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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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Tap into World Cup Fever with Ibd’s patriotic nail design

Get into the team spirit ahead of England’s weekend kick off with a patriotic nail design courtesy of Ibd educator, Jessica Mark (with a polite nod to our Brazilian hosts, too!) Products: PowerBond, Basecoat, Topcoat; Just Gel Polishes: Whipped Cream, Lucky Red, Sargasso Sea, Blue Haven, Solar Rays, Eden, Rocco, Green Monster; Cleanser Plus and Lavender Cuticle Oil; Tools: Cuticle ...

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