Technique Articles

Nail Art Tutorial: 3-D Daisy Nails
Rachel Thompson of Nookie's Nail Lounge first used NSI Attraction Nail Powder in Purely Pink to extend the nails. Watch as she demonstrates how to add 3-D daisies for a covetable spring design. »[...
Nail Art Tutorial: 3-D Acrylic Fish
Nail tech Michelle Stephenson of Visible Changes got her feet wet with 3-D sculpting by molding a summery fish out of acrylic. If your client wants to try a 3-D piece in any size, or you’re just...
Nail Art: Spring Nails
With spring in bloom, the hot commodities in nails are bright colors, pastels, and floral prints. Click through for design inspiration from these artists who submitted their work. »   ...
Nail Technique: How To Create Stiletto Nails
Once clients try stiletto nails once, it seems they never go back to square. Even those who find stilettos too pointy often decide to stick to almond. The extended tips are edgy, sharp, and fun to...
Nail Art Tutorial: Dandelion Nails
If your wish was for a dandelion nail tutorial, it has been granted! Becky Carter (Instagram @nailsby_becky) guided us though her step-by-step for these. Click through to see. » [pagebreak] Items...
Competition Technique: Tips For Winning Hand-Painted Nail Art Category
Amp up your nail competition skills! Watch as salon owner and past NAILPRO Cup champion gives tips for winning hand-painted nail art challenges.  [Video: Amy Becker]
Nail Art Tutorial: Metallic Nails
No matter the season, metallics are always in demand. They reflect the bright colors of spring and summer, and complement dark tones of fall and winter. That's why this look by Oxana of @oxygennails...
Nail Art Tutorial: Black And White French
John Hauk, award-winning nail artist and international acrylic sales director for Light Elegance created these modern floral nails. Click through as he shows you how. »[pagebreak] Step 1: Prep the...