Technique Articles

And the Next Viral Nail Art Trend Is...
Even if Fashion Week isn’t your “thing,” you have to admit that some of the biggest nail trends from the last few years saw their inceptions on the runway (think texture, matte nails, negative space...
Real Fashion Week Tech Use Tips!
Faux tips may not be one of the most requested services in the salon, but if you do work for Fashion Week, they’re a lifesaver. Techs during Fashion Week often have to do nails for dozens (if not...
Mastering the Nude Nail Could Boost Your Career
If you’d ever be interested in working as a manicurist for magazines or commercials, knowing how to create a good nude nail is key. Don’t get us wrong, we love amazing nail art – but often movie...
Nail Art Tutorial: Light Up Galaxy Nails
If a traditional galaxy nail isn't enough, add on this little light up device to give it something extra! Nail artist Tony Ly shows NAILPRO how it's done with these easy to follow instructions. »[...
Nail Art Tutorial: Valentine's Day Hearts
Natalie Minerva (aka @nail_swag) debuted her new line of art gels (named Toyko Swag Colored Art Gel) to us right in the NAILPRO offices – and showed us exactly how to create a cute heart print for...
Nail Art Tutorial: Black Gel French Tip with Sparkle
Watch as nail artist Franziska Christensen shows us how to create the perfect black-tipped gel manicure with just the right amount of sparkle! See Franziska Christensen online: Site: fanzis.com...
Nail Art Tutorial: Gardenia Bloom
If your client likes decadence, these do it all! Here’s how to combine a turtle shell design, glitter, florals, and texture, all in one manicure: »[pagebreak]1.  Mix 3 parts BRISA Sculpting Gel...
Nail Art Tutorial: Pale Petals
Keep your clientele happy all spring long with some sculpted 3-D art using CND acrylic! Make it uber-feminine by spacing out bits and pieces of different sized-flowers across the nail. Here’s how: »[...