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About us

A small relaxing nail salon is hidden in the heart of Shawlands Glasgow away from the busy world where you can relax and switch off.  A place with a warm and welcoming friendly atmosphere. Services are designed in a unique way to preserve and restore the healthy structure of your natural nails. A combination of science and beauty our unique way of gel product application for the maximum benefit to your nails without compromising the health of the natural nails. Our unique way of delivering services makes your nails last and look fresh for many weeks.

We are gel nail experts. We have specialized in all aspects of gel nail enhancements. 

The initial consultation helps us to tailor our services based on the needs of your nails. Throughout our 10 years of experience, we realized no two clients have the same nail types.

We greatly invest time and energy in each new team member to put through extensive in-house training to deliver the service to you on high standards and to keep up to date with the latest trends.

You can choose from 300+ different high-quality, vegan, and cruelty-free top UK brand colors and from many hand-painted designs. 

Insight

modern equitted nail desks waiting for its clients

You are just a few steps away from stunning nails 

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Pedicure

Footlogix 

The effective transformational result on your feet 

We took advantage of the quiet time and
Products

The Gel Bottle inc

Crystal Nails

Akzent

Neo Nails

We have a new website , www.thenailcorne
Gift Cards

Gift nice nails or smooth, fresh  feet to some one you love 

Reviews

 

This was my first time trying the nail corner (found it difficult to book an appointment previously-I can see why though!). Such a lovely salon, and huge care taken over my very weak and brittle nails. Laura was excellent in explaining things to me about nail care, and was very intricate doing my nails. I am so happy with the results and will 100% be back, and recommend to everyone! Very professional, friendly and high end quality!

Heather
 

PORTFOLIO

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BIAB (Straightening gel overlay ) with hand painted nail art

Most Popular

Most Popular

Sophisticated design using biab gel overlay on natural nails

Marble Nails

Marble Nails

The classic marble nail art on skinny square nail extension. You can tell why it is so popular! It is just so girly and classy!

The little funky

The little funky

Gel polish manicure with trendy hand painted nail art

Unicorn Marble

Unicorn Marble

It is as fantasy like as it's name.

Natural nail overlay

Natural nail overlay

Natural nails can grow this long with perfect care

Gel Nail Extension

Gel Nail Extension

Gel nail extension with a vibrant pink.

 

Meet The Team

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Ildiko

Senior Nail Technician 

10 years of experience in the nail industry. The founder of The Nail Corner. She completed The Nail Shapes and Structures Master Class by Nail Expert Academy in Edinburgh and constantly improving her skills to ensure services are delivered to high standards. This knowledge is passed on to every team member in her salon. 

 

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Manuela

Nail Technician 

Manuela worked for many years in a high-end spa environment where she acquired vast knowledge of the beauty industry.

Manuela loves creating sophisticated, classy nail designs especially french. She loves various shades of nude colours.

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Lauren 

Nail Technician 

 

 She is very lovely with a calm and fun personality. Her favorite product is the unique Builder in the Bottle (BIAB) . 

She is very passionate about beauty industry espesially nails and skin care. She loves nail art and sculpted gel nail extensions. 

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Abi

Nail Technician 

 

 Abi has a big passion for nail art.

 

She is a big animal lover and vegetarian. 

Aftercare

DO’S 

Be especially careful in the first 24 hours after application and avoid intense heat during this period (e.g. saunas, hot bath, or sunbeds).

 

Use cuticle oil daily to keep your nails nourished, stimulate growth and prevent lifting. Apply the oil on the cuticles and under the free edge too.

Always wear rubber gloves when washing up, cleaning or gardening.

Bleach and alcohol-based substances react with gel products and soften their structure and can turn the shiny topcoat matt.

 

Always wash your hands thoroughly after being in contact with chlorine, insect repellant, or sunscreen.

 

Always return to the salon for maintenance and removal and follow any advice given to you by your nail technician.

 

DONT’ S

 

Avoid long periods of time in water (e.g. long baths, swimming, washing up).

 

Do not use your nails as tools (e.g. screwdriver) as this could lead to cracking.

 

Never pick or peel the product off as this could damage your natural nail.

 

Never leave longer than 4 weeks between appointments, the nails could crack  

Why we like The Gel Bottle Inc. products so much 

Rubber Base 

Why? Uh, because it’s awesome?

The rubber content in the base allows super strength to be delivered to even the flakiest, thinnest of nails and also allows nail flexibility to be enhanced past the nail bed. 

