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OPI Axxium Perfect Tip and Gel Overlay

byNAILS Magazine | December 1, 2007

Axxium Gel System was named #1 Favorite New Product in NAILS 2008 Readers' Choice Awards.

Axxium Gel System was named #1 Favorite New Product in NAILS 2008 Readers' Choice Awards.

OPI’s new Axxium Gel System features an easy, brush-on application for effortless overlays and sculpts with exceptional strength, clarity, and color. Axxium acts as an invisible layer of protection for nails, giving them an incredible shine as well. Axxium gels are also odor-free to make for a more relaxing salon experience.  

1. Prep nails. Affix Structure White Tips and trim length. Remove shine and shape free edges and sidewalls with an OPI Edge 180 File.   

2. Remove dust and cleanse with N.A.S. 99. Apply BondAid pH Balancing Agent to the natural nail only. Apply Axxium Gel Base. Cure one minute. 

 

3. Apply Axxium Clear Sculpting Gel leaving the bulk of product at the stress area for strength. Cure two minutes. Cleanse with N.A.S. 99.  

 

4. Shape and file nails with an OPI Edge 150 file. Apply Axxium No-Cleanse UV Top Sealer. Cure two minutes. 

 

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