Leigh Burbidge August 2022 Scratch Snap Header Winner

WINNER ANNOUNCED: Scratch Snap August 2022

By Callie Iley | 29 August 2022

The winner of Scratch’s monthly nail art challenge has been announced as Leigh Burbidge.  In a showcase of talent, techs stepped up to the Scratch Snap challenge for August & created nail designs inspired by ‘Festival Fun’ in the bid to win a prize from Willow Academy. Judged by Scratch’s news & features writer,…

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Light Elegance Neon Gel Paints

Brighten nail designs with Light Elegance neon gel paints

By Helena Biggs | 18 August 2019

Make nail looks pop with the six neon gel paints from Light Elegance. Featuring the viscosity and coverage of the brand’s original UV gel paints, the newly reformulated range of neon hues cure at both 365 and 405 nm. Ideal for festival season and beyond, the bold hues are: Neon…

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The Kuku Girls Download

The KuKu Girls rock Download Festival nails backstage

By Kat Hill | 19 June 2019

The team from KuKu Hair and Beauty were on hand to pamper performers and VIPs backstage at Download Festival all weekend long. The KuKu Girls amped up nail looks for festival goers, tending to the talons of lead base player from Eagles of Death Metal, Jennie Vee. Jennie opted for…

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Helena Linsky reveals festival beauty trend predictions

By Sophie Nutt | 7 June 2019

Q61 nail and beauty studio co-director, Helena Linsky, reveals her hottest festival beauty trends of 2019… “With festival season about to kick off across Europe and the UK, we’re seeing an influx of clients at our Q61 nail and beauty studios looking for fast, effective ways to switch up their…

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Gear up for festival season with Essence Glitter Mystical Magic collection

By Sophie Nutt | 17 May 2019

Festival season is just around the corner, so be sure to cater to clients’ desired nail looks with the Mystical Magic collection from Essence Glitter. The collection sees two beautifully bright foils: a purple named Amethyst and a glowing peach in Harmony. Also in the range is a striking, highly…

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Nicola Cooper Nails

WHAT I’M WEARING: Nicola Cooper

By Sophie Nutt | 8 July 2018

We want to see what you’re wearing on your nails! Talented tech, Nicola Cooper, opted for a bright and beautiful tie dye nail look using a variety of Magpie Beauty products. “I created this design using products from my favourite brand, Magpie Beauty. I started with a layer of Plain…

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MANI MONDAY: Coachella claws

By Sophie Nutt | 16 April 2018

Begin the week the right way with some nail inspiration this mani Monday! So that’s it – Coachella is over for another year. As always, the weekend saw an abundance of celebrity drama such as Justin Bieber allegedly punching a man in the face and that unforgettable, record-breaking Beyoncé performance. However, the…

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Rihanna accused of editing festival photo as thumbnail shows ‘Photoshop fail’

By Helena Biggs | 9 August 2017

Pop sensation, Rihanna, has been accused of editing a photo of herself enjoying Barbados’ annual Crop Over Festival, before posting it on Instagram. The snap shows the starlet in glittering, outlandish festival attire with bold blue nail enhancements to complement – but eagle-eyed followers of her Instagram account noticed an abnormality…

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