Technique Articles

Nail Art Tutorial: Marble With Gel Polish
Nail artist Christian Mans with Bio Sculpture Gel used monochromatic black and white paired with rhinestones and glitter to create this elegant design. See how to do it step by step.Step 1: Apply a...
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: Marble Design With Gel Polish
Elaine Waston, Vice President of Marketing and Sales and Educator at Star Nail International shows how to create this masterful marbled look with a dragging technique and soak-off gel polish. »[...
Nail Art Tutorial: Spring Louboutin Nails
Inspired by Christian Louboutin's Pigalle Spring 2014 collection, Shellac's Open Road, and Gelish Once Upon A Dream, nail tech Kelly Shenton created this style. Click through to see how she did it...
Nail Art Tutorial: Black And White Sculpted Flowers
Working with acrylic isn’t always black and white. Nail artist John Hauk of Light Elegance demonstrates how to get long, floral competition nails. » [pagebreak] Step 1: Prep the natural and custom...
Nail Art Tutorial: Spring Leaf Nails
Try out a leafy, natural look on nails. Use this tutorial by Swedish tech Keit Klesment of Vackra Naglar to achieve the look. »[pagebreak] 1. I have removed the old material and prepared to do a new...
Nail Art Tutorial: OPI Black Out Manicure
If your clients prefer basic black, try this midnight colored manicure using the new Gwen For OPI collection. See which shades to use in the video below! [Video: OPI]
Nail Art Tutorial: OPI Chrome Stripes And Studs
Stripes and studs are easy to do, and have stunning results! Put this look together with some tips from OPI in the video below. [Video: OPI]