Why nail technicians should not work on infected nails and what to do to minimise the risk of passing on infections. As nail technicians we are taught to recognise an assortment of nail conditions which constitute a contraindication (a reason not to complete a service or treatment). However we are not qualified to diagnose a… Continue reading Why nail technicians should not work on infected nails and what to do to minimise the risk of passing on infections.
Nails are made of keratin, which is a protein, this may explain why people think that eating another type of protein, gelatine, derived from collagen obtained from various animal body parts will strengthen them. However, there is simply no scientific evidence to back this up. There also isn’t any evidence that applying gelatine to nails… Continue reading Nail Myths Busted – Eating Gelatine Strengthens Nails
First of all, Congratulations! Your wedding day is likely to be one of the most photographed days of your life. As a part of your wedding planning you’ll be bound to be thinking about your skincare routine, including waxing and tanning options, but have you thought about your hands and nails (or your feet if… Continue reading Advice for Brides to Be and 2019 Trends
Usually autumn can be a hard time for nails. After a hot summer, your nails can become brittle and break. This is because the vitamin rich summer is far behind us, the sunny summer gave us enough vitamin D but hot temperatures have dried out your nails and they’ve become fragile. DON’T PANIC! There are… Continue reading Autumn Nails
Nail Myths Busted - Short Nails The number of times I hear, “I can’t have Shellac or glitter because my nails are too short” or “my nails don’t look nice because they’re too short” I disagree and a quick search in google just proves my point, see the screen shots in this post. I’m a… Continue reading Nail Myths Busted – Short Nails