Hot or Not: Spiral Nails

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Last week, I was getting my nails polished and proper (at this fresh BLACK-OWNED nail salon I discovered in Montclair, NJ–no worries, more deets coming soon) when the nail tech started telling me about this new spiral nail trend. Now when she mentioned it, I’m looking at her like:

gary coleman what you talkin' bout

But she explained to me that it was a special technique that involves molding acrylic around a straw (or any other cylinder-like object) to achieve the look of a spiral or corkscrew. Of course, being the researcher that I am, I immediately hopped on my handy dandy Android when I got home and did a little browsing.

Here are some of the images I found during my quest:

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You get the point.

Now, I’ve never seen anyone rock these twisted-up babies in person, but from what I’ve seen on the net…I really don’t know what to think. All I know is: this trend is definitely not for me.

What are your thoughts on this budding nail design peeps? Are spiral nails hot or not?

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