Technique Articles

Nail Art Tutorial: Black and White Gel Leaves
Black and white nails are ideal for any time of year, and any occasion, so they’re perfect to recommend to clients who aren’t sure what they want, or who are afraid to commit to a colorful gel design...
Nail Art Tutorial: Elegant Red Shellac Manicure
Leopard, opulent swirls, and studs make for a gorgeous set of nails. Sharleen of Glossy Custom Nails showed us how to create this elegant red manicure. »[pagebreak] Step 1: Use CND Shellac to make...
Nail Art Tutorial: Gwen For OPI Checkerboard Studs
Create a raised checkerboard pattern on all nails, or as an accent nail! Use the pop star pink OPI Hey Baby and the studs found in the Over & Over A-Gwen signature shade boxed set. Watch below...
Nail Art Tutorial: Acrylic Glitter Ombre
Bring bright shine to clients’ acrylic nails with glitter from SuperNail. See how. »[pagebreak] Step 1: To create an ombre nail design, start by pouring white, blue, and red glitter into three...
Nail Art Tutorial: Futuristic French Manicure
This design is ahead of its time. OPI Push And Shove uses its unique Lay Down That Base base coat to give silver polish a smooth (not streaky) and reflective surface. This French manicure rimmed at...
Nail Art Tutorial: Gold Art Deco Nails
We have another chance for you to try out the OPI Gwen Stefani colors! Use Love.Angel.Music.Baby and I Sing In Color to mix a satin texture with glossy burgundy lines. Watch below. [Video: OPI]
The Breathtaking Pastels Of Zoya Spring 2014
We’ve stopped drooling over this ah-mazing collection just long enough to share with you. Zoya has just announced their new colors for Spring 2014, which are all light, airy, and pastel. After short...
Nail Art Tutorial: Multicolored Acrylic Floral Nails
The more color, the better! Create a fantastic night sky backdrop and add on 3-D nail art using Entity Beauty acrylic. »[pagebreak] Step 1: Prep the nail by gently pushing back the cuticle and...