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.
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.
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.
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.
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).
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