Health - Topic : electric files

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Danger Ahead: A Scientist’s View of the Russian Manicure

May 17, 2017  | News

Industry scientist, author, and educator Doug Schoon issues a warning about the so-called Russian manicure technique.

Keywords: cuticle care   Doug Schoon   electric files  

E-File Sanitation: Clean Your Bits and Pieces

March 8, 2016  | Article

Cleaning and sanitizing bits is the most overlooked, yet most important procedure when using an electric file, according to Medicool's Steve Wallace.

Keywords: electric files   Medicool   salon sanitation  

Nail Vacuum System by Erica's ATA Inc.

November 19, 2012  | Video

Erica of EricasATA Inc. shares how to assemble and use the company's nail vacuum system.

Keywords: electric files   Erica's Advanced Technical Abrasives   ventilation  

Get a [More Ergonomic] Grip

June 27, 2012  | Article

According to Young Nails’ Greg Salo, the most ergonomic way to do this is with an over-grip.

Keywords: electric files   ergonomics  

Young Nails Safety Bit

June 11, 2012  | Product

This patent-pending bald-on-top rounded bit may improve e-file safety.

Keywords: electric files   Young Nails  

Let's Hear It for the Lefties

May 23, 2012  | Article

Whether you’re a left-handed tech yourself, have one as a coworker, or simply want to see nails from a different perspective, you can benefit from learning about how south paw nail techs adapt their set-ups to stay in their right minds and in the right career path for them.  

Keywords: Antoine de Paris   electric files   implements   manicure tables   Mehaz  

Protection for E-File Users

May 1, 2008  | Article

It’s most important to wear a mask when filing artifi cial nails. “Especially if you use an electric file,” says Schoon.

Keywords: electric files   working safely  

Electric File Sanitation

April 1, 2007  | Article

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.

Keywords: electric files   salon sanitation  

Colorado Deals with E-File Training Fraud

March 3, 2005  | News

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.

Keywords: electric files   licensing   state licensing  

The Help Desk Panel Answers Your Questions

February 1, 2003  | Article

This month our guest panelists deal with lifting, allergic reactions, and the difference between a "classic pedicure" and a spa-type pedicure. 

Keywords: allergic reactions   deluxe pedicures   electric files   lifting   spa pedicures  

Keep Your Electric File in Shape

December 1, 2001  | Article

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.

Keywords: electric files   equipment repairs   implement disinfection  

The X Files

July 1, 1995  | Article

Electric files have allowed a generation of nail technicians to cut their service time drastically, yet critics view them as a health menace to both client and nail technician. Here’s the latest buzz on the controversy from a legal point of view.

Keywords: electric files   legislation  

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