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Interesting articles written by the team at Kara. Including healthcare and wellness industry news, commentary on current trends and informative how-to articles to help you make the most of your uniforms and scrubs.

Introducing our latest pink scrubs set – Cabaret 26th October 2020

Introducing our latest pink scrubs set – Cabaret

Pink is always popular, so if you’re looking for a new pink scrubs set, take a look at our latest colour addition – Cabaret from WonderWink.

Interview with a Trainee Advanced Clinical Practitioner 28th September 2020

Interview with a Trainee Advanced Clinical Practitioner

Our latest interview is with a Trainee Advanced Clinical Practitioner, Sara Cucciniello. Find out more about her role and what she gets up to.

Wonderwink W123 Men’s Scrub Pants – Now in Stock 17th September 2020

Wonderwink W123 Men’s Scrub Pants – Now in Stock

Last year, we welcomed the new addition of the W123 scrubs by Wonderwink with open arms – we love the versatility of this range and the more tailored fit that they offer.

Introducing Aero – Lightweight workwear 18th August 2020

Introducing Aero – Lightweight workwear

We’re excited to launch one of the latest ranges from WonderWink – Aero. And yes, just as the name describes, this range gives you the most perfect lightweight workwear to add to your wardrobe.

Choosing the right maternity nursing scrubs 31st July 2020

Choosing the right maternity nursing scrubs

Pregnancy is an exciting but also challenging time, especially if you are on your feet all day. If you or one of your staff are pregnant, what are the best scrubs to wear?

Jaanuu Biker Top – Now available in Blushing Pink | Beauty therapist uniform 27th July 2020

Jaanuu Biker Top – Now available in Blushing Pink | Beauty therapist uniform

We’re all huge fans of the Jaanuu brand here at Kara, and know you are too, which is why they sell as soon as they arrive.

Kara launches new website 14th July 2020

Kara launches new website

Read about the exciting new features and functionality on the new Kara website. Designed to make your shopping experience more delightful!

Refresh your workwear wardrobe | Salon uniform 1st July 2020

Refresh your workwear wardrobe | Salon uniform

Let's talk salon uniform: now that summer has arrived, is this the perfect time to refresh your workwear wardrobe?

How to prepare your salon to open for business 24th June 2020

How to prepare your salon to open for business

After this long period of lockdown, the future is clear for hair salons and we eagerly await an announcement for beauty salons & spas.

Interview with vet student Alexandra 9th June 2020

Interview with vet student Alexandra

This month we got chance to catch up with vet student, Alexandra to find out a bit more about her aspiring career to be a vet. For her vet student uniform, Alexandra wears Kara scrub pants from Wonderwink and Jaanuu.

WonderTECH Scrub Top For Women 1st June 2020

WonderTECH Scrub Top For Women

WonderTECH from WonderWink has been a sound favourite in our range. For this month’s feature we discuss why this range of scrubs has been so popular.

Business development during lockdown 30th April 2020

Business development during lockdown

Many industries have been hugely impacted by the Covid-19 pandemic – can you think about business development at this time?

Wonderwork Womens Mock Wrap Top 24th April 2020

Wonderwork Womens Mock Wrap Top

When it comes to durable, long lasting scrubs, you can count on WonderWink. The WonderWork range is one of our most popular ranges - we explore why.

5 Things We’re Grateful For 30th March 2020

5 Things We’re Grateful For

During this unprecedented situation, there’s a lot of sadness and confusion. We wanted to highlight the positives that are around us. Read more

Four Stretch Womens Sporty V-Neck Scrub Top 10th March 2020

Four Stretch Womens Sporty V-Neck Scrub Top

Looking for low maintenance womens scrub tops? The Four Stretch range from Wonderwink definitely ticks that box. For this month’s product of the month, we have highlighted our favourite features of these popular scrubs.

A Day In The Life Of A Manchester Dental Nurse 25th February 2020

A Day In The Life Of A Manchester Dental Nurse

Adele Holland of Manchester Dental has been in dental nursing for 13 years, she gives an insight into her role.

Product review: Jaanuu V-Neck Raglan Top 14th January 2020

Product review: Jaanuu V-Neck Raglan Top

For all the men out there, we’ve got you covered! Snap up a v-neck raglan top sharpish as it ticks all the boxes!

