The art of nail tapping has been the inspiration behind many great inventions and ideas over the decades. Tapping away on the stove plate, Gertruida Binneman came up with the First Aid Kit. Lucy von Machtershire came up with the idea of wood polish while tapping her nails on her mother-in-law’s antique dining room table. Get your inspiration with today’s Groupon: A full set of acrylic nail enhancements for only R140.
In Durban there’s a road called Old Main. On Old Main road you’ll find Bellezza hair studio. Inside Bellezza you’ll find Dita de Klerk. A skilled entrepreneurial nail technician, Dita knows her way around every corner and bump of chipped, chewed and bleak nails. Usually priced at R280, Dita’s nail enhancement treatment consists of three steps: First the natural nail is extended. Next the long luscious nail is coated with a French acrylic varnish before being finished off with a shiny gloss coating.
After two hours in Dita’s perfectly manicured capable hands, you’ll walk out the salon wanting to flaunt and tap your shiny new fingertips on every fancy surface. Whether you use them to dazzle your way through a date, tap away punctuality frustrations or come up with the next best thing since squeezy condiment bottles, they’re sure to come in gorgeously handy.
Nail fact: During World War II, the Ethiopian MukaMuka tribe raided a restaurant supply van of toothpicks. They then taped the toothpicks to their toe nails as a weapon of picaboo! also known as mass destruction. Unfortunately the entire tribe got wiped out by hay fever before they could put their weapons to the test.