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 still our most …

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.         About nkd ( ) nkd ( ) exists to empower its clients by making them feel …

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 of her fantastic work throughout …

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.     About nkd ( ) nkd ( ) exists …

Getting Your Skin Holiday-Ready

As the last days of winter fade away (hopefully) and our thoughts turn to sunshine, beaches & drinks by the hotel pool, we spoke to The Scottish Beauty Blog about holiday essentials. Everyone’s essentials list is personal to them. Yours might include a good book or a new pair of glamourous flip-flops but, for us, it’s important to know you’ve had a …

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 ( ) exists to empower …

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     About nkd ( ) nkd ( ) exists to empower its clients by making them …

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 out the hair in the …

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 stood loud and proud in …

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 just prevalent among gay men, …

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 absolutely everything off in the …

Brazilian Wax Brings on the Blushes

With the exception of childbirth, there can be few treatments quite as intimate as having a Brazilian or Hollywood wax. Your waxing therapist will get to know you like few others do as she removes hair from the most personal and private of areas. This means that a high level of trust and discretion is vital. It is perhaps not …