Technique Articles

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...
How to Choose the Right Brush
Jess Alexander for KUPA explains how to select the correct brush for working with acrylic, gel, 3-D nail art, and more! [Images/video: KUPA, Inc.]
WATCH: How to Use Different E-File Bits
When you’re new to e-filing, the power of the tools and the wide selection of bits available can be a little overwhelming. But with proper education on how to use each shape and size piece, you can...
Technique: How to Apply Kiara Sky Gel Polish
Glitter-obsessed clients won’t be able to resist Kiara Sky Gel Polish. Each sparkling shade delivers full coverage sans the extra step of applying a base coat. Cure for 30 seconds under an LED light...
Nail Art Tutorial: Rock Star Glitter Manicure
Nail artist Jess Alexander demonstrates how to get glitter-covered stiletto “rock star” nails using KUPA Inc. Gelfinity products for shine and Artfinity Glitter Effects for brilliant sparkle. Watch...
Nail Art Tutorial: Cinco de Mayo Nails
For those fashionistas that want to celebrate Cinco de Mayo without eating the high-calorie chips and dip or wearing a bulky poncho and sombrero, MARS the Salon has created a festive nail design for...
Nail Art Tutorial: Painted Roses
Using a thick art gel nail artist Jana Duzanec created this beautiful purple rose design. Finishing with a stunning relief pattern, this look is interesting to the touch as well as to the eye. Check...
Nail Art Tutorial: Gypsy Maze
This simple step-by-step tutorial from Caption Polish will allow you to make chic, geometric nail art quickly and easily. Though their nails will be an intricate maze, your clients will feel like...