E-files can be intimidating for nail techs and clients who aren’t used to them, and they require careful training, but when properly used, they can save nail techs time and reduce wear and tear on their bodies. We asked nail techs new to e-filing what it was like to learn this new skill.
Reflexology can provide health and relaxation benefits for your pedicure clients, and it can increase your profits, too. Nail tech Melissa Finch explains how she adds this technique to pedicure services.
Even though mix ratio is fundamental to learning about liquid-and-powder acrylic application, it’s still one of the biggest challenges for nail professionals in the salon. The performance and longevity of our product is hugely affected by an incorrect mix ratio.
Watch as nail tech Tiffany Nguyen uses the Xtens Nail System to apply pre-made French/pink-and-white and French ombre gel nail tips to create quick and easy sculpted-style gel nails. Plus, nail artist Hong Nhung shows a marbleized nail design using gel-polish.
You probably know the essential differences between the products and nails terms you use in the salon every day — like soft gel versus hard or LED light versus UV. But could you provide a clear explanation to a curious client? And what about those fuzzy terms that can mean different things to different people? Here's a terminology "cheat sheet" we hope will help keep us all on the same page.