Some easy at home hand, foot and nail care using store cupboard staples, make time for you!
One of the most common nail myths I've heard is that white spots on nails are signs of a calcium, or vitamin deficiency. This is a myth, white marks are actually the result of nail trauma, the nail bed has sustained an injury that has altered the keratin structure. The proper name for these white… Continue reading Nail Myths Busted – White Spots Indicate Vitamin or mineral Deficiency
Why we need to re-open the British beauty industry #thevalueinbeauty The Government announcement that Beauty and Spa services would not be re-opening on July 4th, was devastating for many small business owners and self-employed entrepreneurs most of whom are female. We have, at the point of writing, been closed for over 100 days and many… Continue reading Beauty Matters
My side lockdown side hustles. What I’ve been up to during lockdown, notebook creation and business coaching.
Here are few things you can do to show up for your customers online, these are especially useful it you’re not able to remain open. Facebook will actually post a video further than an ordinary post and a live video even further again, so if you haven’t tried going live yet you could be missing… Continue reading Keeping your clients engaged
Meet the experts: Marian Newman Marian Newman is known as the Queen of Nails in our industry. She’s an internationally acclaimed nail artist, the Creative Ambassador for CND and was the first ever full time session nail technician bringing her genius to the fashion show world. She works on dozens of fashion shows each season… Continue reading Meet The Experts: Marian Newman
Based on Londons Spring / Summer catwalk colours for 2020 As the evenings are getting lighter let's have a look at what's hot, here are Pantones colour forecasts for Spring/ Summer 2020. According to Leatrice Eiseman, Executive Director of the Pantone Color Institute, “Spring/Summer 2020 is a story of colourful expression, as we see bold… Continue reading Pantone Spring / Summer Colour forecast 2020
What are SDS and how to spot a fake. SDS are Safety Data Sheets, they were previously known as MSDS or Material Data Safety Sheets but these older sheets used to vary depending on their country of origin where as the newer SDS follow a standardised format. SDS list information relating to occupational safety and… Continue reading What are SDS?
￼ Nail Expert Profile: Doug Schoon Doug Schoon is a leading international expert in the nail and beauty industry, Doug has a masters degree in chemistry and is well know for his regulatory and technical work and has been instrumental in developing the beauty industry for over 35 years. I first discovered Doug when my… Continue reading Nail Expert Profile: Doug Schoon
This Glossary series contains some of the terminology associated with natural and artificial nails, procedures, and a few important product or additive definitions as I understand them. Many of these terms are confusing, difficult to pronounce and understand at first , especially the chemical and medical ones! I’m an interested Nail Technician and by no… Continue reading Glossary: T to Z
This Glossary series contains some of the terminology associated with natural and artificial nails, procedures, and a few important product or additive definitions as I understand them. Many of these terms are confusing, difficult to pronounce and understand at first , especially the chemical and medical ones! I’m an interested Nail Technician and by no… Continue reading Glossary: P to S