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Glitter Pressed Nail Stamping Full Set Tutorial at Young Nails HQ

August 10, 2017  | Video

We visited Young Nails HQ! Tracey Reierson, director of education at Young Nails, shows a complete manicure on NAILS executive editor Beth Livesay and guides us through her thought process when a new client walks through the door. She shows how to remove gel-polish with an electric file, a three-color glitter press technique, and nail stamping tips.

This set is also featured on the Young Nails YouTube Channel in vlog #49, featuring an ombre nail with stamping on top: http://www.nailsmag.com/video/119910/mermaid-nail-art-at-young-nails-headquarters

Keywords: e-files   electric filing techniques   gel removal   glitter   glitter nail art  

File, Shape, and Buff Acrylic Nails with an E-file

August 4, 2017  | Video

Ann Chang shows how to file and shape nails using an e-file to speed up your services. She uses the same sanding band that she used to prep the nail and a low e-file speed to buff the acrylic nail.

Keywords: e-files   electric filing for beginners   electric filing techniques   filing techniques  

How to Remove Gel-Polish with an E-File

July 31, 2017  | Video

Ann Chang, educator for Kupa Inc. and host of The Nail Tips Show, demonstrates how to remove soak-off gel-polish using an electric nail file (the KUPA Mani Pro Passport E-File) and a 3-in-1 medium bit (a tapered bit with a small barrel, large barrel, and rounded like a safety bit, all in one). She also uses a medium sanding band to finish filing off the product.

Keywords: Ann Chang   electric files   electric filing for beginners   electric filing techniques   Kupa  

Safe E-File Manicure With Kupa Featured Guest Artist Elaine Watson

July 5, 2017  | Video

Kupa's featured guest artist of the month Elaine Watson demonstrates how she performs a safe and gentle e-file manicure using Kupa's MANIPro Passport.

Keywords: e-files   electric file safety   electric files   electric filing for beginners   electric filing techniques  

What's a "Russian" Manicure?

May 17, 2017  | Video

The Nail Hub's Elizabeth Morris shows the fundamentals of what you need to know about the "Russian" Manicure. Aggressive and improper techniques are possible with any piece of equipment so get knowledgeable, get educated, and get responsible no matter what methods you choose.

Keywords: drill bits   e-files   electric file safety   electric filing techniques   Russian manicure  

E-file Chronicles: Opening the Box

February 9, 2017  | Video

This is the first video and the beginning of a series on how to use an e-file. Follow along on my blog to watch the journey unfold, perhaps learning along with me as I go. Advice and education are welcome!

Keywords: e-files   electric files   electric filing for beginners   electric filing techniques   Holly Schippers  

How To Prep and Care for Your E-File Bits

January 19, 2017  | Video

So you bought some bits but you're not sure how to take care of them. The Nail Hub's Elizabeth Morris shows you exactly how to prevent cutting your client, how to properly clean your bits, and how to get longevity out of your bit collection.

Keywords: e-files   electric files   electric filing for beginners   electric filing techniques   The Nail Hub  

Easy-Off Mandrel from KUPA

December 19, 2016  | Video

Jess Alexander introduces the all Easy-Off Mandrel from KUPA Inc., who says the Easy-Off Mandrel is going to save every nail tech who uses an electric nail file time and money.

Keywords: drill bits   e-files   electric files   electric filing techniques   Kupa  

How To Fit Your Nail Form Perfectly (for Many Nail Shapes)

July 21, 2016  | Video

Luciana McGee shows how she fits a form to create the perfect nail shape.

Keywords: electric filing techniques   forms   nail forms   stiletto nails  

Just Say No to Capping Gels!

June 24, 2016  | Video

Amy Becker shows how to prevent hard gel from separating from the natural nail without capping the edge. "Capping your gels makes the edge of the nail look bubbled. When you file a gel nail after the sealant and do this technique I demonstrate, you will have a very natural looking nail and less separation," she says.

Keywords: Amy Becker   electric files   electric filing techniques   gels   nail separation  

Cutting Out a Smile Line with Hard Gels Using an E-file

June 16, 2016  | Video

Amy Becker Periscopes how to cut out a smile line in gels using Masterworks by Amy Becker sanding bands. "Sanding bands are the coolest bit to cut out smile lines on hard gels. They cut out a sharper smile line than a carbide on hard gels!" She also shares other tricks to help speed the process and create a better smile line.

Keywords: Amy Becker   drill bits   e-files   electric files   electric filing techniques  

An Efficient Way to Remove Colored Gel-Polish from Hard Gels

June 16, 2016  | Video

In this Periscope video, Amy Becker shares her time saving tips and tricks for removing colored gel-polish off of hard gels.

Keywords: Amy Becker   electric files   electric filing techniques   gels  

How To: E-File Bits for Product Removals

May 17, 2016  | Video

Suzie Moskal removes gel from acrylic nails, and shows what e-file bits she likes to use for product removals.

Keywords: drill bits   e-files   electric files   electric filing techniques   gel removal  

Coffin/Ballerina Shaped Nails

June 25, 2015  | Video

Suzie Moskal demonstrates how to create coffin or ballerina-shaped nails. "There are some great tips in this video, including the best way to hold the client's hand when working on their nails," says Moskal.

Keywords: electric filing techniques   filing techniques   nail shapes   Suzie Moskal  

How to Use Carbide Bits from Kupa's 10-Piece Bit Kit

May 13, 2015  | Video

Kupa master educator Ann Chang demonstrates how to use each of the bits included in Kupa's K-Star 10-Piece Bit Kit.

Keywords: carbide bits   drill bits   e-files   electric files   electric filing techniques  
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