Category Archives: Nail polish

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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Little Things That Make Me Happy, Part 1

I am a pretty simple person at heart. I don’t need a lot of entertainment or stuff, though I do spend a lot of time and money on travelling. It’s usually little things that make me happy. Here’s one: Almost … Continue reading

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