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lisa13

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Hi I'm new to nails just wondering what files u use for blending I'm finding it difficult to blend im ready to give up
 

Carla-laa

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What files were you taught with in your training? It's always best to use what you were trained with, I start with a 100 grit file then a softer buffing file but if you're new to nails then perhaps a 100 grit would be too coarse for you as you could damage the nail plate. That's why it's best to use what your trainer recommends. Are you practising on a training hand or a real one?
Oh and don't give up you will get there! :)
 

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Sorry I just read your post again, I'd assumed you were referring to blending tips? As in extensions? Sorry if I read that wrong :confused:
 

Emily S

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Best way to blend is with a low grit nail file BEFORE you place the tip onto the nail, if you do still need to blend then a 240 grit should be ok. You'd still need to be careful of the natural nail though and avoid filing it.
 

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I'd go with what your instructor told you to do. I was trained always to blend after application with a 180 grit file. I now use pro impressions tips when needed and they need little blending at all but it's still a skill you need to know x
 

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