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Lancashire nail pro enlisted to create Eurovision nails for BBC TV advert

By Helena Biggs | 12 May 2023

Eurovision fever is rife, as event lovers get set for the 2023 final on 13 May in Liverpool, UK, hosted on behalf of last year’s winning country, Ukraine. To promote the event and boost excitement, the BBC has been playing an advert across its channels, featuring colourful nail art cameos…

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Nail Tech Talk: Georgia Rose of Georgia Rose Nails

By Callie Iley | 21 January 2023

Builder gel manicurist, Georgia Rose of Georgia Rose Nails, chats to Scratch about her love for the nail community and her advice for aspiring techs. After nearly five years of offering gel, builder gel and acrylic services, Georgia Rose opted to fully emerge herself in builder gel in 2022, specialising…

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Salon in the Spotlight: Nails & Beauty By Jamie, Thornton-Cleveleys, Lancashire

By Kat Hill | 25 March 2020

A recent house presented Jamie Didlock the chance to create a private nail studio. “I’ve always wanted my own home salon, but wasn’t able to as we didn’t have the space,” Jamie smiles. “When we moved to our new house, we turned the double garage into a studio. “I’ve been…

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IWD 2020: Laura Jane Berry on being a farmer, single parent & nail educator

By Kat Hill | 3 March 2020

Scratch puts the spotlight on inspiring & successful businesswomen in the run up to International Women’s Day, 8 March… Meet Laura Jane Berry  – an inspiring educator offering an enriched experience owing to her rural nail academy, LJB Nail Academy. Brimming with nail know-how and educating experience, Laura Jane Berry realised…

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Salon in the Spotlight: Moody Hair LTD, South Shields

By Kat Hill | 6 November 2019

Blending nail treatments with hair service, Nathan Moody’s career took a turn when he chose to train in nail services. “I have had Moody Hair LTD for roughly for now years now, trading as a hairdresser in Lancashire,” Nathan explains. “When I trained last year in nails, I decided it…

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Salon in the Spotlight: BLINX Beauty Studio, Leyland, Lancashire

By Kat Hill | 20 February 2019

Decorated in pretty pink and copper tones, BLINX Beauty Studio is celebrating over a year in its new location. “To start with, I was renting a room for lash extension services,” explains owner, Natasha Gorner. “It didn’t take long for it to turn into my full-time job. After two years…

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SALON IN THE SPOTLIGHT: Karen Heron Nails and Beauty, Great Harwood

By Kat Hill | 27 September 2017

After honing her nail skills and building a loyal client base, Karen Heron is celebrating the recent opening of her new salon. Commemorating in style, the opening saw a party for clients and those closest to Karen, as well as the chance for the nail tech to showcase her salon’s…

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