So, my trips back home to Hawaii are always exciting. But, the girly-girl in me always can’t wait to get my nails done, being on vacation and all I thought I’d indulge …
I’ve been getting a lot of questions and requests on my first post GET YOUR DESIGNER NAILS … about where to go? and where you can find these nail decorations? So, I’ve decided to post a more in-depth description …
First of all, for those of you who don’t know — these types of nails are HUGE in Japan, pretty much all their nail salons offer this type of service. If you’re on the hunt for a salon your best bet would be Japanese nail salons in your area.
Second, you can’t just order these nails from an online site because it’s ALL hand made – yep, I had to sit there for about an hour and a half, an amazing hour and a half might I add… I wanted something fun, spunky and loud! Hence, my inspiration:
(Her jewelry and accessories are filled with roses, ribbons and glitz)
I guess you could order the pre-completed set of nails that you would glue on yourself, BUT I personally don’t think they would look natural or last. But then again, let me know if you’ve had other experiences. ..
Lastly, my nails were done by a friend of mine Anri (Salon Cherie) in Honolulu, Hawaii. If you ever visit – you should pay her a visit, she’s really sweet. Some of her other work:
What do you think – would you do it?