You guys know how I feel about a well placed accessory: it can make an outfit go from blah to Badow!
Or Bada-Bing. Or Boo-Yah. Or whatever, depending on where you’re from.
I recently discovered my favorite new accessory:
So-easy-a-Dumb-Mom-can-do-it nail art!
It’s a stick on nail art pack (they call it Nail Dress) that you just buy, peel, and stick.
I will suggest you wash the kid sticky off your hands, and even consider buffing your haggard nails down a bit (they stick better if you do) before applying.
But, once you do that, you’re in there like swim wear.
They are super easy to put on (I experienced a little wrinkling that is virtually unnoticeable to casual onlooker). I messed up badly one, and had to ask Dumb Dad to help me with my right hand a bit (just trimming), but seriously, at $6.24 for 28 stickies who even cares? You can destroy 8 of them and still have enough to cover your fingers AND your toes.
Naturally I love the ease of application, but even more exciting is all of the fun looks that are at your disposal.
Stripes, dots, rainbows, bling!
And here I thought the only way to get blinged out nails was to pay $48 to go sit in a ghetto-fabulous nail salon for 2 hours while the nail tech harasses you about how badly you also need a lip wax.
Bump all that noise.
This is way easier and cheaper, not to mention less time consuming and socially awkward!
And to think I had sworn off nail décor completely until this came along.
I was just tired of paying for it. Or doing a hideous job of it myself. Especially because I’d spend all of this time on a DIY nail project (and by project I mean a simple painting; no way could I call what I was doing art) and the moment I finished painting my nails
and my thighs, and my shirt sleeves, and my countertops (what? I have shaky man hands that shun intricate lady work) I’d accidentally swipe my hand across the dog’s back and get hair stuck all in it.
Or, it wouldn’t last for more than two days before I looked like a freakishly overweight heroine addict who’d scratched her way out of a coffin.
These are said to last 10 days. I’d venture to say the 10 day projection is for people who don’t eat, drink, wash dishes, cook, clean, wipe themselves or a child, or use their hands at all really.
I’m thinking half that if you’re
nasty a Dude Mom.
I’m cool with 5 days of blinged out finger fun.
Glamour has a fun article on nail art you can check out if you’re looking for more finger flavored awesome.