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Like mother, like children: The mums and kids working in the nail industry

By Chloe Randall | 19 March 2023

The nail industry has often been described as ‘one big family’, but for many nail brand owners, techs, and educators, it really is a true reality. Due to the fun, loving nature of the industry and the many family run businesses which are passed down, many people in this sector…

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Mothers Day

How to make mature mums feel comfortable in the salon

By Sophie Nutt | 5 March 2020

Mother’s Day lands on Sunday 22 March this year, so be sure to capitalise on the occasion by putting the focus on mature ladies – including the mums and grandmothers of your existing clients. The Office for National Statistics reveals that the UK’s population is ageing, as people continue to live longer…

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Why you should add skincare treatments to your salon menu

By Kat Hill | 26 March 2019

BeautyLab skincare expert, Samantha Kendrew, reveals some top tips for introducing skincare to your in-salon offering – just in time for Mother’s Day… Created to meet skincare demands, the BeautyLab range consists of sophisticated salon treatments and a complementary retail line. “The BeautyLab Body treatments are ideal for a relaxing…

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Beautiful brows for mature clients

By Kat Hill | 26 March 2019

With Mother’s Day this Sunday, have you consider showcasing your brow styling skill to meet any client needs? Create a bespoke brow look for clients of all ages with these tips from Lash Perfect expert, Emma Apps… “Naturally, eyebrows tend to become sparser as we age,” explains Emma Apps, Hi Brow…

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Care for skin with BeautyPro Lifting 3D Clay Mask

By Sophie Nutt | 22 March 2019

Encourage clients to care for their skin with the Lifting 3D Clay Mask from BeautyPro. Ideal as a retail item for clients to use at home, a gift for a loved one this coming Mother’s Day, or as a luxury add-on to in-salon services, the treatment boasts the benefits of…

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Mothers Day Child

How to make your beauty business appeal to new & expectant mums

By Scratch Staff | 15 March 2019

Helena Linsky, co-director of Q61, reveals how to make your beauty business mum-friendly… For Mother’s Day promos and across the entire year, it’s important to consider how you can implement in-salon initiatives that are mum-friendly. Mum-to-be and new mum clients tend to have slightly different needs to your other clients,…

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Nail tech creates gender reveal cake manicure

By Sophie Nutt | 27 February 2019

When browsing platforms such as Instagram, Facebook and Twitter, it’s almost impossible to avoid an extravagant ‘gender reveal’ video. In the videos where a balloon is popped or a cake is cut in order to reveal the gender of an unborn baby, one American nail tech has taken the trend one step further by…

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Tales of working as a nail tech while pregnant

By Scratch Staff | 29 December 2018

Celebrity nail tech, Amy Ganney, reveals her experience of working while expecting a baby – and how she now juggles work with motherhood… “Working while pregnant was challenging as I suffered with sickness regularly, but I had to continue working as I knew I would need some time off when…

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Pregnant Woman Nails

What to consider when pedicuring a pregnant client

By Helena Biggs | 15 October 2018

Pregnant pampering can be a welcome treat for a tired mum-to-be as a luxurious pedicure can soothe sore feet and encourage circulation. The small but significant treatment can help boost beauty confidence during a pregnancy or simply help maintain overall foot care when the client can no longer reach their…

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