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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.

Off To Japan!

I’m really sorry for being neglectful to my blog readers…I’ve been awful about updating here! I post new nail art on Facebook daily here┬ábut I have been lousy about the blog as other project (books! Gothic Beauty Magazine! Nail Max!) … Continue reading

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NTMG Featured in Issue 43 of Gothic Beauty Magazine

Yay! I have a nail tutorial in Issue 43 of Gothic Beauty magazine, along with a little featurette (I think- haven’t seen the actual copy yet!) I have a separate site devoted to gothic nail art at, just to … Continue reading

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Happy Mardi Gras 2014!

How’s everyone? Still digging out from under the brutal winter? Here’s a little something to to cheer everyone up- it’s Mardi Gras! Let the good times roll! :) Any holiday that involves beads is a-OK by me! I haven’t been … Continue reading

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Happy Valentine’s Day!

Are you guys feeling the love this year, or not in the mood? In either case, I have some nail art to show you! Here’s the one for those of you who are down on your love, with ‘Love Stinks; … Continue reading

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Teapot Inspired Nails

I’m a color junkie at heart, and I spend a lot of time mixing up custom colors when I can’t find exactly what I’m looking for. Today, I have some nails inspired by the humble teapot. I couldn’t find the … Continue reading

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Woohoo! Book Sneak Peek!

I’ve contributed some nail art to a couple recent books- one is just going to press now and will be published at the end of the month. It’s with a German company, so the first version is in German. English … Continue reading

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Nail Art January 2014 and Interior Design Musings

Chinese New Year is right around the corner, so I’ve been thinking up some nail designs for that. This year is a Horse year. There’s lots of shiny gold and red decorations around, which bring much happiness to my magpie … Continue reading

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Tokyo Nail Expo 2013 Art Contest Awards

Finally! I’ve got the results from the 2013 Tokyo Nail Expo art contests. Click to enlarge! The nails in the top 3 rows were all painted live at the Expo. The top row is Freestyle Fashion, 2nd row is “Men’s … Continue reading

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Vegan Cuts Beauty Box Review

If there’s one thing (besides glitter!) that I’m passionate about, it’s cruelty-free beauty. I don’t use products that are tested on animals on this blog or in any of my nail art in my shop. There are so many great … Continue reading

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Indie Nail Polish Review- I <3 NP Duochromes in Birefringence, Cygnus Loop, Mutagen and Nostalgia

Happy New Year, all! Today I’m reviewing some awesome indie nail polishes by I <3 NP. I’m a huge fan of duochromes, the kind of nail polish that shifts color according to the angle of the light. They’re not color-changing … Continue reading

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