Technique Articles

Sam Biddle describes how to use polish to tint your gels and acrylic.
When British nail artist Sam Biddle flew in to create the amazing set of nails featured on the cover of the July issue, she spoke with NAILPRO Executive Editor Stephanie Yaggy about using drops of...
Nail Tech Colleen Ramsey Recycle Tips
Reduce, reuse, recycle. We hear these words at least once a week, as companies try to find ways to be “greener” while also lowering costs. One of the tenets of these Earth-saving techniques—reuse—is...
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...