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 Year’s Day): Closed Monday 2nd …

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 Nottingham. 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 never had HD Brows …

Why Winter Is The Best Time To Start Waxing Regularly

Contrary to popular belief, winter is a fantastic time to get into a regular waxing 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 the rewards from your waxes in the …

Your First-Time Lash Appointment FAQs answered

We recommend that you read the following advice and follow our top tips to make sure that you get the very best results from your lash appointment at nkd: If possible, please try and come to your appointment not wearing any mascara or other eye make-up. The more time we have to spend removing your eye make-up, the less time …

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 my hair be before I …

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 best waxing therapist who can give …

Lashes and Brows Age Too You Know

Eyelashes and eyebrows deteriorate as we age, and that’s a depressing fact 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 colour, they will start to …

What’s the difference between a Brazilian and Hollywood 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 Brazilian and Hollywood wax as nkd is, so we thought we’d write …

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 out more about Catherine and …

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.           About nkd ( ) nkd ( …

Brows for Bros

We recently got together with male grooming blog, Ape to Gentleman, to go over a few ideas regarding Male Eyebrow waxing, threading and plucking. Pop over to Ape to Gentleman for more male grooming tips & tricks           About nkd ( ) nkd ( ) exists to empower its clients by making them feel comfortable and confident in their …

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. The problem is, you see, …

nkd’s top tips for sprucing up your Norwegian Fir

Here at nkd, which is Nottingham’s premier waxing and specialist beauty salon, we are well known for our expertise in pubic horticulture. Having tidied up the nether regions of tens of thousands men and women in Nottingham since we opened in 2009, we consider ourselves well qualified to comment on the best ways to make this area look its best. In …