Technique Articles

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]
Nail Art Tutorial: Outlined Gwen For OPI Nails
Try this take on outlined nails. Use a glossy outside color to let the satin texture pop! Watch the OPI tutorial below. [Video: OPI]
Nail Art Tutorial: Kupa Inc. Embellished Valentine's Day Nails
Give clients nails they’ll fall in love with just in time for Valentine’s Day!Watch below to see Star Educator Yire Castillo show how to do this 3-D design using Kupa Inc.’s Gelfinity and Artfinity...