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Here’s how to make manis last if your client has excessively sweaty hands

By Emma Hobday | 13 September 2021

Excessive sweating (hyperhidrosis being the technical term) is surprisingly common and can affect the whole body or just certain areas, like the hands (palmar hyperhidrosis). It’s normal to sweat if you get hot or do exercise, but you may be sweating excessively if you’re sweating when your body does not…

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Marie-Louise Coster on Japanese nail art, exciting opportunities and Nails Next Top Nail Artist

By Kat Hill | 3 November 2018

Tell us about your training… I originally had a Saturday job in a beauty salon from the age of 16. I did a bit of ‘in-house’ training there but my proper training was at Brunel Technical College in Bristol in the late 90s. This provided me with my NVQ 2 and…

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Yvonne Tuckley on her love of IBX, perfecting her skills and wacky Instagram profiles

By Kat Hill | 18 August 2018

Tell us about your training… I kicked off my basic training with an independent local organisation and then trained in PolyGel application and e-filing with Nail Harmony UK, and one stroke nail art with Moyra UK.   What is your all-time favourite nail product? Gelish, PolyGel and CND SHELLAC™ are…

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Discover IBX with a FREE Famous Names webinar

By Helena Biggs | 14 August 2018

Louella Belle and Famous Names are offering a free Introduction to IBX webinar to 100 customers that purchase an IBX Mini Duo Kit between 1 July and 15 August 2018. The 1.5 hr webinar will be led by Famous Names founder, Linda Nordstrom, and will provide an introduction to the IBX system and…

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FAMOUS NAMES reveals IBX Boost to help protect nails

By Kat Hill | 7 November 2017

Famous Names – the creator of the IBX system – has revealed a new addition to its range of professional products. The IBX Boost System creates a flexible yet strong coating that can be applied as natural nail overlay for strength or as a protective coating under other nail services.…

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COURSE BITES: Introduction to IBX with Louella Belle

By Kat Hill | 10 August 2017

Course Details: This class is designed for professionals who regularly work with gel polish or for manicurists with an interest in natural nail care. The course looks at the benefits of IBX and how it works, as well as covering natural nail trauma and cause. The case looks at the products in…

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