Tag Archives: cool nail art

What Goes On?

It’s January, and I have been pretty good with keeping up with my resolutions except the one to blog more! Oh, and the one to stop eating cookies. I’ve cut way down on the sugar but I like a cup … Continue reading

Posted in Japanese Nail Art, Nail polish, NTMG Original Nail Art, Tokyo Nail Expo 2014 | Tagged , , | 2 Comments

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

Posted in Japanese Nail Art, Nail Art, NTMG Original Nail Art | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Tokyo Nail Expo 2012- Nail Art Contest Part 1

The Tokyo Nail Expo has come to an end for this year, but here’s my favorite part to share with you: the Nail Art Contest. This year’s theme was “Tokyo Character(s).” It’s not clear what type of “character” that means, … Continue reading

Posted in Japanese Nail Art, Nail Art | Tagged , , , , , | 13 Comments

Snowflake Nail Art Tutorial

Hello everyone! I’ve gotten some requests for some snowflake nail art. First up, let me show you a nice blue franken which goes nicely with a snowy nail art theme. Oops, I forgot to show you the base color without … Continue reading

Posted in Blues, Holiday Nails, NTMG Original Nail Art, Tutorials | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 22 Comments

Here, Fishie, Fishie!

Today I have a nice summer franken to show you, then I got a little crazy with the nail art! This blue was mixed from Fyrinnae Curiouser and Curiouser, a medium blue pigment with aqua microshimmer. I even did a … Continue reading

Posted in Blues, Nail polish, NTMG Original Nail Art | Tagged , , , , | 11 Comments

Laissez Les Bon Temps Roulez!- Happy Mardi Gras!

I just realized this morning that it’s Mardi Gras! I don’ t know how it snuck up on me like that- it’s definitely my kind of holiday, involving glitter, sparkles, rhinestones and beads. So in honor of all things sparkly … Continue reading

Posted in NTMG Original Nail Art | Tagged , , , | 17 Comments

Twilight Zone Manicure

This manicure was inspired by one of my favorite old TV shows, The Twilight Zone. I’m way too young to have watched the original series but between New Year’s marathons and DVDs, I’ve seen a good portion of the original … Continue reading

Posted in NTMG Original Nail Art | Tagged , , | 14 Comments