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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.

The New Year Has Gone Topsy Turvy

Happy New Year everyone! 2016 is off to a rip-roaring start for me as I plan a BIG move to New York City after having lived in Asia for 15 years. It’s a very bittersweet move, as it will be … Continue reading

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Goodbye 2015

I’m sitting back, thinking on 2015. I’m in the description-defying capital of Burma/Myanmar at the moment. It’s a chaotic blur with peaceful corners and quiet spaces, where monks calmly weave their way through insane traffic jams on fume-choked streets. The … Continue reading

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Tokyo Nail Expo 2015 Part 3

Still more entries from the 2015 Tokyo Nail Expo! The theme is “Happy Kawaii,” roughly translated as “Happy Cute.” I’ve collaged the photos, otherwise this post would be too photo-heavy to load in less than a year. Our first stop … Continue reading

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Tokyo Nail Expo 2015 Part 2

Whew! Wrapping up the Tokyo Nail Expo after one more very long day, I had a chance to check out my favourite part of the show: the Nail Tip Award. The theme for this year’s contest was Happy Kawaii. Kawaii … Continue reading

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Tokyo Nail Expo 2015-Part 1

Whoa, it has been a loong day! Today was the first day of Asia’s largest and craziest nail show. There are nail art contests in categories ranging from French tip sculpture where the judges get out calipers and protractors to … Continue reading

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My Favorite Time of Year

It’s time for the Tokyo Nail Expo! I’ve just arrived in Japan and I’m already having a great time. This year’s theme is Happy Kawaii (cute), so I’m not holding out much hope for anything too original at the design … Continue reading

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Happy Halloween 2015!

One of my favorite holidays for sure! I’m in a tropical area, so it’s too darn hot for any elaborate costumes. I’m making due with a witch hat, blingy black necklace, black lipgloss, and of course….NAILS!       I’m … Continue reading

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