What? You Haven’t Seen the Latest Trend in French Manicures?

– Posted in: Beauty, Elfie, Okay That's Funny, Tenzin, Things To Do with Kids, Worst Mom Randomness

So I’ve been all over town today with my nails looking like this:

Photo by Tammy Soong

I have my 7-year-old daughter to thank for my new look. I never paint my fingernails, only my toenails (and even that gets dicey). But the other day her friend was over, and when 7-year-olds get ahold of nail polish, this is the kind of thing that happens.

When will I get to take this off without offending her? Not sure. I think soon since 1) she took hers off tonight, and 2) my husband just mentioned that he’d been wondering what the hell happened to me. He said he was pretty sure that whoever gave me that French manicure totally ripped me off.

Good thing I didn’t leave her a big tip.

Unknown Mami

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8 Comments… add one

del June 25, 2012, 11:10 am

Gotta love pint-sized beauty therapists. My daughter is a huge fan of nail polish too but I have been fortunate enough to escape her beauty treatments for a week or two!
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PartlySunny June 25, 2012, 2:12 pm

You're lucky! But I'll bet that's not going to last (wah ha ha…).;) Thanks for stopping by, del!

Tami June 25, 2012, 2:13 pm

The beauty isn't in the design, it's the memory of your daughter painting your nails that is priceless.

PartlySunny June 25, 2012, 2:35 pm

No truer words, Tami. I have a lot of great memories of my daughter — and son! — for which I can thank nail polish.

crayon June 25, 2012, 3:01 pm

Great memories for sure! I remember a lovely set of jewelry that my daughter made for me and I wore it to class one day and my students kept asking me "Why are you wearing paperclips??"
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not blessed mama June 26, 2012, 4:37 pm

I guess I'm lucky- my daughter is 8 and she covers most of the nail. She did my toes last night- there's like 6 colors, stickers, and crackle polish. Looks great.

Nita June 28, 2012, 7:51 pm

As pint size manicures go I would say it is rather cute, at least it is not all over the finger as well as the nails.
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unknownmami June 30, 2012, 5:34 am

Hilarious! I think it is the most memorable manicure you will ever get.

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