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Lecenté Glitters Autumn UK Tour

Following on from exhibiting at last weekend’s Olympia Beauty, Lecenté Glitters co-founder, Maria Cientanni, is taking her Glitter on The Go Tour to salons across the UK and Ireland. Cientanni will be introducing the brand’s new Stardust Collection, with educational demonstrations and hands-on experiences with some of CND’s best education ambassadors, as the tour takes in Edinburgh, Dublin, Manchester and ...

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A painterly punch by OPI x Jeremy Scott, NYFW SS15

US nail brand OPI recently partnered with Jeremy Scott to create a painterly look that packed punch for the designer’s recent NYFW SS15 presentation at New York’s Milk Studios. Lead nail artist Miss Pop worked with the designer’s beachy hippie inspiration to create colourful patterned nails in homage to the collection’s vibrant prints. Bright shades including That’s Hot! Pink, Life ...

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Lancashire salon owner boosts business with addition of training centre

Lancashire-based nail technician and salon owner, Julie Lee, is bringing innovation to her local nail and beauty scene by creating a new-look business that incorporates training alongside its treatment menu. Lee, an award-winning beauty specialist, has moved her business to new premises in Poulton-le-Flyde and rebranded as The Nail and Beauty Lounge. The historic building that is now the business’ ...

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Chelsea blow-dry bar Duck and Dry reveals new designer front of house uniforms

New Zealand-born designer Emila Wickstead has designed a chic front of house uniform for new Chelsea blow-dry bar Duck and Dry. The world-renowned designer, whose loyal fan base includes the Duchess of Cambridge and Samantha Cameron, has created a range of one and two piece designs in muted pastel colours that complement the salon’s décor. Co-founder Yulia Rorstrom says:  “Emila ...

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BUSINESS: why first impressions are everything

IMAGE: ®Registered trademark Société des Produits Nestlé S.A Sponsored post by NESCAFÉ Alegria  The impression given when a client first enters your salon might just be the deciding factor on whether they are to return or not. Your client may be happy with their new hairstyle or beauty treatment, but that is not the be-all and end-all.  Salons also need to ...

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Louella Belle to cease distribution of Essie nail products

Borehamwood-based distributor Louella Belle has announced it will no longer distribute Essie nail products to the UK salon market. The company, which changed its name from Perfect Nails in 2010, has been supplying the country with the US product line for over 22 years. However, since L’Oréal acquired the product house four years ago, there have been numerous changes to ...

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