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Manicuring Course


The use of aromatic fragrances to induce relaxation; therapy through aroma. Aromatherapy
To slope the free edge of the nail surface to smooth any rough edges. Bevel
A base oil used in aromatherapy that is added to an essential oil to dilute the concentration of the essential oil. Carrier Oil
Am implement that holds a disposable chamois cloth, used to add shine to the nail and to smooth out wavy ridges on nails. Chamois Buffer
A light, continuous-stroking massage movement applied with fingers and palms in a slow and rhythmic manner. Effleurage
Oils used in aromatherapy that are extracted via diverse forms of distillation from seeds, bark, roots, leaves, woods, and resin. Essential Oil
A substance used for smoothing nails and skin (e.g., pumice). Mild Abrasive
Nail shape that is similar to squoval with even more rounded corners. Oval Nail
A kneading movement in massage performed by lifting, squeezing, and pressing tissue. Petrissage
Small, cotton squares often used by nail professionals to remove polish. Pledget
Nail shape that is tapered somewhat longer than usual. Pointed Nail
A white or grayish powdered abrasive derived from volcanic rock, used for smoothing and polishing. Pumice Powder
Nail shape that is slightly tapered and extends just a bit past the tip of the finger. Round Nail
Nail shape that is completely straight across with no rounding at the edges. Square Nail
Nail shape with a square free edge that is rounded off and extends slightly past the tip of the finger. Squoval Nail
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