Japan’s Latest Sushi Nail Art Craze: Yay or Nay?

by Meghan Carlson | 2 Comments
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Japanese nail art fanatics are redefining the term “finger food.”

As reported by the Wall Street Journal, sushi nail art is sweeping the nation, with some images of the manicures getting retweeted over 10,000 times in a few days.

With its variety of bright colors, rich textures, and bite-size morsels, it’s easy to see how sushi serves as the perfect inspiration for creating mouth-watering manicures, with each finger showing off an intricate take on tuna sashimi, salmon roe, shrimp, egg, rice, and other sushi delicacies. Some even include three-dimensional pieces that make the nail plate look more like an actual plate. Our only question is: why didn’t this happen sooner?

Feast your eyes on some of the tastiest sushi nail art we’ve seen on social media, and then take our poll: do you give this unique look a “yay” or a “nay”?

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Sushi nail art: YAY or NAY?

UPDATE (8-11-14): According to you, this trend bites—and not in a good way. 62% of our voters said “NAY!” to sushi nails. But we’re leaving the poll open, because you never know when a trend will take off…

  • Susan T.

    Not very practical but super cute!

  • http://armchairauthor.wordpress.com/ LesYeuxHiboux

    I would probably do this. It’s funny and fun, and I’m always painting my nails to look like food! Not very practical with the big charms, though.