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New from CND™ Creative Play™, the Sunset Bash collection

CND, the global leader in professional nail products and services, introduces the new CND™ CREATIVE PLAY™ Nail Lacquer Sunset Bash collection. Express your most authentic self with 8 new shades that will pop and flatter your every look! Play up your nails with intense hues of purple, blue, green and orange that last until you’re ready to switch it up. ...

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Nail that training!

When you train in a new treatment, you want to be sure you are training with the best, so who better than the biggest nail brand around! CND nail products have been setting the standard in the beauty industry for many years, so it is no wonder that nail professionals and beauty industry newcomers alike are desperate to train with ...

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CND’s retail re-vamp

Get ready to maximise your retail sales with the CND revamp on famous consumer-favourites, CuticleEraser and SolarOil from CND™. This new look unites four key retail-ready treatments that work effectively to improve nail health and aesthetic.  The design is inspired by CND’s commitment to developing innovative and science led products and gives the award-winning foursome a fresh, clinical restyle. The ...

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Say ‘hello’ to the new CND service essentials!

Meet the CND brand’s ‘new’ packaging hosting your favourite PREP products from CND™. The new look will be rolling out across the forthcoming months and showcases a move to a more clean, clinical and uniformed look.   The switch comes as CND announce the rebranding of Nourishing Remover; while the award-winning product remains the same fabulous formula, the name will ...

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There’s still time to enter the Scratch Stars Awards 2017

Calling all independent nail techs and those working in hair and beauty salons: the only annual awards ceremony dedicated to nail professionals is back again for 2017. Now in its sixth year, the Scratch Stars Awards presents 18 categories that celebrate and reward nail pros and salons within this ever-evolving arena. New for 2017 include two fresh categories, Nail Team of the ...

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NHF presses government ahead of Budget for ‘fundamental’ reform of business rates

  The National Hairdressers’ Federation (NHF) has written to chancellor Philip Hammond and communities secretary Sajid Javid urging them to listen to the concerns of small businesses about the impact of next month’s changes to business rates. The government is coming under increasing pressure to outline measures in the Budget next week (March 8) to soften the revaluation of business ...

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Join Lecenté on UK Glitter Queen Tour

Join Sweet Squared and its co-founder and ‘Glitter Queen’, Maria Cientanni as she embarks a Glitter Tour of the UK this summer. The tour allows nail technicians to experience the Lecenté brand, learn about its benefits and potential to boost salon profits, as well as get the chance to meet Cientanni and quiz her on all things that sparkle. Cientanni will be teaching five Lecenté ...

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CIDESCO survey reveals therapists’ concerns with chemicals in nail polish

A new survey released by CIDESCO focusing on the use of formaldehydes nail polish shows toxic chemicals are a key concern among nail professionals and training is essential to ensure technicians are aware of the potential dangers posed to them and their clients. Earlier this year, Sean Byrne, a chemistry student from Ireland carried out a survey amongst CIDESCO members worldwide to investigate ...

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SalonGenius launches interactive review platfrom

SalonGenius has launched a new interactive platform where salons, spas and therapists can host and manage their reviews. The new feature has been created in collaboration with Salonspy.com, an online community that provide listings for every salon and spa in the UK, and will allow users to automatically generate reviews from customers post appointments via SMS. A real advantage to salon owners and managers, the ...

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Great business advice for hair and beauty salon owners

As any salon owner or director knows, managing a salon business requires a whole raft of skills, many of which are unique to the industry, plus a wide knowledge of employment law and practice. From staff absence to client health and safety, to rent-a-chair agreements and race equality, keeping on top of it all can be daunting and finding the right kind ...

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