Technique Articles

Nail Art Tutorial: Fire Opal Foil Nails
If you’ve never heard of a fire opal before, it’s a red-orange iridescent stone (A few are shown at the beginning of this video) PERFECT for nail art inspiration. Watch and see how nail artist Denise...
Nail Art Tutorial: Sculpted Summer Flowers
There are tons of different techniques you can use on clients this summer: glitter, rhinestones, sculpted flowers, ombre - the list is nearly endless! Practice all of them simultaneously with this...
Technique: Two Ways to Emboss Nails
Find out two ways to emboss nails: one with foil, the other with glitter. See the full steps here. »
Cuccio’s New Mini Collection: From Italy With Love
Cuccio Colour Veneer has a few new surprise shades to add to their collection! The brand new From Italy With Love mini collection was inspired by Tony Cuccio’s Italian roots and includes romantic...
Nail Art Tutorial: Pink and Green Geometric
Bold stripes and strong colors are in for spring. Here’s a way to try it out with Caption Nail Polish:Step 1: Cleanse the nails of any dust or oil.  Step 2: Use Caption Base Coat as the...
Nail Art Tutorial: Earth Mother Design
All of spring and summer is music festival season. Even if your clients aren’t planning on attending a show, the boho chic trend has surely still penetrated your town’s local nail scene. Using...
Technique: How to Mix Custom Gel Colors
Working with colors requires a little planning. Buy a color wheel and familiarize yourself with the appropriate color combinations needed to blend the colors your clients desire. Be aware that...
Technique: How to Prevent Uneven Gel Enhancements
Having trouble with the thickness of your gel extensions? Here’s how to troubleshoot. The Issue:When you view your nails down the barrel, one side of the free edge is thicker than the other. You’ve...