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Spruce up your salon with a series of eye-catching colourful posters to celebrate SS21

By Alex Fox | 7 July 2021

If you want to spruce up your salon and give it a quick and bang-on trend makeover in minutes, then check out the summer 2021 photo print collection from Desenio.  Named Studio Zest, this 34-strong print selection is a stylish collection that’s all about celebrating our ability to feel hopeful,…

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Salon in the Spotlight: Nails by Sarah Astles, Wallasey Village, Wirral

By Kat Hill | 2 December 2020

After closing the doors to her high street salon during the first lockdown, Sarah Astles set about creating a new salon in her garden, ready to reopen in July. Now, Sarah works from a pretty pink cabin and hasn’t looked back. “My husband and I built the cabin ourselves, so…

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Magpie Pretty In Pink

Perfect pink nail looks with Magpie Beauty Gel Colour collection

By Sophie Nutt | 9 July 2020

Magpie Beauty has launched its latest Gel Colour collection, Pretty In Pink. Comprising a stunning selection of five cover pinks, shimmer pinks and full coverage pinks, the classic collection features a pink shade to suit every client. The Pretty In Pink collection includes: Forget Mia Not – nude cover Calla…

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Nu Nudes

Meet nude nail needs with 12 shades from The Gel Bottle Inc

By Kat Hill | 9 April 2020

The Gel Bottle Inc has introduced Nu Nudes, a curated collection of 12 gel polish shades offering diverse nude nail tones. “I set up The Gel Bottle Inc with inclusivity and equality at the heart of everything we do,” enthuses brand founder, Daisy Kalnina. “That’s why our Nu Nudes collection…

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Vu Glow In The Dark

Create glow in the dark nail designs with Gel-ato Gel Polish

By Scratch Staff | 29 February 2020

Get ready to glow with five shades of Gel-ato Glow in the Dark Gel Polish from Vu Nail Systems. UV/LED cured, the shades are used with Gel-ato Base & Top for a durable soak off system. The gel polishes are available in: Pink Orange Green Yellow Coral The shades can also…

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Leanne Townsend Nails

#TRENDINGTUESDAY Leanne Townsend, Harts & Bows

By Sophie Nutt | 22 October 2019

We want to see the designs trending at your nail desk! Leanne Townsend, of Harts & Bows, reveals bright, sparkling nail designs have been popular with her clients. “My clients are loving Mylar Flakes at the moment. They are stunning in the light! Teamed with Swarovski crystals and you have…

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Salon in the Spotlight: Beautifix, Ringmer

By Kat Hill | 4 September 2019

Having worked solo in a home salon, Penny Smith took the next step by opening her first salon in her home village of Ringmer. “We opened our the Beautifix salon this January,” smiles Penny. “I am hoping to build the business up further and eventually I would love a second salon.”…

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MANI MONDAY: Sassy snake

By Sophie Nutt | 11 March 2019

Begin the week the right way with some nail inspiration this mani Monday! Feeling sassy this week? Try enticing your clients to push the boat about with their nail art and take inspiration from this funky, on-trend nail look courtesy of celebrity nail stylist, Miss Betty Rose. A vibrant, fucsia…

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Becky Wicks

MANI MONDAY: Pastel dreams

By Sophie Nutt | 4 March 2019

Begin the week the right way with some nail inspiration this mani Monday! We love this pastel pink and lilac nail look courtesy of talented tech, Becky Wicks, featuring two subtle glitter nails. The pretty design combines soft, delicate hues with an almond shape for a super cute partnership. To…

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Chelsea O Connor Nails

WHAT I’M WEARING: Chelsea O’Connor, Nails By Chelsea

By Sophie Nutt | 13 January 2019

We want to see what you’re wearing on your nails! Chelsea O’Connor, of Nails By Chelsea, wears a bold look seeing bright pink hues and a white diamond feature nail teamed with embellishments and lashings of glitter. “I created this design using Pink-a-holic, which is my all time favourite pink,…

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