Technique Articles

Nail Art Tutorial: Monarch Butterfly Nails
Let your designs fly right off the nail with this monarch butterfly look! Mix the power of a nail stamper and bright colors to bring this look from tech Deanne Power to life. Check out the how to...
Nail Art Tutorial: Sprinkled Ice Cream
Unleash color and custom nail art in your salon! Mix top neon colors, or use your clients' favorite hues – and design this bright carnival-themed nail at your table! Jana Duzanec, an educator and...
Nail Art Tutorial: Exotic Acrylic Design
Watch as Barnea Maria Tereza of BMT Nails demonstrates the process of creating her original nail design! See more videos by BMT Nails on Barnea's Youtube channel here.    [Video: Barnea...
Nail Art Tutorial: Refreshing Fruit Design
Fruit is the best kind of snack to have around this time of year, so why don't you put this refreshing summer treat on nails? While keeping the look fresh and clean, add a splash of color and some...
Nail Art Tutorial: Green Abstract Design
Amaze your clients with neon! Easily replicate this abstract idea using any color your clients prefers; we love this combination of gradient, glitter, and foil. Follow along as Jana Duzanec, an...
Nail Art Tutorial: Lace Nails
Your colors don't always have to be opaque. By laying down a thin black base over black designs, you can create a lace-like effect. Follow along as Sarah Elmaz of Get Buffed shows how: 1. Start...
Nail Art Tutorial: Gumdrop Nails
If orange is a neglected shade in your collection, here’s a sweet idea! Inspired by gumdrops, celebrity manicurist Kimmie Kyees shows how to use Q-tips to create this design:Step 1: Transform a Q-...
Nail Art How To: Sculpted Neons (July 2014) Behind the Nail Pros
For our July 2014 cover, nail artist Emese Koppanyi and her boyfriend Frederic Edange teamed up to do two different shaped neon nails. Koppanyi created a Russian almond shape with yellow tips; Edange...