February 1, 2003
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.
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.
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In a victory for South Carolina nail technicians who use electric files, the state board rescinded its prohibition of electric drills following a public hearing.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.
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