Blonde Tiger Has Moved to Northcote!

Dear Clients, I’m very excited to announce that Blonde Tiger is moving! It’s been a wonderful four years (wow, four whole years!) at Fluff Hair with Mario and Tommy, and I’m pretty sad to say goodbye to them, but the opportunity to work from a private studio in nearby Northcote is just the change I need. […]

The One Surprising Thing That REALLY Wrecks Your Nails

Having spent the last few years becoming known about town as the manicurist who specialises in, shall we say, nails that have been slightly traumatised, the culprit of this trauma seems to shift with the popular nail enhancement of the moment. You’ve probably uttered these words yourself, or heard them from your friends: First it […]

All About Nail Biting

Last winter I was consulted by a writer from about nail biting, and recently a link to the article popped up on my Facebook “Memories”, so I thought I’d share it here. You can read the full article via the link bleow: “I’ve stopped chewing my nails (well, I’m trying to). How do I […]

NYT Exposé on NYC Nail Salon Working Conditions

By now many of you have read (or are aware of) Sarah Nir‘s amazing investigative piece on the human price of cheap manicures in NYC. Journalist (and my client) Clem Bastow spoke to me extensively about what the NYT piece means here in Australia. Click below to read the full article at Daily Life. Erin […]

DIY Glitter Nail Art Workshops

Are you a total glitter addict, glitter tragic, do you dream about rolling around in a paddling pool full of sparkly, shimmering, magical particles? No? Just me? …well…this is awkward… Ok, how about this – do you love the look of glitter nail polish, but hate that it’s sometimes hard to control, takes forever to […]

New Location!

Blonde Tiger is moving house! I’m excited to announce that as of 23 May, 2013, Blonde Tiger will be joining forces with Fluff Hair at 46 Smith Street in Collingwood! This is the hood where Blonde Tiger was born, so I’m excited to bring it back home. Contact details remain the same, so please don’t […]

New Class! “Nails: The History, Art, & Science of Nails”

You can call me “Professor Blonde Tiger”, now. Ok, not really, but I am going to be teaching another class about nails! This time I’m teaming up with the folks at Laneway Learning to offer a fun, informative class about the History, Art, and Science of Manicures.  Register soon! Classes book out very quickly. I […]

Blonde Tiger Nail Art Workshops

I am very excited to announce that Blonde Tiger is going to be hosting in-salon nail art workshops taught by yours truly! I’ve talked to so many people who love doing their own nails and they always want my professional tips and tricks on how to create the amazing nail art looks they see online. […]

Blonde Tiger Nails & Cocktails Event

I’m excited to announce Blonde Tiger’s first nail event – Nails & Cocktails on Thursday, 6 December from 6pm at Feldman’s Bar in Fitzroy! We’ll be offering a nail shape with Christmas-themed polish and a cocktail for $30 – it’s first in -best dressed, so get down to Feldman’s and get your nails did and […]

The Blonde Tiger Guide to Gel-Polish (or “It’s Not All Shellac”)

I have been meaning to write this post for quite some time now, and I have to admit, I’ve been a little bit daunted! Gel-polish has been the biggest innovation in the nail industry in quite some time. As many of you know, I’ve been a manicurist (nail artist, nail tech, nail lady – call […]