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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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Tokyo Nail Expo 2014 Art Tip Award Roundup

Howdy, everyone. I’m currently down and out with what I think is the flu (gross question: can flu include vomiting on top of respiratory symptoms/fever/chills/fatigue/body ache?) which is a bummer but has allowed me to do a few critical things: … 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 International Nail Expo 2010

I just realized it’s been a while since I posted, but here’s some wacky Japan nail art straight from the Tokyo International Nail Expo held on Nov. 29 and 30th at Tokyo Big Sight. It’s supposed to be Asia’s largest … Continue reading

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Dragon Wings, Castles and Wedding Dresses

Hey folks, sorry for the lack of posts. I’ve been trying to make a black jelly glitter and I’ve hit a big wall of Fail.  The black base has to be transparent enough for the glitter to show, but so far, … Continue reading

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Japanese Nail Art 7

I found some amazing Japanese nail art on the Internet recently- marbled claws with giant rhinestones- I mean the size of a grape- but the pictures are tiny thumbnails (haha, literally!). I want to show you guys, but I think … Continue reading

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Japanese Nail Art 5

Since everyone loves Japanese nail art, or at least likes to look, here’s some more pictures I found recently. I got some questions about nail art in Japan, such as cost, etc. I don’t know too much about it but … Continue reading

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