Nail Art Guides

‘Tis the Season for Festive Nails: Christmas Nail Art Ideas to Try This Season

With Christmas just around the corner, here at Naio Nails, we’ve been getting into the festive spirit. What better excuse to up your manicure game than with some Christmas nail art designs? Whether you’re looking for delicately stencilled snowflake nails or glitter nails to rival the glitziest bauble on your Christmas tree, we’ve got the Christmas nail art ideas to inspire you this year. Snowflake Nails One of our favourite Christmas nail art designs to try this season is these beautiful snowflake nails, worthy of a snow queen. Though snowflake... Read More

How to Choose the Perfect Cover Pink for Acrylic Nails

1) Always match the skin tone* of the client/person having the nails done: Medium & Olive Skin Tones = Natural Beige or Warm Beige Dark Skin Tones = Warm Beige or Toffee Fudge Fair & Pale Skin Tones = Natural Beige or Baby Blossom 2) See if you have warm or cool undertones to your skin pigment, as this will effect how the colour acrylic you choose will look on your nails. When you see yellow, orange, or olive undertones and veins that appear slightly greener than blue, you’re seeing indicators... Read More

Our 3 Different Types of Acrylic Liquids

Maximum Adhesion:  Setting speed* = Roughly 2 minutes You don’t need to use a Primer. Suitable for beginners No lift technology High Speed: Setting speed* =  A little less than 2 minutes Great for doing 3D nail art. Good for professionals or people who work fast with the acrylic Primer required Medium Speed: Setting speed* = A little more than 2 minutes Recommended for beginners as it takes longer to dry i.e it will give you more time to apply and sculpt the acrylic. Popular with technicians working in warmer environments Primer... Read More

Beginners Guide To Applying Acrylic Nails

Love having acrylic nails and want to try your hand at doing them yourself? While it might look simple when you’re watching a trained nail technician, it will take time and patience to learn how to apply acrylic nails yourself at home. However, it can be achieved with some practice! To help you get started, here at Naio Nails, we’ve created a step-by-step guide and video tutorial with all the products and information you’ll need. Before you get started, check out our video tutorial on the basics of acrylic application,... Read More

Our Guide On How To Apply Gel Polish

Want to learn how to apply gel nail polish at home? Here at Naio Nails, we’re going to show you exactly how.  Providing a beautifully glossy, chip-resistant and longer-lasting manicure than standard polish, it’s easy to see why gel polish manicures have become a hugely popular nail treatment in recent years! Applying gel nails yourself is also easy once you know how to. From the prep to the polish itself, read on for our guide on how to apply gel polish correctly to achieve salon-worthy results at home. The products... Read More

How To Remove Acrylic Nails [5 EASY STEPS]

We all love acrylics – they look fantastic and are a great way to enjoy stylish nails for longer. What isn’t so fantastic, however, is removing them! It’s common to get acrylics removed professionally, especially if you’re getting new nails reapplied on top. However, if you’re looking for advice on how to take acrylic nails off at home, the good news is you can learn how to do it yourself too in a few simple steps. Love your acrylic nails but want to learn how to remove them safely yourself?... Read More

4 Gorgeous Nail Ideas For Summer

Summer is upon us, and with that comes a multitude of summer trends to get stuck into. From summer holidays with the girls to festivals, summer parties and BBQs with friends, there are a whole host of summertime occasions that call for something stand-out in the fashion department – and this extends to our nails! Nails are an essential part of any look, and a great way to make a bold, creative impression. If you’re looking to stand out from the crowd this season, look no further than Naio Nails.... Read More

5 Ways to Get More Customers into Your Nail Salon!

Whether you’ve run a salon for years or you’re just starting out, one of the most crucial things is promoting your salon. We’ve put together some tips to help promote your salon and in turn, attract more customers! 1. WEBSITE It might seem like an unnecessary expense at first, but having an active website for your salon will bring benefits! Use your website to showcase your salon with up to date imagery and maps of your location. Your website can include crucial information about your salon here’s what we’d recommend: BLOG If... Read More