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An Egg-cellent Filing Technique

August 1, 2014  | 

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   square nails   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  

Troubleshooter: Gel Nail Repair - Part 2 of 2 - Filing Techniques

December 31, 2013  | Video

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  

Gel Fill with Designs

November 25, 2013  | Video

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  

Maisie Dunbar's Manicure 101

May 2, 2013  | Video

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  

Troubleshooter: Galaxy Nails - Part 3 of 3 - Finish Filing

April 3, 2013  | Video

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  

Troubleshooter: Acrylic Pink-and-White - Part 3 of 3 - Finish Filing

January 16, 2013  | Video

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  

Reduce Filing by Sculpting with Your Brush

August 1, 2012  | Video

The FingerNailFixer Holly Schippers shows you how to reduce your finish filing time on gels by using your brush, instead of your file to sculpt the nail.

Keywords: acrylics   filing techniques   FingerNailFixer   gels   Holly Schippers  

Troubleshooter: Filing Nails Into Shape

May 16, 2012  | Video

Vicki Peters and Holly Schippers show you how to hand file four common nail extension shapes into form: Square, Soft Corners, Squoval, Oval, and Almond.

Keywords: filing techniques   Troubleshooter  

Filing an Almond Nail

March 15, 2012  | Video

FingerNailFixer Holly Schippers shows you how to file a slimming almond-shaped nail.

Keywords: filing techniques   FingerNailFixer   Holly Schippers   learning new techniques   nail shapes  

squoval

December 30, 2010  | Encyclopedia

The word squoval is a hybrid of two words: oval and square, and it's designed to define the nail shape that has rounded edges on a squarish nail. It is a very popular shape.

Keywords: filing techniques   nail shapes  

A Bridge Over Bitten Nails

April 1, 2010  | Demo

When nails are weary, weak, and inching toward the eponychium, a modified nail tip can be a great way to protect nails and encourage them to grow.

Keywords: acrylics   applying enhancements to unhealthy nails   CND   eponychium   filing techniques  

A Tip by Any Other Name

February 1, 2010  | Article

Though many technicians prefer to sculpt, a pre-made nail tip that can be adhered to the natural nail can give newbie nail techs a nice runway to learn the delicate craft of gel and acrylic sculpting, while providing great-looking results.

Keywords: adhesives   filing techniques   glue   learning new techniques   Nail Tips  
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