erica Turley | 6 June 2019

The work on the academy is coming on extremely well and everything is coming together rather quickly. I think that because so much time and effort has been spent in doing preparation work of the building, it was hard to see the wood from the trees! We are now upstairs…

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The journey to opening my first nail academy – Part 3

By Erica Turley | 10 May 2019

Well it’s all coming together now! I can see my vision becoming a reality and the academy opening is  all very exciting, however I think we’ve hit a bit of a brick wall due to tiredness. Working all week then spending the weekends at the academy is taking its toll.…

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The journey to opening my first nail academy – Part 1

By Erica Turley | 28 March 2019

Hey everyone! I’m super excited to make my return to blogging for Scratch magazine, where I’ll reveal my journey to opening my own premises. Some may call me crazy for taking this leap I’m sure, but with work load demands, I’m finally about to feel the fear. I have recently…

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What makes a great business headshot?

By Erica Turley | 15 March 2018

Nail stylist, Erica Turley, reveals why she’s shying away from corporate-style headshots and expressing her creativity with a new style of portrait to help build her brand… New Year, new photo! I needed a new headshot/business portrait as I no longer have long, grey hair and I don’t wear a…

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