The ferrule is a metal ring or cap placed around a brush shaft to reinforce and hold the hairs of a brush in place.
Here are some tips to help keep your brushes in the best possible condition.
There are many different types of brushes used in the nail business. Some of the most common types are listed here. You can read more about these terms and reference other topics by visiting our Encyclopedia.
Acrylic brushes aim to give precise control to nail techs. The handle, ferrule, and bristles can be made of a variety of materials to ensure that the brush will last through the rigors of everyday use, plus retain effectiveness in giving nail techs full control of the acrylic once it is on the nail plate.
Having the perfect set of brushes for any type of application would be a nail tech’s dream come true, so Star Nail’s global education director Elaine Watson came up with the new Master Tech Tool Kit. Watson wanted something that could easily travel with her to international seminars for demos and teaching, and carrying a brush for each demo was just not working out for her any longer.
Disappointed that hairstylists have an abundance of edgy, beautiful tools (like tatted up blow dryers and flat irons), while nail techs have fewer choices when it comes to stylish implements, Anna Cobasky, salon owner and operator of Salon Designs in Glendale, Ariz., decided to give her nail brushes an edgy twist.
Gel Master Tech Tool Kit
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