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Section: Technique > Natural Nails
How-To: Repair a Broken Natural Nail
Don’t shorten; mend a damaged digit instead. Learn two expert techniques on natural nail repair. Here, step-by-steps for repairing a tear or chip.
Aug 18th, 2023
How To: Size and Apply Nail Tips
Nail tips come in all shapes and sizes. Learn how to choose and fit the perfect tips with expert advice from seasoned nail professionals.
Jul 20th, 2023
How-To: Sculpt an Apex
Placement is the key to strong and natural-looking enhancements. Here is a seven step tutorial to perfecting the apex using gel.
Jul 19th, 2023
How-To: Take Care of Your Cuticles
Learn about everything you need to know about cuticles, how to cut and take care of them, and the pro’s and con’s of cuticle removal with our ultimate cuticle guide.
Jul 18th, 2023
How-To: Rose Water Nails
Rose water nails are the perfect minimalist, quiet luxury nail look your clients are going to want this summer.
Jun 28th, 2023
3 Benefits of a Dry Pedicure
Nail salon owner Lilly Rojas discusses the top three benefits of dry pedicures.
Jun 28th, 2023
20 Tips For a Perfect Dip Powder Manicure
Brand leaders and top nail techs share insider secrets on how to achieve the perfect dip powder manicure.
Jun 27th, 2023
5 Ways to Dry Your Nails
For quick and easy ways to dry your nails this summer, follow these five recommendations.
Jun 21st, 2023
How-To: 2 Cat Eye Nail Tutorials
Magnetic polish is making a comeback with cat eye nails. Nail artist Fariha Ali Nizam (@nailjob) shares her step-by-step techniques for creating the look.
Jun 20th, 2023
9 Do’s and Don'ts for Handling Ingrown Toenails
Ingrown toenails are a common issue in the salon. While techs are not permitted to treat this condition, nail pros can help prevent ingrown toenails.
Jun 13th, 2023
5 Steps for Perfect Nail Prep
The preparation of the natural nail is an essential step for any enhancement treatment, whether it be shellac, gel or acrylic. In this article, we will see some tips to better prepare the plate for a long-lasting nail treatment.
May 25th, 2023
When Should Clients Tell You They're Not Happy With Their Service?
TikTok nail fails are popular, but at what cost?
Jan 6th, 2023
How-To: Safely Do Cuticle Work
A reminder of nail anatomy and how to safely do cuticle work within the scope of practice.
Aug 19th, 2022
Expert Tips and Tricks for Repairing Split Nails with Wraps
The advantage of wraps is that they’re virtually undetectable under polish or gel, which is great since they soak off easily.
Feb 20th, 2019
Natural-Nail Salons are Going Beyond the Basics to Offer a Premium
Natural-nail salons are paving the way for a new kind of salon experience, swapping enhancements for revenue-boosting wellness perks.
Feb 13th, 2019
Natural Nails That are Anything but Boring
Just because a client doesn’t have long extensions on their fingers doesn’t mean they can’t show off fantastic art.
Sep 27th, 2018
Keep Natural Nails Strong with These Nail Treatment Products
Whether you’re applying polish or enhancements—or working au naturel—you’ll get the best results with healthy natural nails.
Aug 17th, 2018
The 8 E-File Bits Every Tech Needs
Got an e-file? Here, the eight essential bits every tech needs in her arsenal. Plus, helpful advice for using each one effectively.
Jun 23rd, 2017
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