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Nails How-to: The "Big Easy" Look from OPI's New Orleans Collection

Lauren Salapatek | March 7, 2016 | 9:32 AM
"The Big Easy" look from OPI's New Orleans Collection
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"The Big Easy" look from OPI's New Orleans Collection
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"The Big Easy,” aka New Orleans, is notorious for its nightlife, street performances, Cajun food, and highly-celebrated Mardi Gras celebration.

OPI has taken all of the elements that make New Orleans what it is and has created a collection of 12 lacquers that encompass a day-in-the life of this one-of-a-kind, colorful society. Learn how to re-create the "Big Easy” look here, using GelColors from the New Orleans Collection by OPI.

Products used: OPI GelColor Base Coat, OPI GelColor I Manicure For Beads, OPI GelColor She's a Bad Muffuletta!, OPI GelColor Let Me Bayou a Drink, OPI GelColor Humidi-Tea, OPI Lacquer Alpine Snow, OPI GelColor Top Coat, Expert Touch Nail Wipe, N.A.S. 99, OPI LED Light

PREP: On a properly prepared nail, apply a thin coat of OPI GelColor Base Coat.  Cure 30 seconds in the OPI LED Light.

STEP 1: Apply two thin coats of OPI GelColor I Manicure For Beads. Cap free edge. Cure each coat 30 seconds.

STEP 2: Using a sponge, lightly dab OPI GelColor She’s a Bad Muffuletta!, Let Me Bayou a Drink, Humidi-Tea and Alpine Snow on  the nail. Cure 30 seconds.

STEP 3: Apply gold transfer foil in a light random pattern onto the sticky gel residue. Apply a thin coat of OPI GelColor Top Coat. Cure 30 seconds. Remove gel residue with Expert Touch Nail Wipe and N.A.S. 99.

STEP 4: Using OPI Lacquer Alpine Snow and a stamping tool, apply a brick pattern to the nail.

STEP 5: Apply a thin coat of OPI GelColor Top Coat. Cure 30 seconds. Remove gel residue with Expert Touch Nail Wipe and N.A.S. 99.

For more information, visit www.opi.com.

 

 

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