The Succulent Nail Manicure: Would You?

The Succulent Nail Manicure: Would You?

For all you succulent obsessives out there...

We've seen a lot of wacky manicures lately. There were fur nails, scorpion nails, bubble nails and pom-pom nails. And who could ever forget polish mountain? Instagram user @Arozona — an Aussie by the name of Roz Borg who creates beautiful terrariums — crafted something we haven't seen before, though: succulent nails. And we're not just talking about painted succulents, but actual living, breathing plants adhered to her finger nails.

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I know what you're thinking. How?! It's not as complicated as it seems, though. To create the look, she told Huffington Post that she adheres baby succulents onto fake nails with a floral adhesive glue. From there, she pops the faux nails onto her own and wears them whenever she wants.

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Once the glue loses its stickiness, she gently removes the baby succulents and plants them. They're admittedly not practical to wear, but if you want a temporary show stopper, this would certainly earn you plenty of ogles and compliments!

And seriously, I think we can all agree that there hasn't been a more fitting visual interpretation of 'green thumb.

Words by Wendy Rose Gould for InStyle.com

 
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