October 1, 2007
It’s hard to overcome a history of adversity, but today’s electric files have come a long way, baby. With some patience and practice, techs can get a lot of help from this handy tool.
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July 27, 2007
Milady's Standard Cosmetology textbook features a fresh layout, new photography and illustrations, reorganized chapters, and new information on sanitation and infection control.
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June 1, 2007
Choosing new bits can be such a confusing and overwhelming decision when first starting out because we have so many choices.
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June 1, 2007
Become a nail-service superhero with super-human abilities when you master these 16 uses for your electric file. They’ll help you battle fatigue, decrease service time, and create crazy nail art.
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May 1, 2007
My teaching has taken me all over the world, most recently to Amsterdam to teach electric filing techniques. I was asked a question that is quite universal, “How do I reassure my clients that my electric filing is safe?”
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April 1, 2007
There is a specific protocol in cleaning your electric file bits so you can offer a sanitary nail service when using your electric file. You should treat your bits the same as your metal implements and adopt the same procedures for sanitation and disinfection.
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March 1, 2007
For the novice tech, learning how to use an electric file safely takes practice. Here are a few pointers on balancing the electric file so you can become more comfortable and confident about adding electric filing to your services.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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April 1, 2005
Kupa has created a bit that makes backfills easier and faster.
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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.
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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?
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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.
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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.
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