OPI GelColor - Merry & Ice 0.5 oz - #HPP09
A light pink shimmer. It is a fabulous romantic color associated with warmth and sweetness. Such a color shows a feminine, attractive impact when applied to nails.
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OPI Gelcolor soak off gel polish (released on October of 2011) applies just like traditional nail polish, but gives your like a super shiny finish that lasts up to two weeks. You can just simply apply the gel like regular nail polish and cure it under a UV or LED lamp for the specified period of time.
Why choose OPI Gelcolor?
OPI Gelcolor is produced by the largest manufacture of nail products in the world. OPI’s Gelcolor will last for 2 weeks and is made specifically to fight the normal wear and tear from daily activities. Their formula does not damage the natural nails and will help keep your nails strong and healthy.
How long does it take for OPI Gelcolor to cure?
The curing times for Gelcolor gel polish is highly dependent on the type of lamp that you are using. For LED Lamps, Gelcolor will take 20-30 seconds to cure. However, with a UV Lamp, it will take 2 - 3 minutes to cure. Check out the latest LED lamp for faster curing!
- Step 1. Prepare the nail by using an orangewood stick to push the cuticles back for a clean application of gel
- Step 2. Shape your nails to your style with a natural nail filer (150 grit or higher)
- Step 3. Prepare the natural nail by gently removing the shine using a buffer... lightly buff it to rough up the nail beds
- Step 4. Remove the oils and dust on your nail by using nail cleanser OPI Gelcolor Application
- Step 5. (Roll the gelcolor bottle in your hands to mix the contents) Apply a thin even layer of Gelcolor Base Coat onto your nail.
- Step 6. Place your hand in an LED Lamp and cure for 10 seconds or UV Lamp and cure for 1 minute. The op coat will remain tacky/sticky, but this is normal of any soak off gel polish.
- Step 7. (Roll the Gelcolor bottle in your hands to mix the contents) Apply a thin even layer of Gelcolor Color coat to your nail. Don’t forget to cap the nail edges to create a seal. Make sure you remove any Gelcolor from the skin prior to curing.
- Step 8. Place your hand in an LED Lamp and cure for 20 seconds or UV Lamp and cure for 2 minute.
- Step 9. Apply a second coat of Gelcolor color to the nail.
- Step 10. Place your hand in an LED Lamp and cure for 20 seconds or UV Lamp and cure for 2 minute.
- Step 11. Apply a thin even layer of Gelcolor Top Coat onto your nail. The top coat creates a high shine while protecting the gel layers below it from damage. Don’t froget to cap the nail edges to create a seal.
- Step 12. Place your hand in an LED Lamp and cure for 20 seconds or UV Lamp and cure for 2 minute.
- Step 13. Use a liberal amount of alcohol (99%) or gel cleanser with a lint free pad to remove the tacky/sticky residue from your nail.
Additional DetailsItem Name: OPI GelColor - Merry & Ice 0.5 oz - #HPP09
Type: Gel Polish
Weight: 62 grams - (0.14 lb)
Tags: bestsellers-resort, coming soon, Gel Polish, Nail Gift Guide, New Arrivals, OPI, OPI GelColor, OPI Jewel Be Bold 2022 Holiday Collection, Pink, Professional, and Shimmer
Love this shade! There is a lot more gold glitter than the images show, but with a second coat the color is more of a pale pink. It is a nice light shade from a distance but when you look at it closer it is very glittery and shimmery - almost holographic sometimes giving a little light purple depending on lighting and angle. The color has stayed true since application, I read reviews that mention the color is off once it dries down but this one is very consistent. Application is also very smooth for being so shimmery. Two coats was good but sometimes it looks a little streaky (when I was using my non dominant hand) but nothing a light third coat wouldn’t have fixed.