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Nail Art Studio: Mocha Dream

Kathy Dent demonstrates how to do Mocha Dream nail art.

Kathy Dent demonstrates how to do Mocha Dream nail art.


1. Apply base gel and cure. Apply two coats of OPI You Don’t Know Jacques gel-polish and cure after each coat.


2. Using a dotting tool, dip into OPI My Favorite Ornament gel-polish, and place dots along the base and up the side of the nail, starting with large dots and making them successively smaller. Cure.


3. Apply a clear top coat and cure.

Kathy Dent, Salon Glow, Reno, Nev.

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