Technique Articles

Nail Art Tutorial: Striped Christmas Tree Nails
"You're never fully dressed without a manicure." That's the motto of manicurist Shannan Cieara, better known as The Nail Dresser, of The Dressing Room Nail Bar in Suitland, MD.Today, she shows us how...
Nail Art Tutorial: Dazzling Winter Nails By KUPA
Known for it’s high-quality products, KUPA is a go-to for clean and polished holiday designs. KUPA Star Educator Yire Castillo shows how to do a take on a traditional French that looks just like...
Nail Art Tutorial: Gelish Matte French Manicure
As a tech, it's your duty this season to amp up those French manicures, whether perfecting your pink-and-white skills or trying different takes on the design. Just for the occasion, Gelish showed how...
Nail Art Tutorial: Two-Tone Sculpted Gel Roses
Gina shows you how to use Akzentz Gel Art Powder to create two-tone sculpted roses! Watch the full video on the next page. » [pagebreak]   See more on gelessentialz.com. [Courtesy of Gina...
Nail Art Tutorial: Rock Candy Nails
Remember the days of eating candy and calories without remorse? This manicure from our last issue gives us that same feeling of sweet, innocent joy. To create this look for your young-at-heart...
Nail Art How To: Striped Snowflake Nails
Welcome winter to your salon (but keep the heater on) with cool blue tips and sparkly snowflakes! Click through as Anna Neroznak shows you how to get this look. »[pagebreak] You'll need Essie Blanc...
Nail Art How To: Foil Collage Nails
When it comes to the holidays, it’s either go all-out with sparkle, or go home! For really shiny manicures, foil is a go-to tool that can have stunning results. See how Bonnie put all her colors...
Nail Art How To: 3-D Gel Flowers
Amp up your sculpting skills by shaping pretty gel nails for clients! Gina Rinaldi-Silvestro demonstrates how to. Check out her video below. [Video courtesy of Gina Rinaldi-Silvestro]