Category Archives: Japanese 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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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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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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Tokyo Nail Expo Part 4

And…I think this will be the final installment in the weird and wacky world of the competitive nail art for the Tokyo Nail Expo. I’ve saved some of the best and strangest for last! Swirly flesh, amazing floral/grape detail- that … Continue reading

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Tokyo Nail Expo 2013 Part 3

One more installment of the Tokyo Nail Expo Art Tip Award 2013. The theme is “Fresh Flesh.” Click to enlarge. These kind of remind me of a Victorian funeral, especially with the lilies and the x on the eyes in … Continue reading

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Tokyo Nail Expo 2013 Part 2

Part 2 comin’ atcha with more crazy photos from the Tokyo Nail Expo! First off, my haul from the show…. And now back to the Nail Art Award Contest entries, where the theme was “Fresh Flesh.” This was pretty confusing … Continue reading

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