Technique

1 - 15 of 725
Previous Next
NAILS has 28 years' worth of Demos and How-tos for you to review and learn new techniques. Click through to this section, organized by articles that are either demos or step-by-steps, and see Signature Services, Service Recipes, Product Demos from manufacturers, and other how-tos from NAILS.

Behind the Scenes: Russian Cathedral Nails

July 27, 2015  | Demo

Impeccable Artistry: Inspired by St. Basil's Cathedral, NTNA finalist Lexi Martone made these landmark nails for our May cover. 

Keywords: 3-D nail art   acrylics   Lexi Martone   nail art   NAILS Next Top Nail Artist  

Signature Services: House of Polish Premium Pedi

July 17, 2015  | Demo

On the Menu
This basic, yet premium pedicure will pamper your client with nail shaping, cuticle grooming, callus removal, an exfoliating scrub, a collagen mask to restore youthful softness to the skin, a signature massage, and a hot towel and polish.

Keywords: BCL Spa   La Palm Products   OPI   Signature Services  

Signature Services: Margarita Spa Pedicure

July 17, 2015  | Demo

On the Menu
This Margarita Spa Pedicure made with real tequila will become your clients’ favorite summer pedicure. The Tequila Lime Foot Scrub (made with real tequila) is incredibly refreshing as it exfoliates to brighten and soften the skin.

Keywords: citrus-themed services   cocktail themed services   Cuccio   Mr. Pumice   Signature Services  

Soak-Off Gel Removal System by Star Pro

July 15, 2015  | Demo

Star Pro offers a new way to soak off product. 

Keywords: product removal   removing gels   soak-off gels   Star Nail Products  

How-To: Acrylic Floral French by Mia Secret

July 15, 2015  | Demo

Offer your clients a natural-looking design that has a touch of femininity using Mia Secret’s acrylic system. 

Keywords: acrylics   French manicures   Mia Secret  

How-to: 3-D Ice Cream Nail Art

July 6, 2015  | Demo

Just in time for summer, this nail tech offers this tutorial on a mouthwatering 3-D dessert look.

Keywords: 3-D acrylics   acrylics   colored acrylics   nail art   Summer Nail Art  

Signature Service: Orange Pineapple Slush Spa Pedicure

June 26, 2015  | Demo

On the Menu: Your client will love this sweet, refreshing treat for the feet. The pineapple jelly footbath helps eliminate odor and discoloration, the zesty orange scrub exfoliates, and the mandarin and mango-scented foot mask ensures deep penetration of rich emollients that will leave her feet supple and smooth.

Keywords: BCL Spa   citrus-themed services   CND   Jellybath   Pure Organics  

Remove Gel-Polish with The Painted Nail’s Steam Off

June 25, 2015  | Demo

The Steam Off from The Painted Nail warms up acetone-based removal solutions and creates steam that will break down polish, gel-polish, gels, and acrylics in minutes.

Keywords: gel removal   gels   removal products   The Painted Nail  

Behind the Scenes: Negative Space Neon Nails

June 23, 2015  | Demo

Super Artist: Go behind the scenes with Blossom Beauty Lounge's Cammy Nguyen as she creates fun and trendy nail art for our August cover.

Keywords: Behind the Scenes   doing nails for photo shoots   gel-polish   gels   nail art  

How-To: Iridescent Stiletto Swirl

June 16, 2015  | Demo

This tutorial shows you how to encapsulate glitter acrylic to add dimension and shine to get a hot look.

Keywords: acrylics   colored acrylics   nail art  

Embedded Acrylic for the Flower Girl

June 11, 2015  | Demo

Jen Fetty of Middleton, Idaho, shares how to embed dried flowers for a nail look that’s meant to be worn outdoors.

Keywords: acrylics   embedded nail art   floral nail art  

Signature Service: Key Lime Spa Gel Pedicure

June 5, 2015  | Demo

On the Menu: Treat your client to a refreshing break for her feet with this soothing citrus spa treatment. She will enjoy the zesty essence of lime while her feet are exfoliated and moisturized, and she’ll leave with fun and flirty summer colors on her toes.

Keywords: citrus-themed services   Gelish   Signature Services  

Signature Service: The Pinot Noir Pedicure

June 5, 2015  | Demo

On the Menu:This service especially for male clients will relax and pamper. A therapeutic champagne soak will exfoliate dry, neglected skin and nails, and hot towels and a massage will rejuvenate tired feet.  

Keywords: La Palm Products   Signature Services   wine-themed services  

Behind the Scenes: Acrylic Lace Bridal Nails

May 28, 2015  | Demo

Art Is Passion: For this month’s bridal-themed cover, we asked Sabella Snyder to create gorgeous sculpted nails with a modern negative space art look.

Keywords: acrylics   Behind the Scenes   bridal nail art   doing nails for photo shoots   wedding styles  

How-To: Neon Tribal Nail Art

April 23, 2015  | Demo

San Francisco-based nail tech Mia Rubie offers this tutorial for a summer-ready design. 

Keywords: nail art   neon nail polish   tribal nail art  

Featured Products & Promotions   |   Advertisement

Market Research

Market Research How big is the U.S. nail business? $7.3 billion. What's the average service price for a manicure? Dig into our decades' deep research archives.

Industry Statistics for

View All

VietSALON

FREE Subscription

VietSalon is a Vietnamese-language magazine and the sister publication to NAILS. Click the link below to sign up for a FREE one-year bi-monthly subscription.

Subscribe to NAILS & SAVE!

Get a free preview issue and a Free Gift
Subscribe Today!

Please sign in or register to .    Close
Loading...
 
Subscribe Today
Subscribe Today