Interview With Vet Of The Year 2019 28th December 2019

Interview With Vet Of The Year 2019

In 2019, Dr Danielle Greenberg is the founder of The Liverpool Vets, won Vet of The Year, We asked her how that felt.

Can you wash scrubs? 18th December 2019

Can you wash scrubs?

No matter what profession you work in, washing and keeping your scrubs in good condition can be a challenge.

Jogger Pants – The Perfect Scrub Trousers 29th November 2019

Jogger Pants – The Perfect Scrub Trousers

Professional workwear has totally evolved. Comfort and appeal are now key things to consider when purchasing

Top 10 Features To Look For When Buying Scrubs 25th November 2019

Top 10 Features To Look For When Buying Scrubs

We recently surveyed 200+ professionals who wear scrubs for work. We asked what was important to them, when choosing new scrubs.

Who’s Wearing Scrubs In 2019 19th November 2019

Who’s Wearing Scrubs In 2019

This survey found out what features were important when choosing scrubs, how often new scrubs were bought and much more..

Wonderwink Base Layer Tops 15th October 2019

Wonderwink Base Layer Tops

How do you dress for work during the cooler months? Layers are key to keeping warm when on nippier days.

Pretty in pink Jaanuu uniforms 2nd October 2019

Pretty in pink Jaanuu uniforms

We’ve extended our range to include the fabulous Blushing Pink colour for our hottest brand, Jaanuu!

Jaanuu Jogger Trousers 30th September 2019

Jaanuu Jogger Trousers

It's an ideal time to feature a product which is both warm and comfy, so for September we’ve chosen to review the Jaanuu women’s Jogger Trousers.

WonderWink W123 Range 26th September 2019

WonderWink W123 Range

New range added to the Kara selection of scrubs, the W123 range from Wonderwink. Read about the features.

Wonderwink, ideal veterinary scrubs 26th August 2019

Wonderwink, ideal veterinary scrubs

What makes WonderWink the perfect workwear for vets and veterinary nurses?

Jaanuu Biker Top 23rd August 2019

Jaanuu Biker Top

What does “attention to detail” say about your look? It’s probably more than you think. Take a look at the Biker Top.

5 Reasons To Get Uniform Embroidery 16th August 2019

5 Reasons To Get Uniform Embroidery

Branded uniform and workwear is becoming increasingly popular. Find out why businesses are opting for embroidered uniform.

Summer Heat: How To Keep Your Cool 31st July 2019

Summer Heat: How To Keep Your Cool

At work, staying cool in the summer is probably one of your priorities no matter what environment you work in.

Meet Ann-Marie From Skin Therapy 26th July 2019

Meet Ann-Marie From Skin Therapy

Ann-Marie owns Skin Therapy, offering a range of aesthetic treatments. We asked her a few questions.

Product review: Wonderwink HP 4th July 2019

Product review: Wonderwink HP

We love the quality of the HP range; it’s perfectly suited to high demand roles where you can often feel the heat.

387 Vets Talk About Their Vet Uniform 29th June 2019

387 Vets Talk About Their Vet Uniform

As WonderTech is our product of the month, we thought you would like to hear from one of our clients who use this uniform in their practice.

Men’s Health Week 14th June 2019

Men’s Health Week

As a large percentage of our customers are men, it’s only natural for us to do our bit to help where we can.

Summerweight WonderTech Scrubs 11th June 2019

Summerweight WonderTech Scrubs

You don’t need to suffer from overheating and sweating in the same scrubs over Summer that you’ve been wearing all Winter.

Meet The Laser Treatment Team At Sky Clinic 21st May 2019

Meet The Laser Treatment Team At Sky Clinic

The team at Sky Clinic share how they started up the business and what advice they have for aestheticians thinking about starting their own business.

Interview With Aesthetician Becky 30th April 2019

Interview With Aesthetician Becky

Nurse turned aesthetic practitioner, we chat to Becky to find out more about her work.

Meet Leading Cosmetic Dentist Dr Johal 29th March 2019

Meet Leading Cosmetic Dentist Dr Johal

We have the pleasure of chatting with Dr Kiren Johal, leading cosmetic dentist in Nottingham, about her work and why she wears black & gold!

