Dip Powder Instructions - Marullo Nail Co

Dip Powder Instructions

Dip Powder Application Steps:

You'll need:

Set up your station an a well ventilated area, and line the table with a nail mat.

Step 1: Prep Your Nails

Before starting, you need to prepare your nails by trimming and filing them to your desired shape. Use a buffer GENTLY to remove the shine from your nails and make sure they're clean and dry. Push back your cuticles with a cuticle pusher, and clean up any excess with a cuticle tool. Apply Bond, wait one or two minutes for it to dry.

Step 2: Apply a Base Coat

Start by applying a thin layer of base coat on your nails. Make sure to apply it evenly and avoid getting it on your cuticles. Then dip your nails into the powder, and tap your finger to get the excess powder off. Repeat this process for all your nails one by one.

Step 3: Repeat the Process

Repeat step 2 until you have reached your desired thickness and opacity. 

Step 4: Encapsulate

Use a clear dip powder to encapsulate to protect the color or glitter from filing.

Step 5: Activate

Once you've reached desired thickness and opacity, it's time to seal it. Apply a generous layer of the activator, and let it dry for a 2 minutes.

Step 6: File and Buff

Using a buffer, buff your nails to smooth out any lumps or bumps and get your desired shape with a nail file. Repeat this step until your nails are smooth.

Step 7: Activate 

Activate again, and wait another 2 minutes. wipe the nail with a lint free wipe. Be sure to wipe the brush on a lint free wipe as well.

Step 8: Apply Dip Top Coat

Apply a QUICK, thin layer of the top coat in 3 strokes and wait a minute. After the minute is up, apply a more detailed second coat. Let the top coat dry for 2-3  minutes. Then, apply cuticle oil. Voila! Your dip powder nails are ready to go!

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