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.
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.
February 1, 1995
In a victory for South Carolina nail technicians who use electric files, the state board rescinded its prohibition of electric drills following a public hearing.
October 1, 1993
By taking a few precautions, nail technicians can reap the benefits of using a drill while avoiding its potential hazards.
February 1, 1988
March 1, 1984
February 1, 1983
The Next Generation of E-Files15 photos
Flocking Flurries: 3-D Textured Nail Art Products16 photos
Methyl methacrylate (MMA) is an acrylic monomer found by the FDA in 1978 to be unsafe for use in nail products because of the health risk posed to man...
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What low-cost extras do you provide that clients perceive as having a high value?
Do I need a special permit to do medical pedicures?
Should the salon owner do nails herself?
How do you react to negative feedback?
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