Collier Row nail and beauty salon plans get approval

A new nail and beauty salon has been given the green light to move into a former Collier Row convenience store. 

The new beauty spot will be taking over the space previously used by Toclair Afro Foods, in Collier Row Road. 

The store, which sold a range of African food products, shut down in 2021 and the premises was allegedly vacant for between 12 and 18 months according to documents filed as part of the recent application. 

The applicant, Thi Huyen Trang, will be installing one small beauty room, offering a range of nail and beauty treatments. 

According to the submission, no material or external changes are planned, though additions such as a new shop sign are included. 

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The application was approved by council officers though came with several conditions, including work beginning no later than three years from the date of the permission, and that the salon cannot be used other than between 9.30am and 6.30pm Monday to Saturday, and 11am and 4pm on Sundays, bank holidays or public holidays without consent. 

The agency behind the proposal’s plans, Principal Plans, was approached for comment.  

View the submission on Havering Council’s planning portal using the reference P1788.22. 

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New beauty salon to open in Devizes town centre

Summer Pettengale, 24, was treating customers at her Chippenham home in 2021 and was fully booked within a year.

She is now set to open Flourish Beauty Studio and Training Academy, on Northgate Street in Devizes, on Thursday, February 23, after previously renting a space in Chippenham.

The building, which used to host a tattoo parlour, is undergoing extensive renovations ahead of the studio’s opening.

Mrs Pettengale was thrilled that her business had reached such a landmark moment in such a short space of time.

Wiltshire Times: Summer Pettengale started her business in 2021.Summer Pettengale started her business in 2021. (Image: Flourish)

She said: “I’m extremely excited, this is something that I have dreamed about for a very, very long time.

“It’s definitely grown quicker than I thought it would, but people buy from people, so when you’re a good person and make great relationships with your clients you get recommendations and that’s helped grow the business so quickly.

“The birth of my son has given me the push to go and do it so I’m really looking forward to it… I felt this was my time to open.”

The town’s newest salon will offer a range of beauty treatments including nail treatments, pedicures and lashes. There are also plans to offer massages at some point in the future.

Alongside these services, Mrs Pettengale, who is a fully qualified beauty trainer, will be offering education and training courses for locals hoping to enter the industry or beauticians aiming to develop their skills.

These include courses in brow lamination, lash lift and tint, gel manicure and nail extensions.

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Mrs Pettengale added that Devizes is a town that holds special sentimental value for her because her grandad, who died in 2020,

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Get Hailey Bieber’s Viral ‘Glazed Donut’ Nails Without Professional Chrome Powder

DIY *the* manicure of the summer at home.

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If there’s a single celebrity-inspired beauty trend that has absolutely dominated summer 2022, it’s Hailey Bieber‘s glazed-donut manicure. Her pale pink, pearly, iridescent nails are simultaneously neutral and eye-catching, and they’re flattering on any skin tone, which has made them a viral sensation on TikTok.

While Bieber wore the look to the Met Gala back in May, it didn’t truly begin to take off until she made the press rounds for the launch of her skin-care brand Rhode over the summer. Bieber was touting the concept of “glazed-donut skin” and how to get it with her peptide-laced serum and moisturizer, but the rest of the internet wanted to know more about her glazed-donut nails. Refinery29 beauty editor Megan Decker took the opportunity while interviewing Bieber to ask about said manicure; the video got shared via Refinery29’s TikTok, and the trend began to captivate the beauty community.

Salons have been seeing a major uptick in clients looking to re-create the glazed donut manicure, according to Rachel Apfel Glass, the founder of Glosslab, which has nail salon locations across the country. “The shimmery glazed donut nail look has definitely been a popular ask among our clients. With the help of Hailey’s beautiful nails and social media, this mani has really taken off,” she says. She attributes its virality to the fact that it’s both “clean and simple — yet eye catching and bright.” It plays into the minimalist “clean girl” aesthetic popularized on TikTok while still carrying a certain maximalism, so it seems to truly resonate with a wide variety of style preferences.

Glass predicts that the trend will only continue over the next few months. “It’s the perfect transition trend from summer to fall, being that it is

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The 12 Prettiest Gel Nail Designs of 2022

If you have a nail appointment coming up and are thinking about getting a gel manicure, you might be looking for some inspiration to see your nails through autumn. And you’ve come to the right place! With the turn of the season comes a whole dose of new shades and nail art designs to try. Plus, the pros of a gel manicure means that your nail design will last around two weeks, and will stay chip-free too. No more painting your nails every couple of days.

At Who What Wear, when we look for gel nail designs, we typically turn to what the fashion set are wearing. After a little Instagram digging into the accounts of our favourite celebrities, editors and influencers, you can usually find the talented nail technicians behind their seriously cool nail designs. They are the ones who, in my eyes, really shape the shades and nail designs that we’ll all be wearing each season.

Now that we’re looking towards autumn/winter, I was curious what nail designs and nail colours are beginning to crop up now that the seasons are changing. So, I took to my feed to have a scroll on some of my favourite celebrity nail technicians’ accounts. Keep reading below to find out the best gel nail designs for autumn to make deciding on your next manicure colour or designing much easier— you are welcome!

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