Topic : implements

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nippers

November 20, 2012  | Encyclopedia

Nippers are an implement used for clipping or trimming cuticles or acrylic nails; usually made of stainless steel, they must be disinfected between clients for use on multiple clients.

Keywords: implements   nippers  

implement

November 19, 2012  | Encyclopedia

An implement is a tool, utensil, or instrument for doing a task. The best implements are those inspired by — and created specifically for — the professional manicurist and pedicurist to perform special tasks.

Keywords: electric files   files   implements   nippers  

disinfection

November 19, 2012  | Encyclopedia

The second (or middle) level of decontamination; destroys microorganisms on non-living surfaces (the other methods being sanitation at the lowest and sterilization at the highest).

Keywords: disinfection   implements  

disinfectant

November 19, 2012  | Encyclopedia

A substance used to destroy microorganisms on non-living surfaces, such as implements and surfaces; all disinfectants must be approved by and registered with the federal EPA and in each individual state; disinfectants are not for use on human skin or nails.

Keywords: disinfection   implements  

disinfectable

November 19, 2012  | Encyclopedia

The ability of a non-living surface (such as an implement) to be disinfected, or cleaned of microorganisms.

Keywords: disinfection   implements  

buffer

November 19, 2012  | Encyclopedia

A device used for shining or polishing nails; a nail buffer is essentially a differently shaped nail file, albeit one with a much bigger cushion in the center; buffers have all the same basic components as a nail file: abrasive, adhesive to adhere the abrasive, and a cushion core; the center is usually plastic foam or other cushioned material.

Keywords: buffers   files   implements  

brush

November 19, 2012  | Encyclopedia

A tool used to apply polish or nail art paint as well as to apply and sculpt enhancement products.

Keywords: business cards   implements  

Heavy Metal Nail Implements

October 19, 2012  | Photo Gallery

From titanium-coated pterygium takers to stainless steel safety tweezers, the implements used by nail techs on a daily basis are of finely tuned designs that make for precise applications every time. Here are some of the toughest, most durable implements from some of your favorite nail manufacturers.

Keywords: All Season Nails   Americanails   Antoine de Paris   Body Toolz   En Vogue  

Try New Tools

September 20, 2012  | News

Common beauty goods make great nail tools, according to an article featured in Allure magazine's September 2012 "Nail Report."

Keywords: implements   makeup   manicures  

Arius-Eickert

September 18, 2012  | Encyclopedia

Founded in 1976 by Eickert Family.

Keywords: implements  

Let's Hear It for the Lefties

May 23, 2012  | Article

Whether you’re a left-handed tech yourself, have one as a coworker, or simply want to see nails from a different perspective, you can benefit from learning about how south paw nail techs adapt their set-ups to stay in their right minds and in the right career path for them.  

Keywords: Antoine de Paris   Design X Mfg.   drill bits   electric filing techniques   implements  

Fōm Foam Products

March 15, 2012  | Product

Fōm is a useful foam product designed for manicurists, so much so that the company says the name is an acronym for “friends of manicurists.”

Keywords: implements   natural nail care   polish removal  

LaVaque Tweezers Thumb Palette

December 17, 2011  | Product

LaVaque’s new Thumb Palette is as brilliant as it is simple. It’s a rectangular stainless steel plate that’s connected to an adjustable ring, making it a portable hands-free nail art palette that’s easy to clean.

Keywords: implements   LaVaque   nail art supplies  

Today’s Products Acrylic Tools

August 17, 2011  | Demo

Today’s Products offer a new collection of acrylic tools designed with speed and accuracy in mind. Created by nail technician Christine Tran, the tools can be used with any acrylic system, but are designed for speed applications.

Keywords: acrylics   implements   Today's Products  

Acupressure Tools Reduce Muscle Exhaustion in Techs

July 26, 2011  | Article

Help is at hand for techs who suffer from overworked, tired, and sore muscles. The Hand, Foot & Body Massage Tools Professional Kit from The Nail Superstore is comprised of nine ergonomically correct massage tools to be used during manicures, pedicures, or body massage.

Keywords: ergonomic products   implements   massage   massage products  

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