Q&A: electric files

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What e-file bits should I use for a dry e-file pedicure?

Reader to Reader: In regards to your nail business, what has been your smartest investment?

How can I use an e-file to remove soak-off gels without overheating the nails?

Why do some of my clients feel a burning sensation when I use my e-file?

When I’m reducing the acrylic to take off old product, some of my clients feel a burning sensation. What can I do about this?

What's the best way to do a pink-and-white backfill?

Why do you choose not to wear a mask when filing acrylics or gels?

How do I safely use a drill with a sanding bit?

Is there any way to file gels off more quickly?

What should I look for when buying an electric file?

How do I reassure my clients that my electric filing is safe?

Do you have a cheat sheet for the specific use of each drill bits?

How do I use electric files? And how do I clean them?

What is the difference between 3/32 or 1/8 or even 3/8 when talking about drill bits?

How do you help restore the nail bed after an electric file has been used on it leaving "rings of fire"?

Is there a certain technique for drilling out pink-and-whites?

How do I know which electric file bit to use for which purpose?

I'm having a hard time control my electric file. I'm scared of cutting the client. How do I get more comfortable?

How can I get the same results from a file versus a sanding band when prepping the nail?

How do I advise clients to care for their nails that were damaged by improper drill use?



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