What do you call a colorful skull head that look like it just came from a Mardi Gras celebration? LOL ‘Sugar Skulls“!!!! These rock hard 3-d , mexican sugar skulls were spotted at London’s base nail-art brand, WAH nails this week in honor of Halloween:
Cunnt Facts: Sugar skulls represented a departed soul, which had the name written on the forehead and was placed on gravestone to honor the return of a particular spirit. Sugar skull art reflects the folk art style of big happy smiles, colorful icing and sparkly tin and glittery adornments.
Italian missionaries brought sugar art to the New World in the 17th century. The first Church mention of sugar art was from Palermo at Easter time when little sugar lambs and angels were made to adorn the side altars in the Catholic Church (Source: mexicansugarskull.com)
Cunnt DIY: These Sugar Skulls nail design is a cool modern way to up-do the traditional skull heads. Below is a DIY tutorial of how to execute a sugar skull on you own nails: