With Instagram currently boasting 500million active users per day it is becoming more and more vital for salons and mobile nail techs to use the platform to help promote their businesses. If you are not currently using Instagram to promote your business here’s a few reasons why you should; your page can become a free of charge online portfolio for your work, it is a great way to engage with your current client base and it helps you reach new potential clients. If you already have an Instagram account for your business but are struggling to grow it then this could be just the blog post you've been looking for. Our marketing team have compiled the following five techniques that you can implement to help grow your Instagram business account: ...Read More
Last week we launched our brand new Fluorescent Powder Ombre Kits which include two Fluorescent Powders from the Amy G Nail Art Collection , two cosmetic sponges and our bestselling Over The Top gel topcoat from our Gelover range. At only £12.95 + VAT per kit you are saving an amazing £5.00 off the RRP. The kits enable you to easily create this summers hottest nail trend. Follow these simple steps to create fluorescent ombre nails your clients are going to love today;
1) Apply the Over The Top gel top coat and cure for 60secs in a LED lamp or 120secs in a UV lamp
2) Split a Cosmetic Wedge in half and pick up one of the Fluorescent Powders. Apply the powder to one half of your nail by using a dabbing motion
3) Pick up the ot...Read More
Want to WIN £50 to spend on Edge Nails goodies? Of course you do!
Every month we are giving one lucky winner the chance to win £50 to spend on The Edge Nails website! The great news is it's really easy to enter, complete these three simple steps to be in with a chance of winning:
1 - Upload your nailfie image onto Instagram
2 - Tag @edgenails in your image
3 - Mention in the image caption what Edge Nails products you have used. E.g 'Products used: Edge Nails Active Tips'
The terms and conditions for this competition are as follows;
1. To participate in this competition users must upload an image of their nail design to their Instagram account, tag our account @edgenails in their image, mention in the image captio...Read More
Summer is a great time to get experimental with your nails. If you are lucky enough to be jetting off this summer then what better time to get a little adventurous with your nail designs and try something new. In this post we have rounded up six top trends to try this summer. Whether it’s bright colours, graphic prints or pretty tie dyes you are hankering to try we have a whole range of designs to get you inspired!
If you have been scrolling through Instagram recently then it’s likely you may have come across the rainbow nail trend. To get involved simply choose five candy coloured shades and apply one to each nail, replicate on both hands. Beauty salon @simplybeauty_bridgend have used our brand new Gelover shade ...Read More
Following on from the 2018 success of the Amy G Nail Art Collection which brought you over 80 on trend nail art products The Edge have once again teamed up with celebrity nail artist Amy G to bring you 18 brand new on trend nail art products which are available to purchase very soon!
Check out the below designs that Amy G has created using the new products to give you some major inspiration!
Here Amy G has used the brand new Purple Crushed Foils (£1.95 + VAT - available soon) to create this design. Get the rest of the look using our Gelover gel in colour Blackout (£8.95 + VAT) and Head Girl (£8.95 + VAT) and create the matte effect using our Matte Top Coat (£1.95 + VAT) .
The Crushed Foils are going to be available in a rang...Read More
A couple of weeks ago we launched our brand new Instagram Live series where once a month we are letting a talented nail tech take over our Instagram stories for an hour to answer your queries and to demo their favourite techniques. To kick start our Instagram Live series we invited the super talented nail tech Vanessa aka Polish Perfect to take over. During her one hour takeover she created two inspiring nail art tutorials as well as answered all of your questions. Following the success of her Instagram Live takeover we have asked her some follow up questions to enable you to get to know Vanessa better:
1) What is currently your favourite nail art technique?
My absolute favourite go to nail art technique would be coloured ombré. Espe...Read More
As the UK's leading manufacturer of nail files we don't like to brag but we know a thing or two about nail files. We have nail files available in a range of grits, shapes, colours and prints all of which are produced here in our UK based factory. We often receive queries from our customers looking for advice on which nail file is most suitable for their requirements so we have put together the below cheat sheet to help everyone to understand the nitty gritty of our nail file range.
Click here to shop our extensive range of nail files and if you do have any further questions please join our new The Edge Nails Support Group on Facebook and one of our experienced in house technicians can advise you further.
All it takes is a quick scan of your Instagram news feed to realise that the ombré trend is hot right now and appears to show no signs of fading away – pardon the pun. Following on from the baby boomer trend that dominated everyones Instagram feeds in 2018, nail techs are now experimenting with ombrés in a range of designs and a rainbow of colours. Even Kylie Jenner has endorsed the trend by posting an image of her own nails earlier this month sporting a fluorescent coral and pink blend.
If you would like to experiment with the trend yourself then take inspiration from these gorgeous designs that have been created by our customers:
Combine two trends with one design like celebrity nail artist Amy G has done here by ombréing th...Read More
All it takes is a quick scroll through Instagram to know that flames are hot in the world of nail art right now. Here at The Edge we tasked our technical team with putting together a super simple fluorescent flames tutorial. Follow the below step-by-step guide to create your very own scorching design.
Using Gel Wipe Off Solution wipe away the tacky layer of the gel
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Did you know that there is a stress free way of creating shiny and professional French acrylics without needing to apply tips or buff the nail to finish! Our Freeform Nail Forms make this possible all you need to do is follow these simple step by step instructions below to create beautiful shiny acrylic nails in just 30 minutes!
All that you need to get started alongside the products from our Acrylic System range is our reusable Freeform Nail Forms (£11.95 + VAT). If you have used our Freeform Nail Forms before, don't worry this is the same great product just a new packaging look.