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?
For the UK launch of the :YOURS Awesome Autumn Collection, we jumped onto Facebook LIVE for a 60 minute broadcast. I was showing off the 6 new plates, and creating fun stamping designs with CND Shellac, Lecenté Glitter and Foils, Lecenté Chrome, with loads of cool stamping. If you missed the LIVE you can check … Continue reading :YOURS Awesome Autumn Stamping Plate Collection
Crazy times! I remember it well! My Mum and I ran our own salon for 14 years, and consistently, we made as much profit in the month of December as we did in the rest of year put together. And I am not joking. So this is an extremely important time of year for the … Continue reading Xmas Week in the Salon – Facebook LIVE
Thank you to everyone who took the time out to tune in to our Facebook LIVE! At 8pm on the 6th of December I jumped onto Facebook LIVE to discuss and demonstrate some of the popular techniques we Nail Professionals can utilise in creating beautiful, stunning festive nails, quickly, easily and with flare and panache! … Continue reading Festive Nail Styles – Get Ready with Me!
I have had a Santa's sack full of messages from nail pros looking for the best techniques for applying the new Lecenté Chunky Glitters quickly and easily, AND getting the finished nail to be beautifully smooth and flat. https://www.facebook.com/SweetSquared/videos/10159271578218125/ In this video I show 8 different looks with 6 different techniques, including super easy full … Continue reading Lecenté Chunky Glitters – Designs & Application Techniques
From today I'm allowed to share close ups and comparison shots of one colour per day from CND's next new colour collection!! This whole collection is all about glitter. Each one of the colours is heavily glittery. Think Butterfly Queen or Glacial Mist. I can't wait! Today's colour is Alluring Amethyst. This SHELLAC™ shade is … Continue reading CND™ Starstruck Collection
Today sees the launch of a set of 4 stamping plates I designed in collaboration with Yours Cosmetics. It was a HUGE honour to be asked to create a set of plates and I've loved the opportunity to select designs that allow us to create the kinds of nail art looks I truly love. I … Continue reading Nail Art Stamping – Rules to Live By! Step by Steps & Troubleshooting
CND™ Education Ambassador Nataliya Al-Ta-ai gave me a beautiful Shellac Manicure last night that's right up my street! I love to wear my nails short and finding simple nail designs that look fabulous on super short nails is a quest I'm always on. This design is very quick and easy to create. Step 1 After performing CND™ … Continue reading SHELLAC™ with Lecenté™ Foil – Deconstructed Chrome Design
Craft Culture is launched in the UK & Ireland on the 1st of July and I am super excited to have the colours for a thorough investigation ahead of time! The first thing to remember is that this is an 'Fall' collection (or Autumn as you may prefer to call it). It launches in the … Continue reading Craft Culture – New SHELLAC™ & VINYLUX™ Colour Collection from CND™
This month saw the launch of CND™ Creative Play™ in the UK and Ireland. To mark the occasion I was invited to submit a feature to SCRATCH Magazine. It was a two page article with information about this new nail lacquer and included step by steps for 3 nail art looks I created using SHELLAC™ and … Continue reading Nail Designs with CND™ Creative Play™ Step by Steps