Technique Articles

Nail Art Tutorial: Glittery Red Bow
Follow along as Jana Duzanec, an educator and nail artist, shows you how to do these red bow nails step by step.   1. Build the nail extension  as usual and on the tip, add gold/champagne...
Nail Art Tutorial: Acrylic Christmas Trees
With all the gel, gel polish, and hybrid gel-lacquers now out there, it’s sometimes easy to forget about the power of colored acrylic for nail art! Follow this tutorial from Stephanie Rochester, a...
Nail Art Tutorial: Christmas Sweater Nails
Dress up nails in something festive – and prep clients for all their holiday parties! Try out this step-by-step tutorial from MARS the Salon. » [pagebreak] 1. Apply a base coat.2. Apply a pale beige...
Nail Art Tutorial: Edgy Galaxy Nails
Sarah Elmaz of Get Buffed Nails has remixed the galaxy nail by pairing it with studs and a pointed shape. Try out the same look on your clients. Here’s how to get her galaxy effect. »[pagebreak] What...
Nail Art Tutorial: Icy Blue Swirls
Snowy, icy, and sophisticated, every tech needs to try out this design from Croatian nail tech Jana Duzanec. Click through to see step by step how it’s done. » [pagebreak] 1. Build the nail...
35 Christmas Nail Tutorials
Christmas is coming up, and your clients want something festive to celebrate with! See step-by-step tutorials for any of these designs by clicking on them. If there’s still nothing you see, click “...
Nail Art Tutorial: Snow Flurry Nails
Nail artist Sheryl Macauley shares how to do glittery flurry of snowflakes on nails. »
Brew Up a Relaxing Beer Pedicure
As a competitive nail salon, you have to stay one step ahead of your competition. Start by offering creative, intriguing pedicure services. How about a beer pedicure? You heard us. Beer is not just...