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Curettes, pushers and probes, oh my!

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What tools do you prefer for cuticle removal?

  • pusher

    Votes: 70 64.8%
  • cuticle knife

    Votes: 13 12.0%
  • curette

    Votes: 27 25.0%
  • orangewood stick

    Votes: 7 6.5%
  • plastic pusher

    Votes: 6 5.6%
  • probe

    Votes: 11 10.2%
  • chisel

    Votes: 17 15.7%

  • Total voters
    108

slhallford

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Now that I'm building a clientele and needing to upgrade my tools, I wondered what the favorites are for cuticle removal. Based on my CND ambassador's advice, I picked up a Mehaz curette and double ended pusher to try out. I like the curette a lot because I feel like I can see what I'm doing more easily than with the pusher.

S
 

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I use a pusher to push back the eponychium and a probe to remove the cuticle from the nail plate.

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Jen Smith

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I use a pusher to push back the eponychium and a curette to remove the cuticle from the side walls and around the eponychium. I sometimes use a probe to work along the sidewalls too, depending on how much there is.
 

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I use the pusher,chisel curette and probe,not all at once mind :D
 

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Combination of pusher and chisel.
 

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I use a chisel and a curette
 

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i use a curette
 

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Curette for me too :)
 

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pushie for the natural nail, curette for toe nails and the probe for the side walls the best tool ever invented x
 

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I use a pro pusher , it's a spoon pusher at one end and a curved, angled knife at the other end, ideal for all services......sadly no good for lefties as the curve is designed for right handed use, get right into the sidewalls.
 

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i use my ezflow pro pusher...cracking tool
 

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I use a pusher, curette and probe... it depends on what needs doing as to which ones I use, sometimes all, sometimes a mixture.
 

slhallford

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Does anyone have a pic of the probe? I don't think I've ever seen one.

S
 

izzidoll

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I use a chisel and a curette
Me too.
I use the chisel end of my double ended pushie when I use AHA Cuticle Eraser...then I use my Curette if I am using Cuticle Remover.
I have a Probe, but have never actually used it!!!

I voted chisel though as it is the one I use most often.
 

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Usually a pushie & chisel
 

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pushie and curette :green:
 

TraceyJoJo

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Pro pusher for me too!
 

kellym

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I use a pro pusher , it's a spoon pusher at one end and a curved, angled knife at the other end, ideal for all services......
I agree with you, it's so easy to use, and does a good job, too.
 

Amethyst_Angel

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I use pushie then curette. However, on really nasty cuticles I get a bit gung ho with the chisel! :green:
 

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Same here, Pro Pusher from EZFLOW, it works great.
 

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