Technique Articles

Nail Art How To: Sculpted Neons (July 2014) Behind the Nail Pros
For our July 2014 cover, nail artist Emese Koppanyi and her boyfriend Frederic Edange teamed up to do two different shaped neon nails. Koppanyi created a Russian almond shape with yellow tips; Edange...
Nail Art Tutorial: Acrylic Ice Cream Nails
Our hearts melted when we first saw this ice cream nail from Australian salon Adore Dolls Parlour. The pink acrylic allows you to add dimension to scoop after scoop of strawberry ice cream. ...
Tips for Cleaning and Replacing Your Brushes
Whether you’re known for perfectly balanced pink-and-whites, natural-looking gels or one-of-a-kind nail art, there’s one tool you can’t be without—a great brush. Read up on the finer points of...
Nail Art Tutorial: Gold Foil Over Black
Known for their cutting-edge nail art products, Mia Secret does not disappoint with the introduction of its new Nail Foils. Available in 24 vibrant colors, the foils add a metallic effect to any gel...
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This is forecasted to be one of the summer's hottest looks: the tie-dye nail. It's simple, sophisticated, and can work as an accent or one all ten fingers (or toes). Two-time CND Grandmaster Melissa...
Nail Art Tutorial: Rhinestone Bauble
Don't stop with the second dimension. Go above and beyond! One way to create totally unique, over the top urban art? Va- Va Varnish's charm bubble. Like a locket, you can fit all bits and pieces...
Nail Art Tutorial: Cotton Candy
Remember the pure joy of snacking on cotton candy at a fair or baseball game?  Rekindle that same excitement with this sugary nail design. Celebrity manicurist Kimmie Kyees showed us how she...
Nail Art Tutorial: American Flag Nails
If your clients are proud to be American, put this pattern on their nails! Hiroko Fujikawa of West Hollywood’s MARS the Salon explains how to achieve this decked-out style.1. Apply a base coat.2....