The nail file is one of the essential tools to get in the starter kit for nail prosthetics. How to choose your nail files? Which grain of file for natural nails? Which file for gel false nails? Your expert nail supplier gives you advice.
Electric nail drill
Electric nail drills are undoubtedly the most efficient and effective files. These electric files offer you a real saving of time and money. Nail drill bits are best used on false nails and the cuticles of natural nails. They are ideal for filing the top of the gel nail, to smooth its appearance or to remove the first layers of artificial nails.
Stainless steel files
The stainless steel file is generally abrasive and requires a little dexterity. The person must always file their nails in the same direction so as not to weaken the free edge. Nevertheless, this type of file isn’t recommended for those who have soft, brittle or split nails.
The glass nail file is ideal for people who have fragile, soft or brittle natural nails. Indeed, this type of manicure accessory has a fine grain, for very gentle use.
The cardboard nail file is the reference file on the nail prosthesis and manicure market. It is disposable and therefore makes it possible to respect hygiene measures when it is intended for professional use. Depending on its abrasiveness, it can be used on natural and/or artificial nails. The straight file is used more for shaping the free edge while the half-moon file is more reserved for smoothing the surface of the nail.
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