Lashes and Brows Age Too You Know

Eyelashes and eyebrows age too. It can feel like another depressing sign of getting older. Just like our skin and hair, eyelashes and eyebrows get thinner, sparser and more brittle as the years pass by, and the colour fades out of them. Ageing eyebrows will often become patchy in places. As they become lighter in […]

Our Christmas & New Year Opening Times

    Friday 23rd December: 9am – 7pm Saturday 24th December (Christmas Eve): 8am – 4pm Sunday 25th December (Christmas Day): Closed Monday 26th December (Boxing Day): Closed Tuesday 27th December: Closed Wednesday 28th December: 9am – 7pm Thursday 29th December: 9am – 7pm Friday 30th December: 9am – 7pm Saturday 31st December (New Year’s Eve): 8am – 4pm Sunday 1st January (New […]

A Top Five List of the Results You Can (and Can’t) Expect from HD Brows

HD Brows is an extremely popular treatment here at nkd. HD Brows is a seven-step procedure, which includes eyebrow tinting, waxing, threading and tweezing as well as clever make-up techniques to give the illusion of very defined brows. Generally, customers are thrilled by the results. But to manage expectations, especially for first-time customers who have […]

Why Winter Is The Best Time To Start Waxing Regularly

Contrary to popular belief, starting waxing in winter is a fantastic time to get into a regular routine. This is not about aesthetics. It’s completely up to you what lies beneath your thermals and at nkd we would never comment or pass judgment on that. But from an effectiveness point of view, you will reap […]

Help! I’m a Waxing Virgin. What Do I Need to Know?

So, you’re a waxing virgin? Fear not, as here we answer the most frequently asked questions by waxing newbies. Bear in mind though that most of our new customers come for either Brazilian or Hollywood waxing, so not all of these questions/answers are as relevant to your average first-time leg/eyebrow wax! 1. How long should […]

Post-Waxing Aftercare

“Scrub and Rub” is our mantra when it comes to post waxing aftercare. By this, we mean exfoliate and moisturise regularly in order to prevent those oh-so-unsightly ingrown hairs that can blight an otherwise perfectly-preened private part. After all, what’s the point in spending all that time and money finding a reputable salon and the […]

What’s the difference between a Brazilian and Hollywood wax?

Difference Between a Hollywood & Brazilian Wax Brazilian and Hollywood waxes are our forte at nkd waxing. In the five years and two months since opening our salon in Nottingham and writing this blog post, we have carried out approximately 25,000 of them! However, we realise that not everyone is quite as au fait with the humble […]

nkd Waxing Competition Winner Shares Her Story

Earlier on in 2015, one lucky lady, called Catherine, won a year’s worth of treatments at nkd, after she entered our Christmas 2014 advent calendar competition. Cat turned out to be an existing nkd customer, but one who lives some 200 miles away from our Nottingham salon, in West Sussex! We were intrigued to find […]

Best HD Brows Ever!

Nottingham-based Emma, the Nerd Bird, wrote about nkd waxing over at Nerd Bird Beauty Blog way back in 2013, but she’s kindly thought of us again in her round-up of the Best of 2014, with the phrase “best HD brows EVER!”. Read more of her round-up of the best of 2014 over at Nerd Bird Beauty Blog.

Which Lash & Brow Treatments are for you this Christmas?

These days it’s all about the lashes and brows for many women, and nkd Nottingham’s treatment offering reflects this. We are pleased to offer a range of lash and brow enhancement services and products within our in-house lash & brow bar, meaning that whatever your time and budget constraints, we have a solution for you. […]

Five years of nkd in numbers

Hooorah, nkd is five years old! That’s a whole lot of pubic pruning, leg hair lopping and eyebrow enhancing we’ve carried out in that time. In fact, would you believe that in the last 60 months we have waxed, plucked and threaded the following: An incredible 27,971 bikini lines! A whopping 11,434 legs!! Some 29,487 eyebrows!!! The humble Hollywood wax is […]

Nottingham Waxing Salon Wins Small Business of the Year

We Won! You are now looking at the winners of the Nottingam Post’s Small Business of the Year Award. We heard we were nominated back in October but had to wait until last night to discover we’d beat off the competition.

nkd Nottingham beauty therapist earns a trip to Paris waxing HQ

nkd’s longest-standing and most experienced waxer Jenny recently won an all-expenses trip to Paris courtesy of nkd and our wax supplier, Perron Rigot. Jenny’s trip, which included a half a day of pampering treatments at our wax supplier’s Paris HQ as well as some one-to-one training with Perron Rigot’s top global trainer, was in recognition […]

Cosmopolitan Coverage

This month’s issue of Cosmopolitan features advice from nkd’s very own waxing specialist, Jenny Hunter. You can find Jenny’s quote on the Body News page (p.g. 215) “Don’t Beat Around the Bush” tips. Jenny is one of just two experts featured with the quote sharing great advice on waxing aftercare.

Telegraph Beauty Tips

Our very own waxing specialist, Sarah Swincoe, was asked to give some of waxing tips to the Telegraph’s Stella Magazine Beauty section again recently. This time she’s talking about exfoliating after waxing and the best scrubs to avoid irritation. We’re on Page 16 of Stella Magazine and also in their online beauty tips.     About nkd ( ) nkd […]

We’re Famous!

Well, maybe not exactly famous but The Sunday Telegraph’s Fashion & Beauty magazine, Stella, recently asked us to contribute to their article on the best beauty advice from professionals. You can see our fifteen seconds of fame in their article: Beauty spot: top beauty tips

Perron Rigot Wax

nkd is proud to be the flagship UK salon group for the premium French depilatory house: Perron Rigot. You won’t find gimmicks in our Glasgow or Nottingham salons. No chocolate or hazelnut wax, because quite frankly we don’t care what the wax tastes like, and we suspect you don’t either, as long as it pulls […]

Fannuary — you muff be joking!

So Movember was a great success this year. For the past month, men have been carefully cultivating their moustaches in a graphic awareness and fund-raising exercise for male cancers, particularly prostate and testicular cancer.  Such is the inclusivity of the event that those with a mere smattering of bum fluff on their upper lip have […]

The Male Waxing Revolution

Once proud of their Neanderthal and caveman looks, men are changing in the 21st century. Along with expensive face moisturisers, skinny jeans and a definite rejection of the classic ‘short back and sides’ haircut, male waxing is now firmly on the agenda for the less fair species. Contrary to common misconception, this trend is not […]

Brazilian Waxing Worries

Brazilian and Hollywood waxes are now commonly-requested treatments in beauty salons up and down the land. For those that aren’t ‘in the know’, for women that means all pubic hair removed from the labia, perineum and anus, with either a narrow strip of hair left on top of the pubic mound for the Brazilian, or […]