What are different nail files used for? Any nail technician can do the full range of nail services with just four basic nail files: a coarse file (around 100 grit) for shaping acrylic and taking the length or surface down quickly; a medium file (180-220 grit) for smoothing artificial nails and shaping artificial and natural nails; a fine file (400-600 grit)
What is a 180/180 nail file used for? Most often used to contour the entire nail, 180 grit files can be used to prep the nail before applying product to help with adhesiveness. They can also be used to shorten or shape the free edge on a natural nail.
What is a 400 4000 nail file used for? Gradation 400/4000 allows the use quick shine to smoothing out the natural nail plate and polishing it. Quick shine Semilac is made from the highest quality raw materials for professional nails styling.
What is the difference between nail files? Basically, the higher the grit number, the smoother the file. Coarse files (80-100 grit) are best for acrylic nail extensions. Medium files (180 grit) are best to shape extensions of medium thickness, like most tips and wraps, and to shape the free edge of toenails.