Outline Nail Art

Outline Nail Art
  • Step by Step Instructions
  • Products & Tools Used
Before You Begin
Complete Powder Perfection Nail Prep Step by Steps. Apply 1 coat of OPI Powder Perfection Base Coat.
OPI Pro Nail Art Look: Box Tip
Using a set of plastic medicine cups and OPI Powder Perfection Samoan Sand. Use the pour-over method to add powder to the nail. Tap off the excess, and use a clean cosmetic brush to dust off any remaining loose powder.
OPI Pro Nail Art Look: Box Tip
Apply a second coat of OPI Powder Perfection Base Coat, and repeat the step for coverage.
OPI Pro Nail Art Look: Box Tip
Use a small plastic flosser (or similar stringed tool) to dig the floss into the uncured powder starting at an angle about halfway up the sidewall & move towards the nail tip. Carving out & removing a small triangular section of powder.
OPI Pro Nail Art Look: Box Tip
Repeat this step on the opposite side of the nail. Use the same technique to remove a small portion of the uncured powder from the nail tip too, this time using the flosser straight across the nail. To form a negative space box tip shape.
OPI Pro Nail Art Look: Box Tip
Apply 1 coat of OPI Powder Perfection Activator to begin the curing process and set the design in place. Wait *2 minutes to dry. Use an EDGE 180 File to refine the shape created using OPI Powder Perfection Samoan Sand.
Pro Tip:
Dry time may vary based on international application.
OPI Pro Nail Art Look: Box Tip
Apply 1 coat of Powder Perfection Base Coat to the negative space, and use the pour-over method with My Chihuahua Doesn't Bite Anymore focusing on the box tip area. Tap & brush off the excess. Repeat step for coverage.
OPI Pro Nail Art Look: Box Tip
Apply 1 coat of OPI Powder Perfection Activator focusing on the nail tip area. Wait *2 minutes to dry. Use a FLEX 220/280 Buffer to smooth the nail surface. Dust off any excess powder.
OPI Pro Nail Art Look: Box Tip
Apply a second coat of OPI Powder Perfection Base Coat, and pour Clear Color Set Powder over the entire nail. Tap & brush off the excess.
OPI Pro Nail Art Look: Box Tip
Apply 1 coat of Activator to the nail. Wait *2 minutes to dry. Use an EDGE 180 File to enhance the shape & smooth out any rough edges. Repeat step with the FLEX 220/280 Buffer. Dust off any excess powder, and repeat step for coverage.
OPI Pro Nail Art Look: Box Tip
Apply 1 coat of OPI Powder Perfection Top Coat to seal the outline nails look. Wait 1-2 minutes to dry. Repeat step for coverage.
OPI Pro Nail Art Look: Box Tip
Apply OPI ProSpa Nail & Cuticle Oil.
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Powder Perfection- Step 1 Base Coat
$9.00
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Powder Perfection - Step 2 Activator
$9.00
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Samoan Sand
$57.00
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My Chihuahua Doesn’t Bite Anymore
$23.00
My Chihuahua Doesn't Bite Anymore
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Clear Color Set Powder
$57.00
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Powder Perfection - Step 3 Top Coat
$9.00
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N.A.S. 99 Nail Cleansing Solution
$4.95
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
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Edge File - 180 Grit
$1.25
Edge File - 180 Grit - Files - OPI
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Flex Green 220/280 File
$2.50
Flex Green 220/280 File - Files - OPI