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Pastel Dreams

Have a dreamy mani with this dip powder nail art look.
OPI Dipping Powder Nail Art Pastel Dreams
OPI Dipping Powder Nail Art Pastel Dreams
  1. To a properly prepped nail, apply Base Coat to the well of the nail tip then adhere the natural nail. ProTip: For warmer climates, apply Activator to the tip of natural nail then apply Base Coat to the well of the nail tip for faster adhesion.
  2. If necessary, use a QuickCut to reduce length. Shape to desired shape with 180 grit file. With a e-file, use a mandrel with a fine sand band to blend the nail tip to the natural nail. Remove excess dust, then apply 1 coat of OPI Bond Aid to the natural nail. ProTip: Use 100/180 grit buffer to remove any fraying from the nail tip. This will ensure a smooth application.
  3. Apply Base Coat to 80% of the nail, leaving a noticeable gap around the cuticle area. Immediately pour Clear Color Set Powder. Allow to absorb then tap to remove excess powder. Use dust brush to remove any remaining powder.
  4. Apply Base Coat to 90% of the nail then immediately pour Polly Want A Lacquer? diagonally to top half of the nail.
  5. Immediately pour Alpine Snow the bottom diagonal. Go back and pour Polly Want A Lacquer? to the top of the nail. Allow to absorb then tap to remove excess powder. Use dust brush to remove any remaining powder.
  6. Apply Base Coat where the Polly Want A Lacquer? meets Alpine Snow. Immediately pour a small amount of confetti then use a dotter tool to make minor adjustments until satisfied with the confetti placement.
  7. Apply 1 coat of Base Coat, covering the entire nail, making sure to cover the confetti, then immediately pour Clear Color Set Powder. Allow to absorb then tap to remove excess powder. Use dust brush to remove any remaining powder.
  8. Apply 1 generous coat of Activator. Wait 2 minutes for US and 4 minutes for Canada.
  9. Shape and contour with a 180 grit file or e-file. Smooth with 100/180 then 220/280 grit buffer. Remove excess dust with a dust brush.
  10. Apply 1 generous coat of Activator to the entire nail. Wait 2 minutes for US and 4 minutes for Canada.
  11. Finish with 2 coats of Top Coat. Wait 2 minutes between each coat. Try to use minimal strokes when applying to avoid over working the Top Coat and causing unwanted matte spots. Finish with OPI ProSpa Nail & Cuticle Oil.

To complete this look you will need:

Polly Want A Lacquer Dipping Powder
Pastel Dreams Dip Powder Nail Art

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