What Should Online Nail Education Look Like?
As the world changes and adapts to the “new normal”, with periods of lockdowns, travel restrictions and limitations, we see schools, colleges and universities moving education online. The FNP recognises the importance of embracing appropriate and effective online training within the nail industry. This is essential in order to continue driving our industry forward. It(…)
The Hair & Barber Council
The Hair & Barber Council ‘Shaping the Future Together’ Who is the Hair and Barber Council? The not for profit professional body, originally set up by the Hairdressing (Registration) Act 1964, has the mandate from Government to protect and develop the current voluntary register of professional hairdressers and barbers throughout the UK. We alone hold(…)
FNP Membership Criteria
Raising Standards Together Since our soft launch we have been overwhelmed by the number of you that have signed up as supporters and it makes us incredibly excited for the future to know there are so many of you that share our passion to elevate the industry! Okay, so how do we do that? Its(…)
Coronavirus & The Nail Industry – What does it mean going into 2021 and Lockdown 3.0?
Article by Peter Borg Coronavirus & The Nail Industry On Monday night (4th Jan 2021), pretty much the whole of the UK was glued to their television sets as the Prime Minister, Boris Johnson, announced a new national lockdown for England. Since March 2020, the UK has been dealing with a pandemic no one could(…)
The Nail Industry and 2021. Where is it going?
from Marian Newman, BEM The nail industry is unregulated. Indeed the beauty industry, in general, is unregulated! It is largely unlicensed too. Many individuals, brands and industry bodies have called for regulation. The Government will not provide regulation as it believes industry sectors need to be self regulating first. Those sectors that do a good(…)
Are Your Products Compliant & Legal?
There are very strict laws governing all cosmetic products sold and, as it is a law, there are serious implications if products breach the rules. As a nail professional, it is your responsibility to ensure, as far as possible, that you only buy and use legal products. This is for your safety and the safety(…)
Changes to Product Regulations for 2021
We will be seeing a lot of changes in 2021 with regards to cosmetic products including nail products. This has some connection to the UK leaving the European Union but also in response to the allergies in evidence especially in the retail sector. From next year, HEMA and di-MEMA will be banned from all retail(…)
Welcome to The Federation of Nail Professionals
Welcome to The Federation of Nail Professionals! Myself and fellow founding Board Members are thrilled to see you here as, hopefully, very valued Supporters and Members. Our mission is to do our very best to be the ‘voice of the nail industry’; YOUR voice. This sector of the whole professional beauty industry has long been(…)