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Alligator Tears

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On a properly prepared nail, apply a thin coat of OPI GelColor Base Coat. Cure 30 seconds in the OPI LED Light.

  1. Apply two thin coats of OPI GelColor Humidi-Tea at a diagonal. Cap free edge. Cure each coat 30 seconds.
  2. Apply two thin coats of OPI GelColor Take a Right on Bourbon in between the diagonals. Cure 30 seconds.
  3. Apply one thin coat of OPI GelColor Alpine Snow. DO NOT CURE.
  4. Using a dotter tool, apply dots of OPI GelColor Top Coat onto the wet surface of the nail. Cure 30 seconds.

Apply a thin coat of OPI GelColor Top Coat. Cure 30 seconds. Remove gel residue with Expert Touch Nail Wipe and N.A.S. 99.

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New Orleans, OPI, new nail art, spring nail polish, gelcolor nail art, gel polish nail art, professional nail art, mardi gras nail art
New Orleans, OPI, new nail art, spring nail polish, gelcolor nail art, gel polish nail art, professional nail art, mardi gras nail art
New Orleans, OPI, new nail art, spring nail polish, gelcolor nail art, gel polish nail art, professional nail art, mardi gras nail art
New Orleans, OPI, new nail art, spring nail polish, gelcolor nail art, gel polish nail art, professional nail art, mardi gras nail art
New Orleans, OPI, new nail art, spring nail polish, gelcolor nail art, gel polish nail art, professional nail art, mardi gras nail art
New Orleans, OPI, new nail art, spring nail polish, gelcolor nail art, gel polish nail art, professional nail art, mardi gras nail art

To complete this look you will need:

Dual Cure LED Light - Hardware - OPIHumidi-Tea - GelColor - OPITake a Right on Bourbon - GelColor - OPIAlpine Snow - GelColor - OPIGelColor Top Coat - Top & Base Coats - OPIExpert Touch Nail Wipes - Salon Accessories - OPI

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