Preparation

Can you disinfect nail files?
The file cannot be cleaned 100%, therefore it is undeniably a disposable tool. Use the file only once.
How to stop your nail tools from rusting
Are you experiencing premature tool breakdown such as rusting? This can be a common issue among nail techs but there is a simple solution to help keep your tools in top class condition. Firstly, let's understand how rust occurs. Rust...
Why it is important to tailor your nail service to each individual client
  Just as a hairdresser wouldn’t give every customer that sits in their chair the same hairstyle because it wouldn’t suit them or their lifestyle, Nail Techs should tailor their services for different clientele. Which leads into the all-important client...
Why a consultation is key to customer service
Hands up how many of you have not received a consultation when you have visited a salon or maybe even forgotten this procedure in your own business? What can sometimes be considered an inconvenient task to some clients and techs,...
How to practice nails without a model
A sentence I hear more than often, especially from those fresh in the industry or learning is ‘I can’t find anyone to practice on’. There is no better way to practice than on a ‘real customer’ so that you can...
How to prevent damage to your nail tools
From scissors and cuticle pushers to tweezers and nippers, the professional nail tools which you use in your nail services must be maintained correctly. To carry out safe and professional nail services, it's essential that you ensure your metal nail tools are kept...
How to safely and correctly remove the cuticle during nail prep

As nail technicians, we are not qualified to cut or remove living tissue. Over time, cutting the eponychium can make it grow thicker and faster as a defence method and can lead to thickened scar-like tissue.