Usually, when thin nails attempt to grow past the finger tip, they snap off or begin to peel or flake - this can prevent growth and cause lifting and chipping in gel manicures. 

 

With the added flexibility Rubber Base provides, the nail is able to move and bend without snapping or flaking meaning nails grow longer and colors don’t chip. 

 

Put simply, Rubber Base gives strength and saves your nails would usually get chips and lifting within days… Happy Customer? Happy Nail Tech. 

Builder in a Bottle™, BIAB™, and Cover Nude Builders are a range of soak-off gel builders that are ideal for sculpting and tip extensions. It can also use it alone on the natural nail bed to enhance the natural nails ability to grow or increase strength in clients with particularly brittle nails. 

Much like Rubber Base, BIAB™ increases the nails flexibility - meaning nails are much less likely to snap. 

 

They come in a range of super popular nude colours which can be used alone over forms (or underneath any one of our super-pigmented TGB colours) for a super strong extension. They can also be used as a treatment on natural nails that “just WON’T grow”. 

Gelpot is a hard gel that must be filed off and is a fantastic, safer replacement for Acrylic die-hards. 

BIAB™ is painted on (we like to use a ‘floating’ method) and can be soaked off using neat acetone.

Basically, Gelpot is the bigger, stronger sibling of BIAB™, and although GelPot is tougher and can extend further than it’s BIAB™ family, it is not quite as restorative on the nail.

Are The GelBottle Inc products vegan?

Absolutely, no fur babies are ever harmed in any way during the production of TGB products.

 

In case of allergic reaction :In the extremely unlikely circumstance of a user receiving a reaction get in touch with us for immediate removal of any product applied to the nail.

Crystal Nails Products were born to provide top quality nail enhancement products for mainly computation style nails. It's advance technology helps us to create flawless, quick and perfect results in the salon. 

NeoNails we use their colors as they are super richly pigmented, vibrant, fashionable 

To keep our salon clean and provide high standards of hygiene we use Mundo products

They reduce the risk of cross infection and the spread of diseases. 

Providing effective control against a vast range of harmful pathogens including Coronavirus (including SARS and MERS), MRSA, E-Coli, C-Diff, TB, Hepatitis C, Noro Virus and Staphylococcus Aureus, Mundo Professional is ideal for aesthetics, beauty, bioresonance, chiropody, dentistry, healthcare, nursing, optometry, and other areas where a high level of hygiene is required

Bookings

As a busy salon, we advise you to book in advance to get the preferred time 

We advise making at least 2-3 appointments ahead

If you are unable to book online that's due to being fully booked. 

We might contact you to move the appointment 15+/- if you book online 

Make sure you are booked for the correct service. If you are unsure please contact the salon via email or social media

Appointments that have not been confirmed will be automatically deleted from the diary by our system to avoid inconvenience please confirm the appointment when the notification is received via text or email.

Please make sure the appointment is booked in for the right service, if there is a product on the nails needed to be removed before service that requires extra time. If there is not enough time cancellation fee might be charged (50%) of the service price as it is considered a missed appointment. 

 

Please bear in mind we do not service acrylic nails. If you have acrylic on we advise you to contact the salon where it was applied and book in for removal before booking in with us. 

WE DO NOT INFILL NAILS DONE BY OTHER SALONS, IF THERE IS GEL PRODUCT ON YOUR NAILS PLEASE BOOK IN FOR REMOVAL BEFORE SERVICE 

Nail Art and Add-Ons: If there is a nail art or add-ons booked in together with other services but you change your mind at the last minute unfortunately we still need to charge you for add-ons as we allocated the time for you in advance. We suggest checking your appointment in advance and you can adjust up to 24 hours prior to your appointment free of charge.

If we can't find a space for you to come in within 5 weeks additional charges will apply as well grown out nails require more time to maintain. 

Get in touch with us on social media if you have any questions!

Arrival 

We kindly request that our clients arrive at least 10 minutes early. 

You have time to pick from our extensive color range, wash your hands and settle down.

Free parking on street but it could be busy bear in mind  to allow extra time to find a parking space 

Late Arrival

We kindly ask clients to give us as much notice as possible.

We understand that life can get in the way and unexpected might happen to cause you to be late. Please allow enough time for parking and check for roadworks.  We operate on 10 minutes discretion from your scheduled appointment. Running later than that we cannot guarantee to be able to carry out the service, therefore, the appointment will be marked as a no-show and the full price of the treatment is charged.

