In the Press

Carrie and Tori, Nailpad creators with press coverage of their new Nailpad prodcut helping paint nails at home

At Nailpad HQ we are really excited by the press coverage we’ve received in these fantastic beauty and nail magazines and media channels. 

And thank you for the exciting connections we’ve made with nail technicians, bloggers and business entrepreneurs we’ve met at events and social channels. Please do get in touch if you would like to collaborate, partner or fancy chatting about how we could work together. Email us on and

Here's where Nailpad has been featured

  • Professional Beauty Magazine, April 2024

    "Did you catch nail industry entrepreneur Carrie Salmon and Tori Deely on BBC One's Dragons' Den this month? The identical twin sisters, who created Nailpad, showcased the portable nail painting station in the Dragons’ Den."  Thank you Professional Beauty.

  • Gov.UK Dragons' Den Blog, April 2024

    "The pair came up with the idea, design and prototype 10 years ago and have been trading since October 2019. It’s great that Tori and Carrie already thought about overseas protection because IP rights are territorial. They only give protection in the countries where they are granted or registered."

  • Scratch Magazine, April 2024

    "Entrepreneurial twin sisters & creators of Nailpad, Carrie Salmon and Tori Deely, showcased their portable nail painting station on BBC’s Dragons’ Den TV programme. The show, which invites business owners to
    pitch to secure investment and mentorship opportunities, aired with Carrie and Tori’s appearance on 4 April 2024 on BBC One, Series 21, Ep 14."

  • Nailpad in Southernverse beauty blog

    Southern Verse blog, November 2020

    “This will be a perfect beauty gift to give a loved one, especially those that love to do their nails and don’t want to leave a mess of polish behind on the furniture.” Thank you Southern Verse.

  • Love it! magazine with Nailpad featured

    love it! magazine, November 2020

    “Nailpad is fast becoming a must-have beauty tool and an affordable stay-at-home luxury at a time when salon visits aren’t always possible. It’s also great to use and help with children’s nail painting activities at home.” Thanks so much love it! magazine.

  • Sixtyplussurfers, October 2020

    We have recently been featured in Sixtyplussurfers, alongside a competition. “Designed to solve a variety of at home and on-the-go nail-painting dilemmas, Nailpad provides a flat and stable surface, to help ensure an easy and smooth nail polish application, every time.”

  • The Beaaty Informer with Nailpad as a self nail painting beauty product

    The Beauty Informer, October 2020

    We love our feature by The Beauty Informer. “Nailpad is a simple and affordable product that I couldn’t wait to review. Spoiler alert, I f**king love it… My experience with Nailpad couldn’t be better. I find it super easy to use and it has really transformed how I paint my nails.” 

  • Fab After Fifty Ceri uses Nailpad for her manicure and pedicure at home

    Fab after Fifty, July 2020

    Thank you to Ceri for featuring our Nailpad in her Fab After Fifty blog. Ceri has been using it in the garden, avoiding her cream cushions. Great to see the Nailpad’s portability helping out!

  • Woman's Own and Nailpad, home nail painting product to make manicures easier with no polish spills

    Woman’s Own, July 2020

    Nailpad was featured in the July issue of Woman’s Own magazine. We were ‘Buy of the Week’ in the Health Live Well section. Thank you so much – so brilliant to see this coverage and the quote at the end of our piece, ‘We love it.’

  • Chic at any Age features Nailpad as a hoe beauty product to help nail painting

    Chic at Any Age, July 2020

    Josephine from Chic at Any Age, included Nailpad in her blog post, ‘Items I have found useful recently.’ Great to see Nailpad included and that it has helped with home manicures and pedicures.

  • Saphron London and Nailpad, self nail painting

    Saphron London, July 2020

    Tori and Carrie were interviewed for Saphron London’s blog, all about women in business. We discuss all things Nailpad, family, careers and working together. Thank you so much to Saphron for the opportunity.

  • Sloan! magazine and Nailpad featured as top nail beauty product

    Sloan! magazine, July 2020

    Nailpad was featured in the beauty pages of Sloan!’s July edition. So exciting to see Nailpad as part of the Beauty Bonanza section. Huge thank you for including us in Sloan!

  • So Darling Blog, nail your nail painting with Nailpad

    So Darling blog, July 2020

    We love the Nailpad blog on So Darling, ‘Nail your nail painting with Nailpad.’ Thank you for featuring us! “Created with solutions in mind, Nailpad is beautifully simple and brilliantly practical.”

  • Zen Ten Baby,  June 2020

    Huge thank you to Zen Ten Baby for your photos and blog about using our Nailpad and Piggy Paint UK with your daughter. Looks like such a fun time together!

  • My Weekly magazine and Naipad as top nail painting beauty product

    My Weekly, June 2020

    A very big thank you to My Weekly for featuring Nailpad in ‘Audrey’s Top Six Essentials’ for beauty in June.

    The coverage also featured our Essie + Nailpad gift sets! Great to be included in this article.

  • Annabel and Grace feature Nailpad as top beauty nail product for home manicures and pedicures

    Annabel & Grace, June 2020

    We were very excited to feature in Annabel & Grace’s ‘Top Products for June.’ They explain how it has helped them from spillages! Also featured on their vlog and IGTV. We really appreciate your support.

  • Irish Daily Mail and Nailpad as top nail beauty product

    Irish Daily Mail, May 2020

    Nailpad featured in ‘The Lust List,’ 23 May 2020. 

    ” A trip to the manicurist is still out of the question, but the Nailpad is a portable nail polish station, with an integrated pot holder to make doing it yourself so much easier.” Thank you for including us!

  • British Beauty Blogger uses Nailpad for home manicures and pedicures. Safe nail painting at home.

    British Beauty Blogger, October 2019

    A huge thank you to Jane Cunningham, AKA British Beauty Blogger for her review about Nailpad.

    We very excited to see Nailpad featured on her blog and love her useful she found it. Jane mentions how Nailpad has been designed from a user perspective – something we have been very conscious to do in order to solve the problems of spilt polish and unstable surfaces while painting nails. 

  • Wears My Money, November 2019

    Kate, AKA Wears My Money, recently tried our Nailpad and loved how it made her home manicures easier!

    Nailpad was featured on @wearsmymoney Instragram stories in November 2019 with this great piece of content – thank you.

  •, September 2019

    We were delighted to feature on as a beauty tool to help easy manicures on the go. is at the heart of the industry sharing the latest beauty and hair products and treatments to keep professionals in the know.

  • Scratch Magazine, October 2019

    We were delighted that Kat from Scratch Magazine could join us for our Nailpad launch party in October 2019.  

    Kat recounts the night and how we shared the story behind the product, and our props in the form of Nailpad’s original prototypes made of paper and cardboard. Read all about it here.