Technique Articles

Nail Art Tutorial: Candy French Manicure
Kimmie Kyees, manicurist to stars such as Katy Perry, showed us an easy way to get a glittery French that looks just like a candy necklace! Follow along as she shows exactly how to get the design. »[...
Nail Art Tutorial: Mermaid Dreams
With glitter galore, here’s a manicure fit for a mermaid! Watch as the owner of MARS the Salon of West Hollywood, Hiroko Fujikawa, demonstrates step by step how to get the look. » [pagebreak] 1....
How To Create Winning Competition Nails
Get ahead in nail competitions and transfer those same skills to your salon work! Nailpro Competitions Judge Carla Collier explains step by step how to create winning competition nails – read on to...
Nail Art Tutorial: Candy Dots
Create a candy wonderland on nails with colorful dots. Learn how celebrity manicurist Kimmie Kyees transformed a Q-tip® into a dotting tool to paint this sugary design. » [pagebreak] Step 1: Paint...
Nail Art Tutorial: Glittery Cherry Blossom Nails
Let your skills bloom with this cherry blossom design! Click through to see as DanahsNails shows how it’s done. »[pagebreak] Supplies needed:Quick dry top coatLight aqua/mint polishPastel green/...
Matching Liquor and Lacquers
There are very few combinations better than a freshly painted manicure and a summery cocktail. That’s exactly why Seagram’s Escapes partnered up with Essie lead nail designer Rita Remark for their...
Nail Art Tutorial: Use Q-tips For Sprinkle Nail Art
Did you know you can manipulate Q-tips to work as a disposable striping or dotting tool? Celebrity manicurist Kimmie Kyees showed us how to do exactly that to create this sweet sprinkle design! » [...
Nail Art Tutorial: Engraving Designs with an E-File
Electric files and specialty bits open up an entire world of design possibilities and fun ways to expand your service menu. Using your electric file bits, you can carve out or engrave a design in...