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Fake Bake professional tan relaunches in the UK

Ashley Tomson, owner, Absolute Beauty by Ashley, Newcastle: “Super excited to have Fake Bake back in the salon! Even more excited it’s being relaunched with the amazing @frenchbeautyexpert team!” Fake Bake: “We are absolutely thrilled.”

Erima Xhafa, beauty therapist and CEO, Paragon Beauty, London: “Didn’t know, but that explains why I haven’t heard about FB for a while. Did train with them about 12 years ago and loved the products.”

Why is ADHD and being a nail tech a great match?

Julia Reika, holistic therapist and mental health counsellor, Inner Path Alchemy, Greater Manchester: “It’s so amazing that you are covering this topic. I have ADHD and am a holistic therapist, I manage my symptoms holistically. A few years I realised that treatments have set routines and that’s what helps me stay in this job.”

This month we asked you…

Have you updated your treatment menu as a result of rising costs?

34% Yes

22% No

44% Not yet, but considering it

Hot Topic

Helen Ashley, Helen Ashley Make-up and Beauty, Penrith: “Fillers, Botox, threads…but I also think there should be an opportunity for people who aren’t from a medical background to study a three-year degree to become suitably qualified. A nursing degree is three years, so let’s have an aesthetics degree for those who want to pursue this career.”

Jemma Thompson, nail technician, Nails by Jemma, Whitehaven: “Anything beauty related should be licensed with an accessible programme to enable all to achieve the licensing.”

Hot Topic

Do you mix and match brands in treatments or do you stick to one product house?

Lorna MacLennan, owner, Pretty Beautiful, Bishopton: “If it’s for nails, I do offer two brands. However, I have two lamps, one for each brand. Why? Because I’m a professional and I only have my clients’ nail health at the forefront of everything I do.”

Michelle Barnden, owner, Lush Beauty, Tamworth: “One brand. I like to know that they won’t react and cause problems.”

Jill Booth, owner, The Beauty Booth, Enniscorthy: “I mix and match with nail products, but over time I know what works best together. Once my clients are happy, I’m happy.”

Megan MacKintosh, beauty therapist, Opal Beauty, Midlothian: “One brand. I’m in the middle of fully transitioning to a new brand and it’s the best decision I’ve made.”

Join the conversation…

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This article appears in December 2022

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