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Nail Tech Talk: Susan Steel of Susan Steel Nails

By Callie Iley | 8 July 2023

With big career dreams and a lifelong passion for nails, Susan Steel shares her nail journey & reveals her hopes for the future of Susan Steel Nails… “I’ve always loved nails and beauty from a young age, but I never realised that it would be my dream career until I…

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Salon in the Spotlight: Bellini Nails & Beauty, Glasgow

By Kat Hill | 14 April 2021

Having grown her business from a small studio established in 2014, Katia Crowe has gone from strength to strength, with Bellini Nails & Beauty a beauty hotspot in Glasgow’s West End. “I first trained as a nail technician in 2014, trading as Bellini Nails and renting a small studio,” Katia…

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5 things I love about being a salon owner

By Kat Hill | 10 February 2021

Scratch chats with Glasgow-based owner of NAF! Salon, Tammy Koslowski, about why she loves being a salon owner… 1 Our team & clients (the NAFIA!) I never knew people were my passion until I opened my own salon. I love that I get to work with – and support –…

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Salon in the Spotlight: Nova Nails, Glasgow, Scotland

By Kat Hill | 27 January 2021

After working in call centres for years, Jackie Logan wanted a change of career. “After three years of practise and training, I work up the courage to quit my job and start Nova Nails,” Jackie remembers. “I worked in a few places renting a table, but during the first lockdown…

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SALON IN THE SPOTLIGHT: Neverland Nails, Glasgow

By Kat Hill | 23 September 2020

Seeing quirky detail in every corner, Neverland Nails in Glasgow offers clients an escape from everyday life. “I had a small studio space in the trendy Finnieston district for a year, before taking on a street shop space a couple of minutes away,” explains Frenchie “Fabulous” Watson. “I loved it…

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Salon in the Spotlight: Bold Salon, Glasgow

By Kat Hill | 7 August 2019

Bold by name, bold by nature! Bold Salon in Glasgow is making its mark in the local area owing to the quirky decor and impressive collection of professionals working from its treatment rooms. “I had been self-employed lash and brow specialist for 21 years under my own business, The i…

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Salon in the Spotlight: Nailco Nail Bar, Glasgow

By Kat Hill | 31 July 2019

Currently with three locations in Scotland, the Nailco team have their eyes firmly set on success. “We launched Nailco Nail Bar in September 2017 in Glasgow city centre,” explains owner, Jayd Alexandra Linney. “I bought the salon and fully refurbished and re-branded. The salon already had a great foundation and client…

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Secure your place on a Light Elegance WOW Workshop

By Kat Hill | 5 March 2019

Light Elegance WOW Workshops are now available to book via Sweet Squared. The two-hour workshops offer the chance for nail techs to meet the LE education team, enjoy demonstrations and gain an overview of the brand. Pros can also expect special offers and an insight into the educational offering. Costing just £20…

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Scottish spa scoops two award wins

By Kat Hill | 19 June 2018

Scottish spa, Blythswood Square, has revealed a recent double award win. The five star spa and hotel located in Glasgow recently scooped Spa of the Year in Scotland’s LOOK Awards, as well as Luxury Spa of the Year in the first ever Scottish Beauty Industry Awards. The wins come aftercompleting several spa…

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Award-winning NAF! Salon moves to new premises

By Helena Biggs | 19 April 2018

Glasgow’s NAF! Salon, winner of Nail Salon of the Year at the Scratch Stars Awards 2017, has moved to a new premises. Owing to increasing client demand, the popular salon – founded and run by Tammy Koslowski – is now based in West George Street, Glasgow; just a short walk…

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