Terms in this set (45)
AKA: Scope of Practice - A list of services that you are legally allowed to perform.
AKA: Occupational Safety and Health Administration - Regulates and enforces safety and health standards in the workplace.
A wax used as a treatment to seal and hold moisture in the skin.
A metal implement used to trim dead skin around the nails.
Used to lift small bits of debris or to add embellishments to the nail.
Shortens the nail plate quickly.
A stainless steel implement used to remove the cuticle tissue from the nail plate, extra care must be taken.
AKA: Orangewood stick - Disposable tool that is used to remove cuticle tissue from the nail plate, clean under the free edge, or apply nail products.
Cleans debris from the nail plate or hands, must be disinfected before each client.
Personal protection equipment worn to protect against exposure to microbes during service.
Polish remover capable of dissolving polish and enhancement products.
Promotes adhesion of nail polishes and protects the polish from staining the nail plate.
Applied over polish to prevent chipping, adds shine.
Improves hardness, prevents splitting or peeling of the nail plate, applied before the base coat.
NAIL POLISH DRYER
Drying accelerator used to speed drying of nail polishes.
A night time treatment available in an oil, lotion, or cream to reduce nail brittleness.
Loosens and dissolves dead cuticle tissue on the nail plate so it can be easily removed.
Applied to the nail plate under the free edge to remove surface stains.
LED OR UVA LAMP
Lamps used to cure or harden nail enhancement products or gel polishes.
Abrasive nail buffer used to smooth or roughen the surface of the nail.
Used to soak the client's fingers to soften the skin and cuticle.
Must be large enough to hold implements requiring disinfection.
Square free edge that is rounded at the corners.
The free edge is completely straight across.
A good nail shape for men.
A conservative nail shape that is attractive on most women's hands.
Good for thin hands, long fingers, and narrow beds.
Helps to induce relaxation, promotes circulation, and relieves pain.
Makes the nails appear clean and natural, by using an opaque white polish at the free edge.
Similar to a French manicure but it is less dramatic with a subtler polish at the free edge.
Act of causing unseen openings in the skin promoting entry of pathogenic bacteria.
The curved line where the pink and white meet each other on a French manicured nail.
Tool used to create nail art.
Tools used to perform nail services, can be multi-use or single-use.
Polish remover that is safe to use on natural nails or nail enhancements.
Therapeutic use of essential oils to induce relaxation or invigoration.
Care of the feet, toes, and toenails.
AKA: Acrylic nails, gel nails - Artificial nails designed to strengthen or extend the length of the nail.
Agent used to stop bleeding.
Used to treat minor cuts.
For removing products from their containers.
Used with the nail buffer to smooth the nail.
A wrapping fiber used to fortify soft and fragile nails.