Academy Blog

  • VTCT NVQ Level 2 Nail training is back!

    We’re pleased to announce our VTCT NVQ Level 2 Nail training class is back. Join Katie weekly on a Monday 12-4pm for a nail tech beginners course.  Katie will teach you how to perform natural nail services such as manicure … Continue reading

  • We ned your votes

    We need your votes! We have been selected as a finalist for the Havering Small Business Awards 2024 We are a finalist in the category; Best Beauty Business The top 3 businesses with the most votes will attend the awards … Continue reading

  • My Skin Peel Diary

    I’ve always been a skincare lover, I’d buy everything and try everything at least once. I love to try new brand and new products on the market and for years my skin has always been just okay. I’ve always been … Continue reading

  • Beauty awards for your business

    Let’s talk about entering beauty awards! So over the years we’ve entered (and won!) many beauty awards. I tell everyone I know, staff, students, those in the business, anyone in any business, to enter as many awards as possible. Why? … Continue reading

  • E-File training

    During April I’ve been working on our new VTCT unit qualification – E File Training! I’m so pleased to offer this qualification at our centre. We have worked hard to get this approved and ensure the standards of the training … Continue reading

  • IBX Nail treatment

    What is IBX? This month in the salon, I’m focusing on nails. As most of you know nails (along with chemical peels) are the main treatments I do. I live and breath nails. I have introduced IBX into the salon … Continue reading

  • Spending the day with me networking at a VTCT event

    VTCT is an awarding body, developing qualifications covering the hair and beauty sector. I have worked with VTCT since 2009 delivering hair and beauty qualifications through my centre.  As centre management and lead IQA, I was invited along to do … Continue reading

  • Professional Beauty Exhibition.

    I was invited long as a guest speaker before the careers and small business hub at Professional Beauty Exhibition.  I was working alongside a few of my past and present colleagues giving out advice to those who have a small … Continue reading

  • Buy Cheap Buy Twice

    What major red flags have you seen in salons and therapists’ prices…. Have you ever looked at salon prices and thought, that’s expensive? Or that’s cheap? And wonder why? During the current cost of living prices, lots of salons and … Continue reading

  • Have you seen our new name? KVN Hair and Beauty LTD

    💜KVN Hair and Beauty – Salon and Training Academy !💜  As you may have seen we have had a little change up. We have been closed all week, painting, moving furniture around and adding some new and exciting things along … Continue reading