Technique Articles

Cuccio’s New Mini Collection: From Italy With Love
Cuccio Colour Veneer has a few new surprise shades to add to their collection! The brand new From Italy With Love mini collection was inspired by Tony Cuccio’s Italian roots and includes romantic...
Nail Art Tutorial: Pink and Green Geometric
Bold stripes and strong colors are in for spring. Here’s a way to try it out with Caption Nail Polish:Step 1: Cleanse the nails of any dust or oil.  Step 2: Use Caption Base Coat as the...
Nail Art Tutorial: Earth Mother Design
All of spring and summer is music festival season. Even if your clients aren’t planning on attending a show, the boho chic trend has surely still penetrated your town’s local nail scene. Using...
Technique: How to Mix Custom Gel Colors
Working with colors requires a little planning. Buy a color wheel and familiarize yourself with the appropriate color combinations needed to blend the colors your clients desire. Be aware that...
Technique: How to Prevent Uneven Gel Enhancements
Having trouble with the thickness of your gel extensions? Here’s how to troubleshoot. The Issue:When you view your nails down the barrel, one side of the free edge is thicker than the other. You’ve...
Technique: Using Premium Nails ManiPedi Elite
Thinking about trying a new brand? Here's a step-by-step guide for applying Premium Nails ManiPedi Elite Matching Gel Polish and Lacquer. » [pagebreak]   Sanitize, push back the cuticles, then...
Chemotherapy and Nails
Undergoing chemotherapy treatments and taking multiple medications often cause changes to your client’s nails. The nails can grow more slowly and become more fragile. “Chemotherapy can make nails...
Technique: How to Do a Gel Pedicure
Keep your clients’ pedicures vibrant all summer long with color gels! They can last for at least three weeks on toenails, so your clients won’t have to touch up their pedicures while on vacation....