Stay Strong Base Coat

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Stay Strong Base Coat
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OPI GelColor Stay Strong Base Coat
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OPI GelColor Stay Strong Base Coat Formula
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OPI GelColor Stay Strong Base Coat
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OPI GelColor Stay Strong Base Coat Application
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OPI GelColor Stay Strong Base Coat
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OPI GelColor Stay Strong Base Coat Formula
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OPI GelColor Stay Strong Base Coat
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Stay Strong Base Coat

Stay Strong GelColor Base Coat creates a durable foundation for OPI GelColor gel nail polish.

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  • Infused with Calcium and vitamin complex, Stay Strong GelColor Base Coat leaves nails feeling stronger during gel polish wear.
  • GelColor gel nail polish base & top coats now feature white caps with texture and grip, so that salon professionals can easily identify and open them.
  • The perfect gel nail polish base coat for oily, thin, soft, damaged, peeling or bendy nails.
  • Gel nail polish base coat cures in 30 seconds under the OPI STAR LIGHT Gel Lamp
  • Available to professional nail technicians only.
  • Made in the USA.
  • Provides 61% more strength to the natural nail.
  • Provides adhesion for up to 3 weeks of wear and stay-true color.
  • Soak-off removal.
  • Fully cures in 30 seconds under the OPI STAR LIGHT Gel Lamp, so your nails are 100% dry and smudge-proof immediately after gel manicure service.
  • Lightweight feel on fingers.
  • Shorter brush provides a smooth, even application without applying too much product.
  1. Properly prep nail and cuticle for optimal adhesion, then apply one coat of Bond-Aid pH Balancing Agent.
  2. Shake GelColor Base Coat of choice (OPI GelColor Stay Strong or OPI GelColor Stay Classic) vigorously then apply a thin coat. Cap the free edge to prevent chipping Cure 30 seconds in the OPI STAR LIGHT Gel Lamp.
  3. Shake gel nail polish shade of choice to thoroughly mix pigment, this will allow even color application and avoid patchiness.
  4. Apply a very thin coat of color and cure for 30 seconds in the OPI STAR LIGHT Gel Lamp.
  5. Apply a second very thin coat of gel nail polish. Cap the free edge again. The second coat will provide true color payoff. Cure 30 seconds in the OPI STAR LIGHT Gel Lamp.
  6. Shake OPI GelColor Stay Shiny Top Coat vigorously for 1 minute to thoroughly mix. Apply a very thin coat and cap the free edge to seal in color. Cure 30 seconds in the OPI STAR LIGHT Gel Lamp.
  7. Remove tacky layer on Top Coat with an Expert Touch Nail Wipe saturated with N.A.S. 99.
OPI GelColor Stay Strong Base Coat

OPI GelColor Stay Strong Base Coat

Introducing the OPI GelColor Stay Strong Base Coat, the ideal solution for clients with thin, oily, soft, or peeling nail types who love a good gel nail polish manicure. Download our 1 pager on the new OPI GelColor Stay Strong base coat below.

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Application of OPI GelColor Stay Strong

When using the OPI GelColor Stay Strong base coat in place of Stay Classic, you’ll notice the thicker viscosity of the formula, be sure not to apply too thick of a coat to prevent under-curing.

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The New Stay Strong Line-Up

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We’re unveiling our new durable gel lineup with serious staying power, including base coats for every nail type. The OPI GelColor system you know and love now has a new look and feel, plus, we’ve added a new innovation!

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