Zoya Nail Polish. 5 things you might not have known.

20 Apr 2016
Zoya Nail Polish. 5 things you might not have known.

1) Zoya costs us 30% more than OPI nail polish. as our regulars are aware, we don’t cost our business with profits in mind. If we believe we have the best quality, we spend accordingly. Toxin-free Zoya polish, offer’s the safest, most durable and visually stunning finish we could find. No animals got cruellified, no earth got warmified during this process!

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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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Professional Beauty Trip

09 Apr 2016
Professional Beauty Trip

Day one early start at 6am Alarms are blaring in Basingstoke. Michaella’s emerges from her duvet. Basingstoke Texts Four Marks…Ellie’s up and waiting. 6.30am. Amy rises with the dawn birds in Alton. FB group message. Bordon and Aldershot notified, the complete team is up and raring to go. Inga, Michaella and Amy buzzed with excitement trialling nail products and comparing different brushes/powders/nail art. We plan to offer affordable show/competition nails this summer and training is set to make sure we are ahead of the latest fashion trends. Our nail techs are artists first, crafts(wo)men second and share such a passion for the service we provide to you. The whole experience.

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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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