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August 25, 2016

How-To: Monumental Nails

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How-To: Monumental Nails

Ready for a fall nail look that is perfectly chic and modern? This design from OPI using colors from the new Washington DC Collection fits the bill. The beautiful Kerry Washington is OPI’s new Creative Brand Ambassador, and it totally works—we can imagine Olivia Pope wearing this look while she calmly navigates the Capitol on “Scandal.” Nailing a fall trend? It’s handled.

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HOW-TO STEPS

  • 1

    On a properly prepared nail, apply a thin coat of OPI GelColor BaseCoat. Cure 30 seconds in the OPI LED Light, then apply two thin coats of OPI GelColor We The Female to create a rectangular shape at the cuticle area. Cure each coat for 30 seconds.

  • 2

    Apply two thin coats of OPI GelColor Pale to the Chief to create a rectangle at the free edge, overlapping the first rectangle. Cap the free of the nail by painting the tip of the nail with a horizontal stroke. Cure each coat for 30 seconds.

  • 3

    Apply thin coats of OPI GelColor “Liv” in the Gray diagonally across the tip of the nail. Cap the free edge. Cure each coat for 30 seconds. Finish by applying a thin coat of OPI GelColor Top Coat and cure for 30 seconds. Remove the gel residue with an OPI Expert Touch Nail Wipe and N.A.S. 99.