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Chrome Magnum

This chrome nail art look features glitters and metallics and is perfect for someone who loves edgy nail art styles.

Chrome Effects Nail Art
Chrome Effects Nail Art
  1. Apply 1 coat of OPI GelColor Base Coat after proper nail prep. Cure 30 seconds in OPI Dual Cure Light.
  2. Apply 2 thin coats of OPI GelColor in Alpine Snow. Cure each coat 30 seconds in OPI Dual Cure Light
  3. Apply 1 thin coat of OPI GelColor Chrome Effects No-Cleanse Top Coat. Cure 30 seconds in OPI Dual Cure Light
  4. Vertically place a piece of thick striping tape in the center of the nail. 
  5. Use an applicator sponge to apply OPI Chrome Effects Mixed Metals on one side of the taped area. Rub onto the nail until the Chrome Effect starts to appear. 
  6. Use a cosmetic brush to dust off excess powder. Carefully remove the nail art tape. 
  7. Use a 240 File to lightly file the free edge only on the area with chrome powder. Use a cosmetic brush to dust off excess powder.
  8. Apply 1 thin coat of OPI GelColor Chrome Effects No-Cleanse Top Coat
  9. Cure 30 seconds in OPI Dual Cure Light
  10. Prepare the surface for nail art by lightly buffing with the 280 side of the FLEX 220/280 Buffer. 
  11. Use OPI GelColor Black Onyx to paint a straight line down the center of the nail. 
  12. Cure 30 seconds in OPI Dual Cure Light.
  13. Use OPI GelColor Black Onyx to paint angled lines and a triangle inside the chrome area. Fill in the triangle and flash cure for 15 seconds as needed. 
  14. Cure 30 seconds in OPI Dual Cure Light
  15. Apply 1 thin coat of the OPI GelColor Chrome Effects No-Cleanse Top Coat
  16. Cure 30 seconds in OPI Dual Cure Light
Chrome Effects Nail Art
Chrome Effects Nail Art
Chrome Effects Nail Art
Chrome Effects Nail Art
Chrome Effects Nail Art
Chrome Effects Nail Art
Chrome Effects Nail Art
Chrome Effects Nail Art
Chrome Effects Nail Art
Chrome Effects Nail Art

To complete this look you will need:

Alpine Snow - GelColor - OPIMixed Metals - Chrome Powders - OPIBlack Onyx - GelColor - OPIGelColor Base Coat - Top & Base Coats - OPI

Watch the tutorial:

Chrome Effects GelColor Nail Art Tutorial | Chrome-Magnum