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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  

Troubleshooter: Shaping Acrylic Nails Oval

January 1, 2003  | Article

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.

Keywords: acrylic troubleshooting   acrylics   filing techniques   shaping nails   square-to-squoval shaping  

The Techniques of Filing

November 1, 2002  | Article

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.

Keywords: electric files   electric filing techniques   filing techniques   hand filing  

Drill Bits and Pieces

July 1, 2000  | Article

Whatever filing need you may have, electric files can do the job.

Keywords: drill bits   electric file safety   electric files   electric filing techniques   filing techniques  

Time to Shine

April 1, 1998  | Article

Just because the buffing step is last doesn’t mean it should be glossed over. Perfecting you buffing skills can transform natural or artificial nails from good to great.

Keywords: abrasives   buffing   buffing creams   chamois   files  

Filling with Finesse

October 1, 1997  | Article

Keywords: filing techniques   NSI  

The Ultimate File Guide

August 1, 1997  | Article

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:

Keywords: abrasives   buffers   DHS Industries   ESI Industries   files  

Making a U-Turn

July 1, 1997  | Article

Create a more natural-looking nail with a U-shaped free edge and sharper-looking C-curve.

Keywords: acrylics   C-curves   filing techniques  

Troubleshooter: How to Give Squares All the Right Curves

May 1, 1996  | Article

Whether your client wants oval or squoval nails, a squared nail is the best place to start.

Keywords: C-curves   Chris Haubruge   CND   Doug Smith   filing techniques  

Troubleshooter: 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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