Technique Articles

Nail Art Tutorial: Color-Changing Snakeskin
Get ready to blow clients away with something chic! See the steps as Sarah Elmaz of Get Buffed Nails shows how to do this snakeskin effect. » [pagebreak] You will need: a dotting tool top coat...
How to Choose the Right Ventilation System for Your Salon
Nail technicians are exposed to potentially hazardous chemicals every day. The dust and vapors generated from products are close to the breathing zone of you and your clients and can cause a variety...
Nail Art Tutorial: Rainbow Swirls
Clients come to you looking to spice up their nails with designs and color, so give them something memorable! Jana Duzanec, an educator and nail artist, shows you the step by step for her rainbow...
Nail Art Tutorial: Easy Ruffian with OPI
Let the OPI ProWide Brush do the work for you! The professional brand shows an easy design that lets you upsell your service by adding nail art – without wasting a ton of time. Watch and learn as...
How to Erase Visible Fill Lines
Check out this quick tip from international educator Melissa Garcia for erasing visible fill lines.“There are two reasons why fill lines become visible. One: the client is experiencing hairline...
Nail Art Tutorial: The Watercolor Effect
Solid colors are so ten seconds ago. Mix it up by adding a watery translucent effect to your designs with acrylic paint. Just a note: when using acrylic paint, make sure you have a base layer of nail...
Nail Art Tutorial: Monarch Butterfly Nails
Let your designs fly right off the nail with this monarch butterfly look! Mix the power of a nail stamper and bright colors to bring this look from tech Deanne Power to life. Check out the how to...
Nail Art Tutorial: Sprinkled Ice Cream
Unleash color and custom nail art in your salon! Mix top neon colors, or use your clients' favorite hues – and design this bright carnival-themed nail at your table! Jana Duzanec, an educator and...