Chic Nails & Beauty With Style
Nail Salons - Parkside, SA
Francine Hodgins and Liz Huxley, the co-proprietors of Chic Nails & Beauty with Style have the combined experience in the nail and beauty industry of more than 45 years.
Francine commenced her career as a nail technician in South Australia and has broadened her experience and training over the years to include beauty therapy. Francine is responsible for the salon management and professional treatments provided in the salon. Liz is responsible for the administration, marketing and accounting side of the business. She has a Business Degree and brings extensive accounting and HR experience with her from a variety of industries.
Francine and Liz have built their reputations as trendsetters in the industry by constantly researching the latest developments, attending trade shows and seminars and being ready to invest in new nail and beauty systems. Together they owned and operated the highly successful Chiggy’s salons and introduced permanent french nails to Adelaide back in the ‘90’s. More recently, Chic has been one of the leading salons in Adelaide to introduce Minx, gel chip proof polishes, permanent makeup and Dermapen Skin Needling treatments.
During her career, Francine has worked for two major acrylic companies, OPI and NSI and holds education certificates from CND, OPI and NSI. Francine is a respected educator and highly qualified nail and beauty professional with international experience in assisting major hotels and salons with Spa training and set up in Bali, Fiji and Bora Bora.
In recognition of Francine’s contribution to the nail and beauty industry, she was inducted into the South Australian Hair and Beauty Industry Hall of Fame in 2007 and as well as leading the team at Chic, Francine teaches nails and beauty at Adelaide TAFE and continues to uphold the standards of the industry through her involvement in and mentoring other nail and beauty professionals to adhere to high sanitation and hygienic salon practices.