Autumn/Winter Nail Trends 2013

 As the dark nights close in and the hours of daylight become shorter this means only one thing, Autumn is on it’s way. New seasonal trends emerge on the catwalks of New York and Paris to inspire this years fall collections. Trends change almost over night from bright coral’s to a darker palette of rouge … Continue reading

The Importance of a Male Manicure

 If this photo isn’t a good advertisement to show why males should have manicures then I don’t know what is. These are my Dads horrible nails. He bites them down to the knuckle to the point where they are sore and bleeding. However he refuses to visit a salon because he’s too embarrassed. Men have … 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

World Skills Competition

About a month ago we had a presentation from the head of beauty at college about a competition called World Skills. This is a competition  that eventually leads to a world wide final in a variety of subject fields from beauty therapy to brick laying. Two competitors can represent a college for each individual competition. They must be studying their … Continue reading

The Daily Fail

The Daily Mail have recently released an article named ‘Gel manicures can increase the risk of SKIN CANCER as well as wreck your nails’ Well we all know that having gel/shellac nails regularly without using a nail oil or having them removed professionally can damage your nails, I’ll give them a point for that. However their … Continue reading