Technique Articles

Matching Liquor and Lacquers
There are very few combinations better than a freshly painted manicure and a summery cocktail. That’s exactly why Seagram’s Escapes partnered up with Essie lead nail designer Rita Remark for their...
Nail Art Tutorial: Use Q-tips For Sprinkle Nail Art
Did you know you can manipulate Q-tips to work as a disposable striping or dotting tool? Celebrity manicurist Kimmie Kyees showed us how to do exactly that to create this sweet sprinkle design! » [...
Nail Art Tutorial: Engraving Designs with an E-File
Electric files and specialty bits open up an entire world of design possibilities and fun ways to expand your service menu. Using your electric file bits, you can carve out or engrave a design in...
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...