Tag Archives: Japanese Nail Art

What I’ve Been Making, June/July 2016

Hello all, hope those celebrating had a safe and fun 4th of July! I spent mine making a rush bridal order, but got to peep at the NYC fireworks from the roof of my building. Summer is usually a bit … Continue reading

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Getting Ready for Tokyo Nail Expo 2014

Yes, it’s getting to be that time of year again- when nail artists and nail product supplier from all over the world come to Tokyo to show off what’s new and wonderful! If you’re a nailaholic in Tokyo, it’s a … Continue reading

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Early Fall Nail Art

Everyone- I am still alive and well- just really busy and letting the blog go to the dogs. I do apologize for being neglectful! Everyone can still get their daily dose of nail art on my Facebook, in case you’re … Continue reading

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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

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Dishwashing Detergent Nail Art

Proving that the Japanese will make a nail art contest out of just about *anything,* here’s a contest in which the theme was Joy diswashing detergent. The prize is a trophy…and 16 bottles of dishwashing detergent. There were enough contest … Continue reading

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Woohoo! Book Sneak Peek!

I’ve contributed some nail art to a couple recent books- one is just going to press now and will be published at the end of the month. It’s with a German company, so the first version is in German. English … Continue reading

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Nail Art January 2014 and Interior Design Musings

Chinese New Year is right around the corner, so I’ve been thinking up some nail designs for that. This year is a Horse year. There’s lots of shiny gold and red decorations around, which bring much happiness to my magpie … Continue reading

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