Technique Articles

Guest Blog: Julie Baxter’s Nail Photo Shoot
Nail tech and owner of Edge Hair and Beauty in Stonehaven Julie Baxter has had the opportunity to do many nails, including custom sets for London Fashion Week. Recently, she entered one of her first...
Nail Art Tutorial: White Floral Pattern
Jen of Regina, Saskatchewan put together this floral pattern we'd like to try for ourselves! Click through for the tutorial. »[pagebreak] Supplies needed: Young Nails Pink Speed Powder Mixed with a...
Nail Art Tutorial: Quick Glitter by OPI
You client needs to add a little flair to her gel mani -- stat! Try this quick idea from OPI to jazz up her mani. Click through for the tutorial. »[pagebreak] Step 1: Prep the nails, then apply Bond-...
8 Nail and Hand Myths: Busted
You can’t believe everything you hear. Test your knowledge with these 8 common nail and hand myths that are totally false!Myth 1: Primer kills fungus. False.Some companies abroad have claimed that...
Nail Art Tutorial VIDEO: Embellished Gold Ring Manicure
CND tends to outdo everyone else at Fashion Week, creating dramatic one-of-a-kind nail art designs that require as much planning as the clothes themselves. Watch and learn how you can recreate this “...
Nail Art Tutorial: Red Rose Nails
The pressure of Valentine's Day may be over, but you can give your clients a romantic nail design any day of the week! Follow along as tech Amy Henderson shows you how. »[pagebreak] Step 1: Choose a...
Nail Art Tutorial: Bright Mosaic Nails
Saturate nails in bright colors like navy, red, and gold! Follow along as Anna Neroznak shows you how to create this look. » [pagebreak] 1. Buff nail surface.2. Use a pencil to create outlines for...
6 Tips For Working With Hard Gel
If you’re expanding your services, you’ll definitely want to invest in both types of gels, both hard and soak-off, to address the needs of different clients. Before you get started, see these 6 tips...