Technique Articles

Nail Art Tutorial: Palm Tree Nails
No matter the weather, you can always have a tropical getaway with this nail design. Try out this tutorial by nail artist Deanne Power by clicking through. »[pagebreak] Supplies/Tools Needed: CND...
Nail Art Tutorial: Mermaid Dreams
With glitter galore, here’s a manicure fit for a mermaid! Watch as the owner of MARS the Salon of West Hollywood, Hiroko Fujikawa, demonstrates step by step how to get the look. » [pagebreak] 1....
Fix Peeling, Cracking, and Broken Nails
Fix it fast! If your client is struggling with peeling, cracking, or broken nails, try one of these three methods to get their fingertips back on track. How to Fix…Peeling NailsMake sure you aren’t...
Nail Art Tutorial: Water Marbling 101
Blow clients out of the water by mastering the technique that will give you a perfect rainbow flower print every time! Water marbling @sloteazzy shows how:1. Fill a small disposable cup with room-...
The Basics of Nail Stamping
Nail stamping isn't an entirely new art (those who did nails back in the 80s can contest to this), but it has recently re-entered the world in an explosive way. Tons of companies now offer their own...
Technique: Gel French Nails
Want to master French gel nails? Watch talented nail artist Franziska Christensen of Fanzis.com demonstrate the technique. She applies the pink first, then the white:     (function(d, s, id...
WATCH: How to Apply Jessica Cosmetics Phēnom
This brand new high-shine hybrid polish from Jessica Cosmetics removes as easily as regular lacquer but has the long wear time (up to 10 days) and shine of a gel. Plus, Phēnom dries in just a few...
Nail Art Tutorial: Strawberry Nails
Start the summer off right with something juicy: strawberry nails! Depending on your clients' preferences, these can be done in either a pointed shape (as shown) or a round/almond shape. Click...