October 19, 2012
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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.
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September 20, 2012
Common beauty goods make great nail tools, according to an article featured in Allure magazine's September 2012 "Nail Report."
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September 18, 2012
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May 23, 2012
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.
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March 15, 2012
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.”
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December 17, 2011
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.
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August 17, 2011
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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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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