At Home Gel Polish

Why you shouldn’t use an at-home gel polish kit

By Katie Barnes | 13 January 2021

Salon owner, educator and award-winning nail stylist, Katie Barnes, unveils concerns surrounding DIY gel polish kits… Gel polish seems like an easy to use, harmless product – surely, it’s just like painting on a nail polish, isn’t it? Well, this is the attitude that is causing problems amongst some non-professionals, as they…

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7 ways to stay healthy at home

By Scratch Staff | 25 March 2020

Dr Kuldeep Minocha, GP & cosmetic doctor at London-based Tempus Clinic, reveals 7 ways to stay healthy at home during the Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak.   1. Keep hydrated You and your family must all keep well hydrated by drinking plenty of clear fluids, warm or cold, it doesn’t matter. If…

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Salon in the Spotlight: LM Beauty, Oundle

By Kat Hill | 9 October 2019

When Lacey Louise Marshall’s appointment book was set to burst, she knew it was time to create a purpose-built place for her beauty business. “I was originally specialised solely in nail and I was using my conservatory as my workspace,” Lacey explains.  “When the time came to expand the business,…

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