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Eclectic Electric

December 1, 2008  | Article

We asked techs to tell us what their ideal situations are for using hand files or e-files.

Keywords: electric files   files   filing techniques  

Piles of Files

July 1, 2008  | Article

A guide that is needed for every nail tech when choosing nail files.

Keywords: files   filing techniques   implements  

Take a Tip From...OPI's John Hauk

June 1, 2008  | Article

John Hauk, OPI technical advisor, award-winning competitor, and salon owner, speaks about a common problem that is slowing down services in salons.

Keywords: filing techniques   John Hauk   OPI products  

To Soak, or Not to Soak: That is the question.

April 1, 2008  | Article

There are key differences between soak-off and regular gels that every nail tech should know about before performing the service.

Keywords: acetone/removal products   colored gels   filing techniques   Gelousy   gels  

Wile the Competition Like a Filing Magician

March 1, 2008  | Demo

Filing is so important to nail appearance, and with the advent of e-files, the techniques for hand-filing can be easily forgotten. Excellent hand-filing skills can help a competition tech rise above the pack, while everyday techs can woo clients with a deft hand and light touch.

Keywords: filing techniques   natural nail care   Tom Bachik  

How to File By Hand

November 1, 2006  | Article

Because some clients are uncomfortable with the electric file, it's important that techs understand the incredible speed and control they can achieve when filing by hand. T

Keywords: filing techniques  

The Need for Speed

January 1, 2005  | Article

Mastering the art of nail enhancement application is downright frustrating. Follow my 5-step program and you to will be doing sets and fills in an hour.

Keywords: filing techniques   hand filing   Shari Finger   time management  

Electric Filing Avenues

February 1, 2003  | Article

Safety, how to go about purchasing an electric file, and other helpful tips are important things to keep in mind when it comes to drills. Not only will you be up to date, it’ll also assure clients you’re giving them the best service possible.

Keywords: electric files   ergonomics   filing techniques   implement disinfection  

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: Working on the Natural Nail

February 1, 2003  | Demo

As long as it’s done properly and with the right tools, an electric file on the natural nail can be just as safe as a regular nail file.

Keywords: electric files   filing techniques   natural nail care  

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  

Electric Filing Techniques: Prepping for a Full Set

February 1, 2003  | Demo

Getting the nails ready for a full set is one of the most important steps in artificial nail application.

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

Electric Filing Techniques: Removing Lifted Acrylic

February 1, 2003  | Demo

Using an electric file to remove lifted product will greatly reduce the time spent on this common repair.

Keywords: electric files   electric filing techniques   enhancements   filing techniques   product removal  

Filling with Finesse

October 1, 1997  | Article

Keywords: filing techniques   NSI  

Shave Time From Services With A Good Filing System

March 1, 1996  | Article

You can’t beat a good filing system for helping you to make consistently great nails in less time. The first step is to develop one that works best for the way you work.

Keywords: filing techniques  

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