Author Archives: nevertoomuchglitter

About nevertoomuchglitter

Nail artist. Wanderer. I'm a color-holic, in fact, it was my love of color that brought me to the nail art world. Well, that, and the fact I was too cheap to pay crazy Japanese prices for nail polish while living in Tokyo, so I had to start mixing my own. That's how NTMG began.

Tokyo Nail Expo Part 1

Hi guys, I do apologize for the delays in getting this up! I’m away for home until next Tuesday and my iPad is not playing nicely with my camera, so I can’t show all the photos I wanted to. But … Continue reading

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Getting Ready for Tokyo Nail Expo 2014

Yes, it’s getting to be that time of year again- when nail artists and nail product supplier from all over the world come to Tokyo to show off what’s new and wonderful! If you’re a nailaholic in Tokyo, it’s a … Continue reading

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Happy Deepavali! (Hindu Festival of Lights)

Though I’m not Indian, I have a deep appreciation of sparkles, just like the good folks of India. They like sparkly things almost as much as I do, which is saying a lot! I collect Indian textiles and decor items … Continue reading

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Early Fall Nail Art

Everyone- I am still alive and well- just really busy and letting the blog go to the dogs. I do apologize for being neglectful! Everyone can still get their daily dose of nail art on my Facebook, in case you’re … Continue reading

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China Glaze Paper Chasing Frankens

With my nail polish stash numbering in the 4 figures (even Mr. NTMG doesn’t know exactly how many there are…mwa ha ha), I’ve been sorting through and culling the stash a bit. I find I rarely use sheer polishes, except … Continue reading

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Minna No Nail (Everybody’s Nails!)

Today I have some scans from the Japanese nail art magazine Nail Up (I think- but it might be NailMax), showing user-submitted nail art. Japanese nail art did go through a somewhat understated phase in the last few years, but … Continue reading

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Summer Fun Nail Ideas

How’s summer rolling along for everyone? It’s definitely the season for fun! I do currently live right near the equator, so it’s always summer. Sounds nice in theory but I miss the seasons. I definitely have to work a bit … Continue reading

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