Technique Articles

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...
How to Turn Nail Polish into Gel Using Gelibility
You undoubtedly have far more colors of nail polish than gel, and probably don’t have matching gel colors for every regular lacquer shade in your collection. That’s when you need Gelibility – it’s...
Thread-Like Stripes Tie the DEGEN Show Together
Casey Herman for China Glaze created stunning stripes and bold colors to bring together the Fall/Winter collection at the DEGEN Presentation at New York Fashion Week.Working off DEGEN’s rainbow...
Eye-Catching Jewel Blue at Costello Tagliapietra
Drawing from the jewel tones and sheen fabrics used in Costello Tagliapietra’s Fall/Winter 2015 Collection, Julie Kandalec for Essie created an eye-popping blue nail look. The shimmering Aruba Blue...
Rich, Classic Burgundy on the Runway
Inspired by the rich colors and textured fabrics used in Yigal Azrouel’s Fall/Winter 2015 collection, Rita Remark layered Carry On and Sole Mate to create the ultimate Edwardian look.What you’ll need...
Jin Soon Choi Shows Off How to Create a Rich Runway Look
To create a look that complemented the Derek Lam Fall/Winter 2015 collection, Jin Soon Choi looked to deep, rich hues for inspiration. The luxurious burgundy chosen by Choi creates a warm look that...
2 Exclusive Runway Looks from Essie at New York Fashion Week
Fashion Week is an inspiring event from the stunning outfits to, of course, all the gorgeous nail art that the models wear on the runway. Sometimes it can be difficult to create that chic, runway-...
Nail Art Tutorial: 50 Shades of Grey Manicure
Just in time for the movie release, MARS the Salon in Los Angeles demonstrates how to get the perfect 50 Shades of Grey manicure to fulfill your wildest manicure fantasies. »[pagebreak]1. Apply a...