Become a Nail Technician

By on 2-19-2014

Get a Career as a Manicurist What Does a Nail Technician Do? A Nail Technician, also known as a manicurist, is a beauty professional who specialises in the care and treatment of toe and finger nails. They provide such procedures as manicures, pedicures, nail polish application and nail art, among others. They can provide manicures and treatments for everyday wear as well as more intricate designs and treatments for special occasions, such as weddings....

Nail Art

By on 2-17-2014

Art at Your Fingertips What is Nail Art? Nail art is the process of painting images and designs onto finger or toenails. Instead of the traditional plain, one tone nail varnish application, nail art adds dimension and interest to the nails. Nail art can range from simple designs, such as stripes and dots, to complex images depicting flowers, people, abstract designs and more. Nail art is often wanted for special occasions, such as weddings...

Shellac Nails

By on 2-15-2014

Discover Shellac Gel Nails What is Shellac? Shellac is a new type of gel nail varnish that has been created by California company Creative Nail Design (CND). It is applied like traditional nail varnish and is dried briefly under a UV lamp to set the layers. It is designed to be fast-drying, chip free and last for at least two weeks. How to apply Shellac? The manicurist will first prepare the nail by cleaning,...

Gel Nails

By on 2-13-2014

Everything You Need to Know About Gel Nails What are Gel Nails? As the name suggests, it is a gel-like substance that is applied to nails. It is painted on much like normal nail varnish, but it is considerably thicker and needs to be cured by ultraviolet light to dry. Gel fill-ins can also be applied to the nail to hide growth. Gel nails are a popular type of false nail as they last...

Artificial Nails

By on 2-11-2014

All You Need to Know on Faking It Why Use False Nails? There are a number of reasons that people choose to wear artificial nails instead of showing off their own, the simplest reason is because they like the way they look. Often, people wear acrylic nails because their own nails are short, broken or not an aesthetically pleasing shape.They also wear fake nails to get the length and shape they want. Plus, people...