Technique Articles

Nail Art Tutorial: Lifelike Gel Butterflies
With spring just about to hit, it's time to start looking for fresh and unique nail art for you clients. To help you out in your quest, nail artist Jana Duzanec shows how to create amazingly lifelike...
Leona Lewis's Elegant Half Moon Mani
The gorgeous Leona Lewis put in an appearance at the 2015 Essence Black Women In Music Event, where she stood out by wearing a powerful and edgy all-black ensemble. Balancing out the bold form of her...
Nail Art Tutorial: Snakeskin Design using Mani Q
Young Nails’ Greg Salo demonstrates how to do multi-colored snake skin nails using Mani•Q Color. He starts by adding color down the center of the nail and black on either side. Watch the whole video...
Brilliant Runway Looks from Morgan Taylor Nail Artists
Morgan Taylor made a big splash at the New York Fall/Winter 2015 Fashion week. Their nail artists, Gina Edwards and Danielle Candido created looks for no less than eight shows, and each one was as...
Ombre'd Love at Leanne Marshall
When creating two nail looks for Leanne Marshall, INGLOT nail artists Mahasin Phillips and Jami Zoglio were inspired by the romance that encapsulated them when they first saw Marshall’s collection....
This new nail design is for those clients of yours who are always looking for something new and exciting. Provide them with something inventive and nature-inspired with this black marble gel manicure...
4 Things Nail Bloggers Are Already Doing That Can Help Your Business
As a pro, even though you’re doing tons of nails everyday, somehow there’s still a misnomer that taking any sort of shortcut to make your job easier is cheating. While being able to create lovely...
Waves are Made at the Novis Show
Casey Herman for China Glaze turned to the bold waves and ruffles that dominated the Novis Fall/Winter 2015 collection when she was asked to create nail art for the show. Using this inspiration as a...