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For the average nail technician, necessary supplies include files, cuticle nippers, buffers, cutters, brushes, cuticle pushers and sanitizing solution. A specialty nail technician needs all these basic tools, plus manicu... More »

The cost and duration of nail technician school varies partly because of differences in state licensing requirements. As of 2015, an average training program takes between 3 to 12 months and costs between $3,000 and $5,0... More »

Nail technicians provide manicure and pedicure services to clients at salons, spas and barber shops. These services include filing, cleaning, trimming, polishing and repairing fingernails and toenails. Nail technicians a... More »

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Nail supplies range from basic nail files to nail polish to gel or acrylic nail supplies. A standard manicure kit includes emery boards, a nail buffer, a cuticle pusher, cuticle nippers and nail polishes. Nail polish rem... More »

Pre-soften overgrown cuticle skin to loosen it from the nail plate, and push it back gently. Never cut off excess cuticle skin, as it could expose the underlying nail matrix to germs and infection, advises WebMD. More »

Vertical or lengthwise ridges in the nail extending from the cuticle to the tip are primarily attributed to aging, but they also can result from trauma or an underlying medical condition, according to MedicineNet. These ... More »

There are several ways to remove nail polish stains from fingernails and these methods involves the use of unconventional nail cleaning agents such as lemon juice, cuticle remover, hydrogen peroxide, toothpaste and bakin... More »