I haven’t let my nails go without polish for even a day in almost two years. One day, I decided that having nicely manicured nails was an important part of becoming professional grown up. I built up a small polish collection and bought a cheap manicure kit. But For the majority of my manicured life, things were pretty boring. Once in a while I’d paint one nail a different color from the rest and I did talk myself into buying a bottle or two of glitter polish, but that’s the most excitement my nails saw.
And then the nail art craze caught up with me. My polish collection has doubled, I purchased several tools, I’m obsessed with my cuticles, I collect nail art inspiration, I search for tutorials on YouTube and scroll through Tumblr blogs (I don’t understand Tumblr), and I Instagram almost as many pictures of my nails as I do of my dog. I haven’t done anything too impressive just yet but soon, SOON.
Unless, of course, someone saves me from myself.