Technique Articles

Nail Art Tutorial: Multicolored Acrylic Floral Nails
The more color, the better! Create a fantastic night sky backdrop and add on 3-D nail art using Entity Beauty acrylic. »[pagebreak] Step 1: Prep the nail by gently pushing back the cuticle and...
Nail Art Tutorial: Sponging With Gel Polish
Sleek, even gel polish is great – but mixing that up with glitter and dimension is even better. Add something extra to clients’ gel polish with sponging. Click through to see how. »[pagebreak] Step 1...
Nail Art Tutorial: Neutral Romantic Flowers
Give gives a soft, feminine look on their nails. Click through for this tutorial by Amy Henderson. »[pagebreak] Supplies needed: Gosh Cosmetics #009 Bright Idea Acrylic paint Top coat Nail art...
How To Apply Chrome OPI Push And Shove
Learn how to properly apply the new OPI chrome finish from the Gwen Stefani collection: Push And Shove! Watch below. [Video: OPI]
Nail Art Tutorial: Lavender Glitter Nails
We can't turn away from this beautiful manicure! Learn how to do these glittery nails with Sarah Self of The Nail Workshop. »[pagebreak] Supplies needed: Gelish Starburst CND Dazzling Squares (1....
Nail Art Tutorial: Yellow Pansy Nails
Brighten up cold, dark days with yellow pansies. Nail tech Amy Henderson of Elite Manicures shows how to paint these well-formed flowers. »[pagebreak] Supplies needed: Orly Bonder Base Coat Acrylic...
5 Ways To Reverse Cracked, Callused Heels
It’s inevitable – even the most otherwise feminine clients will come in with painful looking cracked, callused feet, and want you to fix them. Here are a few things you can try: 1. Regular care. Let...
Nail Art Tutorial: Gel Polish and Acrylic Tiger Stripes
Mix mediums: gel polish and acrylic paints to easily create detailed nail art -- once you've cured your polish, you can fix and perfect your acrylic designs without having to redo the whole nail....