Technique Articles

Nail Art Tutorial: Snowy French
Regardless of whether your client likes long stilettos or short pink-and-whites, this Christmas design is sure to score points. Watch as nail artist Denise Heavner shows how to get the snowy effect...
Nail Art Tutorial: How to Sculpt a White Flower
Try this effect in both summer (think sunflowers) and in winter (like a white poinsettia)! Watch as nail tech Denise Heavner demonstrates how to sculpt this 3-D white acrylic flower. See more nails...
Nail Art Tutorial: Winter Mint Nails
Winter calls for something minty: like these elegant turquoise nails. Watch as nail artist Denise Heavner shares how she did these 3-D acrylic design: See more nails on Denise’s Youtube channel:...
Nail Art Tutorial: Christmas Snow Globe Nails
Create a nail design that looks just like snow whirling around a snow globe! Follow Denise Heavner’s winter nail art tutorial below: See more nails on Denise’s Youtube channel: https://www.youtube....
Nail Art Tutorial: Tattoo Nail Designs
Celebrity nail artist Pattie Yankee had a few tricks up her sleeve when designing these tattoos nails. First, she brought water decals (just like temporary tattoos for nails); second, she brought...
How to Pick the Right Pair of Cuticle Nippers
Nippers are available in 1/8-, 1/4-, 1/2- and full-jaw sizes. Smaller jaw sizes provide more control, while larger jaws offer faster working time for experienced techs. Jaw sizes are largely a matter...
Nail Art Tutorial: Essie Tweed Design
This patterned pop of color using Essie polishes is an chic complement to jeans or a little black dress.Step 1: Hydrate with Apricot Cuticle Oil.Step 2: Clean then prep nails with an Essie base coat....
Nail Art Tutorial: Polo Stripes
Put pep in your clients' step with this "Polo Stripe" design using all Essie colors! Here’s the how to: Step 1: Hydrate with Apricot Cuticle Oil. Step 2: Clean then prep nail with an Essie base coat...