Technique Articles

Nailpro's Nautical Themed June 2014 Cover Contest
Get ready to set sail with Nailpro’s June 2014 cover contest!We’re all about our readers, and we’d like to include them in every part of our magazine, including our cover! For the contest, we will be...
Nail Art How To: Geometric Stained Glass Nails
Capture the severe lines and glittery beauty of stained glass! Sakura Nail + Spa in New York used CALGEL to create a smooth and elegant design clients will adore. See the salon's step by step...
Nail Art How To: Orange and Black Light Elegance Nails
The lauded Micaela Wallgren of Svea Naglar has done it again! This talented tech based in Sweden explains how to get a fall-ready orange and black design that fades towards the lunula. See which...
Nail Art How To: Chevron Stripes With So Gel Striping Tape
It can be tricky to get chevron stripes that are the same width and angle throughout, which explains the expeditious popularity of a new product from SO Gel. You can easily speed up the nail art...
Nail Art How To: Leopard Print Glitter Manicure
Everyone's gotta have a little leopard print in their life! Give your clients something fierce for their nails: these printed tips and a dash of glitter. Using the Gelish system, Shannon U. of Port...
Nail Art How To: Gold Floral Design
After spotting these at NYFW, we were dying to see how NYC-based manicurist Ran Kowatari made them! Our eyes intially went straight to the gold scalloped piece on her index finger (pictured on left...
Nail Art How To: Halloween Web Manicure
Here's a simple but eye-catching design for Halloween! Denise Heavner used hairspray (and a touch of glitter, of course!) for this scary manicure. To recreate the look, watch her tutorial below....
Nail Art How To: Framed Light Elegance Glitter Nails
You can't resist this sort of sparkle! Micaela Wallgren of Svea Naglar in Sweden takes us step-by-step through the creation of this lavish manicure using the newest Light Elegance collection of gels...