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.”
April 1, 2009
OPI educator and guest artist Lynn Ackerson-Warren gives some quick tips on acrylic backfills.
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.
October 1, 1998
By acquiring this advanced skill, nail technicians can earn more money per service and stay one step ahead of the game.