The different grains and operation of an ordinary nail file
A regular nail file is ideal for touching up or removing artificial nails. However, there are many details that need attention. Today, the nail supply expert Maryton will show you the different grains and operation of an ordinary nail file. Just keep reading!
To prepare the natural nail plate, we recommend using a 240 grit nail file. This is because lower grits create deeper and wider scratches on the nail plate. This increases the risk of damage, because a coarser grit quickly files the nail plate too finely.
Below is an overview of the different grains and their functions.
- Grit 80 is used to form and remove acrylic nails. Note: Never use this grit on the natural nail plate as it may damage it.
- Grit 100 is used for filing and removing artificial nails. Note: Never use this grit on the natural nail plate as it may damage it.
- Grit 180 is used to file both the natural nail plate and artificial nails into the desired shape. It can also be used to shorten nails.
- Grain 240 is used to mattify the natural nail plate and prepare it for the following manicure steps. To mattify the nail plate, we recommend a buffer instead.
Hoping that this article has pleased you and will give you ideas! In addition, I also advise you to invest in some professional manicure kits to care for nails.
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