Interview With Yvette, Aesthetics Nurse 27th February 2019

Interview With Yvette, Aesthetics Nurse

Working as an aesthetic nurse, Yvette loves giving clients their confidence back. She shares with us how she started her business and what's next.

Meet Dr Rhode, Cosmetic Dental Surgeon 12th February 2019

Meet Dr Rhode, Cosmetic Dental Surgeon

We were lucky to interview celebrity dentist and dental surgeon Dr Marina Rhodes. Find out what advice she has for dental students today.

Meet Antoinette, Senior Nurse Turned Aesthetician 28th January 2019

Meet Antoinette, Senior Nurse Turned Aesthetician

We chat with Antoinette about her interest in injectable aesthetics and how her uniform makes a statement.

Meet Danielle, vet surgeon from Liverpool Vets 18th December 2018

Meet Danielle, vet surgeon from Liverpool Vets

Danielle Greenberg started her career in veterinary over 20 years ago and has been working as a vet surgeon ever since.

Skin specialist Rio shares her secrets 30th November 2018

Skin specialist Rio shares her secrets

Rio from RiStyle Skincare shares her secret skin care tips, career advice & beauty salon uniform tips.

Life As A Dental Student 19th November 2018

Life As A Dental Student

Meet Sammi Peony, dental student. We were lucky enogh to catch up with her and find out how her dental studies are going.

Meet Natalie, Leading Dermatology Nurse 25th October 2018

Meet Natalie, Leading Dermatology Nurse

Dermatology nurse Natalie shares her top skincare tips and must-have products with us.

Meet Millicent, Freelance makeup artist 9th October 2018

Meet Millicent, Freelance makeup artist

Freelance makeup artist Millicent is stunning in her Jaanuu Pintuck Top and Jaanuu Moto Trousers. She shares her make-up tips with us.

Meet Sarah Louise, Aesthetics Specialist 30th August 2018

Meet Sarah Louise, Aesthetics Specialist

Meet Sarah Louise, aesthetician from Australia, who now runs her UK salon. We chat to her about clinic life, tips for social media and business aspirations for the future.

Meet Dental Therapist Rebecca 13th July 2018

Meet Dental Therapist Rebecca

We wondered what does a dental therapist do, so we asked Rebecca, who enlightened us. Find out for yourself.

Meet Arleana, Registered Nurse & Aesthetician 13th July 2018

Meet Arleana, Registered Nurse & Aesthetician

We meet Arleana, who juggles working as an A&E nurse with running her own aesthetics clinic. We chatted to her about business, aesthetics & more.

Top Dental Tips From the UK’s Best Dentists 17th May 2018

Top Dental Tips From the UK’s Best Dentists

We asked 5 UK leading dentists for their dental health tips. These include avoiding sugar, preventing bleeding gums, interdental cleaning & more.

Top Beauty Tips For Healthcare Professionals 7th March 2018

Top Beauty Tips For Healthcare Professionals

We reached out to some of the UK’s top beauticians and cosmetic specialists to ask them to share their top beauty tips for busy professionals.

4 Inspirational Medical Professionals To Follow 15th February 2018

4 Inspirational Medical Professionals To Follow

We’ve rounded up four inspirational women making waves in the online medical world, who share advice through their blogs & social media.

6 Helpful Tips For Ordering Scrubs For Your Clinic 18th January 2018

6 Helpful Tips For Ordering Scrubs For Your Clinic

Ordering uniforms for an entire clinic can be a stressful experience, and the bigger the team, the more daunting the whole process can be.

Our Top 5 Best Apps For Nurses 29th November 2017

Our Top 5 Best Apps For Nurses

We have compiled a list of the top five most useful mobile apps for nurses & medical professionals, available to download on iOS and Android.

The UK’s First Supplier Of Jaanuu 17th November 2017

The UK’s First Supplier Of Jaanuu

Kara are delighted to announce they are officially the UK’s first supplier of cutting edge medical apparel fashion brand Jaanuu.

Why It’s Time To Invest In Some New Scrubs 6th November 2017

Why It’s Time To Invest In Some New Scrubs

Performing your best & staying motivated at work starts with feeling confident & comfortable. Some reasons why it's time to invest in stylish scrubs.

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