July 26, 2011
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
April 21, 2011
Sure you’re busy, but not too busy to sanitize and disinfect properly. For some this means having multiple sets of implements that last the whole day; others manage to disinfect on the fly, alternating between just two sets of tools. We asked nail techs: How do you quickly and effectively sanitize your tools when clients run back to back?
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January 6, 2011
A form is what is used to sculpt a nail shape with acrylic. It's a scaffolding of sorts, used to help shape the nail as it cures and can be used for sculpting acrylic or building with gel.
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December 27, 2010
A pusher, as its name implies, is used to push back excess cuticle growth; the spoon end is used to push back cuticle.
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November 22, 2010
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“Toolkits” don’t always have to include hammers, pliers, and screwdrivers. NAILS presents the ultimate guide to implements specifically for nail techs, plus a handy list of manufacturers that will help you complete your own collection.
Keywords: brushes files implements manicure accessories nippers
November 17, 2010
Disappointed that hairstylists have an abundance of edgy, beautiful tools (like tatted up blow dryers and flat irons), while nail techs have fewer choices when it comes to stylish implements, Anna Cobasky, salon owner and operator of Salon Designs in Glendale, Ariz., decided to give her nail brushes an edgy twist.
Keywords: brushes implements nail trends
October 1, 2010
What implement can you not live without? Nail techs answer this question by describing the tools that get them through the workday. Plus, be sure to save the experts’ advice for implement purchasing, and the convenient buyers’ guide for the next time you’re shopping for new implements.
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October 1, 2010
Earlier this year, Iowa mandated the autoclaving of certain implements in the salon. As of March, cuticle nippers (along with tweezers and comedone extractors) must be sterilized by steam, dry heat, or other sterilization equipment.
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September 20, 2010
Princess Nails’ Marbleizing/Dotting tool functions in many ways to help you create and enhance nail art.
Keywords: brushes implements nail art
September 1, 2010
With the introduction of Young Nails’ new Magic Wand, you’ll soon be hearing a different tune when you ask a nail tech what her favorite implement is. With upgraded design and handling, techs can continue to push, remove, and pinch with ease.
Keywords: implements manicure accessories Young Nails
June 1, 2010
Antoine de Paris offers durable and economical pedicure and manicure tools to keep nails trimmed, cleaned, and ready for any product enhancement. The tools are made of stainless steel so they can withstand a lifetime of cleaning and sanitizing, and they are ergonomically designed to keep nail techs from getting cramps or fatigue while using them. The pedicure tools are formulated to completely clean the nail beds and leave toes fresh and clean for polished or natural looks.
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April 20, 2010
Kinetics’ Deluxe Implement Kit is a stylish implement kit containing seven tools in a hand tool pouch.
Keywords: implements nail prep nippers pedicure products
April 20, 2010
Antoine De Paris’ #44 Combination Tool is made of cobalt stainless steel and has a convex pusher and pterygium knife tool.
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February 1, 2010
Tweezerman’s professional line of sanitizable and disposable pedicure tools can be used in the salon to give clients a perfect pedicure.
Keywords: implements pedicures Tweezerman
December 1, 2009
The French Tip Dip Tool is a new technique used to create a perfect smile line with minimal effort and hyper speed.
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