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Cunnt Claws x Friends nail’d: Tracy Kawaii

Queens, New York is where you could find me sometimes, having funny chats with my girl- Tracy Allison aka Tracy Kawaii. Never a dull moment for us, and this time I bought my childhood friend, zulayka Adamson along so, she can get birthday nail art! Plus, to let her witness why her cell phone needs to be on stand-by due to the intense detail session. Her “phone-addiction” ways had a serious challenge…No texting-sit still! (My phone conversation going to nail appointments: Girl, let me live for a couple hours while I get my nails did, brb!

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Cunnt Claws Nail’d: Kawaii Treatment

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Kawaii style nail art on the backdrop of a painting that happens to be one of my favorite 1960’s musical band- The Beatles!! Can you say, ”disunited connection” between the two artful imagery? Lol… Have to give it to my “Kawaii Nail God”, Tracy Lok (Tracy Kawaii) for giving me the intricate bling’d out manicure of my life!

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To speak more on the procedural steps, Tracy added a marble-like base coat using gel polish. Afterwards, she then applied eccentrically the embellishments that mixed in ranges of; studs, pearls, designer logos and a beautiful bow, which was not properly justified from the images shown. The main outlooks were a gunmetal color and gold appearance, which quickly turn out to be a dazzling hand party! (I wasn’t ready!!!)

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Cunnt Claws Nail’d: Tracy Kawaii

Hello November!!!! Starting with a new month, I was so stoked to present to you a new artist that I discovered right here in, NYC.  Based in the Flushing, Queens- freelance nail artist, Tracy Lok (Tracy Kawaii) is what I call a “Kawaii nail artist” who started doing nails as a hobby then as time progress; she took her craft to another level by revolving her pleasurable hobby into a part-time job along side her normal full-time day job. Admiring Tracy’s drive and of course her love for nail art, I was beyond bliss to experience a new talent right here in my city.

Offering me something to be excited about to the starting of this cold, November month -Tracy invited me into her cozy living space to supply my claws for its very first, Kawaii nail art! For those who are new to this type of nail art, Kawaii means “Cute” and it is a Japanese nail design, which entails loads of dainty embellishments. These embellishments can differ based on what spirit one may feel at the moment. For the most part, to stay in the realm of the Kawaii tradition, getting adorable characters such as; Hello kitty, Cupcakes, Ice-Cream cones, bunnies, etc are just a few charming 3-d characters that is collaborated with different variations of studs to complete the look. My first Kawaii experience shared with you!! :

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SONY DSC 1st Step: Removing the “gel” topcoat

SONY DSC            2nd Step: Gel topcoat is off, now time for my fill-in!!! (Even with w/ bare nails, the inspiration on Tracy’s nails are so inviting!)

SONY DSC3rd Step: Relaxing under the, LED light (In love with everything that glows. The LED light is like a nail club house, for a party of four! lol)

SONY DSC4th Step: The “SHOW-OUT” starring, Pineapple Treats! ( My new addiction…Nail Piercings…)

SONY DSCThumb action (Embellish Sea shells and studded negative spacing)

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SONY DSCTracy w/ out the adorable face mask….BIG SMILE!!

SONY DSCThe finish result: A traditional KAWAII nail art design  w/ a trendy emphasis of one pierced nail

FOR MORE ON TRACY LOK’S KAWAII NAIL DESIGNS, CHECK OUT HER  WORK HERE

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