Pro Tips

OPI Professionals: How to Create Stunning Instagram Stories - Tips with Ashley The Coach

When it comes to creating stunning Instagram stories we know who to turn to. Enter @ashleythecoach, our go-to guru for all things social and Instagram marketing tips for businesses. In another edition of our Instagram business building tips made for nail pros, we’re covering all things IG stories. Read on and watch the video below to get the scoop on branding IG stories, how to make them pop, get helpful extra knowledge you don’t want to miss, and more.

OPI Pro Tips: How to Achieve Flawless Dipping Powder Manicures

Dipping powder systems like OPI Powder Perfection are a favorite among clients looking for durable, long-lasting manicures. Read on below to find out what top tips we have when working with Powder Perfection including brush hardening prevention, achieving a long-lasting shiny finish, and more. For more information on proper application, view our OPI Professionals Service Education tutorials by clicking the link below.


Pro Tips: 51 New Shades in OPI Powder Perfection

You asked, we listened. By popular demand from the #OPIObsessed we have released 51 brand new shades in Powder Perfection. Reinventing acrylic nails with no light required, our innovative formula is fast, easy and odor-free offering weeks of gel-like shine and wear. With natural feeling results and easy soak-off removal, it’s time to Dip. Tap. Perfect. Below, our nail experts share their best tips to use Powder Perfection for your best manicure ever.

New Year’s Nail Resolution: Health Tips for Your Tips

Happy 2018 beauties! While 2017 is going to be hard to top, I’m ready to kick some butt this year. You with me?


I’m not usually one for making “resolutions” - I feel like they’re a let down waiting to happen, however, I do think it’s important to set goals for yourself and always be striving for a happier, healthier lifestyle. Nothing’s wrong with that.


Pro Tips: Everything You Need to Know About OPI's New Chrome Effects

What are chrome nails? How do chrome nails work?  Ten years ago, I was introduced to the “chrome” trend. Back then, we created the look of chrome by making a decal or flexible polymer that required heat. The end result was beautiful, but at the time, nail art was just starting to become popular and not everyone could afford this time-intensive process.  

Pro Tips: Year Round Pedicures for Increased Profitability

I hear excuses all of the time in classes, salons and online forums where nail professionals excuse their lack of business during certain times of the year. “No one wants a pedicure in the winter.” Or, “Clients never think about their pedicures during the holidays”...  LIES!

As we make our way into fall and winter, I want to remind all pros that pedicures DO provide year-round business - especially when you are offering services that no one else does.