Technique Articles

Nail Art Tutorial: Intricate Blue Flowers
Even if your clients aren’t looking for nails this long, you can replicate a similar design on short, square nails if desired. Click through as Emilia Dobkowska shows how this nail was created. »[...
Nail Art Tutorial: Let's Get Nautical
Celebrate the spirit of summer with these must-have nail designs from MARS the Salon. Inspired by classic sailing symbols, owner Hiroko Fujikawa has created the "Let's Get Nautical" manicure that...
Nail Art Tutorial: Intricate Gold Foil Designs
This incredible gold foil technique has been becoming a growing trend. Watch as Facebook's Natalija Nails Despotovac shows how you can add the same intricate gold detailing easily onto any gel nail...
Nail Art Tutorial: Glittery Mismatched Manicure
We love how this feminine design combines many easy nail art techniques into one fabulous mani: glitter, ombre, and simple stripes. Follow along as Sarah Elmaz of Get Buffed shows you how you can try...
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...