Scratch Magazine’s Guest Blogger

Hello everyone! As a few of you will know I began my new job at Pastille Nail Boutique in Leeds back in August and since then I’ve found myself rushed off my feet. I have also returned back to college to complete my Level 3 in beauty therapy. With all this happening in my life … Continue reading

Pastille Party

As you can tell I have disappeared for a few weeks, but I am happy to announce I am back! I’ve been away on holiday with my family on a cruise round the Mediterranean for two weeks. Not only do I have loads to tell you all about but I will also be creating some … Continue reading

The Beauty Bimbo Stereotype

One thing I have come across numerous times in my career so far is that being a Beauty Therapist comes along with a major stereotype, stupid bimbo. Not only is this far from wrong but its ridiculous! I see painting a nail or producing nail art a talent which you can’t be taught but only … Continue reading

SCRATCH – Teenage Tech Talk

The postman has been very generous again and after a weeks wait SCRATCH Magazine has finally arrived! I’ve had the good news to share with you for way over a month now but wanted to see the article myself first. After the link of my blog was posted on Scratch Magazine’s Facebook page, writer Helen … Continue reading

The Future’s Bright

Sorry bloggers I know I’ve been hiding the past couple of weeks mainly due to how busy I have been preparing for my holiday on a cruise round the Mediterranean this month. But I have mainly been hiding to save some good news for you! I have a new job! I am now leaving The … Continue reading

Student Awards

On Wednesday I visited the college library to attend the students awards 2012 – 2013. The awards is usually more of a party where the college hires out a venue in Leeds City Centre and everyone gets nicely dressed up with their best heels. However after last years event ended up being more hectic than … Continue reading

Nail Newbie

Today I had a client who claimed she’s only ever had her nails done once before! She said the last set of acrylic nails she had were shockingly bad and has never had them done since. So off I went starting her acrylic nails ready for her holidays. I always ask all my clients what … Continue reading

1 year down, another to go

So as the end of my first college year studying Level 2 Beauty Therapy as an apprentice with Wakefield College approaches I thought it would be the correct time to tell you about my experience. It all began in September 2012. As I was the only student who enrolled as an apprentice I got placed … Continue reading

And the winner is…

So on Monday 20th May, one day after my 17th birthday, I woke up at 5.00am to get ready to set off to the NEC Birmingham to compete in the WorldSkills Beauty Therapy Intermediate competition. I’ve been practicing my manicures, half leg waxing and facials ready for the day with extra help from my tutor … Continue reading

10 Nail Trends for 2013

With a huge increase of beauty salons in the UK and the boom of the industry many people now have their nails done¬†regularly¬† People have become more daring with their nail designs and try to follow the trends set by the high fashion runway shows and designers such as Chanel and Dior. There is such … Continue reading