Nail Bites 30 May

NAIL BITES: 5 tales from the industry w/c 30 May

By Chloe Randall | 6 June 2021

Here at Scratch, we love keeping up to date with anything fun happening in the nail industry! These are our top 5 nail tales of the week… 1. Rumour alert! News has recently surfaced that Harry Styles is potentially starting his own beauty brand. It is rumoured he has filed a…

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Nail Bites 21 March

NAIL BITES: 5 tales from the industry w/c 21 March

By Chloe Randall | 28 March 2021

Here at Scratch, we love keeping up to date with anything fun happening in the nail industry! These are our top 5 nail tales of the week… 1. Chrissy Teigen’s half moon manicure American model, Chrissy Teigen shared her latest manicure on Instagram which shows her to jump on the trend…

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Lart Nails Your Choice Feature Image

LART Nails UK collaborates with nail pros to create 7-piece collection

By Chloe Randall | 6 November 2020

LART Nails UK has unveiled 7 shades of its Mineral Dipping Colour Powder for the autumn/winter season. The ‘Your Choice collection’ has been created in collaboration with talented nail professionals, with the shades named after each nail pro’s business: LART PRO No. 238 – E-Lady LART PRO No. 239 –…

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Mask wearing sees a boost in eye make-up sales

By Kat Hill | 20 August 2020

Sales of mascara and eye shadow have increased eye make-up shares in the prestige make-up market by 3% during and after lockdown – reflecting the advice for the public to now wear masks and face coverings in many social settings. The research from the NPD Group also found the lip segment of…

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Barbicide Certificate

Prepare to reopen with free Barbicide® Covid-19 Certification Course

By Helena Biggs | 27 May 2020

Leading beauty disinfection provider, Barbicide, has launched a free online Covid-19 certification course, designed to equip beauty professionals with the knowledge to perform even safer services when returning to work. The course reveals how Covid-19 is transmitted and the symptoms and risks before detailing practical considerations for beauty pros such…

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Furlough Coronavirus

Coronavirus: Furloughed workers & what it means for business

By Helena Biggs | 20 April 2020

Tina Chander, partner & head of the employment team at Midlands law firm, Wright Hassall, deals with employment law issues for businesses of all sizes. Here, she reveals what being ‘furloughed’ means amidst the coronavirus crisis… The Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme is designed to help businesses that would otherwise be forced…

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Selena Gomez Celeb Nail Picks


By Sophie Nutt | 25 November 2017

We’ve been scrolling through social media for the latest celeb nail looks! Celebrity man-icurist, Tom Bachik, gave Selena Gomez a deep red mani for the AMAs using OPI’s Malaga Wine. Contrasting her embellished jacket and glittering, bejewelled cap, Jennifer Lopez sported a nude nail during a live performance. Kylie Jenner…

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Novalash Educators

NOVALASH EXTENDS UK training and education team

By Sophie Nutt | 16 November 2017

New educators have been added to the NovaLash team to both train and mentor new and existing lash artists as well as support the brand’s future growth plans and represent NovaLash throughout the year. The new educators are (pictured: top row, l-r) Andrea McQuade (Scotland), Joanna Waszkiewicz (Cork), Kate Baxter…

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Zoya Party Girls Collection

ZOYA RELEASES Party Girls collection

By Sophie Nutt | 6 November 2017

Zoya has revealed its 2017 winter collection – Party Girls – available through Super Nail and Beauty. Seeing a variety of finishes and tones, the 12-piece collection is also available as two retail-ready six-piece sets. The first features golds, reds and pinks with the colours Nadia, Solstice, Tawny, Ming, Fallon and Sheri. While the second sees sultry shades including dark…

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Egyptian Goddess Nsi

NSI releases new Egyptian Goddess collection

By Sophie Nutt | 25 October 2017

For its Polish Pro Autumn 2017 collection, NSI UK has turned to Egypt for inspiration. The Egyptian Goddess collection sees six brand new Polish Pro shades featuring exciting and powerful colours; from bright blues to burnt oranges. Each shade is aptly named, including Pharaoh’s Fire, Cleopatra, Queen of the Nile, Sand Storm,…

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