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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.

Pneumonia and Whooping Cough..Oh My!

I’ve been sidelined from nail painting, due to a super unlucky combo of getting 1) pneumonia and 2) whooping cough. I feel like I’m collecting random childhood diseases. :P NeverTooMuchGlitter PSA: It may seem extreme, but if everyone around you … Continue reading

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March 2015 Roundup

Whoa, it’s almost April already. Hard to keep track of time in a seasonless place! I’m zipping off for a short beach break tomorrow, which is very exciting. I also have pneumonia, which is not so exciting. So I’m headed … Continue reading

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Happy St. Patrick’s Day 2015!

Wishing everyone a very Happy St. Patrick’s Day! Though we don’t celebrate it here in Southeast Asia, I am a big fan of phony green things and pots o’ gold. I had to do a bit of nail-art recycling from … Continue reading

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First Look at Kolortek Swatches

It’s a colorful day! I got a massive amount of samples from Kolortek, an industrial pigment supplier who doesn’t test on animals. They are based in China, but export for Western markets and seem to have all their (cruelty-free) US … Continue reading

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Massive Swatch Project Underway!

Whoa…I have just gotten dozens of pigments to swatch! I’m underway now, but with over 50 shades in one series, it’s a big undertaking. Check back in the next couple days for a review and to see the new pretty … Continue reading

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Happy Chinese New Year + Let the Good Times Roll!

Bonjour! It’s Mardi Gras today, which is of course a favorite in the NTMG household. I mean, the holiday is all letting loose and collecting shiny things as a reward. How could it not be a fave? Unfortunately, by the … Continue reading

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18 Easy DIY Valentine’s Day Nail Art Ideas

Somehow Valentine’s Day always sneaks up on me- usually because the focus where I live is more on Chinese New Year during this time. I’ve got some really easy ideas that you can do as a Valentine’s Day accent nail, … Continue reading

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