December 3, 2015
Suzie Moskal designs acrylic nails using the traditional french technique with a beautiful twist — almond-shaped acrylic nails with a glitter French. This in-depth step by step tutorial has many great tips.
Keywords: filing techniques French manicures French nail art French twists nail shapes
November 4, 2015
Suzie Moskal shows how to create oval-shaped nails using a hand file. She also shows how to extend a short nail with acrylic into an oval shape.
Keywords: filing techniques hand filing nail shapes Suzie Moskal
August 27, 2015
Designed to help prevent hand or finger abrasions from the repetitive use of a nail file, the Cosmo Finger Guard for Nail Techs is a lightweight, cut-resistant glove designed by a cosmetologist with comfort and safety in mind.
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August 26, 2015
INM's Rachel uses a variety of INM's files, buffers, finishers, and shiners made from high-quality abrasive materials to show how to properly file an acrylic extension.
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June 25, 2015
Suzie Moskal demonstrates how to create coffin or ballerina-shaped nails. "There are some great tips in this video, including the best way to hold the client's hand when working on their nails," says Moskal.
Keywords: electric filing techniques filing techniques nail shapes Suzie Moskal
June 2, 2015
Suzie Moskal shows how to create natural-looking, almond-shaped acrylic nails. The video has many great tips including how to use a nail drill, hand-file, how to shape the nail with acrylic, and finish with a nude polish.
Keywords: filing techniques nail shapes Suzie Moskal
August 1, 2014
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This exercise can help improve your service speed.
Keywords: filing techniques FingerNailFixer Holly Schippers
May 8, 2014
In this video from the NAILS Troubleshooter series, Elaine Watson, vice president of marketing and sales for Star Nail International, shows how to file a round nail shape.
Keywords: Elaine Watson filing techniques nail shapes NAILS Troubleshooter Star Nail Products
May 7, 2014
In this video from the NAILS Troubleshooter series, Elaine Watson, vice president of marketing and sales for Star Nail International, shows how to file a square nail shape.
Keywords: Elaine Watson filing techniques nail shapes square nails Star Nail Products
April 23, 2014
In this video from the NAILS Troubleshooter series, Light Elegance educator Loni Preato shows how to build and file a short stiletto nail with gel.
Keywords: filing techniques gels Light Elegance NAILS Troubleshooter stiletto nails
December 31, 2013
In this video from the NAILS Troubleshooter series, LaShaun Brown-Glenn, a U.S. business development manager and trainer for Alessandro, shows the second step toward repairing a broken gel extension edge. This is also the final step in completing a gel enhancement.
Keywords: Alessandro extending the nail bed filing techniques gel troubleshooting gels
November 25, 2013
Akzentz educator Gina Silvestro shows a 45-minute gel fill using Akzentz Classic UV gel and Luxio gel polish, finished with Akzentz Shine-On no wipe top gloss. This is an advanced fill with no finish filing and no hand filing, it is completely done using an E-file with time-saving techniques. Note: If you are not trained and/or certified to use an e-file you can use a hand file instead.
Keywords: advanced nail art Akzentz electric filing techniques filing techniques fills
May 2, 2013
Nail tech and salon owner Maisie Dunbar provides tips on proper cuticle care and dead-skin removal when manicuring.
Keywords: cuticle treatments education filing techniques Maisie Dunbar manicures
April 3, 2013
In this video from the NAILS Troubleshooter series, Young Nails educator Tracey Reierson shows the final step toward creating the innovative "Galaxy Nail" design.
Galaxy Nails Part 1 | Galaxy Nails Part 2
Keywords: acrylics filing techniques nail art Troubleshooter
January 16, 2013
In this video from the NAILS Troubleshooter series, OPI educator Dawn Sharp shows how to finish file an acrylic enhancement in the final step of a traditional acrylic pink-and-white manicure.
Acrylic Pink-and-Whte Part 1 | Acrylic Pink-and-Whte Part 2
Keywords: acrylics filing techniques pink-and-whites Troubleshooter