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Bottle up joy with Happy Paul’s uplifting, citrine-infused fragrance

By Callie Iley | 25 October 2023

On its continued mission to support mental health, Happy Paul has launched its unique fragrance blend complete with an uplifting citrine crystal. Utilising the healing powers of citrine gemstones to help shift negative energies and bring happiness and optimism, the vegan-friendly fragrance seeks to elevate the mood of wearers and…

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Susan Gerrard Beauty Academy offers PMU training with Laura Kay partnership

By Scratch Staff | 4 October 2023

Gerrard International’s Susan Gerrard Beauty Academy has announced an educational partnership with Laura Kay London Academy, a renowned name in the world of permanent make-up (PMU) training. Founder of Laura Kay London clinic, professional products and academy, Laura Kay, has gained widespread recognition for her PMU expertise and 20 years…

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WINNER ANNOUNCED: Scratch Snap March 2023

By Callie Iley | 29 March 2023

The winner of Scratch’s monthly nail art challenge has been announced as Emily O’Brien. In a showcase of talent, techs stepped up to the Scratch Snap challenge for March & created nail designs inspired by ‘Miniature Manicures’ in the bid to win a prize from Gerrard International. Judged by Scratch‘s copywriter, Callie Iley,…

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Like mother, like children: The mums and kids working in the nail industry

By Chloe Randall | 19 March 2023

The nail industry has often been described as ‘one big family’, but for many nail brand owners, techs, and educators, it really is a true reality. Due to the fun, loving nature of the industry and the many family run businesses which are passed down, many people in this sector…

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Beauty & wellbeing apprenticeships launch under Gerrard International partnership

By Rebecca Hitchon | 16 February 2023

Gerrard International has partnered with Armonia Training Academy, to help beauty businesses fill recruitment and skill gaps with minimal investment and time. Under the partnership, two apprenticeship courses have launched: the Wellbeing and Holistic Apprenticeship and Beauty Professional Apprenticeship, helping to raise awareness of the value apprentices bring to the beauty…

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Mii course serves to support the natural nail needs of clients battling cancer

By Rebecca Hitchon | 10 February 2023

The Mii Advanced Adapted Natural Nail Care Treatment course is in collaboration with The Power of Touch (TPOT). The comprehensive online course from Gerrard International and Susan Gerrard Training Academy will build professionals’ confidence in delivering self-care services for clients undergoing cancer treatment, and after their treatment is complete. Developed…

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Shine bright this autumn with Jessica’s Stargaze nail colour collection

By Rebecca Hitchon | 8 November 2022

Jessica Cosmetics has introduced its autumn 2022 nail colour collection, Stargaze. Featuring six on-trend statement shades to take wearers throughout the colder months, the hues are suited to both traditional autumnal nail looks and glitzy party styles. The Stargaze nail colours, which are available in Jessica’s Custom Colour nail polish…

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Bring the wonders of nature to fingertips with Mii’s autumn 2022 nail shades

By Rebecca Hitchon | 25 October 2022

Mii Cosmetics has released its autumn 2022 nail colour collection, Nature’s Mosaic, featuring six shades inspired by the wonders of nature. The hues, which range from dark forest green to shimmery magenta, are available in the brand’s Colour Confidence nail polish formula and are designed as a go-to colour palette…

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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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Embrace new beginnings with Mii’s 6-piece spring nail colour collection

By Rebecca Hitchon | 26 April 2022

Make-up, tanning and nailcare brand, Mii Cosmetics, has revealed its spring 2022 nail colour collection, New Beginnings. Embodying the spirit of the season with its theme of turning a page to fresh starts, the collection features six show-stopping pastel hues from pink to blue, ready to empower the wearer. Available…

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