Smoke Nails Marble Quartz – with Light Elegance Gel & Lecenté Foil

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I created these smokey beauties for one of my favourite clients on her birthday. This was a new technique for me. My inspiration came from beautiful nails and tutorials I'd seen by @allthingsbeauty_jellybayn and @beautyworksbyamy. My client loves this kind of look where the bottom potion of the nail, nearest the cuticle line, is left clear and free … Continue reading Smoke Nails Marble Quartz – with Light Elegance Gel & Lecenté Foil

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CND™ CRYSTAL ALCHEMY Collection – Shellac & Vinylux

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Exciting times!! This collection is getting big love left, right, and centre! It's without doubt the best festive collection we've had from CND since the NIGHTSPELL Collection. We took to Facebook LIVE to show off the collection up close under camera. You can check the video out HERE or scroll to the end of this blog to check … Continue reading CND™ CRYSTAL ALCHEMY Collection – Shellac & Vinylux

Light Elegance – Shibui ButterCream Collection

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So excited to finally have this collection in my life and on my client's nails! This beautiful dusky palette might be the most autumnal thing I've ever seen! Show Me Your Chakra is a beautifully shimmery, heavily metallic, rose gold. I absolutly love finishing colours like this with LE Flat Matte Top Coat, the finish is divine, … Continue reading Light Elegance – Shibui ButterCream Collection

CND™ Treasured Moments Collection – SHELLAC & VINYLUX

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CND's Fall 2019 Collection is already being described as CND's BEST collection for years.  People are EXCITED! We took to Facebook LIVE last night to put the colours through their paces under camera. You can check out the video HERE on Sweet Squared's Facebook Page, or scroll to the bottom of this blog. Baby Smile Beautiful creamy and … Continue reading CND™ Treasured Moments Collection – SHELLAC & VINYLUX

Light Elegance – Year of the Woman ButterCream Collection

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LE Year of the Woman is a collection of 5 new ButterCreams for summer 2019. The shades are mad feminine, but extremely vivid and bold. At first I did think, '3 pinks in one collection?!' But these pinks are on another level. There is something about the vivid opacity of LE ButterCreams that brings a … Continue reading Light Elegance – Year of the Woman ButterCream Collection

CND™ Yes, I Do Collection – Shellac™ & Vinylux™

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For 2019's summer wedding season, CND have introduced the 'Yes, I Do' Collection. Four divine bridal shades with on theme names, ready to delight those hoping to conjure a demure and virtuous illusion with their wedding manicure. All four colours available in both CND™ Shellac and Vinylux. Join me on Facebook LIVE at 7:30pm, Tuesday … Continue reading CND™ Yes, I Do Collection – Shellac™ & Vinylux™

Light Elegance Gel – the low-down on our new love affair

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Light Elegance Gel is new to Sweet Squared, but this brand has been rocking the hard gel category for 20 years. When it comes to gel enhancements, there is simply nothing better. We simply HAD to have it! For info on training with Light Elegance in the UK call: 0333 000 7000, in Ireland call: 01 … Continue reading Light Elegance Gel – the low-down on our new love affair

CND™ Sweet Escape Collection – Shellac™, Luxe & Vinylux™

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Hello Spring colours!!! These beauties are going to have your clients bursting with the joys of spring! The night before the launch of this collection we took to Facebook LIVE to put these new colours to the test live under camera. As well as showcasing the colours, we created some beautiful nail art using Sweet … Continue reading CND™ Sweet Escape Collection – Shellac™, Luxe & Vinylux™

After Party Nails – What to wear after glitter season?

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January nails... what to wear? My clients have been asking for nudes, for earthy shades, and for a change from crazy glitterball explosions. By far my favourite look from this January has been these sleek Matte nails, created with CND Shellac and some double stamping. The crisp lines created by this amazing stamping plate look … Continue reading After Party Nails – What to wear after glitter season?

How to Increase Prices as a Nail and Beauty Professional

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If you prefer to listen to this blog as audio, click play above. One of the most frequently asked questions I get from Nail and Beauty Professionals is, 'How do I go about increasing my prices?' Whether you work from home, rent a table, or own your own salon, an annual price increase is absolutly necessery. … Continue reading How to Increase Prices as a Nail and Beauty Professional