How to Do Backfills and Fills for Gel French Manicures
There are two ways to rebalance French gels. One method involves carving out the free edge with an electric file and then applying new product. This method is called a backfill, and can be done with...
Nail Art Tutorial: One Stroke Flower Nails
You’ll need colored acrylic powders, acrylic paint, and a brush to create the design, on top of the supplies to sculpt your traditional French. After filing but before the glossy top coat, use the...
Greg Salo Demonstrates Reverse Application
The Young Nails Reverse French application is the process of building the body (pink) of the nail first, and then adding the free edge (white). Often this technique can speed up your services a...
6 Quick Tips for Using Nail Files
Files are a staple in every tech's toolbox. Check out these six basic tips to get the most out of them!1.) Keep your files clean and dry so that they’ll last a while. 2.) Don’t forget to note the...
5 Steps For High-Shine Nails
What girl doesn’t appreciate something shiny on her finger? Up the wow-factor instantly on every manicure by following these simple five steps for increasing nail shine!1.) Don’t start with a very...
Nail Artist Q&A: "Nailed Down!" with Cathie Bal!
Welcome to NAILPRO's Nailed Down! where we “nail down” nail artists and technicians from our User Galleries and get to know them and their amazing work! This week we visit Vernon, BC, Canada ! Meet...
Nail Polish Use #157: Faking Your Period
Cramping and PMS are no laughing matter, but this hysterical new viral video from HelloFlo is making menstruation wildly entertaining. Ready to “become a woman” already, this feisty tween fakes her...
Nail Art Tutorial: Candy French Manicure
Kimmie Kyees, manicurist to stars such as Katy Perry, showed us an easy way to get a glittery French that looks just like a candy necklace! Follow along as she shows exactly how to get the design. »[...