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Troubleshooter: Removing Gel-Polish with Safety Bit

February 27, 2013  | Video

In this video from the NAILS Troubleshooter series, Young Nails educator Tracey Reierson shows how to remove gel-polish using a safety bit, a bit designed with a smooth bald top to prevent nail techs from cutting their clients during the removal or refinement of enhancements.

Keywords: drill bits   electric file safety   electric files   electric filing techniques   gels  

Rings of Fire

November 20, 2012  | Encyclopedia

Painful grooves in the nail from improper drill use or over-filing by hand.

Keywords: drill bits   electric file safety   electric files   electric filing techniques  

Nail Vacuum System by Erica's ATA Inc.

November 19, 2012  | Video

Erica of EricasATA Inc. shares how to assemble and use the company's nail vacuum system.

Keywords: electric file safety   Erica's Advanced Technical Abrasives   ventilation  

Troubleshooter: E-file Safety

June 13, 2012  | Video

Vicki Peters explains some e-file safety tips and how to apply a carbide barrel and safety bit properly across the nail.

Keywords: electric file safety   electric files   Troubleshooter  

Remove Filing Dust at the Source

September 1, 2008  | Article

Medicool's new Mani-Vac vacuum system removes nail dust and debris from the work area while you file.

Keywords: air filtration   air purification   electric file safety   electric files   Medicool  

Protection for E-File Users

May 1, 2008  | Article

It’s most important to wear a mask when filing artifi cial nails. “Especially if you use an electric file,” says Schoon.

Keywords: electric file safety   electric files   working safely  

Safe Electric Filing Is a Technique that Takes Time

October 1, 2007  | Article

But once you have, using an electric file will become habit — a safe one.

Keywords: drill bits   electric file safety   electric files   Kupa  

The Electric File Is Our Friend

October 1, 2007  | Article

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.

Keywords: buyer's guides   drill bits   electric file safety   electric files   electric filing techniques  

Electric File Sanitation

April 1, 2007  | Article

There is a specific protocol in cleaning your electric file bits so you can offer a sanitary nail service when using your electric file. You should treat your bits the same as your metal implements and adopt the same procedures for sanitation and disinfection.

Keywords: disinfecting electric file bits   electric file safety   electric files   electric files maintenance   salon sanitation  

Learning to Use an Electric File Safely

March 1, 2007  | Article

For the novice tech, learning how to use an electric file safely takes practice. Here are a few pointers on balancing the electric file so you can become more comfortable and confident about adding electric filing to your services.

Keywords: electric file safety   electric files   electric filing techniques   Vicki Peters  

I’ve Got an Electric File Question

June 1, 2005  | Article

Some questions get asked and answered again and again. Electric files, what with all the controversy they can kick up, are a source of perpetual wonder. We wrangled manufacturers of electric files and bits and got them to share the answers to the questions they hear most.

Keywords: carbide bits   diamond bits   disinfecting electric file bits   drill bits   electric file safety  

Colorado Deals with E-File Training Fraud

March 3, 2005  | News

The Colorado Office of Barber and Cosmetology Licensure has cracked down on two schools for issuing fraudulent electric file certificates in violation of Rule 9 of the office’s rules and regulations.

Keywords: AEFM   electric file safety   electric files   licensing   state licensing  

Has the Dust Settled on Electric Files?

June 1, 2004  | Article

For years, electric files have allowed nail techs to cut their service time, yet they’ve also gotten negative reviews from clients and the nail industry alike. Are they still getting a bad rap or are electric files finally making a positive groove in the industry?

Keywords: Atwood Industries   CND   electric file safety   Kupa  

NAILS’ Guide to Electric Filing

February 1, 2004  | Article

An electric file can be used in a variety of services — provided you know how to use it properly. Use this guide to help you master techniques and improve your use and knowledge of this handy tool.

Keywords: backfills   disinfecting electric file bits   drill bits   electric file safety   electric files  

The Help Desk Panel Answers Your Questions

February 1, 2003  | Article

This month our guest panelists deal with lifting, allergic reactions, and the difference between a "classic pedicure" and a spa-type pedicure. 

Keywords: allergic reactions   deluxe pedicures   electric file safety   lifting   ring of fire  
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