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How to Get Started With Electric Files

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.

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7 Nail Hacks for Professional Nail Techs

Paola Ponce shares her favorite nail hacks for professional nail techs.

Take a Tip From Wende Thummel: Improving Your Time on a Nail Art Design

The best way to perfect a new nail art design, says Artistic Nail Design international educator Wende Thummel, is to pick one design you want to learn, then spend an entire week practicing it on every client you can.

Young Nails Nail School: Speed Gel Sculpting

Young Nails' Greg Salo shows how to apply gel quickly and accurately to speed up your service time. Do you want to work smarter, not harder? Download our ebook about how to speed up your nail services. Download Our eBook

Young Nails Nail School: Three Essential Nail Tips for Beginners

Young Nails' Greg Salo demonstrates three tips to help you increase your speed and stability during nail applications. Do you want to work smarter, not harder? Download our ebook about how to speed up your nail services. Download Our eBook

Young Nails Nail School: How to Save Service Time

Young Nails head of education Tracey Reierson shares tips and tricks for cutting 10-15 minutes from your service time.  Do you want to work smarter, not harder? Download our ebook about how to speed up your nail services. Download Our eBook

Are Dual-Use Setups Comfortable for Techs?

Dual-use setups that allow a client to receive a mani-pedi in the same chair are time-savers for clients. However, if not designed correctly, they can mean an aching back or neck for the tech.

5 Brush Tips for Speed Sculpting

Whether you're using acrylics or gels to sculpt enhancements, you can save time on finish filing by applying the product accurately. These tips will help you use your brush to save time.

Hand Filing and E-filing Tips to Speed Up Services

Whether you use a hand file or an e-file, it’s important to have a process and follow the same steps from nail to nail. These tips will help you learn to file quickly and consistently, finishing fast with nails that look the same from one to the next.

10 Ways to Speed Up Polish and Gel-Polish Removal Time

You don’t want to spend all your time removing your client’s last mani when you could be applying a fresh new color! These tips will help you remove polish and gel-polish quickly and easily, without damaging nails.