Technique Articles

Nail Art Tutorial: Black Lace Manicure
Try both a new shape and vintage style! Sabrina designed these dark tips for lovers of lace and all things mysterious.See how to do it. »[pagebreak] Supplies needed: Forms Black Lace Resin Black...
Nail Art Tutorial: How Marble With Polish And Gel
If your client can’t decide on one set color, marble them! Whether you’re using gel or polish, we’ll show you how to create marbleized designs in your salon. »[pagebreak] How To Marbleize With...
Nail Art Tutorial: Colorful Flamed Gel Design
Gina Silvestro, owner of salon Gel Essentialz and Akzentz Educator, shares how to create a vibrant abstract nail design using the new Akzentz Pro-Formance Hard Gel System and the soak-off gel Luxio...
Competition Technique: How To Perfectly Apply Red Polish
NAILPRO Cup champion and salon owner Amy Becker shows how to polish nails flawlessly for competitions, leaving no space between the lacquer and the cuticles. Watch and learn in her video below! [...
Nail Art Tutorial: How To Inlay Dried Flowers
In about the same amount of time it takes to sculpt a set of French nails, you can create an entire blanket of dried flowers on fingertips!A few tips to start:Start off by arranging your flowers...
Nail Art Tutorial: Starry Night Nails
Alight clients' nails and eyes with this incredible galaxy effect! Recreate it by checking out the full tutorial using China Glaze polishes. »[pagebreak] Step 1: Polish the nail with China Glaze...
Nail Art Tutorial: Flaming Feather Nails
Like a flame or like a feather, this OPI design by Sofie Harris-Greenslade of The Illustrated Nail is warm and brilliantly colorful! Watch how to do it yourself below. [Video: OPI]
Nail Art How To: ‪Baby Blue Hearts (February 2014) Behind the Nail Pros
See how veteran nail tech John Hauk creates a sweet take on Valentine's Day-inspired nails for our February cover!