February 1, 2003
Doing a backfill with an electric file can help you achieve faster and more accurate results.
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.
February 1, 2003
Investing in an electric file means knowing how to properly use it — and that means getting the right education. Here,we show you where to go and why it’s important to keep learning.
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.
December 1, 2001
You need to give your drill some TLC if you want it to last a long time — and do its job properly. Keeping it clean and dust-free are the first steps to keeping an electric file in good condition.
July 1, 2001
What exactly goes into making the time-saving tool favored by so many nail techs?
October 1, 2000
Manufacturing electric file bits with tungsten carbide creates long-lasting and extra-durable bits.
July 1, 2000
Whatever filing need you may have, electric files can do the job.
September 1, 1999
With all of the negative hype on drills, it is becoming crucial for nail technicians to be properly trained on their usage. Connecting with the right people for education and knowing the state regulations can help pave the way drilling success.
December 1, 1998
The Commission has brought up the issue because of a tremendous influx of consumer complaints about nail damage due to drill use.
June 1, 1998
I’m of the mind that if properly educated and skilled in their use, drills can only help nail technicians save time, but allow them to do some procedures that are more difficult by hand (like backfills).
July 1, 1995
Electric files have allowed a generation of nail technicians to cut their service time drastically, yet critics view them as a health menace to both client and nail technician. Here’s the latest buzz on the controversy from a legal point of view.
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