Pro Tips

Pro Tips: Powder Perfection Removal

How do you remove dip powder? OPI Powder Perfection can be removed using a minimal ling and soak off technique. Follow the OPI Powder Perfection removal system and Step by Steps for best results and damage-free removal.

You'll Need:

  • Swiss Blue Liquid Hand Soap
  • Swiss Hand Guard Antiseptic Handwash Gel Expert Touch Nail Wipe
  • Expert Touch Lacquer Remover
  • Expert Touch Remover Wrap
  • Expert Touch Hand Mitt
  • EDGE 180 File
  • Reusable Cuticle Stick 

Removal Tips:

Pro Tips: Powder Perfection Prep

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. 

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Introducing the OPI Powder Perfection Dipping Powders

Hi Nail Pros! As a professional nail artist for the past 14 years, I’ve developed a love and passion for acrylic nails and nail art. Unfortunately, 10 years ago, I found out that I am allergic to acrylic monomer liquid. After working on numerous acrylic fills and full sets all day, I would find myself waking up in the middle of the night with itchy, bleeding hands - not fun!

Pro Tips: Upgrading the Experience for Enhancing Mani/Pedi Services

We know that all manicure and pedicure services start and finish with skincare products like a scrub or a lotion. But how often do we talk about the products we’re using with our clients? If you had an amazing skincare line that is proven to work, would that make you more likely to talk about it with your clients?  If you want to provide better services, you need better mani/pedi products combined with enhanced service offerings.

Lacquer Spring Cleaning with @Banicured_

Organizing is hard. Not the most articulate introduction I could have come up with, but it’s the truth. “I have a lot of stuff.” “Where would this even go?” “But I don't want to get rid of anything,” we nag. Four years ago my polish count was hovering somewhere around 10-15. A number I would say is roughly the average woman’s collection. But that was before Instagram happened. Before my polish-obsessed alter ego “Banicured” took over my brain and eventually my floor space. I stopped counting my polish collection after I hit 685.

Nail Tech Habits to Break Right Now

Whether we've been nail techs for twenty years, or twenty minutes, it's important to keep up with good professional practices to ensure the safety of ourselves and our clients. It can be easy to fall into bad habits, and keep repeating them, but it's our job represent the professional nail industry to the best of our abilities. We're sharing ten bad habits we've all had at one point or another, but need to break right now. 

10 Rules for Nail Pros to Live By

As professional nail technicians, it's important that we uphold the highest of standards when it comes to our clients, our salons and ourselves. This is especially true when it comes to the quality of our work, the professionalism of our employees, the happiness of our customers. The team at OPI put together the below list of 10 things every nail tech should practice on a day to day basis. Because no matter how long we've been working in this industry, it's always important to remind ourselves that if you love what you do, you always want to keep learning.