Nail art doesn't tend to take our breath away, no matter how crazy/cute/inventive it is. But, when we saw this photo on Violet Grey of nails with thorns glued on them, the beauty department collectively gasped. The thorns look like they're growing right out of the nails, like talons. Happy Halloween, indeed.
Is it pretty, in the standard sense of the word? Oh, no. Definitely not. It is, however, totally creepy, a little bit terrifying, and eerie in an other-worldly sense — as though maybe this is a nail-art trend among glamorously violent aliens.
A word of caution, if you're going to follow the detailed how-to that accompanies the photo: For the sake of your loved ones, maybe don't try to touch anyone until you're safely de-thorned. We want this manicure to look dangerous, not actually create danger. (Violet Grey
Photo: Via Violet Grey.