Technique Articles

Nail Art Tutorial: Two-Tone Sculpted Gel Roses
Gina shows you how to use Akzentz Gel Art Powder to create two-tone sculpted roses! Watch the full video on the next page. » [pagebreak]   See more on gelessentialz.com. [Courtesy of Gina...
Nail Art Tutorial: Rock Candy Nails
Remember the days of eating candy and calories without remorse? This manicure from our last issue gives us that same feeling of sweet, innocent joy. To create this look for your young-at-heart...
Nail Art How To: Striped Snowflake Nails
Welcome winter to your salon (but keep the heater on) with cool blue tips and sparkly snowflakes! Click through as Anna Neroznak shows you how to get this look. »[pagebreak] You'll need Essie Blanc...
Nail Art How To: Foil Collage Nails
When it comes to the holidays, it’s either go all-out with sparkle, or go home! For really shiny manicures, foil is a go-to tool that can have stunning results. See how Bonnie put all her colors...
Nail Art How To: 3-D Gel Flowers
Amp up your sculpting skills by shaping pretty gel nails for clients! Gina Rinaldi-Silvestro demonstrates how to. Check out her video below. [Video courtesy of Gina Rinaldi-Silvestro]
Nail Art How To: Stencil Foil Winter Nails
During the holiday season, shine and shimmer reign! Give clients a dazzling manicure they'll remember, like these tips using gold decals as stencils. Sammi Newell, an Educator for Gel II in...
Nail Art How To: Sparkling Gold and Black
Rightfully know as The Nail Boss, Phuong Luu's finished manicures are always phenomenal!  Get some pointers from the expert as he shows how to create these sparkling black and gold tips. » [...
Nail Art How To: Winter Bridal Nails
If brides-to-be step request a manicure for their cool-weather weddings this season, try this “something blue” beaded manicure by Madjennsy. Watch the video below to see how! Check out Silvina's...