Dip Powder & Embellishment Nail Art

Dip Powder & Embellishment 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
Apply 1 coat of OPI Powder Perfection Base Coat.
Dust OPI Powder Perfection My Chihuahua Doesn't Bite Anymore towards the tip
Use a cosmetic brush to dust My Chihuahua Doesn't Bite Anymore towards the tip of the nail working at an angle. Dust Coral-ing Your Spirit Animal over the rest of the nail. Tap off excess powder, dust off the nail with clean cosmetic brush.
Pro Tip
Allow the powder to fall from the cosmetic brush by gently tapping the brush rather than applying it directly to the nail.
Repeat the process
Apply 1 coat of OPI Powder Perfection Base Coat. Repeat the process of applying both Coral-ing Your Spirit Animal and My Chihuahua Doesn't Bite Anymore to the nail for coverage. Tap off excess powder and dust off nail with cosmetic brush.
Dip the entire nail into OPI Powder Perfection Mural Mural on the Wall
Apply 1 coat of OPI Powder Perfection Base Coat and dip the entire nail into OPI Powder Perfection Mural Mural on the Wall. Tap off excess powder and dust off nail with cosmetic brush
Dip the entire nail into OPI Powder Perfection Clear Color Set Powder
Apply 1 coat of OPI Powder Perfection Base Coat. Dip the entire nail into OPI Powder Perfection Clear Color Set Powder. Tap off excess powder and dust off nail with cosmetic brush.
Apply 1 coat of OPI Powder Perfection Activator
Apply 1 coat of OPI Powder Perfection Activator and allow it to harden for approximately 2* minutes.
Pro Tip
*Timing for activator hardening may vary based on international application.
Dust off any excess powder using a cosmetic brush
Once nails have cured to a hard finish, shape and contour the nail with an EDGE 180 and buff with a FLEX 100/180 to smooth the nail surface. Dust off any excess powder using a cosmetic brush.
Apply 1 coat of OPI Powder Perfection Activator
Apply a second coat of OPI Powder Perfection Activator and allow it to harden for approximately 2* minutes.
Apply 1 coat of OPI Powder Perfection Top Coat
Apply 1 coat of OPI Powder Perfection Top Coat, and wait 1-2 minutes to fully dry. Apply a second coat of OPI Powder Perfection Top Coat and allow to dry.
Using an embellishment tool apply shell embellishments
Using an embellishment tool, apply shell embellishments utilizing a small amount of OPI Powder Perfection Top Coat to promote adhesion.
Allow the design to fully dry
Continue adding pearl, bead, and star embellishments using OPI Powder Perfection Top Coat to form a U shape, and allow to fully dry. Finished look.
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Powder Perfection- Step 1 Base Coat
$9.00
Powder Perfection- Step 1 Base Coat - Powder Perfection - OPI
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My Chihuahua Doesn’t Bite Anymore
$23.00
My Chihuahua Doesn't Bite Anymore
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Mural Mural on the Wall
$23.00
Mural Mural on the Wall
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Coral-ing Your Spirit Animal
$23.00
Coral-ing Your Spirit Animal
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Clear Color Set Powder
$57.00
Clear Color Set Powder - Powder Perfection - OPI
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Powder Perfection - Step 2 Activator
$9.00
Powder Perfection - Step 2 Activator - Powder Perfection - OPI
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Powder Perfection - Step 3 Top Coat
$9.00
Powder Perfection - Step 3 Top Coat - Powder Perfection - OPI
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Edge File - 180 Grit
$1.25
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Flex Silver 100/180 Buffer
$2.50