Are you confident that you’re delivering a top-notch nail service? Investing in quality tools can help you get there.
With clippers, pushers, and metal files among your service staples, it’s all the more important to invest in quality tools. After all, these are tools that are used on a regular basis and will show their wear and tear much faster, and over time will impact the quality of your service.
Other tools, such as curing lamps and brushes, have been vastly improved throughout the years to help improve service time and the experience for your client.
What to Look For
- Take some time to analyze your current tools and make notes of what you would like to improve. For example, if your metal tools are discolored or rusting, they are likely low grade stainless steel and not as reliable as high medical grade stainless steel implements.
- Research the latest technology. For example, LED lamps provide a faster curing time and require less maintenance compared to traditional UV lamps. Understanding why and how the technology works within the tool can help you make a more informed decision when purchasing.
- Look closely at the materials. While you may be tempted to let cost decide for you, it’s important to understand the value that quality tools can bring to your service.
Tips for Purchasing New Tools
Read reviews online It’s important to do your due diligence when buying new tools. Not every tool is for everyone and sometimes there’s a learning curve, so you want to make sure you’re investing the time and effort into the tools to help you improve your service.
Don’t let sticker shock prevent you from investing in your tools. Shopping around can help you find the best deal for what you’re looking for.
The nail community is a great way to discover new tools and get the scoop on what the latest and greatest is out there.
When investing in quality tools, you will want them to stand the test of time. So it’s important to make sure you’re taking care of your tools to help them remain durable. This includes cleaning, disinfecting and properly storing tools when they are not in use. When possible, it’s a good idea to have a backup set of tools ready, just in case you ever need them.
And just remember if your tools are below standard, chances are your service is, too.