A backfill is a technical term for doing a fill on a set of pink-and-whites; it is usually done with an electric file and involves taking down the surface of the nail so the smile line can be “re-created.”

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Quick Tips: Acrylic Backfills

April 1, 2009

OPI educator and guest artist Lynn Ackerson-Warren gives some quick tips on acrylic backfills.

Backfill Basics

September 1, 2004

Creating and maintaining a permanent French manicure for your clients doesn’t need to be intimidating. This step-by-step guide to mastering the pink-and-white backfill includes a list of common pitfalls to recognize and avoid.

The Many Faces of a Backfill

October 1, 1998

By acquiring this advanced skill, nail technicians can earn more money per service and stay one step ahead of the game.

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