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How the nkd() team stay on “top of their game”…

nkd the waxing experts

We’re still on cloud since our (not-so?!) shock award win, when nkd ( ) Leicester was named Best Small Beauty Salon in the Midlands. But we managed to fit in afab all-staff training day in Leicester. The nkd team now consists of 16 between the two salons, and it’s very rare that we manage to […]

Waxing vs shaving

waxing vs shaving

Each process has its benefits (obviously we have a particular preference), but let’s take a look at why waxing beats shaving when it comes to comparing each process… Waxing removes dead skin cellsWaxing not only removes hair, it also exfoliates your skin. When you pull out the wax from your skin, it takes away dead […]

Ingrown hairs – what causes them and how to stop them

ingrown hairs

These two small words can make anyone cringe. Ingrown. Hair!! Ingrown hairs are ugly, red, and they hurt! They can hurt anywhere on a scale from one to ten and sometimes step into dangerous territory when they create infections, but do we know why they actually happen. Yes – When we wax, the goal is […]

Abbey Louisa Rose reviews “The Big One” at NKD

@abbeylouisarose

After having the pleasure of her company at our Leicester salon opening in October last year, we decide to invite blogger Abbey Louisa Rose to experience our ultimate treatment package – “The Big One” which includes:   Lash Lift (plus semi-permanent mascara “The process of having the lashes permed and tinted obviously requires up-close-and-personal work on your eyes, […]

More Half-Price Training Waxes on Offer Now at nkd Nottingham

We’ve got more half-price training wax appointment slots on sale at nkd ( ) Nottingham again this week as we train up new members of our team ahead of the launch of our brand new Leicester salon next month. The dates and times of next week’s training slots are as follows: Wednesday 4th October 2017: […]

nkd Named As “Employer of the Year” Finalist For The 2nd Year Running

nkd is hugely excited and flattered to have been named as ‘Employer of the Year’ Finalist in the much-prized Professional Beauty 2018 Awards. This is the second year running that we have made it to the finals of this esteemed category in these highly prestigious national beauty awards. In the Professional Beauty 2017 Awards, nkd was […]

Brazilian Waxing Worries Answered

What is a Brazilian wax? How long does a Brazilian wax take? Does a Brazilian Wax hurt? Is a Brazilian wax embarrassing? In our knowledge centre, we answer all your Brazilian waxing worries, and more besides! This blog is for any other questions you might have lingering about your Brazilian wax at nkd! “Why is […]

Facing Up to Burnt Brows

Every so often at nkd we will get a client in for brow waxing, who a day or so after their treatment will contact us to say that small scabs or burn marks have appeared below their eyebrows. This is terrible for the client for obvious reasons, and it is also terrible for us as […]

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 […]