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#NowTrending: Dreamy pink nail art by Sophie Rogers

By Callie Iley | 23 March 2021

Scratch chats to Sophie Rogers of Sophie’s Beauty Bar about her nail training and how she created this dreamy pink design…. From a young age, I knew I wanted to work within the beauty industry. However, it wasn’t until October 2020, after I was made redundant from my job, that…

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#NowTrending: White crystal nails by Ashleigh Rene Owens

By Callie Iley | 16 February 2021

Scratch chats to Ashleigh Rene Owens of Nails With Ashleigh, Denver, USA, about the nail art planning process & how she created this striking crystal design… “In 2011, I began doing manicures for my family and friends. What started as a hobby became my career after I realised that I…

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#NowTrending: Monochrome diamond nails by Laura Katy Chester

By Callie Iley | 26 January 2021

Scratch chats to Laura Katy Chester of LK Beauty about how she created this striking monochrome nail design. She also shares the small moments that make her proud of her career…. I qualified as a nail technician back in 2016 with Young Nails. After a couple of years in a…

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#NowTrending: Pretty pastel cloud nails by Rebecca Marie

By Callie Iley | 19 January 2021

Scratch chats to Rebecca Marie of The Nails Coven Studio about her journey into the nail industry and how she created this pretty pastel cloud nail design… My journey as a nail technician started in 2018. I was never one to get my nails done until the holographic trend came…

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#NowTrending: Fishnets, flames & marbles by Sophie Pritchard

By Callie Iley | 29 December 2020

Scratch chats to Sophie Pritchard of Creative Claws about her love for hand painted nail art and how she created this jaw-dropping design.     I’ve been doing nails since 2011. I found starting out in the beauty industry difficult, as it was so hard to get employment with such…

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#NowTrending: Stars & squiggles by Egle Bivainyte

By Callie Iley | 22 December 2020

Scratch chats to Egle Bivainyte of Greeneye Nails about her journey in the nail industry and how to recreate this gorgeous nail design. I started doing nails as a hobby a few years ago after getting my nails done at Imarni Salon. Seeing the process and how it’s done really…

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#NowTrending: Fairy Liquid nails

By Callie Iley | 24 November 2020

Scratch chats to Sophie Parkinson of Soph Builds Nails about how she created the instantly recognisable Fairy Liquid nail art design, featured on our Instagram in November 2020. I’ve been doing nails since 2019, but I really got into it over lockdown, and perfected my craft throughout this time. At first,…

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#NowTrending: Stunning smoky amethyst nails by Natasha Barker

By Callie Iley | 17 November 2020

Scratch chats with Natasha Barker of Niche Nail Beauty about her passion for education and love for the nail industry, and explores how she created this dazzling amethyst design… I’ve been in the nail industry since 2002. My career  started when I took the CND™ Liquid & Powder Beginner course…

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#NOWTRENDING Tortie hearts by Vanessa Armitage

By Callie Iley | 10 November 2020

Scratch chats with Vanessa Armitage of Nailicious by Vanessa about her love for all things nails and her hopes for the future – and she reveals how to create a tortoiseshell design… I work from home in my tiny little salon. I decided to take the leap into working and…

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#NOWTRENDING Pastel geometric nail art by Stephanie Yianni

By Callie Iley | 3 November 2020

Scratch chats to Stephanie Yianni of SY Nails about her love for creativity and passion for nail art…. Coming from a creative background, I have adjusted to my new career in the nail industry pretty well. I was previously in roles related to fashion and art, so luckily, nail styling…

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