Cancellation 

You can reschedule up to 24 hours before an appointment with No Fee

Same day cancellation up to 3 hours before appointment notice 50% of the treatment price is charged.

No show must pay full price.

Repeat no shows 

If you are no-showed more than 3 times you need to pre-pay future appointments and might be banned from booking online.

We understand due to covid you might need to cancel at the very last minute however in most cases like that we cannot fill up space, therefore, cancellation fees still apply to cover the nail technician's wage and the employer's contribution to the government.  

Consultation

We value our clients therefore to provide the best service possible safely we carry out consultations for your first time in the salon. We collect basic information as well as basic medical history and consent for receiving updates about our salon. 

Consultation cards are stored locked away for 7 years. 

Privacy and data protection 

We collect only basic data for customer support and for in case of emergency. We store full name, phone number, and email address. All data is securely stored in our online diary system provided by Shedul/Fresha. Our online diary provider gives you access to your information any time you log in to your account. 

Deposit

We might request a small amount of nonrefundable deposit for group bookings, which comes off from the total price at check out. 

Children in the salon

The salon is limited with space, and sharp objects and chemicals are in constant use. We cannot guarantee the safety of unsupervised children. During treatment, the nail technician works on both hands at the same time. Please take all of these into account when bringing a child/children. 

Age requirements

Due to our Insurance policy, we only offer files and polishes for anyone who is age under 16. Every person aged under 16 must have a parent or guardian accompanied while the service is provided.

Damaged or lost property

We kindly ask our clients to look after their own belongings while at The Nail Corner as we are unable to take responsibility for items left unattended or damaged. Please bear in mind we use acetone and nail varnish remover inside the salon, take extra care with your belongings. 

Right to refuse services

We value our staff members and no one should feel threatened at work. Our staff is trained to act politely and professionally towards our valued customers. We do not tolerate any form of abuse, disrespect, or rudeness towards The Nail Corner team. Please note we reserve the right to refuse treatments if we feel the customer is acting in this manner or under the influence of alcohol or drugs.  

We reserve the right to refuse to provide you with the service if you have any medical condition that would prevent us from carrying out the service. 

In case of failing to disclose any relevant information regarding any medical condition, that would prevent us from performing the service, on the Consultation Form and still attending the appointment the service will be refused and 100% of the service fee applied.  

Please note we do not offer to remove any products from nails applied by other salons. If you have gel product on your nails not applied by us we reserve the right to refuse the service.

Please note that any written or verbal impoliteness is not tolerated by any of our staff members. We are happy to listen if everything is explained in a calm polite manner and we always try our best to come up with the best solution for you. If we refuse to provide you with the service it is because we believe we cannot help you. 

Repair and aftercare policy

We hope that you are enjoying your manicure. We have 3 days repair policy on normal polish and 7 days repair policy on artificial nails. Please get in touch with us on social media including a photo. We are happy to carry out repairs for our clients free of charge. 

Please note services are non-refundable. 

Gift vouchers

We sell gift vouchers online only.

COVID-19 Update. We implemented strict measurements to comply with the government's guidelines to make our salon as safe as possible. Clients can wear masks and can ask nail technicians to do the same. Every surface area is disinfected before use and between clients. Tools are sanitized and we use disposable versions when possible. We kindly ask each of our visitors to wash their hands before service and wear a mask while in the salon. We also added a Hepa air purifier to clean the air from harmful particles. Work stations are spaced out and divided with plastic space dividers.

The Nail Corner Privacy Policy

 

Our contact details

Name: The Nail Corner

Address: 7 Underwood Street, Glasgow G41 3EP

Date policy reviewed 20.03.2021

The type of personal information we collect

We currently collect and process the following information:

  • Personal identifiers, contacts, and characteristics, for example, full name, email address, phone number, basic medical history, and any information relevant to our services in order to perform our best in your best interest  and to fulfill our obligations towards the insurance provider 

  • We occasionally send out newsletters and important update you have the option to opt-out from receiving such emails/ messages at the bottom of the text

  • Every information is stored securely by our data processor Fresha online booking system and access is restricted to trained staff members 

  • Providing card details through Fresha as a data processor they obliged to keep your data safe and secure if you have any questions please contact Fresha directly. We have no access to your card details unless you make an appointment with us and you agree with us to charge the service fee to the payment method saved on Fresha. After each transaction, you receive an invoice from us.

7 Underwood Street Glasgow G41 3EP

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