Shellac vs Gel – in a nutshell

In this blog post, we'll explain in layman terms what the difference is between shellac and gel manicure, as we find that there's a lot of confusion concerning this topic in the market.  A gel manicure and a shellac manicure are essentially the same thing: in both...

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Threading vs Tweezing

Threading or tweezing? A question that divides opinions among beauticians. We're not against threading as such, but we're definitely pro tweezing, and here's why. Eyebrow guru Edith converts even the biggest threading fans into regular tweezing clients. The reason:...

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Grey: the new blonde!

Silver hair: certainly a huge hit at the mo and ladies of all ages are rocking it. We've had the chance to create a few gorgeous grey hair crowns in the past few months. Here's one of our favourites. Grey is an intermediate colour between black and white. It is a...

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Tips or no tips, that is the question

Tips vs Sculptured nail extensions - a debate that divides nail technicians. Figaro London's manicurists never work with tips. Here's why and what we think of this question. Tips - great time savers Tips are essentially pieces of moulded plastic. There's different...

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