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Young Nails Nail School: Nail File Basics

August 7, 2017  | Video

Young Nails president Greg Salo explains the basics of using a nail file, including how to properly hold the file for leverage and how to use the entire surface of the file for efficient finishing. 

Keywords: filing techniques   hand filing   Young Nails  

File, Shape, and Buff Acrylic Nails with an E-file

August 4, 2017  | Video

Ann Chang shows how to file and shape nails using an e-file to speed up your services. She uses the same sanding band that she used to prep the nail and a low e-file speed to buff the acrylic nail.

Keywords: e-files   electric filing for beginners   electric filing techniques   filing techniques  

Hand Filing and E-filing Tips to Speed Up Services

May 9, 2017  | Nail Bytes

Whether you use a hand file or an e-file, it’s important to have a process and follow the same steps from nail to nail. These tips will help you learn to file quickly and consistently, finishing fast with nails that look the same from one to the next.

Keywords: e-files   electric filing techniques   filing techniques   hand filing   service speed  

Week 7 Social Media Post: The Truth About Nail Damage

April 12, 2017  | Blog Post

Many salon guests and even some nail professionals are blissfully unaware that nail damage is not incurred by products.

Keywords: damaged nails   filing techniques   Holly Schippers  

How to File Acrylic Nails - Hand-Filing Technique

April 7, 2017  | Video

Nail Career Education's Suzie Moskal shows how to hand file an acrylic nail.

Keywords: filing techniques   hand filing   nail shapes   Suzie Moskal   tutorials  

Almond-Shaped Glitter French Acrylic Nails

December 3, 2015  | Video

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  

Convert Stiletto to Oval Nails

November 4, 2015  | Video

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  

Protect Fingers From Filing Mishaps

August 27, 2015  | Article

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.

Keywords: filing techniques   gloves   hand filing  

INM Filing Techniques/Finish Work

August 26, 2015  | Video

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.

Keywords: acrylics   buffers   files   filing techniques   hand filing  

Coffin/Ballerina Shaped Nails

June 25, 2015  | Video

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  

Almond-Shaped Acrylic Nails Step-by-Step Tutorial

June 2, 2015  | Video

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  

An Egg-cellent Filing Technique

August 1, 2014  | Blog Post

This exercise can help improve your service speed. 

Keywords: filing techniques   FingerNailFixer   Holly Schippers  

Troubleshooter: Filing a Round Nail Shape

May 8, 2014  | Video

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  

Troubleshooter: Filing a Square Nail Shape

May 7, 2014  | Video

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   Star Nail Products  

Troubleshooter: Building and Filing a Short Stiletto Nail with Gel

April 23, 2014  | Video

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  
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