Technique Articles

Nail Art Tutorial: Kupa Inc. Embellished Valentine's Day Nails
Give clients nails they’ll fall in love with just in time for Valentine’s Day!Watch below to see Star Educator Yire Castillo show how to do this 3-D design using Kupa Inc.’s Gelfinity and Artfinity...
Nail Art Tutorial: Elegant Glass Blue And Pink Nails
B' Polished salon owner Tiffani Cordoza shows us how to do these clear, pink, blue, and bedazzled nails! Click through to see. »[pagebreak] 1) Prep the natural nail using a mini contour bit by...
Nail Art Tutorial: Black and White Gel Leaves
Black and white nails are ideal for any time of year, and any occasion, so they’re perfect to recommend to clients who aren’t sure what they want, or who are afraid to commit to a colorful gel design...
Nail Art Tutorial: Elegant Red Shellac Manicure
Leopard, opulent swirls, and studs make for a gorgeous set of nails. Sharleen of Glossy Custom Nails showed us how to create this elegant red manicure. »[pagebreak] Step 1: Use CND Shellac to make...
Nail Art Tutorial: Gwen For OPI Checkerboard Studs
Create a raised checkerboard pattern on all nails, or as an accent nail! Use the pop star pink OPI Hey Baby and the studs found in the Over & Over A-Gwen signature shade boxed set. Watch below...
Nail Art Tutorial: Acrylic Glitter Ombre
Bring bright shine to clients’ acrylic nails with glitter from SuperNail. See how. »[pagebreak] Step 1: To create an ombre nail design, start by pouring white, blue, and red glitter into three...
Nail Art Tutorial: Futuristic French Manicure
This design is ahead of its time. OPI Push And Shove uses its unique Lay Down That Base base coat to give silver polish a smooth (not streaky) and reflective surface. This French manicure rimmed at...
Nail Art Tutorial: Gold Art Deco Nails
We have another chance for you to try out the OPI Gwen Stefani colors! Use Love.Angel.Music.Baby and I Sing In Color to mix a satin texture with glossy burgundy lines. Watch below. [Video: OPI]