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6 nail trends that never go out of style

By Emma Hobday | 2 September 2021

Every year – and, let’s face it, every month – we’ll see a new nail design trending (hello pick n mix nail art, year of 2021) but some nail designs are always ‘in’, regardless of the month, season, or year. Here’s our pick of nail styles that you can count…

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Australian boxer battles stereotypes with rainbow coloured nails

By Emma Hobday | 9 August 2021

Twenty four year old Australian boxer Harry Garside showed the world his newly painted fingernails after defeating Kazakhstan’s Zakir Safiullin on 3 August. Harry, who is also a certified plumber and has learned ballet to help with his boxing movements, wanted to spread inclusivity and help people express themselves without…

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Why white nails are trending on TikTok

By Emma Hobday | 12 July 2021

Move over updating your relationship status on Facebook; there’s a new way to tell the world whether you’re single or taken. Teens on TikTok are painting their nails white to signify singledom, and baby blue if they’re in a relationship. So, why white? According to Urban Dictionary, white nails mean…

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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: 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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#TRENDINGTUESDAY Chelsea Tipper, Beauty by Chelsea

By Sophie Nutt | 26 May 2020

We want to see the designs trending on your social media pages! Chelsea Tipper, of Beauty by Chelsea, says that this white botanical design has been popular with clients across her social media platforms. “This white botanical design has been popular, I think, as we are now having warmer weather,…

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Helena Linsky reveals festival beauty trend predictions

By Sophie Nutt | 7 June 2019

Q61 nail and beauty studio co-director, Helena Linsky, reveals her hottest festival beauty trends of 2019… “With festival season about to kick off across Europe and the UK, we’re seeing an influx of clients at our Q61 nail and beauty studios looking for fast, effective ways to switch up their…

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