Pro Tips: Powder Perfection Prep

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    Every OPI Powder Perfection service should begin with proper prep. OPI has developed a systematic process that ensures nails are clean and free of debris and oil that can cause service breakdown. By following the OPI Powder Perfection Prep Step by Step, you can assure your clients have maximum wear of OPI Powder Perfection. 

    You'll need:

    • Swiss Blue Liquid Hand Soap
    • Swiss Hand Guard Antiseptic Handwash Gel Bond-Aid pH Balancing Agent
    • Expert Touch Nail Wipe
    • Expert Touch Lacquer Remover
    • PusherPlus Multi-Use Pusher
    • N.A.S. 99
    • Dexterity Dual-Edge Nail Plate Cleaner AccuNip Professional Precision Nipper EDGE White 240 File
    • FLEX 220/280 Buffer 
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      Wash your hands and have clients wash their hands with Swiss Blue Liquid Hand Soap. Sanitize hands with Swiss Hand Guard Antiseptic Handwash Gel.

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      Remove any polish with an Expert Touch Nail Wipe saturated with Expert Touch Lacquer Remover.

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      Trim nails if needed and shape as desired with the EDGE White 240 File.

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      Dip the tip of the PusherPlus Multi-Use Pusher into a small amount of Swiss Hand Guard Antiseptic Handwash Gel. Push back the eponychium to reveal the true cuticle.

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      Gently remove residue with an Expert Touch Nail Wipe saturated with N.A.S. 99. 

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      Use the Dexterity Dual-Edge Nail Plate Cleaner to remove excess non- living tissue. 

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      Remove any hangnails and remaining non- living tissue with the AccuNip Professional Precision Nipper.

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      Lightly buff the nail surface with the 220-grit side of FLEX 220/280 Buffer. 

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      Remove dust & cleanse nail with an Expert Touch Nail Wipe saturated with N.A.S. 99 and allow to dry.

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      Apply 1 coat of Bond-Aid pH Balancing Agent to each nail. Allow to dry. 

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      Now let's move on to the Application and Removal processes.

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