Technique Articles

Nail Art Tutorial: Turquoise Foil and Bow
A girls' gotta have her glitter - and this step by step will show you how to get these turquoise foil nails at your own table. Watch as Sarah Elmaz of Get Buffed Nails demonstrates the simple...
Stripes and Cuticle Tattoos at Miriam Budet
Cuccio Colour made its mark during San Juan Moda, as educator Marilyn Garcia (@mgnailgirl) and her team created the nails for designer Miriam Budet’s much hyped Summer 2015 Freedom collection. Garcia...
Nail Art Tutorial: Pink Ribbon Nails
Looking for a pretty pink design for a good cause? Look no further than this manicure from MARS the Salon, including owner Hiroko Fujikawa and her team of experts! They’ve broken down the entire look...
Nail Art Tutorial: 3-D Acrylic Bow
Knowing how to sculpt shapes from acrylic isn’t just a charming skill to have – it’s an essential part of being a tech. Wow clients with flowers and bows they can add onto their mani! Click through...
The Silver French at Alon Livne
Silver sparkle isn’t exactly a staple on the Spring/Summer runway – so these holiday-esque French tips stood out at Fashion Week. For Alon Livne, futuristic fashion inspired manicurist Holly Falcone...
Easy Tie-Dye Nails from Rebecca Minkoff
It’s thrilling to see showy (rather than nude) nails at Fashion Week – and we’re always curious as to what designs are selected to pair with the couture. At Rebecca Minkoff, the billowing beachy...
Nail Art Tutorial: Minnie Driver's Emmy Manicure
When you are nominated for an Emmy, you’ve got to make sure that your nails look sleek, just in case you end up on stage. Thus, actress Minnie Driver had Cuccio Colour’s Elaine Watson polish her...
Nail Art Tutorial: Lace Wedding Nails
There might be five different TLC shows about wedding dresses, but bridal nails shouldn’t be overlooked – especially since fingers are where that shiny sparkly ring will be! At MARS the Salon, Hiroko...