Technique Articles

Nail Art How To: Black and Pink Cross and Eye Gel Halloween Nails
Inspired from KENZO Fall/Winter 2013 EYE Collection, Rebecca of Secret Chamber Nails created a fab gel manicure we've truly got our eyes on. Just in time for Halloween, hone you nail art skills and...
How to Apply and Remove Essie Gel
Now that Essie has introduced their line of Gel in a huge range of colors (which you can see here) with a system that makes nail health a priority, the question is, how do you apply it? Click through...
Nail Art How To: Striped Halloween French Nails
‘Tis the season for Halloween manicures! Clients coming into your salon this week will be wearing their tips through until Halloween, so it’s an especially good time to show off all the festive...
Orly Shares Tutorial for Gray and Black Matte Glossy Nails
Gray and black doesn't have to be boring. Orly showed us how to create this mani with a matte glossy finish, but didn't forget to brighten it up with glitter detailing! Check out the steps they take...
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...