September 1, 2010
E-files are the workhorses of nail salons. Techs put them through rigorous daily schedules to keep appointment books well-packed, and though manufacturer maintenance is a must, here’s how you can keep yours preserved in the salon and humming over nails year after year.
February 18, 2010
Zoes Nail Products’ new 3-Way Gloss and Shine Discs for Natural Nails offer high-quality and high-speed buffing to bring the natural nail plates to a sparkly finish.
June 1, 2009
Step-by-steps for doing a backfill, smoothing calluses, surface shaping, and natural nail work. Plus, e-file tips and tricks.
May 1, 2009
Ultronics USA offers convenient kits to round out your e-file needs.
October 1, 2008
Be a little bit artistic with your electric file and the Nail Art Bit (HFI 019) from Hers Nail.
August 1, 2008
Kupa has redesigned its mandrel bit to better fit sanding bands.
July 1, 2008
Mix it up and try some bold, new colors for a change! Yes, polish can be changed easily and often, but changing colored acrylics can be done quickly and easily too.
June 1, 2008
Electric file bits come in tons of different shapes and sizes to fill every filing need. But where do you start? If you’re not familiar with the variety of bits that are out there, seeing some of the more unique shapes might make you wonder just what they can be used for. We’ve collected a variety of basic bits — and some of the more obscure — to help you find the perfect bit for every job.
April 1, 2008
PNI’s Real Diamond Pedicure Bit effortlessly smoothes down rough calluses.
Atwood Industries’ diamond electric file bits are made from virgin diamond particles with channels through the length of the barrel for air flow. Swiss Carbide bits are available in different coarseness for added versatility.
March 1, 2008
Vicki Peters has redesigned the popular VP Safety bit for full nail contouring and cuticle work.
January 1, 2008
Take your pink and whites from tame to wild by adding black tiger stripes.
October 1, 2007
But once you have, using an electric file will become habit — a safe one.
It’s hard to overcome a history of adversity, but today’s electric files have come a long way, baby. With some patience and practice, techs can get a lot of help from this handy tool.
June 1, 2007
Choosing new bits can be such a confusing and overwhelming decision when first starting out because we have so many choices.
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