Nail files use abrasives in various grits to roughen, shape, polish, or remove the surface of artificial and natural nails. The nail file may be made of material that is porous (single use, non-reusable) or non-porous (sanitizable, reusable).
Foot files are typically used to smooth out rough calluses and get rid of dry, flaky dead skin on the bottom of feet.
August 1, 2003
From filing to shaping, a nail file is one of the most important tools in any nail service. Use this guide to prep you on files — from grit types and what files are made of to what to look for in a quality abrasive.
November 1, 2001
Nail files are being closely scrutinized in California, and manufacturers and nail technicians are crying foul. Is the state’s regulating agency being fair in its seemingly sudden crackdown on proper file disinfection?
August 1, 1997
From functional to just plain fun, nail files come in hundreds of styles. Most are a matter of personal preference, but there have been some advancements that can make your work faster and easier:
March 1, 1996
You can’t beat a good filing system for helping you to make consistently great nails in less time. The first step is to develop one that works best for the way you work.