February 27, 2013
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.
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November 20, 2012
Painful grooves in the nail from improper drill use or over-filing by hand.
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November 19, 2012
Erica of EricasATA Inc. shares how to assemble and use the company's nail vacuum system.
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June 13, 2012
Vicki Peters explains some e-file safety tips and how to apply a carbide barrel and safety bit properly across the nail.
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September 1, 2008
Medicool's new Mani-Vac vacuum system removes nail dust and debris from the work area while you file.
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May 1, 2008
It’s most important to wear a mask when filing artifi cial nails. “Especially if you use an electric file,” says Schoon.
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October 1, 2007
But once you have, using an electric file will become habit — a safe one.
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October 1, 2007
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.
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April 1, 2007
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.
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March 1, 2007
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.
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June 1, 2005
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.
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March 3, 2005
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.
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June 1, 2004
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?
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February 1, 2004
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.
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June 1, 1998
I’m of the mind that if properly educated and skilled in their use, drills can only help nail technicians save time, but allow them to do some procedures that are more difficult by hand (like backfills).
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