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Gel Fills by the Numbers

March 1, 2008  | Demo

It’s been a couple of weeks since your client left the salon with a shiny new set of gel enhancements. Her busy fingers have washed dishes, made beds, surfed the Internet, and clicked the seatbelt, leaving her in need of your professional services to bring them back to their original beauty and balance. Embrace the ease and forgiveness of gel with this basic gel fill routine.

Keywords: electric filing techniques   enhancements   fills   gels   nail prep  

Vicki Peters Demonstrates the VP Safety Bit

March 1, 2008  | Demo

Vicki Peters has redesigned the popular VP Safety bit for full nail contouring and cuticle work.

Keywords: drill bits   electric files   electric filing techniques   Vicki Peters  

Reverse Application Step-by-Step

January 1, 2008  | Demo

Reduce your time doing colored acrylic fills by using this "Reverse Application" method.

Keywords: backfills   colored acrylics   electric filing techniques   fills   learning new techniques  

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: carbide bits   electric files   electric filing techniques  

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  

Reassuring Clients About Using An E File

May 1, 2007  | Article

My teaching has taken me all over the world, most recently to Amsterdam to teach electric filing techniques. I was asked a question that is quite universal, “How do I reassure my clients that my electric filing is safe?”

Keywords: electric files   electric filing techniques  

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  

Drill Bit Cheat Sheet

March 1, 2006  | Article

Do you have a cheat sheet for the specific use of each drill bit? One of my clients asks what every bit is for every time shee comes in.

Keywords: drill bits   electric files   electric filing techniques  

Electric File Frequently Asked Questions

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: electric files   electric filing techniques  

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  

How to Use Kupa Bits for Backfills

April 1, 2005  | Demo

Kupa has created a bit that makes backfills easier and faster.

Keywords: backfills   electric files   electric filing techniques   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  

Electric Filing Techniques: Finishing a Nail

February 1, 2003  | Demo

An electric file is the perfect tool to use on a nail when you’re trying to achieve a smooth, finished look.

Keywords: electric files   electric filing techniques   enhancements   filing techniques   finishing work  

Electric Filing Techniques: Backfills

February 1, 2003  | Demo

Doing a backfill with an electric file can help you achieve faster and more accurate results.

Keywords: backfills   electric files   electric filing techniques  

Electric Filing Techniques: Repairing a Crack

February 1, 2003  | Demo

Cracks appear too often on acrylic nails, but with the help of an electric file they can easily be removed.

Keywords: electric files   electric filing techniques   enhancements   filing techniques   nail repairs  

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