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5 Nail Tools You Should Know

Power File

Sure, it's not that hard to file bare fingernails. Shaping the fancier types, on the other hand, like artificial or gel, can take some time and elbow grease. Toes, too, can give that old nail file a run for its money.

Powering up can make the job faster and easier. Many electric nail files come as kits with interchangeable heads providing various grit grades, for heavy-duty and light-duty jobs and different manicure types, along with heads for buffing, smoothing and cleaning along cuticles and nail beds.

Prices start around $10 and go up into the hundreds for professional-grade equipment.

Next, great cuticles, no cutting.