February 1, 2003
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.
Cracks appear too often on acrylic nails, but with the help of an electric file they can easily be removed.
Getting the nails ready for a full set is one of the most important steps in artificial nail application.
Using an electric file to remove lifted product will greatly reduce the time spent on this common repair.
January 1, 2003
Some diehard fans of the oval nail remain - causing problems for some nail techs who can’t seem to get the same result they would with the square look.
November 1, 2002
Which type of file is better: the classic abrasive or an electric one? That’s a question that can have nail techs debating for days. One thing’s for sure, however— both do their duties well.
July 1, 2000
Whatever filing need you may have, electric files can do the job.
October 1, 1997
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:
July 1, 1997
Create a more natural-looking nail with a U-shaped free edge and sharper-looking C-curve.
March 1, 1996
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.
November 1, 1995
Whether you need a few quick tips to catch up when you are running behind schedule or you are trying to whittle down your fill service time to fit more clients in your appointment book, there are a few tricks to doing a fill in less time
October 1, 1995
If your clients experience a burning sensation during a nail service, chances are you’re preparing the nail improperly or applying the product incorrectly.
August 1, 1995
Whether you’re using nail tips or forms, refining your sculpting technique greatly reduces your filing time.
July 1, 1994
You can get rid of troublesome air pockets by soaking off the client’s extension or filing down her nail.
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The deep fold of skin at the base of the nail where the nail root is embedded; also called the mantle.
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