Trending Nail Techniques

Manicurist shaping the nail
Manicurist shaping the nail

Currently trending: 3D encapsulation, gel overlay, press-ons and the ombre/glass effect. 

Consider expanding your knowledge and service offerings to keep your clients happy and on trend.

To learn more about these techniques and how to perfect them, register for the Nailpro Nail Show 2022 in San Jose, California, at the San Jose McEnery Convention Center from Aug. 20-22, 2022.

Technique class offerings:

Saturday, 8/20/22: 8–11 a.m.

  • Mia Smith—Perfecting Your Shape: Techniques for Crisp, Neat and Consistent Results

Saturday, 8/20/22: 11:15 a.m.–12:45 p.m.

  • Tony Ly—3D Encapsulation

Saturday, 8/22/22: 1:15–4:15 p.m.

  • Jade Tang—Gel Overlay and Timeless Gel Designs

Saturday, 8/20/22: 4:30 PM–6 p.m.

  • Julie Kandalec—Getting Press-Ons To Fit Properly and Last

Monday, 8/22/22: 2:30–3:30 p.m.

  • Sarah Thompson—Healthy Nails: The Trend That Never Ends

Monday, 8/22/22: 4–5 p.m.

  • Francesca Ciaponi—Baby Boomer Glass Effect

See more details for the Advanced Education and Workshop classes, and find more info at Plus, do not miss out on the Nailpro Master Challenge, four live competitions taking place on the second two days of the show, Aug. 21-22, 2022.

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