The Perfect Manicure

Many of you reached out to ask how to do a proper manicure at home. We agree it’s not always easy to get the basics right, so we asked mani master & nail artist @AmyyTran to develop the ultimate DIY step-by-step tutorial to make your nails look picture perfect, yourselves. Because it’s no secret that the perfect nailfie starts with a proper manicure. 

Here are the 10 easy steps to achieve salon nails at home: 

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Prep for Perfection

1. Properly prep nails by removing any oil/debris with OPI Lint-Free wipes and nail polish remover 2. Apply OPI Exfoliating Cuticle Cream to the area around the nail 3. Use an OPI Cuticle Stick to gently push back cuticles
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Shape It

4. Cleanse nail after nail prep is complete 5. File nails to preferred length and shape 6. Lightly buff nails to smooth out the surface 7. Cleanse nail a third time using OPI Lint-Free wipes as a final prep step
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Add Colour

8. Apply 1 coat of OPI Nail Envy as a base coat for added strength 9. Apply 2 coats of OPI Nail Lacquer Just a Hint of Pearl-ple (from the new OPI Neo Pearl Collection) 10. Wait for Nail Lacquer to dry and lastly add 1 coat of OPI Top Coat to finish Watch the full tutorial on our YouTube channel – don’t forget to subscribe! Be sure to snap a nailfie of your at home mani and tag us @opinailsuk on Instagram for a chance to be featured on our channels! You can follow Amy Tran on instagram @AmyyTran for tons of nailfie inspiration, and be sure to look out for more DIY tips and tricks coming soon.