Technique Articles

Nail Art How To: 3-D Seashell Nails (June 2014) Behind the Nail Pros
For the first time ever, Nailpro hosted a cover contest that allowed nail techs from around the globe to submit their work for the chance to be Lead Manicurist in a cover photo shoot for the magazine...
How to Apply Young Nails Mani•Q Soak-off Gels
Get high-shine soak-off gel color with any hue in the Young Nails mani•Q collection. Each shade can be cured under either a UV or LED light. See the process step by step. »[pagebreak] Step 1: Prep...
Nail Art Tutorial: Summer French
Create this fresh twist on a French manicure with easy tips from MARS the Salon! The bright color combination is just right for summer. 1. Apply a base coat. 2. Apply a dark blue color as a...
Nail Art Tutorial: Snakeskin Effect Nails
Get ready to blow clients away with ss-something reptilian! See the steps as Sarah Elmaz of Get Buffed Nails shows how to do this snakeskin effect. »[pagebreak] Supplies needed:NSI Attraction Purely...
Nail Art Tips: Native American Design
Never let your imagination limit your nail art!  Christina of Wonder Nails by Kristina Mich gave us the scoop on what she used for this design, and gave us a peek at how she painted each step!...
Nail Art Tutorial: Zhostovo Red Rose Nails
You may already be familiar with The Nail Workshop, a UK-based salon with stunning work. However, their dedication to quality work and constant improvement has inspired them to open the Wessex Nail...
Nail Art Tutorial: Simple Herringbone Pattern
Get yourself ready for summer! Inspired by the cool blue of the shores and sky, JINsoon Founder Jin Soon Choi created a sophisticated nail look perfect for any event this season. Here's how to...
Greg Salo's Pro E-File Tips
Time is money – so using an e-file in the nail business can often be a profitable choice, plus save you from the tiring labor of hand-filing all day long. However, like most things – proper form is...