Technique Articles

CND Shellac Twinkle Nails
Nail tech Jolene Brodeur shows how to do a set of Twinkle nails using CND Shellac and sparkly glitter (here she used Martha Stewart craft glitter). While this set of nails is a shimmery pewter color...
Krystal Riddle's braided feather extensions from Fred Segal Salon
The hottest craze isn't to do with nails, rather our fine-feathered friends. Even those outside of the nail industry know all about the feathered hair extensions that are taking the country by storm...
Feather Extensions
Nicole Burg from Flocked Feathers shares her tips for how to put in feather hair extensions.
How to Build a Light Box
Nailpro Associate Editor Stephanie Corbin-Mills demonstrates how to build a light box that will provide nice soft, even lighting with which to photograph your nail art.
Glitter Nails
I love glitter. One of the reasons I admire it so much is because it can be perfectly flawed, looking all shiny and sparkly—but sporadic and fun. It reminds me of why I appreciate the “shabby...
Pixi Polish in Marvellously Mink takes a turn from mocha to mauve.
Last night I had a great idea (or so I thought) to create a “cherry mocha” themed manicure with Pixi’s Marvellously Mink Nail Polish Marvellously Mink and the cute cherry nail jewels I found in the...
Cat Nail Art
Hi everyone! This is Megan James. I am privileged to come on board with NAILPRO—such a fun and creative place to work. I have a background in writing and fashion but not exclusively in the nail...
Nail Art How-To: Funky Leopard
At a recent event, we spied a fantastic manicure on the hands of American International Industries' Alanna Littlepage. She used the vibrant colors found in the new summer nail polish collection...