Powder Perfection- Step 1 Base Coat

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Powder Perfection- Step 1 Base Coat

Quick applying, odor-free Powder Perfection - Step 1 Base Coat from OPI.

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SKU DPT10
  • A resin base coat used for optimal adhesion of dipping powders.
  • Easy brush-on application & color-coded cap to help nail techs with quick identification.
  • The first step used in a Powder Perfection service.
  • Powder Perfection is a quick-applying, odor-free acrylic alternative that promotes a clean-air environment while offering gel-like shine.
  • Made in the USA.
  • Faster, easier & odor-free application.
  • High shine finish.
  • Chip-resistant for weeks.
  • Dries almost instantly, no need to light cure in a UV / LED Light.
  • A brush-on resin base coat for maximum adhesion to the nail surface and color powder.
  • Designed with OPI’s iconic Pro-Wide Brush to provide a smooth application every time.
  1. Brush on one coat of Powder Perfection Base Coat to a single nail, making sure to cover the entire surface of the nail evenly.
  2. Immediately, dip the finger into the Color Powder at a 45 degree angle and tap off the excess dipping powder. Repeat on remaining fingers.
  3. With a sanitized cosmetic brush, dust off remaining loose nail dip powder from each finger.
  4. Apply a second coat of Powder Perfection Base Coat and Color Powder to each nail according to steps 1-3.
  5. Brush on a third coat of Powder Perfection Base Coat and dip into Clear Color Set Powder at a 45 degree angle. Dust off any remaining dipping powder.
  6. Apply one generous coat of Powder Perfection Activator, cover the entire surface of the nail. Cap the free edge to fully seal in the powder. Wait until dipping powder hardens.
  7. Shape and contour the nails with an EDGE 180 Grit File. Buff the nail surface with a 100 grit Buffer followed by a 220 grit Buffer to create smooth surface. Remove excess filing dust.
  8. Apply a second coat of Powder Perfection Activator, making sure to cover the entire nail. Wait a few minutes to dry.
  9. Evenly apply one coat of Powder Perfection Top Coat using 2-3 quick brush strokes. Wait 1-2 minutes to dry.
  10. Using 2-3 brush strokes, apply a second coat of Powder Perfection Top Coat with precision. Wait 1-2 minutes to dry.
  11. Once dry, drop and massage ProSpa Nail & Cuticle Oil into cuticles.
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About Powder Perfection

A new, quick applying, odor-free acrylic alternative that promotes a clean-air environment while offering gel-like shine & weeks of wear without the need to light cure. The adhesion and ease of application makes OPI Powder Perfection the ideal choice for clients who desire strength, durability, and long-lasting color.

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How to Apply

1. Nail Prep - Follow OPI Powder Perfection step-by-step application guide to ensure nails are free of debris and oils for maximum wear.

2. Base Coat - Apply 1 coat of base coat then dip into the shade of choice. Repeat for color coverage. Apply 1 coat of Step 1 Base Coat then dip into Clear Color Set. 

3. Activator - Apply 1 coat of Step 2 Activator. Shape and contour nails, smooth nail surface and apply a second coat of Step 2 Activator. Allow 1-2 minutes for activator to dry. 

4. Top Coat - Apply 1 coat of Step 3 Top Coat using 2-3 very quick brush strokes. Wait 1-2 minutes to dry. Apply a second coat of Step 3 Top Coat. 

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