I started in the beauty industry when I was 14 years old, starting as a Saturday girl. Once I finished school I went straight to York College where I completed beauty therapy NVQ level 2 and 3 through an apprenticeship scheme.
Once qualified I furthered my education training and gaining experience in Dermalogica, Lash Perfect, CACI Facials and Gelish Hard Gel. I got to the stage where I wanted to further my career and take lead on my decisions so I moved to a salon in Boston Spa becoming self employed renting a chair. Although I enjoyed the different environment, my clients expressed that they didn't enjoy the commute.
This is what lead me to come back to Tadcaster and open up Totally Polished.
Totally Polished's first premises was on the one way system, a downstairs open plan double room. This was perfect for starting up. In the first few years of business I furthered my education in lash treatments training with Lash Perfect in Russian lashes and LVL lashes with Nouveau. Totally Polished began to grow and then my dream opportunity came up moving the salon to where it is located now, 15 High Street. Now Totally Polished has doubled in size meaning more therapists and more treatments.
I continue working in the salon focusing on nail and lash treatments, specialising in nail art which is becoming a hit with clients. Since moving to the new premises I have been on specialised nail art courses, and participating on social media nail workshops with other nail technicians across the country. During lockdown I completed my Level 3 Award in Education and Training, meaning I am now qualified to teach beauty courses in what I am trained in. That lead me to open Totally Polished Academy. The academy is situated in the salon on Sundays when the main salon is closed. I offer accredited courses in nail and lash services meaning once you complete this course you yourself can go onto provide these treatments for clients. I also offer nail art masterclasses where you can up your creative skills and learn the most popular looks of the season.
Take a look at my designs on my Instagram page and if you have a nail art requests or training queries please message me.
FFIONS WORKING HOURS
Gel File and Polish (Plain) - £22.00
Gel File and Polish (French) - £24.00
Gel File and Polish (BIAB) - £24.00
Gel File and Polish (Simple Art) - £24.00
Gel File and Polish (Detailed Art) -£26.00
Gel Off and On (Plain) - £24.00
Gel Off and On (French) - £26.00
Gel Off and On (BIAB) - £26.00
Gel Off and On (Simple Art)*- £26.00
Gel Off and On (Detailed Art)*- £28.00
*these include a BIAB layer
Gel Polish Repair - £3.00
File and Polish - £15.00
Gel Soak Off - £10.00
Soak Off and Normal Polish - £16.00
Eyebrow Tidy - £8.00
Eyebrow Tint* - £8.00
Eyelash Tint* - £8.00
Total Eyes* - £17.00
LVL Lashes* - £40.00
Colour Boost - £8.00
Classic Lashes Full Set* - £50.00
Russian/Hybrid Lashes Full Set* -£50.00
2 Week Infill - From £25.00
Lash Removal - £12.00
*A patch test is required at least 48 hours before tinting treatments.