Day of the Dead Nail Art

Day of the Dead Nail Art
  • Step by Step Instructions
  • Products & Tools Used
Before You Begin
Apply 1 coat of OPI GelColor Stay Classic Base Coat. Cure 30 seconds in OPI LED Light.
OPI Pro Nail Art Look: Day of the Dead
Apply 2 coats of OPI GelColor My Favorite Gal Pal. Cure each coat for 30 seconds.
OPI Pro Nail Art Look: Day of the Dead
Use a nail art brush & a combination of Alpine Snow & All About the Bows, form a small rose shape with the combined (not mixed) shades. Repeat the process using Alpine Snow & Hello Pretty to form additional rose shapes to the right & left.
OPI Pro Nail Art Look: Day of the Dead
Add to the roses by combining Alpine Snow and I'm On a Sushi Roll to form small leaves on top. Cure 30 seconds.
OPI Pro Nail Art Look: Day of the Dead
Apply 1 coat of OPI Chrome Effects No-Cleanse Top Coat. Cure 30 seconds.
OPI Pro Nail Art Look: Day of the Dead
Use a nail art brush and Alpine Snow to create a skull shape that sits at the center of the nail below the flowers. Do not cure.
Pro Tip
To form an easy skull shape combine two semi-oval shapes, one larger above one smaller connected at the center.
OPI Pro Nail Art Look: Day of the Dead
Pour on a small amount of OPI Powder Perfection Clear Color Set Powder to the uncured Alpine Snow. Gently tap off the excess powder. Do not cure.
OPI Pro Nail Art Look: Day of the Dead
Use a cuticle stick to form the mouth with a thin straight line from one side to the other, & add smaller lines perpendicularly to enhance the feature. Add eyes using a dotting tool to form 2 small indents, & a triangular nose to finish.
OPI Pro Nail Art Look: Day of the Dead
Cure for 30 seconds. Use a cosmetic brush to dust of an excess powder. Do not add top coat, to maintain the sugared texture.
Pro Tip
Apply OPI ProSpa Nail & Cuticle Oil.
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Stay Classic Base Coat
$17.99
OPI GelColor Stay Classic Base Coat
pro only
LED Light
$359.80
Dual Cure LED Light - Hardware - OPI
pro only
Alpine Snow
$18.50
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My Favorite Gal Pal
$17.99
My Favorite Gal Pal - GelColor - OPI
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All About the Bows
$17.99
All About the Bows - GelColor - OPI
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Hello Pretty
$17.99
Hello Pretty - GelColor - OPI
pro only
I'm On a Sushi Roll
$18.50
I'm On a Sushi Roll - GelColor - OPI
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Clear Color Set Powder
$57.00
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Chrome Effects No-Cleanse GelColor Top Coat
$17.99
Chrome Effects No-Cleanse GelColor Top Coat - Top & Base Coats - OPI
pro only
N.A.S. 99 Nail Cleansing Solution
$5.15
N.A.S. 99 Nail Cleansing Solution - Sanitation and Disinfection - OPI
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Expert Touch Nail Wipes
$6.95
Expert Touch Nail Wipes - Salon Accessories - OPI
Nail & Cuticle Oil
$9.96