Technique Articles

Nail Art Tutorial: Glittery Leopard Spot Nails
Learn from Franziska as she shows how to achieve these glittery leopard gel nails. »[pagebreak] 1. Prepare the nails and place the nail forms. Make sure there is no air between the form and the...
How to Personalize Medi-Pedi Treatments for Specific Clients
Your talents extend farther than a basic red polish manicure – a nail tech can also be vital in helping clients with their skin dilemmas on both hands and feet. A doctor is necessary for severe...
Nail Art Tutorial: The Sponge Technique
The sponge technique makes it easy to combine any of your clients' two fave colors on nails - and you don't need a steady hand or advanced art skills to do it! Australian salon Adore Dolls Parlour...
Nail Art Tutorial: Sassy Blue Flames
Spice things up with a flaming hot manicure by Nailpro Cup champion Lynn Lammers. We like that these break away from classic red and orange Hot Wheel car flames - the blue and white instead gives...
Nail Art Tutorial: Neon One Stroke Flowers
June Gilbert of Urban Angel Spa in Liverpool isn’t afraid of nail art. This fully-qualified blue-haired beauty has 19 years of experience in the beauty industry, so we were thrilled when she...
Recipe: Refreshing Citrus Pedicure
Heather at Top of the Pines Hair & Nail Salon in Lakeside, AZ offers her clients a premium pedicure service that can’t be turned down during the summer months. Freshly sliced oranges and/or...
Essie Will Now Be Available at the Airport
Ever find yourself waiting at the airport for four hours? Aside from getting a little buzzed at the overpriced bar and huddling by the nearest electrical outlet with your phone, there’s usually not...
Nail Art How To: Hawaiian Nails (August 2014) Behind the Nail Pros
The August cover pays tribute to the warm water and tropical foliage of Hawaii! As a nail artist and a dweller of the island herself, Shannon McCown Nakamura covered these pipe-shaped nails with one-...