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#NowTrending: Gold leaf nails by Lindsey Cunningham

By Callie Iley | 9 March 2021

Scratch chats to Lindsey Cunningham of Lindsey’s Beauty Lounge about her journey into the nail industry and how she created this gorgeous gold leaf nail design… After working in an office when I finished university, I soon realised it wasn’t for me. I trained in beauty therapy part-time while working…

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#NowTrending: Stunning smoky amethyst nails by Natasha Barker

By Callie Iley | 17 November 2020

Scratch chats with Natasha Barker of Niche Nail Beauty about her passion for education and love for the nail industry, and explores how she created this dazzling amethyst design… I’ve been in the nail industry since 2002. My career  started when I took the CND™ Liquid & Powder Beginner course…

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#NOWTRENDING Pink marbled galaxy nails by Beth Gaunt

By Callie Iley | 27 October 2020

Scratch chats with Beth Gaunt of Elegance Beauty Boutique about her love for sparkle and freehand nail art… I work from my home salon in Swadlincote, Derbyshire and I qualified as a nail technician in 2016. I studied Art and Business Studies at school, and have always had a love…

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#NOWTRENDING Pink ink & gold flecks by Charlotte Fletcher

By Sophie Nutt | 14 July 2020

Charlotte Fletcher, of Head 2 Toe Hair & Beauty, chats to Scratch about her journey into the nail industry as well as how to create this super chic pink ink & gold fleck nail look…  “I initially trained with Izabelle Hammon in 2017, however it wasn’t until 2019 that I really grew…

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#TRENDINGTUESDAY Diana Pajeva, Diana’s Nail Art

By Sophie Nutt | 7 April 2020

We want to see the nail designs that are proving popular on your social media pages! Diana Pajeva, of Diana’s Nail Art, says that this tropical nail look has been popular with her followers. “This wild tropical look has been very trendy for quite a while now. We see it…

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By Sophie Nutt | 8 September 2019

We want to see what you’re wearing on your nails! Talented tech, Terri Eaton, wears nude almond nails finished with gold celestial detailing. “I love all celestial things so the idea of suns, moons and stars on my nails are a dream. I saw some inspo from another tech on Instagram (@gaudyoctopus)…

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WHAT I’M WEARING: Jessica Davies, Killer Krystals and Alter Ego Nails

By Sophie Nutt | 6 January 2019

We want to see what you’re wearing on your nails! Jessica Davies, of Killer Krystals and Alter Ego Nails, created a shimmering nude nail look complete with crystal cuticle detail and encapsulated foil. “I created this design using Naio’s acrylic system. I used Soft Beige to cover the nail beds,…

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MANI MONDAY: Gold finger

By Sophie Nutt | 10 December 2018

Begin the week the right way with some nail inspiration this mani Monday! Here at Scratch HQ, we’re all about an understated Christmas nail look – a design that is festive yet glam and on-trend for the Christmas party. This twist on French tips by the team SoHo-based nail studio, Paintbox, achieves…

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