Introducing Inga

08 Apr 2017
Introducing Inga

Hello everyone, The team has asked me to introduce myself and my country for those of you I have not met yet. My name is Inga and I started my journey very spontaneously. A tiny bit more than 5 years ago I came to England for a summer holiday (I often joke that I am still enjoying the holiday!) I come from a small Eastern European country called Lithuania. Often people have no idea where it is, because they may never have heard of it. It is small, beautiful and very rich in culture and history. The capital, Vilnius, will celebrate its 400th birthday in 2018. Since we became an.

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Price changes

22 Mar 2017
Price changes

From April 1st 2017, prices on most services will be raised by £1. Authentic CND Shellac painting services will increase by £2 This is a necessary increase to keep us viable moving forward and protect (and help prosper) the opportunities within the business. You may have seen on the news the furore about the Business Rates increases and we have been unbelievably hit in this area. Since our rapid growth started 2 years ago. We have incurred the following increases in operating costs- We hope that next year there can be some more sensible government decisions, which fuel the life of the town centre. If this is the case, we.

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Chris science corner – pretty poly

11 Mar 2017
Chris science corner – pretty poly

‘Pretty Poly!’ When your technician is crafting an extension. There isn’t much too it really? Is there? I mean really? Come on!!!. Dip the brush in the liquid. Then in the powder…brush it on your nail. Bish Bash Bosh. I mean they do 1 day courses on it right? So it can’t be that hard? I can forgive you for thinking this, especially if you are sat with Michaella in Alton or Danni in Petersfield, making it all look as easy as pie….well like any good recipe, the art of making the perfect extension is deceptively difficult. Here is a quick glimpse into the complexities that are part of the.

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Long Nails

17 Apr 2016
Long Nails

At Amy’s Nail’s we do extensions in all shapes and styles. Our clients that like long nails, heed the advice below and work with us to keep their natural nails as healthy as poss. But if your umming and ahhing about nail length…make like the film and ‘Get Shorty’. As we have already learned, your nail plate is attached to living cells, connected with blood vessels and nerve endings. When you have an extension service you are adding extra weight to the nail plate. So every good technician will mimic evenly load-bearing shape of the natural nail plate. Thanks for reading this article, I’m sure you will be interested to.

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Stress Zone

12 Apr 2016
Stress Zone

Biological Magic Trip. I can make your nails change colour. Push the end of your nail (the white bit/free-edge) See it turn from pinky red to yellowy white? What’s with that? Maybe another experiment will help…find a visible vein and apply pressure to it…see it almost go away? The layer of our skin that is dead is tiny (like an apple skin) and everything else is living, breathing, bleeding tissue….we can literally touch…

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The sciencey secret of real inner beauty.

30 Mar 2016
The sciencey secret of real inner beauty.

Punch yourself lightly, did it hurt? not really right? (if it did…don’t sue). Why not? I mean what’s in the skin… blood vessels and nerve endings? why didn’t that hurt? a nerve ending is a nerve ending wherever it is. And if all else fails…. Ellie can spray some colour into your skin with our ever-popular NouvaTan.

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All polishes are primers

23 Mar 2016
All polishes are primers

All polishes are primers (ish) Your nail is a chemical right? (keratin) If you didn’t know that, you should go and read last weeks blog again then join us here in  few minutes.      

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Mary Mary, quite contrary, How do your nails grow?

14 Mar 2016
Mary Mary, quite contrary, How do your nails grow?

Touch the area of skin closest to the white bit (lunula) at the base of your nail. Bit squidgy right?

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Sad Goodbyes

28 Feb 2016
Sad Goodbyes

To all my lovely clients! On the 1st of April, my daughter Paige, my fiancé Steve and I will be leaving Petersfield and moving to Stratford Upon Avon due to Steve’s work and a fresh start for family reasons

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From Apprentice to Trainee Manager

01 Mar 2015
From Apprentice to Trainee Manager

Hi Michaella here. I was apprentice last year + already am a trainee manager! I was very excited when I heard exactly the date we were opening Amy’s Nails Salon, we gave ourselves a very big challenge to complete the decoration in just one month!

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