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The GelBottle Inc widens portfolio with UK-made Spa range for hands, feet & body

By Helena Biggs | 25 January 2024

The GelBottle Inc has launched TGB Spa – a range of bodycare products and tools made in the UK to elevate the mani/pedi experience. The concentrated range features prep, hydration and rejuvenation products at its core, available in standard sizes and refill pouches to encourage sustainable practice. The aesthetic is…

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Margaret Dabbs OBE joins Global Airlines board to develop partnerships & strategies

By Helena Biggs | 9 January 2024

Margaret Dabbs OBE, founder of foot, hand and nailcare brand, Margaret Dabbs London, has been appointed to the Global Airlines Advisory Board. Dabbs, who created her namesake brand in 2004, fuses medical science and podiatry with beauty to produce results-driven and luxurious treatments and products. These have featured in some…

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Margaret Dabbs receives OBE in His Majesty’s New Year Honours List

By Chloe Randall | 29 September 2023

Margaret Dabbs™ London has announced that its CEO and founder, Margaret Dabbs, has been appointed as an Officer of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire (OBE) in His Majesty’s New Year Honours List and has now received her award. This means she is now entitled to use the…

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How to elevate & promote pedicure services

By Guest Writer | 17 August 2023

Enhance your pedicure confidence and elevate your promotion of the service with top tips from footcare specialist, Denise Spragg, owner of The Sangha House. Feet, right? “Ugh, I hate my feet, and I couldn’t bear anyone touching them,” is something I hear so often as a pedicurist. In this article,…

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9 tips for tending to runners’ feet

By Scratch Staff | 21 April 2023

Discover the common nail and skin woes of runners, and how to tackle them for the ultimate foot finish… “Runners can be very prone to a lot of foot problems,” explains Salon System expert, Rachel Gribble. “Hard skin, ingrown toenails and bruised nails are some of the most common. A…

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Here’s why it’s so important to take care of feet

By Rebecca Hitchon | 21 April 2023

The importance of footcare can be overlooked, particularly during colder weather when feet and toenails tend to be tucked into thick socks and closed-toe footwear. But footcare services are not just beneficial for pedi season – foot and toenail issues can arise at any time of the year and treating…

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Footcare specialist, Margaret Dabbs, awarded OBE in New Year Honours List 2023

By Helena Biggs | 2 January 2023

Margaret Dabbs, CEO & founder of the Margaret Dabbs London foot clinics and own brand of foot, hand and leg products, has been appointed an Officer of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire (OBE) in His Majesty’s New Year Honours List. Recipients in the New Year Honours List…

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Susan Gerrard on a year of Mii Manicure + Pedicure

By Rebecca Hitchon | 30 August 2022

As Manicure + Pedicure by Mii celebrates its first birthday this August, the natural nailcare line’s founder, Susan Gerrard, reflects on its success… Describing manicures and pedicures as ‘firmly rooted in her DNA’, Susan Gerrard has established herself as a force to be reckoned with in the UK nail industry.…

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Mii Cosmetics debuts nailcare & colour range

By Helena Biggs | 2 August 2021

Are you ready for some show-stopping nail shades? Mii, the brand launched by Gerrard International in 2011 and famed for its make-up, brow and tanning lines, has expanded into nailcare – owing to the expert knowledge of an industry aficionado. Susan Gerrard, winner of a Scratch Stars Lifetime Achievement Award,…

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Pedicures: How to consult & refer your clients

By Chloe Randall | 30 April 2021

When clients come to the salon with foot ailments, a pedicure treatment may not always be the answer. A pedicure will improve the appearance of the foot and the toenails. However, there may be situations when referral to a foot health practitioner or podiatrist is required, as the condition may…

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