How-To: OPI Powder Perfection

Offer clients an odor-free acrylic alternative with OPI Powder Perfection. The dip system provides gel-like shine and weeks of wear without the need to cure. Powder Perfection is available in OPI’s most iconic shades and removes easily by soaking.

Offer clients an odor-free acrylic alternative with OPI Powder Perfection. The dip system provides gel-like shine and weeks of wear without the need to cure. Powder Perfection is available in OPI’s most iconic shades and removes easily by soaking.

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1. Apply one coat of Powder Perfection Base Coat to a single prepped nail, making sure to cover the entire surface.

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2. Immediately dip the nail at a 45-degree angle into a tray containing Color Powder and tap off any excess. Complete one nail at a time to prevent the base coat from drying too quickly. Once the entire hand is complete, wait for the powder to be dry to the touch. Once dry, repeat Steps 1 and 2 on each nail.

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3. Wipe away any remaining loose powder and apply one coat of Base Coat. Before it dries, dip the nail at a 45-degree angle into a tray containing Clear Color Set Powder. Tap off any excess powder and clean off any powder on the sidewalls and cuticle area.

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4. Once the nails are dry to the touch, apply one generous coat of Activator, making sure to cover the entire surface of the nail.

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5. Once the Activator is completely dry, shape the the nail with a 180-grit file. Using a gentle hand, smooth the surface of the nail using a 220/280 buffer. Remove any excess dust and powder and apply a second coat of Activator, making sure to completely cover the surface of the nail.

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6. To finish, apply two coats of Powder Perfection Top Coat. Allow the Top Coat to dry completely between applications. (Note: Throw away any powder that is left over in the dip tray.)

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