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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.

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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I <3 NP Summer 2014 Swatches

As most of you may have figured out by now, I’m a sucker for duochrome nail polish- the sort of shade that shifts color in the different lighting and angles. Many shades claim to be duochrome, but I need to … Continue reading

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Kickin’ It In The Maldives

I’m normally just about nails, but I am having such a great time right now that I am going to share pics of my tropical vacation! I’m currently in the Maldives, recharging my creative juices and hanging out with Mr. … Continue reading

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Dishwashing Detergent Nail Art

Proving that the Japanese will make a nail art contest out of just about *anything,* here’s a contest in which the theme was Joy diswashing detergent. The prize is a trophy…and 16 bottles of dishwashing detergent. There were enough contest … Continue reading

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Fabulous Franken Friday, 30 May 2014 Edition

I have a lot of sheer and semi-sheer polishes in my stash.  I don’t personally like the look of sheer polishes on myself and don’t have the patience to apply 3-4 coats of polish unless it’s a fabulous color for … Continue reading

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Happy Glittery Friday!

I didn’t set out to do this, but I wound up doing a set of reggae-inspired glitter nails in red, yellow and green.  I had bright, cheery colors on my mind since we’ve been having some dreary gray days in … Continue reading

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Vanity Planet Flat Iron Review

Today I’m taking the focus off nails and moving up to my hair. While I’m pretty handy with nail art, I’m totally unskilled with hair. Usually I let it get crazy-lady long, trim it, repeat. I’m a ponytail and braid … Continue reading

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Happy Star Wars Day!

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Where’s The Nails?

Back from Japan several pounds heavier and with a much lighter wallet! I had a great time, as always, but I have some surprising news to report: Nail art seems to be on the out in Tokyo! I saw polite … Continue reading

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