Candy Claws Birmingham

Salon in the Spotlight: Candy Claws, Birmingham

By Callie Iley | 22 February 2024

Millie Mills modelled Candy Claws salon’s decor around her personality and style, creating a salon space with inclusivity, artistry and creativity at its core. “I wanted my clients to know who I am when they walk through the door. Candy Claws is a safe space which is fun and playful,…

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Nail Tech Talk: Inside the world of My Name Is Miki Nail

By Callie Iley | 6 February 2024

Meet Miki of My Name Is Miki Nail, the New York nail tech who tends to the nails of Ariana Grande, as she shares her career journey and reveals the nail shade worn in the Yes, And? music video… Working for a fashion company in her early 20s, Miki became…

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Love L&P? Check out Bexy Glow, the brand redefining ratios & nail artistry with its acrylic formulations

By Callie Iley | 2 February 2024

Frustrated with the limitations of existing L&P formulations, Becky Willett set out to create an acrylic product range with a rainbow of shades to inspire creativity. Becky, a professional nail technician, has been working with L&P since 2015, noting that the existing acrylic products she used maintained a wet or…

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Meet the nail tech soaring to new heights with her dragon-inspired extreme nail creation

By Callie Iley | 30 January 2024

In a meticulous process spanning two months, Anna Sosina’s dragon nail look was created to reflect her commitment to artistry and professionalism.  Detailing the process of creating the intricate nail look, Anna reveals how her hard work on the nails came to become a stunning poster image, with the help…

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Revealed: the top 7 trending Valentine’s Day nail designs

By Helena Biggs | 30 January 2024

Searches for Valentine’s Day themed nail designs are up 9,500% on Google, as many look to express passion and romance through their fingertips. Nick Drewe, trend expert at Wethrift, comments: “Year on year we are seeing a growing demand for manicure trends, as many look for creative ways to add…

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Nail Tech Talk: Maria Nevirchak of Nevirchak Studio 

By Callie Iley | 27 January 2024

Maria Nevirchak entered the nail industry after she finished school, initially hoping to pursue a different career after her 18th birthday. However, she quickly found herself becoming immersed in the world of nails. “The more I delved into the profession, the less I felt the need to switch paths,” she…

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WINNER ANNOUNCED: Scratch Snap January 2024

By Callie Iley | 22 January 2024

The winner of Scratch’s monthly nail art challenge has been announced as Carlie Fidgett. In a showcase of talent, techs stepped up to the Scratch Snap challenge for January and created nail designs inspired by the theme ‘Icy Elegance’, in the bid to win a prize from Beauty Boss HQ. Entries were judged by Scratch’s…

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Nail Tech Talk: Rachel Foreman of Effy Nails

By Callie Iley | 29 December 2023

With a wealth of experience both on set and in-salon, nail artist, Rachel Foreman of Effy Nails, shares how her colourful career in the nail industry began and offers an insight into her day-to-day life… Returning to education in 2008 to train for two years in make-up artistry, the year…

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WINNER ANNOUNCED: Scratch Snap December 2023

By Callie Iley | 18 December 2023

The winner of Scratch’s monthly nail art challenge has been announced as Carla Brannan. In a showcase of talent, techs stepped up to the Scratch Snap challenge for December and created nail designs inspired by the theme ‘Gingerbread Treats’, in the bid to win a prize from HD Professional Nail Systems. Entries were…

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Embrace retro glamour with Entity’s 6-piece Vintage Gossip collection

By Callie Iley | 16 December 2023

Entity has revealed its holiday & winter 2023 colour collection, Vintage Gossip, with a glamorous retro colour palette combining classic hues and seasonal shimmer shades. Inspired by throwback runway trends and versatile, wearable hues, Entity’s Vintage Gossip collection is available in six matching shades across its Colour Couture Gel-Lacquer, Soak…

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