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OPI announces Kerry Washington as creative ambassador

OPI Products Inc. has announced a collaboration with Emmy- and Golden Globe-nominated actress Kerry Washington, who will act as the brand’s first-ever creative ambassador. Washington will be responsible for co-curating nail lacquer shades and developing shade names with OPI co-founder and brand ambassador Suzi Weiss-Fischmann, and will be sourcing inspiration for and consulting on various aspects of creative for the company.  ...

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The Salon Magazine December Issue Now Online!

Time to shine In this month’s issue: Christmas party hair and make-up ideas Festive nail tips Magical Christmas merchandising Surviving the January lull Click Here to view it now!

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Gatsby & Miller hosts fundraising ladies’ night for local charity

The team at Gatsby & Miller’s Harpenden salon recently volunteered their hair and beauty skills for a great cause, hosting fundraising eventing for a local charity working with families of children who have a rare degenerative genetic disorder. Over 50 local ladies flocked to the salon in the High Street on7 October to sip a glass of prosecco and enjoy professional hair styling by ...

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The Salon Magazine November Issue Now Online!

Power Trip In this month’s issue: Amazing Christmas gift ideas Barbering and men’s grooming Winter warming body care Inside Daniel Galvin, Kensington Click Here to view it now!

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North East spa becomes UK’s first Wellness For Cancer Centre

A new North East spa has become the first in the country to offer a special programme of treatments for cancer sufferers and survivors. Launching last week on 1 October, The Spa at Ramside in County Durham has become part of the international Wellness for Cancer organisation, with every member of staff now trained to provide services to anyone whose life has ...

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Nail Breast Cancer campaign returns for breast cancer awareness month

This October nail brand distributor Louella Belle has partnered with a number of nail brands and other distributors to run the Nail Breast Cancer campaign supporting breast cancer charity, Future Dreams. Now in its second year the campaign aims to unite the nail industry to raise money and awareness with each company involved asking their clients to add just £1 to all ...

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Gilded glamour | CND x The Blonds SS16, NYFW

CND collaborated with The Blonds on the designer duo’s SS16 collection at New York Fashion Week, creating elaborate gilded nails inspired by Egyptology. As Amanda Fontanarrosa, CND production director explained: “[We were] inspired by the Egyptian’s obsession of taking everything with them into the afterlife – it’s full of treasures, it’s full of jewels – all their wealth and possessions ...

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Simple sophistication | OPI x Amanda Wakeley SS16 LFW

OPI was once again backstage at London Fashion Week, this season sponsoring creative nail director Roxanne Campbell to head her session nail tech team at Amanda Wakeley’s SS16 show. The award winning nail session technician chose OPI’s lacquer Light My Sapphire – a deep, dark blue like the midnight sky – to perfectly complement the silky and beautifully simple new collection presented by ...

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Don’t forget: The National Minimum wage goes up this Thursday

Hairdressers, salons and barber shops are being reminded that National Minimum Wage rates are set to rise sharply from this Thursday, 1 October.  With HM Revenue & Customs currently actively targeting the industry with an enforcement and compliance campaign, salons simply can’t afford not to pay their staff their correct minimum wage, the NHF has warned.  All the minimum wage ...

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Mineral House spa opens at Newcastle’s Crowne Plaza Hotel

This September the Crowne Plaza Hotel opened its doors in Newcastle’s city centre along with the launch of a luxurious modern day spa, Mineral House, offering therapies and treatments with Germaine de Capuccini. The new spa has been designed to provide visitors with pure escapism with the convenience of a city centre location. Germaine de Capuccini as its brand of choice ...

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