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The Nail Journey. Get certified as an insider, specialist or expert in Wella Nail by taking virtual and in person education.
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Nail Expert


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Earn badges and a certificate upon completion to showcase your achievements!
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Just imagine becoming the nail authority that colleagues and clients rely on. So much more than a training program, The Nail Certification Program will change your life and ignite your style skills, leading to delighted clients and growing your business. It’s the accreditation that pays!
Certifications for the Nail Journey
Cut Specialist Badge
The Nail Insider Series is a Collection of virtual seminars based on product knowledge and foundational expertise of the OPI brand. The sessions are live through Zoom and guided by one of our professional experts to allow you to interact and ask questions. Once you have completed a "Nail InsiderSeries" suite, you will take a knowledge check to ensure you have acquired the tools to continue your journey to the Expert Series certification.

Nail Insider Classes

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OPI Discovery
Meet OPI and gain knowledge on our innovative portfolio of products. Learn to identify the appropriate nail product for your clients needs from all of our nail care systems.
duration: 1.5 hours
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OPI Instagram 101 Virtual
If you’re looking to build your clientele, an educator trying to fill your classrooms, or a salon owner seeking to support your employees to grow the salon business– this class is designed to develop your entire Instagram plan. Throughout the seminar you can ask questions to our professional experts!
duration: 1 hour
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OPI Service Essentials Virtual
Now more than ever, it’s important to make sure you and your clients stay safe and healthy through your sanitation and disinfection protocols. This essential seminar will cover the impact of germs in the salon, levels of decontamination, and protective measures you can implement in your salon. Learn how to keep you and your clients safe with OPI’s top sanitation products and in-salon service recommendations.
duration: 1 hour
Cut Specialist Badge
With OPI, Color Is The Answer! In our Nail Specialist Series, you will learn about all of the OPI professional products and services you can offer to your clients for long-lasting and always perfect nails. From our reliable GelColor to Powder Perfection systems and show-stopping Absolute Acrylic drama, you will be able to offer unlimited nail design options and add to your service menu.

Nail Specialist Classes

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Gel Color Craft
Learn what makes the OPI GelColor lineup unique and gain confidence in recommending a gel polish regimen to meet your client's needs based on their nail type and lifestyle. Get certified on the OPI GelColor system and learn how to provide up to 3 weeks of shine-intense wear and stay-true color.
duration: 1 day
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Powder Perfection Craft
Learn the benefits of OPI Powder Perfection and why clients crave this quick enhancement system with built-in color, strength and durability. Discover the tips and tricks that will make your service offerings stand out among the rest.
duration: 1 day
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Absolute Acrylics Craft
Clients are craving nails with added length and dramatic shapes. Discover how OPI's Absolute Acrylic system can help you offer clients tailored enhancements through this hands-on workshop.
duration: 1 day
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OPI Nail Art Techniques
Build your nail art skills "toolbox" with techniqes that can go from simple to showstopping. This course will provide the foundation for varied nail art styles that paired with your creativity will help you hone and expand your skills. In this hands on course you will learn how to create beautiful art utilizing our range of products including Nail Lacquer, Gel Color, Powder Perfection and Absolute as well as how to innovate with these products into mixed media looks as well.
This class is an elective. It is suggested, but optional
duration: 1 day
Cut Specialist Badge
Become an OPI Nail Expert today. This is an opportunity to expand and upscale your business by building on your nail care techniques, nail art skills and service quality. Be intentional as you create with a purpose and use professional methods to provide best in class results and showcase your talent.

Nail Expert Classes

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Nail Expert
This seminar taps into the skills you've acquired from the Nail Specialist and Expert programs and enables you to bring them together through a comprehensive experience. At this point, you have learned how to create beautiful nails with long-lasting results and how to customize with nail art. Take your skills to the next level by creating a total look and learning to best capture your work with a workshop in photography. Learn how to market your skills and attract new clients with an interactive social media workshop.
duration: 4 days


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