March to This Drum

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Nutcracker Nail Art March to this Drum
Nutcracker Nail Art March to this Drum
Nutcracker Nail Art March to this Drum
  1. Shake OPI GelColor Base Coat vigorously for one minute.

  2. Apply 1 coat of OPI GelColor Base Coat to properly prepped nails, and cure for 30 seconds with an  OPI Dual Cure Light.
  3. Shake OPI GelColors Dreams on a Silver Platter, Envy the Adventure, Dazzling Dew Drop and Gold Key to the Kingdom vigorously for one minute.

  4. Apply 1 coat of GelColor Dreams on a Silver Platter, and cure for 30 seconds with an OPI Dual Cure Light.

  5. Apply thick stripes of GelColor Envy the Adventure to both sides of the nail, and cure for 30 seconds with an OPI Dual Cure Light.

  6. Repeat steps for coverage, and cure for 30 seconds with an OPI Dual Cure Light.
  7. Paint horizontal lines using GelColor Dazzling Dew Drop, and cure for 30 seconds with an OPI Dual Cure Light.
  8. Apply GelColor Gold Key to the Kingdom to both ends of the line to create buttons, and flash cure 15 seconds every two buttons.
  9. Cure for 30 seconds with an OPI Dual Cure Light.
  10. Repeat steps to create 3D effect buttons, and cure for 30 seconds with an OPI Dual Cure Light.
  11. Shake OPI GelColor Top Coat vigorously for one minute.
  12. Apply 1 coat of OPI GelColor Top Coat, and cure for 30 seconds with an OPI Dual Cure Light.
  13. Remove residue with an Expert Touch Nail Wipe saturated with N.A.S. 99

*When using any other light other than OPI Dual Cure Light cure each coat for 60 seconds.

Nutcracker March to this Drum
Nutcracker March to this Drum
Nutcracker March to this Drum
Nutcracker March to this Drum
Nutcracker March to this Drum
Nutcracker March to this Drum
Nutcracker March to this Drum
Nutcracker March to this Drum

To complete this look you will need:

Dual Cure LED Light - Hardware - OPIGelColor Base Coat - Top & Base Coats - OPIEnvy the Adventure - GelColor - OPIDreams on a Silver Platter - GelColor - OPIDazzling Dew Drop - GelColor - OPIGold Key to the Kingdom - GelColor - OPIGelColor Top Coat - Top & Base Coats - OPIExpert Touch Nail Wipes - Salon Accessories - OPIN.A.S. 99 Nail Cleansing Solution - Sanitation and Disinfection - OPI

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