Technique Articles

How to Use the Artistic Nail Design Rock Hard Liquid & Powder Kit
After the successful launch of Artistic Nail Design’s Rock Hard Gel, the company is excited to introduce their Rock Hard Liquid & Powder Kits. Build strong, natural-looking enhancements with the...
Nail Art Tutorial: Strawberry Nails
Start the summer off right with something juicy: strawberry nails! Depending on your clients' preferences, these can be done in either a pointed shape (as shown) or a round/almond shape. Click...
Nail Art Tutorial: Bunches of Roses
Paint the roses red! And orange. Follow along as La Mesa manicurist Julie Parker demonstrates how to use INM to achieve this floral design. »[pagebreak] Step 1: Sculpt the nail using Out the Door...
Nail Art Tutorial: Floral Manicure
Joey, Educator at Nacho & Dai Nail Tech Academy in China, explains how to do this pretty design. »[pagebreak] Here's what you'll need. Step 1: Apply the nail forms.[pagebreak] Step 2: Use IBD...
Nail Art Tutorial: Mia Secret Arrowhead Nails
Wow judges at nail competitions with a unique nail shape: the arrowhead. Learn how to create the shape using products from Mia Secret. »[pagebreak] Step 1: Prep the natural nail. Apply extra long...
How To Apply Bio Seaweed Gel UNITY All-in-One Colour Gel System
If you're looking to simplify your gel application, try out the Bio Seaweed Gel UNITY All-in-One Colour Gel System. A base coat, top coat and nail strengthener are all built into just one bottle,...
Nail Art Tutorial: 3-D Orange Party Nails
Follow along as Rachel of Nookie's Nail Lounge demonstrates the technique to achieve these celebratory orange flower petal nails. »[pagebreak] Step 1: For the extensions I have use NSI Acrylic...
Nail Art How To: ‪Street Style (May 2014) Behind the Nail Pros
Nail tech Francis Mangano came all the way from Venezuela to share her own technique for building 3-D flowers. The result was brilliant springtime blossoms among fluttering butterflies and perfect...