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This three piece GERmanikure crystal glass file mani-pedi set is handcrafted in the Czech Republic from thick Bohemian glass and specially formulated and tempered against breaking. Unlike thinner cheap imitations where the file may break or texture may eventually scrape or even peel off like a sticker the texture on this file is chemically etched directly into the thick glass and is impossible to wear off. Chemical etching gently removes a portion of the surface of the file leaving behind random yet evenly placed rounded peaks. As a result this file can actually be used either wet or dry in both directions without causing microscopic frays and gouges on either nails or cuticles.
Unlike "lemon zester" type pedicure files that gouge and dig into the callused skin surface the crystal glass pedicure bar gently removes dead skin cells layer by layer without gouging. This minimizes the risk of damage to the living tissue underneath the callus. The flat surface of this file is etched with permanent texture also making it a good choice for filing and finishing toenails as well. 165mm (6.5 in) long 5mm thick.
5.5 inch nail file
Most nail files on the market today are single direction files that "sand" the nail down. Instead a crystal glass nail file seals the edge of the nail with every stroke regardless whether that stroke is backwards forwards or a combination of both. After filing with a crystal glass nail file and examined at many times magnification a freshly filed nail edge is smooth and snag free a nail that is filed with a "sanded" nail file has microscopically frayed edges. 140mm (5.5 in) long 3mm thick.
The tapered end allows filing in small narrow and creviced areas like the edges or underside of the nail. The textured slant tip may be used to gently and safely scrape dead cuticle tissue or file hardened skin without risk of damage to the surrounding skin or nail bed. Not just for cuticles this tool will also clean up nail polish mistakes file down hangnails or smooth small calluses on your fingers or hands. The texture is etched directly into the surface of both ends and is impossible to wear off. 105mm (4 in) long 6mm diameter.
Philosophy behind GERmanikure glass nail files
Buying crystal glass nail files and spotting fakes
"Lemon zester" type tools or tools with a grit added to the surface exhibit sharp peaks and irregular valleys in the texture that can gouge or scratch the surface of your nail or bite into living skin. GERmanikure Czech glass files are crafted with a uniform surface texture that safely removes callused skin without gouging living tissue and provides a near-polished nail edge that reduces the risk of cracking and delamination.
Hygienic and Sterilizable
Glass cleans up easily with simple soap and water and is durable enough to hold up to a chemical bath or steam sterilizer (up to 170 degrees Celsius).
Use Wet or Dry
GERmanikure glass files work equally well wet or dry on natural nails acrylics or rough callused areas of skin. Whatever you want to smooth these glass files are strong and durable enough to do the job.
Tough and Durable
GERmanikure crystal glass files aren't as brittle as you might think. The files are crafted of thick authentic Bohemian glass which is chemically hardened and tempered to resist breaking. This special glass treatment not only enhances the clarity and sparkle of the glass but also adds resiliency. While breakage is possible with all glass dropping a GERmanikure crystal glass file from a short distance (such as counter height to floor) will in most cases not break the file.
This set comes with a custom fitted leather tie case to keep all the tools together, provide additional protection and shock absorption in case the set is accidentally dropped when not in use. Suede is naturally cushioning and dehumidifying.
These heirloom quality tools are produced under patent in the Czech Republic. Look for the holographic label containing an authentication number. * Glass stick hologram not available due to narrow tool design. Material: Crystal Glass
Color: Light gray