Meet The HNC Board of Advisors
Dedication. Expertise. Passion. Knowledge. Drive. Caring. Unstoppable.
The Healthy Nails Collaborative is a remarkable manifestation of Amber The Nail Whisperer's visionary aspirations to revolutionize the nail industry and ensure the safety of all individuals involved. Guided by a fervent passion and unwavering dedication, she has assembled a board of volunteer advisors who share her vision and together they are forging a new path of change. Starting with a simple dream, their mission extends beyond just helping nail enthusiasts, technicians, educators, and influencers. They are a small yet powerful force, unafraid to challenge brand suppliers and disrupt the status quo. With their combined efforts, they are determined to create a safer and healthier environment for everyone in the nail industry.
Founder of The Healthy Nails Collaborative
Amber The Nail Whisperer
Amber, a seasoned professional with 15 years of experience in the nail industry, possesses a remarkable expertise in natural nail care. However, her journey has not been without its challenges. Having personally endured the consequences of overexposure to harmful nail products and witnessing the prevalence of deceptive advertising, she has embarked on a noble mission to spread awareness about safety throughout all sectors of the nail industry. Amber's determination to share her knowledge and protect others from similar hardships has become the driving force behind her founding The Healthy Nails Collaborative.
Co-Founder of Arch Rival Nails
Lora Jones has a vast amount of knowledge about gel products, their manufacturing processes, chemicals, and production techniques. With over 11 years of experience as a nail technician and incredible artist, Lora's passion for nail care has driven her to become a co-founder of Arch Rival Nails. At Arch Rival Nails, Lora and the team are dedicated to providing safety conscious high-quality products to their customers.
Moreover, Lora is honored to serve as a Pro Gel Advisor for the Healthy Nails Collaborative. In this role, she actively promotes using nail products safely within the industry. As an HNC educator, Lora shares her expertise and valuable insights with fellow professionals, ensuring that they are equipped with the latest knowledge and techniques to provide the best nail care possible.
Public Engagement Advisor
Dr Krystle Scott
As a proud Jersey girl with a decade of experience in the healthcare field, I am dedicated to providing excellent care to my patients. My passion for helping others extends to my sense of style, including my fabulous nails, which contribute to my professional image. I am excited to be a part of the Healthy Nails Collaborative, a team of professionals committed to promoting nail health and safety. Through education and resources, we offer tips on proper nail care and stay up to date with the latest trends in nail art while prioritizing safety. I am honored to contribute to the collaborative's mission and look forward to the future.
HNC Chemist &
Professor of Chemistry Calgary Uni.
Toni Bradie MSc
Toni is a scientist with expertise in nanoparticle synthesis, spectroscopy, and molecular biology, showcasing a distinctive interdisciplinary skill set that spans across the domains of physics, chemistry, and biology. In addition to her scientific pursuits, Toni is an at-home nail enthusiast who is deeply passionate about safety and dedicated to minimizing the risk of contact dermatitis and other allergies within the nail care community.
Acrylic Pro Advisor
Aubrey, a highly experienced professional with 25 years of expertise in the nail industry, has dedicated her career to specializing in acrylic nails. Her extensive knowledge and skill in this area have made her a sought-after expert in acrylic nail application and maintenance. In addition to her years of experience, Aubrey has also served as a CND (Creative Nail Design) educator. This prestigious role allowed her to share her expertise and train aspiring nail technicians in the art of acrylic nails using CND products. Through her dedication and passion for her craft, Aubrey has become a respected figure in the nail industry.
Studen & New Nail Tech Advisor
Casey is a seasoned hairdresser and skilled nail technician with a passion for beauty and a commitment to safety. With years of experience in the industry, she has recently delved into the world of nails and has quickly become knowledgeable in promoting safe nail practices. Casey is honored to be part of the Healthy Nails Collaborative, where she can contribute her expertise to educate and support student nail technicians and new professionals. Her dedication to proper training and guidance ensures the promotion of safety in the industry. Combining her experience in hairdressing and nail care, Casey brings a unique perspective to the collaborative, offering a well-rounded approach to beauty and wellness. She is excited to be part of a team that shares her values and looks forward to making a positive impact in the nail industry.