Category Archives: Nail Art

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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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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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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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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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 http://www.gothicnailart.com, 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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