Nail drills are used in most nail salons the world over
and when used correctly they are very safe. If you
experience pain, burning, or any type of discomfort
while the drill is being used, immediately tell your
Nail drills are used to file artificial nails into the
shape desired. They can also be used when filling in
the artificial nails after the natural nail has grown
out. A nail drill should not be used on your natural
nail unless a buffer is being used.
Most nail drills are electric and have different size
nail bits for various uses. These nail bits should be
thoroughly cleaned and sterilized after each use. Using
equipment that is not sterile is a great way to pass
Kupa manufactures nail drills that are for professional
use. You will be able to find a drill for left
or right handed operators. They have drills with removable
cords so you can carry the drill from one room to another.
Online prices for their drills begin at around $100
and go up from there.
Erica has a line of nail drills that have a foot pedal
for easy of use. Both hands are they free to work. With
just a flip of a switch you can change it from manual
to using the food pedal. Price range is $400 to $600.
Nail drills by nail genie can be found for under $100.
Their nail drills are compact and can sit on the table
or be hung conveniently on the side of the workstation.
Medicool nail drills has one of the smallest hand held
pieces in the industry today. Their light weight hand
held piece weighs in at 3 ounces. This is great for nail
technicians because of the comfort while using this nail
drill. Price range is around $400.
Nail drills by Lasco are also light weight and they
are portable. These drills can be moved from station
to station with ease. They are in fact very portable.
This will help also with space on your table. Other nail
drills by Lasco have many different features like speed
control, reverse motion, and speeds. Price range for
Lasco drills are $150 to $300.
Before you purchase a nail drill, compare all the features.
See if you can try out the different brands and styles.
See how much vibration is felt with the different brands
and styles. Controlling a vibrating drill will become
very tiring and uncomfortable after using it all day
long. Be sure you can purchase different size nails bits
No matter which type of nail drills you choose be sure
that it is adequate for the number of clients that you
see in a day. Also, ease of use and comfortable fit to
your own hand.