Powder Loves Nail Art!

We’ve been busy at Powder Beauty creating lots of lovely, unique nail art for our customers. All the photos you see in this post are created by the team at Powder, many by freehand nail art.

Got an idea of a nail art design you’d like? Get in touch and we’d love to create it for you!

We can create a range of designs from a simple shape and paint to full on MINX nail transfers. Call 01273 720055 to  arrange an appointment with us.

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NailArt by Kate at the Powder Nail Bar at The Brighton Tattoo Convention 
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Tye Dye Minx at the Brighton Tattoo Convention

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Pick 'n' mix nail art by Natasha at Powder
Pick ‘n’ mix nail art by Jess at Powder

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Freehand panda nail art by Lucy at Powder
Freehand panda nail art by Lucy at Powder

Lil bit of Nail History!

1950s Nails where long and tapered always matching your nail polish to your lipstick and in the 1940s matching your nail polish to your clothing a done thing .Image

1960s Nails were all about white, nude or frosted pastel shades.

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In 1970 Fake nails become more popular and the french manicure was invented by Jeff Pink.

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Going into the 1980s A Kaleidoscope of nail varnishes were available.

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1990s The Lost Generation. Nails were more toned down. Black nails were huge and in 1994 Chanel launched one of its best selling nail polishes ‘VAMP’

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Now nails created by http://www.powderbeauty.co.uk

Glamour Grunge nails using OPI ‘Lincoln Park After Dark’

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Long Glitter Oval Talons.

Gel Polish and jewellery by http://www.hannahmakesthings.com available at Powder.

Photo by Rachel at Powder.

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2000s Nails, Loads of stuff going on!  Textures, Sheens and embellishments. Nails have become part of the whole outfit. Innovation in nail technology has really come on with the launch of Minx in 2007 and Gel polish in 2008, and lots more DIY nail jobs.

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Katy Perry.

Powder Gallo Wine Evening

Here are the photos from Powder’s Gallo Wine evening a couple of weeks ago.  Lots of customers came along for a evening of pampering- including nails, facials, spray tans and more all at discounted prices. Visitors were also treated to a glass of Gallo Wine while their treatment took place.

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Lucy from Powder


Rachel from Powder


Visitors enjoyed their discounted treatments in the salons vintage surroundings. Special goody bags were also available for the evening, and many visitors browsed the salons vintage clothing, jewellery and accessories for sale- many of which handmade by local designers.


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The event was also featured in The Argus, Brighton’s biggest newspaper.


Lauren with her newly painted OPI nails
Lauren with her newly painted OPI nails


Lauren of Belle Du Brighton blog visited the event and enjoyed an OPI manicure. She did this great blog post about about the event which you can read here.

Powder looks forward to its next event which is My Vintage Portrait- find out more here.

View a full list of Powder’s treatments, special offers and more on our website >

All photography by Lisa Wormsley: www.indigoburns.com

Beautiful Ink Cosmetic Tattooing

The Powder team wanted to let you know about our next event which we are looking forward to.

Lisa from Beautiful Ink  will be coming to do a guest spot on May 11th and will be offering eyebrow tattooing for a special price of £350.

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And eyebrow designs for £50- where a custom design(s) will be drawn on to give you a good idea of how it will look.

About Beautiful Ink: Semi permanent makeup & cosmetic tattooing. Based in Brighton & Hove, Sussex. Mobile to the local area. Creating eyebrows, defining eyes and colouring lips.

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Book in now and don’t miss out on this opportunity. Call Powder on 01273 720055.

See Beautiful Ink’s site for more information >

Also visit our site for a list of all treatments, offers & more >

My Vintage Portrait at Powder Beauty

Powder are looking forward to My Vintage Portrait at our beauty boutique on Sunday the 4th May. My Vintage Portrait comes to Brighton’s favourite beauty salon offering you this unique opportunity to have your own gorgeous vintage portrait experience.

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Offer includes full vintage make over, chocolates and bubbly, a one hour shoot and one final beautifully retouched photograph all for the exclusive price of £240.

Don’t miss out on this truely unqiue experience and book your portrait session today. Places are limited!

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Iona Hodgson My Vintage Portrait.
Hair & Make up by Rachel Powder Beauty Boutique

Shoots to take place between 9am – 5pm at Powder Beauty, 5 Duke Street, Brighton.

If you can’t make May 4th, then Ilona will also be at Powder on June the 15th.
To reserve call Ilona on 07580709532. For more info visit: www.myvintageportrait.com

All visit www.powderbeauty.co.uk to view all our treatments and special offers.

Exclusive pampering with The Powder Beauty Boutique and Gallo Family Vineyards

Beat the April Showers with a lavish evening of wine tasting and beauty treatments at the Powder Beauty Boutique, Brighton. On offer will be a whopping 40% discount on popular treatments including manicures, pedicures, mini facials and spray tans all served with a tempting selection of wine samples from Gallo Family Vineyards.

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Date: Thursday 4th April 2013.
Time: 4 – 7pm
Where: Powder Beauty Boutique, 5 Duke Street, Brighton BN1 1AH
Cost: Free

This special discount and partnership with Gallo Family Vineyards is for one night only – so make sure you book your treatments in advance to ensure your place.

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A photographer will be present and imagery will be available post event. For more information on Gallo Family Vineyards please contact: Lianne Walsh, lianne@wcommunications.co.uk, 07525 254 855

About Gallo Family Vineyards: Established in 1933 in Modesto, California, E. & J. Gallo Winery has become the world’s foremost winery in the art of grape growing and winemaking; and in the distribution and marketing of wines worldwide. With seven wineries strategically located in various parts of California and access to grapes from vineyards in all of the premier grape-growing areas of California, Gallo produces wines in every category, to suit every taste. Gallo’s wine portfolio totals over 60 unique brands including Gallo Family Vineyards, Barefoot, Turning Leaf, Redwood Creek and Carlo Rossi.

Gallo wine has an RRP of £6.79 and is available from UK retailers including ASDA, Tesco, Sainsbury’s, Morrison’s, Ocado and Co-op. For more information please visit www.gallofamily.co.uk or Facebook page www.facebook.com/GalloFamilyVineyardsUK

Book in at Powder now and don’t miss out on this one night only event! Call 01273 720005.
www.powderbeauty.co.uk

Wonderful Weddings

We have been very busy ladies at Powder Beauty making you all feel and look beautiful!  We thought we would share with you  some lovely pics of Nikki and Dans wedding with Make up by Rachel at www.powderbeauty.co.uk

And amazing photos by www.brighton-photo.com

This fabulous wedding has been featured on lovesussexweddings a new blogazine for sussex which launched at the Vintage Wedding fair.

www.lovesussexweddings.co.uk

We also have a great review in there too from the lovely bride Nikki.

Nikki in the Make up chair!