Technique Articles

4 Expert Tips for Working with Acrylics
Have a question about working with acrylics? Here expert nail techs and industry professionals share their insider tricks for successfully working with acrylics.1. “Let the product do the work for...
Nail Art Tutorial: 3-D Gel Rose with Glitter
Champion nail design competitor Amy Becker reveals just a few of her winning techniques in this step-by-step video for 3-D flowers. Becker first shows us how to set the canvas of the nail with...
Nail Art Tutorial: Acrylic Water Nail
Sarah, of @getbuffednails, has been creating unique nail art for quite some time, and her new designs never cease to catch our attention! For a mermaid manicure she recently did, Sarah created...
How to Use the Steam Off Gel Removal System
Reaffirm your clients’ love for gel polish by offering them hassle-free removal with The Painted Nail by Butiq Steam Off Gel Removal system. This quick and cost-effective method warms acetone-based...
How to Give Your Clients Beautiful Feet
Touching up toenail polish does spruce up most feet, but most of your clients will agree they need a little more than that from their pedicure. Check out this video from Footlogix for a how-to on...
Nail Art Tutorial: Spring Watercolor Nail
We predict well-shaped, colorful nails will be on trend this spring! Watch as nail artist Yire Castillo demonstrates how to create a beautiful pink-and-white nail with the Divinity Acrylic System and...
Nail Art Tutorial: Pastel Flower Nails
It’s not too soon to start playing with your pastels! Nail tech Kelly Shenton shows how she got this dainty floral design step by step. »[pagebreak] 1. Apply 2 coats of CND Shellac Lilac Longing...
Nail Art Tutorial: Mismatched St. Patty's Mani
Mix and match manis can be a lot of fun for clients, especially when they want to show off how festive they are around holidays. With St. Patrick's Day coming up, it's time to break out the emerald...