Put Your Paws Up With Shatteringly Gorgeous Glass Nails!

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We swear it's not as painful as it sounds. Awesome glass nails are increasing in its popularity.

Purple Gorgeous Glass Nails
Purple Gorgeous Glass Nails

Following the “hair tattoo” trend is the glass nails, making its way to the local salons. Both incoming trend might sound uncomfortable AF but like the former, the glass nail trend is not as bad as you think it is. Not as bad as the bubble nail trend this year, at least!

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nail_unistella/Instagram
nail_unistella/Instagram
nail_unistella/Instagram
Glass Nails, unknown author
Glass Nails, unknown author

The glass nails trend originated in Korea, where women started parading around with nails that resembled a row between a couple—loads of broken stuff. Ranging from dark mauve and festive green to baby pink and pastels, the glass nails are what you'd call a beautiful mess. I swear that's how it looked like when I broke my mom's favorite perfume.

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Dark Glass Nails
Dark glass feet nails
Dark glass feet nails

Some people think they resemble diamonds.

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Browns Bay - Secret Auto Nails

The shattered glass manicure technique was popularised by Eun Kyung Park, a manicurist from Seoul. She's a popular nail artist to the stars in South Korea.And as meticulously made as it looks, the shattered glass effect was produced by the shiny cellophane pasted on.

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klaaaarice/Instagram
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MagicLash&NailStudio

Looking pretty good on toes, too!

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jennydara/Instagram

Who's hitting the salons with me this weekend?

Xavier

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When she's not writing for Tattoodo, Xavier likes experimenting with art and organizing local music shows. We're kidding, she's probably asleep. Follow her on Instagram @claudia_strife

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