July 1, 2008
SpaRitual introduces a line of eco-nail files designed to fulfill every professional’s need.
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June 1, 2008
Shape, refine, and finish both natural and enhanced nails with this sampler pack from CND.
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March 1, 2008
We asked NAILS readers what new retail products they’ve recently introduced. Far and away the most popular move was to add a new polish line from the top professional brands. Cuticle care products and lotions were also popular choices. Foot care follows in fourth place, then skin care, with Entity’s Nanovive Skin Revival System a particular favorite.
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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.
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July 1, 2003
Salons know that savvy consumers are wary of dirty salons and so they conduct their sanitation procedures with a great flourish.
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January 1, 2002
If you’re a nail technician in California, you’d better dispose of your nail files after using them on your clients, even if the file manufacturer claims they can be disinfected.
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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?
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August 1, 2001
Do you disinfect your hand and foot files before using them on clients? New regulations in California may cause you to think twice before reusing them. Make sure you’re up to date on the dos and don’ts of proper nail file disinfection.
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May 1, 2000
Your questions answered by Doug Schoon, Melissa Carlini, and David Dyer.
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April 1, 1998
Just because the buffing step is last doesn’t mean it should be glossed over. Perfecting you buffing skills can transform natural or artificial nails from good to great.
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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:
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April 1, 1997
Sanitizable files are becoming a tool of choice in many salons. How do they stack up against their more temporary counterparts?
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November 1, 1994
We asked our readers to tell us how they get their clients to take care of their nails after they leave the salon.
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July 1, 1994
Files are more specialized, offer the technician more features, and come in a greater variety of shapes, colours, and sizes than ever before.
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April 1, 1992
Examine the pros and cons of disposing of, saving, or disinfecting your files.
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