As some of you may know, I paint my nails silver. Why? Everyone always asks, but the real answer is just because I think it’s cool.
When I read this article about
The salon in the Wynn is gorgeous. It’s huge and very well decorated. As they do at many spas, they offered me a drink. I don’t drink, so I got water. It always strikes me as a weird offer, though. I manage to take a few sips, and then my hands are being worked on for a little over an hour, making it impossible to drink the water.
The highlight was the paraffin wax treatment. My manicurist plunged my hands into a vat of hot wax. When I saw the vat and its contents it looked like fondue, and I have to admit I was a bit hesitant to put my hands into it.
When my handes came out, they were dripping with with gooey warm wax and wrapped in plastic. It was particularly pleasant because the wax holds the heat well and kept my hands warm for a while. Removing the wax is easy – it just peels off like a glove. My hands felt really soft after that.
Anyway… after the hour long ritual it finally came time to apply the polish.
It’s not platinum colored. I’ll admit that when I first heard of the polish I thought that it was strange that it was platinum colored, since I’ve never seen anyone with silver nails who hasn’t gotten the idea from me. The color is somewhere between clear and white. A bit… subtle for my tastes.
A big problem I face (yeah… life’s tough) is that I can only find low quality silver