June 1, 2006
Electric nail file machines come in all shapes and sizes (not to mention colors and maximum RPM). With all these options, the possibilities can be overwhelming. To help you find your ideal file, we've rounded up a variety of machines and highlighted specifications of interest: from ergonomic handpieces to volt-change capabilities to battery operation.
March 1, 2006
Do you have a cheat sheet for the specific use of each drill bit? One of my clients asks what every bit is for every time shee comes in.
June 1, 2005
Some questions get asked and answered again and again. Electric files, what with all the controversy they can kick up, are a source of perpetual wonder. We wrangled manufacturers of electric files and bits and got them to share the answers to the questions they hear most.
April 1, 2005
Kupa has created a bit that makes backfills easier and faster.
March 3, 2005
The Colorado Office of Barber and Cosmetology Licensure has cracked down on two schools for issuing fraudulent electric file certificates in violation of Rule 9 of the office’s rules and regulations.
June 1, 2004
For years, electric files have allowed nail techs to cut their service time, yet they’ve also gotten negative reviews from clients and the nail industry alike. Are they still getting a bad rap or are electric files finally making a positive groove in the industry?
February 1, 2004
An electric file can be used in a variety of services — provided you know how to use it properly. Use this guide to help you master techniques and improve your use and knowledge of this handy tool.
August 1, 2003
From filing to shaping, a nail file is one of the most important tools in any nail service. Use this guide to prep you on files — from grit types and what files are made of to what to look for in a quality abrasive.
February 1, 2003
Safety, how to go about purchasing an electric file, and other helpful tips are important things to keep in mind when it comes to drills. Not only will you be up to date, it’ll also assure clients you’re giving them the best service possible.
February 1, 2003
An electric file is the perfect tool to use on a nail when you’re trying to achieve a smooth, finished look.
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.
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