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Salon in the Spotlight: Eleven Kings, Royston

By Callie Iley | 11 April 2024

Explore Eleven Kings salon as Jess Dickerson discusses its pink and green colour scheme and reveals her future plans in the beauty industry… Despite not enjoying doing her own nails, Jess loved the idea of styling others’ nails. In October 2021, she enrolled in training with Next Step Beauty via…

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Nail Tech Talk: Rosie Leek of Nice Girl Nails

By Callie Iley | 3 April 2024

Rosie Leek of Nice Girl Nails, Wolverhampton, shares her sources of inspiration for her eye-catching nail art and reveals how her pink palace nail salon ties to her personality… Recalling a love for nail art from a young age, Rosie Leek highlights airbrush looks and Tumblr-trending crackle nails as old favourites.…

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Salon in the Spotlight: JR Beauty, Cheshire

By Scratch Staff | 30 March 2024

Jessica Roach had a double celebration on her 30th birthday, as it not only marked a milestone, but she attained a nail qualification with LIT Training Academy to turn her nail styling hobby into a career. The creative found enjoyment in painting her nails during lockdown, and while on maternity…

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Salon in the Spotlight: Nails By Sharon Gabrielle, Hertfordshire

By Scratch Staff | 14 March 2024

Following a diagnosis of Non-Hodgkin lymphoma in her eye in March 2021, Sharon Goodway reflected on her 16-year job in the finance sector and decided that she wanted to pursue a creative career. She enrolled on a course with Bio Sculpture in June 2022 and on qualifying, decided to hand…

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Salon in the Spotlight: Halo Nails, Maidstone

By Carter Rogers | 30 November 2023

Despite falling in love with nails and qualifying as a nail tech in 2007, Chantelle Wicks had to return to her office job in 2008 after becoming a single mum to her young daughter. It was during the pandemic that she rethought her career and thus, in 2022, nails becoming…

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Salon in the Spotlight: Claire Georgina Beauty Room, Worcestershire

By Carter Rogers | 2 November 2023

After a very successful business in the baking industry, Claire Welch decided it was time for a career change to allow her to have better time management in her personal life and swapped the bakery for the nail salon, an industry which she had been fascinated with for a long…

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Salon in the Spotlight: Nails By Rae Florence, Caldicot, Wales

By Carter Rogers | 26 October 2023

Rae Florence was set to begin her primary education training this September but in a turn of events, she listened to her gut feeling and set out to pursue her dream of running her own salon. From a young age, Rae had been fascinated with the world of nails and…

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Salon in the Spotlight: Nina Aesthetics & Beauty, Liverpool

By Carter Rogers | 28 September 2023

Just over a year ago, Nina was faced with some personal challenges in regards to her mother’s health, but despite this, her mum continued to be her biggest supporter and encouraged Nina to venture into the world of aesthetics despite her fear of needles.  After being in the beauty industry…

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Salon in the Spotlight: Blackheart Beauty, North Shields

By Chloe Randall | 21 September 2023

After working in the beauty industry since 2004 and training with Kirsty Meakin, Emily Ferguson and other prestigious nail techs, Tara Stephenson opened her dream salon in 2020 but sadly it was closed due to the pandemic. Now, she has transformed her spare room into her own nail sanctuary with…

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Nail Tech Talk: Meet Sarah Rushworth of The Nail Shed, Scratch Stars Home Nail Salon of the Year 2023

By Callie Iley | 2 September 2023

Valuing offering clients a personalised, focused service due to her struggles with anxiety since the birth of her son, Sarah Rushworth of The Nail Shed, Bolton, details her nail journey & how it felt to win Home Nail Salon of the Year in the Scratch Stars Awards 2023… Working two…

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