More About Japanese Nail Art

Japanese Nail Art 2010

Stereoscopic nail art has been popular in Japan since the mid-90s and the style is increasing in popularity in the US and other parts of the world too now.

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This isn’t your staid French manicure on a sports-length acrylic nail either. We’re talking one to two inches of nail extending past the tip of the finger.

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In Japanese nail art, nail artists use hand-painting or airbrush techniques on on acrylic nail chips that are then attached to the real nail underneath. The artwork work can also be done directly on the hand.

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While most of the two-dimensional art is designed to give some depth and the impression of three dimensions, actual 3-dimensional nail art is practiced as well – using sculpture powder and the addition of charms and small bits of jewelry.

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Japanese Nail Art

photos from fotki.com

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8 Responses to “More About Japanese Nail Art”

  1. Bling Up says:

    great blog site. i enjoy the fact that you post a lot of pictures…

  2. Jane Manicure says:

    Cool, I finally stumbled to a site about this! I was daydreaming about it this morning (well technically evening dreaming as it was evening time ) and now I discover this site. Coincidence alright. Might be checking back!

  3. Toni says:

    Oh my word, these are so lovely! Thank you for sharing – I love your blog.

  4. Romana Jarvis says:

    coool!

  5. Juliano Pottery says:

    Wonderful illustrated information. I thank you about that. No doubt it will be very useful for my future projects. Would like to see some other posts on the same subject!

  6. Paznokcie Blog says:

    Cool blog site. Japanese nail art is so cool 😉
    Check my russian style works on my blog, please.

    Thanks in advance. Best regards!
    Kornelia

  7. Sonja Waschke says:

    I love this kind a nailart. Sorryly it is not popular at Germany. I hope this will change !

  8. SONIA says:

    very goOoOoOoOoOoOoOoD!

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