Scraping is the process of finishing surfaces that provide tightness and tightness. This method is used for processing metal surfaces. It is used by lithographers and sculptors. Also, a similar technology is used in the treatment of the nail plate during manicure and pedicure.
The final finishing of metal surfaces is carried out with special scraper tools. They have different designs. Chaber - what is it? This is a metal-cutting tool made in the form of a rod with a cutting edge.
The shape can be flat, trihedral and shaped. There are also several design solutions for the manufacture of this tool. Metal scrapers can be solid or with a plug-in cutting part, manual or mechanical. Scrapers are made from carbon or alloy steel.
Manicure scraper - what is it?
Perfect nail maintenance is impossible without a manicure. Very often it is combined with a pedicure. These cosmetic procedures can be carried out both in special salons and at home.conditions. But in both cases, special tools will be needed. Manicure sets are used at home.
They have several attachments. Scissors, wire cutters and nail files are well-known tools. At the same time, other components of the manicure kit are ignored. For example, scraper. What it is? This is a tool for cutting and processing the nail plate. Manicure knives are a miniature exquisite tool that differs from a metalwork tool. Scrapers are necessarily present in the kit with the rest of the devices. Outwardly, they look like a small stick with a metal plate at the end.
There are many varieties of scrapers that differ in shape and size. The shape of the cutting blades have a different configuration. They can be flat, square, oval, semicircular. This tool is made of medical grade stainless steel. They can also be made from plastic or wood. More practical double-sided scraper. What it is? This is a tool that has two working surfaces that have different functional purposes. The cutting edge is made in the form of a spatula, a pointed spear or an ax.
How to use the scraper?
For the correct use of a manicure tool, you need to know its purpose. One type of scraper is a spatula. This type of tool has several functional purposes. First of all, the spatula can be easily pushed backcuticle.
In addition, this type of scraper is used to remove a thin layer of skin growing on the nail plate. This procedure avoids the formation of burrs. It is also quite convenient to use a spatula to prepare the nail plate for extensions.
The next type of scraper is a tool whose cutting edge is made in the form of a miniature hatchet. It has a multifunctional application. The main purpose of a hatchet or scraper is to clean the free part and sides of the nail from the contamination present, as well as to remove hardened dead cells. With this tool, the ingrown skin is removed, a beautiful shape of the nail plate is formed. When performing a pedicure, scrapers are indispensable for treating ingrown nails.
For modeling and correction of the nail plate, a scraper is used, the tip of which is made in the form of a spatula knife. This type of tool can be used to remove horny skin, as well as calluses.
How to choose a scraper?
When buying a spatula or hatchet for manicure, you should pay attention to the material from which they are made. Durable and easy to use will be tools made of medical and stainless steel. Wooden and plastic fixtures are quite fragile and impractical.
You should pay attention to how the scraper is sharpened. What it is? This is the state of the cutting edge. It is the sharpening that makes the scraper professional.tool. It should be uniform, without burrs. Preference is given to scrapers sharpened by hand. The normal surface of the cutting edge will not scratch the palm.
Also pay attention to the handle. It should be comfortable and not slip in your hand.
When purchasing a cuticle spatula, pay attention to the structural features of the nails. Scrapers have a variety of configurations. When used at home, they are selected taking into account individual characteristics. The shape of the cuticle has a different structure. In accordance with this parameter, a tool is selected. A square or almond shape is easier to process with a fixture of the appropriate type. They prefer oval-shaped scrapers. This type of device is more versatile and applicable to any configuration of nails.
Rules for the use of scrapers
Manicure tools require special care. All instruments are disinfected after each use. But with improper processing, the cutting edges can darken and corrode. Liquid sterilizers such as Alaminol and Aktibor are recommended for disinfection. At home, skin antiseptics are used. There are also other types of instrument disinfection. In order not to spoil it, you should know what processing methods can be applied to the purchased set.
In addition to disinfection, metal scrapers require periodic sharpening of the cutting edge. This operation is carried out no more than once a year.